John 9:1-3

Jesus Heals a Man Born Blind

1 As he went along, he saw a man blind from birth.
2 His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?”
3 “Neither this man nor his parents sinned,” said Jesus, “but this happened so that the works of God might be displayed in him.

John 9:1 in Other Translations

KJV
1 And as Jesus passed by, he saw a man which was blind from his birth.
ESV
1 As he passed by, he saw a man blind from birth.
NLT
1 As Jesus was walking along, he saw a man who had been blind from birth.
MSG
1 Walking down the street, Jesus saw a man blind from birth.
CSB
1 As He was passing by, He saw a man blind from birth.

John 9:1-3 In-Context

1 As he went along, he saw a man blind from birth.
2 His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?”
3 “Neither this man nor his parents sinned,” said Jesus, “but this happened so that the works of God might be displayed in him.
4 As long as it is day, we must do the works of him who sent me. Night is coming, when no one can work.
5 While I am in the world, I am the light of the world.”
6 After saying this, he spit on the ground, made some mud with the saliva, and put it on the man’s eyes.
7 “Go,” he told him, “wash in the Pool of Siloam” (this word means “Sent”). So the man went and washed, and came home seeing.

Cross References 5

  • 1. S Matthew 23:7
  • 2. ver 34; Luke 13:2; Acts 28:4
  • 3. Ezekiel 18:20
  • 4. Exodus 20:5; Job 21:19
  • 5. John 11:4
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