John 9:23

23 That was why his parents said, “He is of age; ask him.”

John 9:23 in Other Translations

23 Therefore said his parents, He is of age; ask him.
23 Therefore his parents said, "He is of age; ask him."
23 That’s why they said, “He is old enough. Ask him.”
23 That's why his parents said, "Ask him. He's a grown man.")
23 This is why his parents said, "He's of age; ask him."

John 9:23 Meaning and Commentary

John 9:23

Therefore said his parents, he is of age
(See Gill on John 9:21).

John 9:23 In-Context

21 But how he can see now, or who opened his eyes, we don’t know. Ask him. He is of age; he will speak for himself.”
22 His parents said this because they were afraid of the Jewish leaders, who already had decided that anyone who acknowledged that Jesus was the Messiah would be put out of the synagogue.
23 That was why his parents said, “He is of age; ask him.”
24 A second time they summoned the man who had been blind. “Give glory to God by telling the truth,” they said. “We know this man is a sinner.”
25 He replied, “Whether he is a sinner or not, I don’t know. One thing I do know. I was blind but now I see!”

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