John 9:9
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New International Version
Some claimed that he was. Others said, "No, he only looks like him." But he himself insisted, "I am the man."

New Living Translation
Some said he was, and others said, "No, he just looks like him!" But the beggar kept saying, "Yes, I am the same one!"

English Standard Version
Some said, “It is he.” Others said, “No, but he is like him.” He kept saying, “I am the man.”

Berean Study Bible
Some claimed that he was, but others said, "No, he just looks like him." But the man kept saying, "I am the one."

Berean Literal Bible
Some were saying, "It is he," but others, were saying, "No, but he is like him." He kept saying, "I am he."

New American Standard Bible
Others were saying, "This is he," still others were saying, "No, but he is like him." He kept saying, "I am the one."

King James Bible
Some said, This is he: others said, He is like him: but he said, I am he.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Some said, "He's the one." "No," others were saying, "but he looks like him." He kept saying, "I'm the one!"

International Standard Version
Some were saying, "It's him," while others were saying, "No, but it's someone like him." But he himself kept saying, "It's me!"

NET Bible
Some people said, "This is the man!" while others said, "No, but he looks like him." The man himself kept insisting, "I am the one!"

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Some were saying, “This is he”, and some were saying, “No, but he is someone like him”, but he said, “I am he.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Some of them said, "He's the one." Others said, "No, he isn't, but he looks like him." But the man himself said, "I am the one."

New American Standard 1977
Others were saying, “This is he,” still others were saying, “No, but he is like him.” He kept saying, “I am the one.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Some said, This is he; others said, He is like him; but he said, I am he.

King James 2000 Bible
Some said, This is he: others said, He is like him: but he said, I am he.

American King James Version
Some said, This is he: others said, He is like him: but he said, I am he.

American Standard Version
Others said, It is he: others said, No, but he is like him. He said, I am he .

Douay-Rheims Bible
But others said: No, but he is like him. But he said: I am he.

Darby Bible Translation
Some said, It is he; others said, No, but he is like him: he said, It is I.

English Revised Version
Others said, It is he: others said, No, but he is like him. He said, I am he.

Webster's Bible Translation
Some said, This is he: others said, He is like him: but he said, I am he.

Weymouth New Testament
"Yes it is," replied some of them. "No it is not," said others, "but he is like him." His own statement was, "I am the man."

World English Bible
Others were saying, "It is he." Still others were saying, "He looks like him." He said, "I am he."

Young's Literal Translation
others said -- 'This is he;' and others -- 'He is like to him;' he himself said, -- 'I am he.'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
9:8-12 Those whose eyes are opened, and whose hearts are cleansed by grace, being known to be the same person, but widely different in character, live as monuments to the Redeemer's glory, and recommend his grace to all who desire the same precious salvation. It is good to observe the way and method of God's works, and they will appear the more wonderful. Apply this spiritually. In the work of grace wrought upon the soul we see the change, but we see not the hand that makes it: the way of the Spirit is like that of the wind, which thou hearest the sound of, but canst not tell whence it comes, nor whither it goes.
Study Bible
Jesus Heals the Man Born Blind
8At this, his neighbors and those who had formerly seen him begging began to ask, “Isn’t this the man who used to sit and beg?” 9Some claimed that he” was, but others said, “No, he just looks like him.” But the man kept saying, “I am the one.” 10“How then were your eyes opened?” they asked.…
Cross References
John 9:8
At this, his neighbors and those who had formerly seen him begging began to ask, "Isn't this the man who used to sit and beg?"

John 9:10
"How then were your eyes opened?" they asked.
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