John 9:32
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English Standard Version
Never since the world began has it been heard that anyone opened the eyes of a man born blind.

King James Bible
Since the world began was it not heard that any man opened the eyes of one that was born blind.

American Standard Version
Since the world began it was never heard that any one opened the eyes of a man born blind.

Douay-Rheims Bible
From the beginning of the world it hath not been heard, that any man hath opened the eyes of one born blind.

English Revised Version
Since the world began it was never heard that any one opened the eyes of a man born blind.

Webster's Bible Translation
Since the world began hath it not been heard that any man opened the eyes of one that was born blind.

Weymouth New Testament
From the beginning of the world such a thing was never heard of as that any one should open the eyes of a man blind from his birth.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Since the world began (ἐκ τοῦ αἰῶνος)

The exact phrase only here in the New Testament. Ἁπ' is found in Acts 3:21; Acts 15:18; ἀπὸ τῶν αἰώνων in Colossians 1:26.

John 9:32 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Since. It is worthy of remark, that, from the foundation of the world, no person born blind had been restored to sight, even by surgical operation, till about the year

1728; when the celebrated Dr. Cheselden, by couching the eyes of a young man fourteen years of age, restored them to perfect vision. This was the effect of well-directed surgery; that performed by Christ was wholly a miracle, effected by the power of God. The simple means employed could have had no effect in this case, and were merely employed as symbols.

the world.

Job 20:4 Know you not this of old, since man was placed on earth,

Isaiah 64:4 For since the beginning of the world men have not heard, nor perceived by the ear, neither has the eye seen, O God, beside you...

Luke 1:70 As he spoke by the mouth of his holy prophets, which have been since the world began:

Revelation 16:18 And there were voices, and thunders, and lightning; and there was a great earthquake, such as was not since men were on the earth...

Cross References
John 9:31
We know that God does not listen to sinners, but if anyone is a worshiper of God and does his will, God listens to him.

John 9:33
If this man were not from God, he could do nothing."

John 10:21
Others said, "These are not the words of one who is oppressed by a demon. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?"

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