John 9:31

31 We know that God does not listen to sinners. He listens to the godly person who does his will.

John 9:31 in Other Translations

KJV
31 Now we know that God heareth not sinners: but if any man be a worshipper of God, and doeth his will, him he heareth.
ESV
31 We know that God does not listen to sinners, but if anyone is a worshiper of God and does his will, God listens to him.
NLT
31 We know that God doesn’t listen to sinners, but he is ready to hear those who worship him and do his will.
MSG
31 It's well known that God isn't at the beck and call of sinners, but listens carefully to anyone who lives in reverence and does his will.
CSB
31 We know that God doesn't listen to sinners, but if anyone is God-fearing and does His will, He listens to him.

John 9:31 In-Context

29 We know that God spoke to Moses, but as for this fellow, we don’t even know where he comes from.”
30 The man answered, “Now that is remarkable! You don’t know where he comes from, yet he opened my eyes.
31 We know that God does not listen to sinners. He listens to the godly person who does his will.
32 Nobody has ever heard of opening the eyes of a man born blind.
33 If this man were not from God, he could do nothing.”

Cross References 1

  • 1. Genesis 18:23-32; Psalms 34:15,16; Psalms 66:18; Psalms 145:19,20; Proverbs 15:29; Isaiah 1:15; Isaiah 59:1,2; John 15:7; James 5:16-18; 1 John 5:14,15
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