John 9:2
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English Standard Version
And his disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?”

King James Bible
And his disciples asked him, saying, Master, who did sin, this man, or his parents, that he was born blind?

American Standard Version
And his disciples asked him, saying, Rabbi, who sinned, this man, or his parents, that he should be born blind?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And his disciples asked him: Rabbi, who hath sinned, this man, or his parents, that he should be born blind?

English Revised Version
And his disciples asked him, saying, Rabbi, who did sin, this man, or his parents, that he should be born blind?

Webster's Bible Translation
And his disciples asked him, saying, Master, who sinned, this man, or his parents, that he was born blind?

Weymouth New Testament
So His disciples asked Him, "Rabbi, who sinned--this man or his parents--that he was born blind?"

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Vincent's Word Studies

This man, or his parents

It was a common Jewish view that the merits or demerits of the parents would appear in the children, and that the thoughts of a mother might affect the moral state of her unborn offspring. The apostasy of one of the greatest Rabbis had, in popular belief, been caused by the sinful delight of his mother in passing through an idol grove.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

who.

John 9:34 They answered and said to him, You were altogether born in sins, and do you teach us? And they cast him out.

Matthew 16:14 And they said, Some say that you are John the Baptist: some, Elias; and others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets.

Cross References
Exodus 20:5
You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the LORD your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me,

Matthew 23:7
and greetings in the marketplaces and being called rabbi by others.

Matthew 23:8
But you are not to be called rabbi, for you have one teacher, and you are all brothers.

Luke 13:2
And he answered them, "Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans, because they suffered in this way?

John 4:31
Meanwhile the disciples were urging him, saying, "Rabbi, eat."

John 9:1
As he passed by, he saw a man blind from birth.

John 9:34
They answered him, "You were born in utter sin, and would you teach us?" And they cast him out.

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