John 9:16
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English Standard Version
Some of the Pharisees said, “This man is not from God, for he does not keep the Sabbath.” But others said, “How can a man who is a sinner do such signs?” And there was a division among them.

King James Bible
Therefore said some of the Pharisees, This man is not of God, because he keepeth not the sabbath day. Others said, How can a man that is a sinner do such miracles? And there was a division among them.

American Standard Version
Some therefore of the Pharisees said, This man is not from God, because he keepeth not the sabbath. But others said, How can a man that is a sinner do such signs? And there was division among them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Some therefore of the Pharisees said: This man is not of God, who keepeth not the sabbath. But others said: How can a man that is a sinner do such miracles? And there was a division among them.

English Revised Version
Some therefore of the Pharisees said, This man is not from God, because he keepeth not the sabbath. But others said, How can a man that is a sinner do such signs? And there was a division among them.

Webster's Bible Translation
Therefore said some of the Pharisees, This man is not from God, because he keepeth not the sabbath. Others said, How can a man that is a sinner do such miracles? And there was a division among them.

Weymouth New Testament
This led some of the Pharisees to say, "That man has not come from God, for he does not keep the Sabbath." "How is it possible for a bad man to do such miracles?" argued others.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Keepeth not the Sabbath

A Rabbinical precept declares, "It is forbidden to apply even fasting-spittle to the eyes on the Sabbath." The words in John 9:14, made the clay, also mark a specific point of offense.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

This man.

John 9:24,30-33 Then again called they the man that was blind, and said to him, Give God the praise: we know that this man is a sinner...

John 3:2 The same came to Jesus by night, and said to him, Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God...

John 5:36 But I have greater witness than that of John: for the works which the Father has given me to finish, the same works that I do...

John 14:11 Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me: or else believe me for the very works' sake.

John 15:24 If I had not done among them the works which none other man did, they had not had sin...

And there.

John 7:12,43 And there was much murmuring among the people concerning him: for some said, He is a good man: others said, No...

John 10:19 There was a division therefore again among the Jews for these sayings.

Luke 13:31-33 The same day there came certain of the Pharisees, saying to him, Get you out, and depart hence: for Herod will kill you...

Acts 14:4 But the multitude of the city was divided: and part held with the Jews, and part with the apostles.

Cross References
Matthew 12:2
But when the Pharisees saw it, they said to him, "Look, your disciples are doing what is not lawful to do on the Sabbath."

Matthew 12:10
And a man was there with a withered hand. And they asked him, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?"--so that they might accuse him.

Luke 13:14
But the ruler of the synagogue, indignant because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, said to the people, "There are six days in which work ought to be done. Come on those days and be healed, and not on the Sabbath day."

John 2:11
This, the first of his signs, Jesus did at Cana in Galilee, and manifested his glory. And his disciples believed in him.

John 5:10
So the Jews said to the man who had been healed, "It is the Sabbath, and it is not lawful for you to take up your bed."

John 6:52
The Jews then disputed among themselves, saying, "How can this man give us his flesh to eat?"

John 7:12
And there was much muttering about him among the people. While some said, "He is a good man," others said, "No, he is leading the people astray."

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