John 9:8
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English Standard Version
The neighbors and those who had seen him before as a beggar were saying, “Is this not the man who used to sit and beg?”

King James Bible
The neighbours therefore, and they which before had seen him that he was blind, said, Is not this he that sat and begged?

American Standard Version
The neighbors therefore, and they that saw him aforetime, that he was a beggar, said, Is not this he that sat and begged?

Douay-Rheims Bible
The neighbours therefore, and they who had seen him before that he was a beggar, said: Is not this he that sat and begged? Some said: This is he.

English Revised Version
The neighbours therefore, and they which saw him aforetime, that he was a beggar, said, Is not this he that sat and begged?

Webster's Bible Translation
The neighbors therefore, and they who before had seen him that he was blind, said, Is not this he that sat and begged?

Weymouth New Testament
His neighbours, therefore, and the other people to whom he had been a familiar object because he was a beggar, began asking, "Is not this the man who used to sit and beg?"

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Vincent's Word Studies

Blind

The best texts substitute προσαίτης, a beggar.

That sat and begged (ὁ καθήμενος καὶ προσαιτῶν)

Literally, the one sitting and begging. Denoting something customary.

John 9:8 Parallel Commentaries

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Is not.

Ruth 1:19 So they two went until they came to Bethlehem. And it came to pass, when they were come to Bethlehem...

1 Samuel 21:11 And the servants of Achish said to him, Is not this David the king of the land? did they not sing one to another of him in dances...

sat.

1 Samuel 2:8 He raises up the poor out of the dust, and lifts up the beggar from the dunghill, to set them among princes...

Mark 10:46 And they came to Jericho: and as he went out of Jericho with his disciples and a great number of people, blind Bartimaeus...

Luke 16:20-22 And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores...

Luke 18:35 And it came to pass, that as he was come near to Jericho, a certain blind man sat by the way side begging:

Acts 3:2-11 And a certain man lame from his mother's womb was carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful...

Cross References
Luke 1:58
And her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown great mercy to her, and they rejoiced with her.

John 9:9
Some said, "It is he." Others said, "No, but he is like him." He kept saying, "I am the man."

Acts 3:2
And a man lame from birth was being carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple that is called the Beautiful Gate to ask alms of those entering the temple.

Acts 3:10
and recognized him as the one who sat at the Beautiful Gate of the temple, asking for alms. And they were filled with wonder and amazement at what had happened to him.

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