John 9:6
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New International Version
After saying this, he spit on the ground, made some mud with the saliva, and put it on the man's eyes.

New Living Translation
Then he spit on the ground, made mud with the saliva, and spread the mud over the blind man's eyes.

English Standard Version
Having said these things, he spit on the ground and made mud with the saliva. Then he anointed the man’s eyes with the mud

Berean Study Bible
When Jesus had said this, He spat on the ground, made some mud, and applied it to the man's eyes.

Berean Literal Bible
Having said these things, He spat on the ground, and made clay of the spittle, and applied the clay to his eyes.

New American Standard Bible
When He had said this, He spat on the ground, and made clay of the spittle, and applied the clay to his eyes,

King James Bible
When he had thus spoken, he spat on the ground, and made clay of the spittle, and he anointed the eyes of the blind man with the clay,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
After He said these things He spit on the ground, made some mud from the saliva, and spread the mud on his eyes.

International Standard Version
After saying this, he spit on the ground and made mud with the saliva. Then he spread the mud on the man's eyes

NET Bible
Having said this, he spat on the ground and made some mud with the saliva. He smeared the mud on the blind man's eyes

New Heart English Bible
When he had said this, he spat on the ground, made mud with the saliva, anointed the blind man's eyes with the mud,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when he had said these things, he spat on the ground and formed clay from his spittle and he smeared it on the eyes of him who was blind.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
After Jesus said this, he spit on the ground and mixed the spit with dirt. Then he smeared it on the man's eyes

New American Standard 1977
When He had said this, He spat on the ground, and made clay of the spittle, and applied the clay to his eyes,

Jubilee Bible 2000
When he had thus spoken, he spat on the ground and made clay of the spittle, and he anointed the eyes of the blind man with the clay

King James 2000 Bible
When he had thus spoken, he spat on the ground, and made clay of the spittle, and he anointed the eyes of the blind man with the clay,

American King James Version
When he had thus spoken, he spat on the ground, and made clay of the spittle, and he anointed the eyes of the blind man with the clay,

American Standard Version
When he had thus spoken, he spat on the ground, and made clay of the spittle, and anointed his eyes with the clay,

Douay-Rheims Bible
When he had said these things, he spat on the ground, and made clay of the spittle, and spread the clay on his eyes,

Darby Bible Translation
Having said these things, he spat on the ground and made mud of the spittle, and put the mud, as ointment, on his eyes.

English Revised Version
When he had thus spoken, he spat on the ground, and made clay of the spittle, and anointed his eyes with the clay,

Webster's Bible Translation
When he had thus spoken, he spit on the ground, and made clay of the spittle, and he anointed the eyes of the blind man with the clay,

Weymouth New Testament
After thus speaking, He spat on the ground, and then, kneading the dust and spittle into clay, He smeared the clay over the man's eyes and said to him,

World English Bible
When he had said this, he spat on the ground, made mud with the saliva, anointed the blind man's eyes with the mud,

Young's Literal Translation
These things saying, he spat on the ground, and made clay of the spittle, and rubbed the clay on the eyes of the blind man, and said to him,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
9:1-7 Christ cured many who were blind by disease or accident; here he cured one born blind. Thus he showed his power to help in the most desperate cases, and the work of his grace upon the souls of sinners, which gives sight to those blind by nature. This poor man could not see Christ, but Christ saw him. And if we know or apprehend anything of Christ, it is because we were first known of him. Christ says of uncommon calamities, that they are not always to be looked on as special punishments of sin; sometimes they are for the glory of God, and to manifest his works. Our life is our day, in which it concerns us to do the work of the day. We must be busy, and not waste day-time; it will be time to rest when our day is done, for it is but a day. The approach of death should quicken us to improve all our opportunities of doing and getting good. What good we have an opportunity to do, we should do quickly. And he that will never do a good work till there is nothing to be objected against, will leave many a good work for ever undone, Ec 11:4. Christ magnified his power, in making a blind man to see, doing that which one would think more likely to make a seeing man blind. Human reason cannot judge of the Lord's methods; he uses means and instruments that men despise. Those that would be healed by Christ must be ruled by him. He came back from the pool wondering and wondered at; he came seeing. This represents the benefits in attending on ordinances of Christ's appointment; souls go weak, and come away strengthened; go doubting, and come away satisfied; go mourning, and come away rejoicing; go blind, and come away seeing.
Study Bible
Jesus Heals the Man Born Blind
5While I am in the world, I am the light of the world.” 6When Jesus had said this, He spat on the ground, made some mud, and applied it to the man’s eyes. 7Then He told him, “Go, wash in the pool of Siloam” (which means Sent). So the man went and washed, and came back seeing.…
Cross References
Isaiah 35:5
Then the eyes of the blind will be opened And the ears of the deaf will be unstopped.

Mark 7:33
So Jesus took him aside privately, away from the crowd, and put His fingers into the man's ears. Then He spit and touched the man's tongue.

Mark 8:23
So He took the blind man by the hand and led him out of the village. Then He spit on the man's eyes and placed His hands on him. "Can you see anything?" He asked.

John 9:11
He answered, "The man they call Jesus made some mud and anointed my eyes, and He told me to go to Siloam and wash. So I went and washed and received my sight."
Treasury of Scripture

When he had thus spoken, he spat on the ground, and made clay of the spittle, and he anointed the eyes of the blind man with the clay,

he spat.

Mark 7:33 And he took him aside from the multitude, and put his fingers into …

Mark 8:23 And he took the blind man by the hand, and led him out of the town; …

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anointed the eyes of the blind with the clay. or, spread the clay upon the eyes of the blind man.

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