John 10:21
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New International Version
But others said, "These are not the sayings of a man possessed by a demon. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?"

New Living Translation
Others said, "This doesn't sound like a man possessed by a demon! Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?"

English Standard Version
Others said, “These are not the words of one who is oppressed by a demon. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?”

Berean Study Bible
But others replied, "These are not the words of a man possessed by a demon. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?"

Berean Literal Bible
Others were saying, "These are not the sayings of one possessed by a demon. Is a demon able to open the eyes of the blind?"

New American Standard Bible
Others were saying, "These are not the sayings of one demon-possessed. A demon cannot open the eyes of the blind, can he?"

King James Bible
Others said, These are not the words of him that hath a devil. Can a devil open the eyes of the blind?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Others were saying, "These aren't the words of someone demon-possessed. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?"

International Standard Version
Others were saying, "These are not the words of a man who is demon-possessed. A demon cannot open the eyes of the blind, can it?"

NET Bible
Others said, "These are not the words of someone possessed by a demon. A demon cannot cause the blind to see, can it?"

New Heart English Bible
Others said, "These are not the sayings of one possessed by a demon. It is not possible for a demon to open the eyes of the blind, is it?"

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But the others were saying, “These are not the words of one who is possessed. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Others said, "No one talks like this if he's possessed by a demon. Can a demon give sight to the blind?"

New American Standard 1977
Others were saying, “These are not the sayings of one demon-possessed. A demon cannot open the eyes of the blind, can he?”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Others said, These are not the words of him that has a demon. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?

King James 2000 Bible
Others said, These are not the words of him that has a demon. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?

American King James Version
Others said, These are not the words of him that has a devil. Can a devil open the eyes of the blind?

American Standard Version
Others said, These are not the sayings of one possessed with a demon. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Others said: These are not the words of one that hath a devil: Can a devil open the eyes of the blind?

Darby Bible Translation
Others said, These sayings are not [those] of one that is possessed by a demon. Can a demon open blind people's eyes?

English Revised Version
Others said, These are not the sayings of one possessed with a devil. Can a devil open the eyes of the blind?

Webster's Bible Translation
Others said, These are not the words of him that hath a demon. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?

Weymouth New Testament
Others argued, "That is not the language of a demoniac: and can a demon open blind men's eyes?"

World English Bible
Others said, "These are not the sayings of one possessed by a demon. It isn't possible for a demon to open the eyes of the blind, is it?"

Young's Literal Translation
others said, 'These sayings are not those of a demoniac; is a demon able blind men's eyes to open?'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
10:19-21 Satan ruins many, by putting them out of conceit with the word and ordinances. Men would not be laughed out of their necessary food, yet suffer themselves thus to be laughed out of what is far more necessary. If our zeal and earnestness in the cause of Christ, especially in the blessed work of bringing his sheep into his fold, bring upon us evil names, let us not heed it, but remember our Master was thus reproached before us.
Study Bible
Jesus the Good Shepherd
20Many of them said, “He is demon-possessed and insane. Why would you listen to Him?” 21But others replied, “These are not the words of a man possessed by a demon. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?” 22At that time the Feast of Dedication took place in Jerusalem. It was winter,…
Cross References
Exodus 4:11
The LORD said to him, "Who has made man's mouth? Or who makes him mute or deaf, or seeing or blind? Is it not I, the LORD?

Matthew 4:24
News about Him spread all over Syria, and people brought to Him all who were ill with various diseases, those suffering acute pain, the demon-possessed, those having seizures, and the paralyzed--and He healed them.

John 9:32
Never before has anyone heard of opening the eyes of a man born blind.

John 10:22
At that time the Feast of Dedication took place in Jerusalem. It was winter,
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