English Standard Version
Jesus said, “For judgment I came into this world, that those who do not see may see, and those who see may become blind.”
King James Bible
And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world, that they which see not might see; and that they which see might be made blind.
American Standard Version
And Jesus said, For judgment came I into this world, that they that see not may see; and that they that see may become blind.
And Jesus said: For judgment I am come into this world; that they who see not, may see; and they who see, may become blind.
English Revised Version
And Jesus said, For judgment came I into this world, that they which see not may see; and that they which see may become blind.
Webster's Bible Translation
And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world, that they who see not, may see; and that they who see, may be made blind.
Weymouth New Testament
"I came into this world," said Jesus, "to judge men, that those who do not see may see, and that those who do see may become blind."
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CommentaryVincent's Word Studies
Not the act of judgment, but its result. His very presence in the world constitutes a separation, which is the primitive idea of judgment, between those who believe on Him and those who reject Him. See on John 3:17.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
"Son of man, you dwell in the midst of a rebellious house, who have eyes to see, but see not, who have ears to hear, but hear not, for they are a rebellious house.
This is why I speak to them in parables, because seeing they do not see, and hearing they do not hear, nor do they understand.
Let them alone; they are blind guides. And if the blind lead the blind, both will fall into a pit."
"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed,
And this is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light because their works were evil.
For the Father judges no one, but has given all judgment to the Son,
And he has given him authority to execute judgment, because he is the Son of Man.
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