John 9:39
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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.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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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Vincent's Word Studies

Judgment (κρίμα)

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.

John 9:39 Parallel Commentaries

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For.

John 3:17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

John 5:22-27 For the Father judges no man, but has committed all judgment to the Son...

John 8:15 You judge after the flesh; I judge no man.

Jeremiah 1:9,10 Then the LORD put forth his hand, and touched my mouth. And the LORD said to me, Behold, I have put my words in your mouth...

Luke 2:34 And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel...

Luke 13:30 And, behold, there are last which shall be first, and there are first which shall be last.

2 Corinthians 2:16 To the one we are the smell of death to death; and to the other the smell of life to life. And who is sufficient for these things?

that they.

John 9:25,36-38 He answered and said, Whether he be a sinner or no, I know not: one thing I know, that, whereas I was blind, now I see...

John 8:12 Then spoke Jesus again to them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that follows me shall not walk in darkness...

John 12:46 I am come a light into the world, that whoever believes on me should not abide in darkness.

Matthew 11:5 The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up...

Luke 1:79 To give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.

Luke 4:18 The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he has sent me to heal the brokenhearted...

Luke 7:21 And in that same hour he cured many of their infirmities and plagues, and of evil spirits; and to many that were blind he gave sight.

Acts 26:18 To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God...

2 Corinthians 4:4-6 In whom the god of this world has blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ...

Ephesians 5:14 Why he said, Awake you that sleep, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give you light.

1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people...

might be.

John 3:19 And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light...

John 12:40,41 He has blinded their eyes, and hardened their heart; that they should not see with their eyes, nor understand with their heart...

Isaiah 6:9 And he said, Go, and tell this people, Hear you indeed, but understand not; and see you indeed, but perceive not.

Isaiah 29:10 For the LORD has poured out on you the spirit of deep sleep, and has closed your eyes: the prophets and your rulers...

Isaiah 42:18-20 Hear, you deaf; and look, you blind, that you may see...

Isaiah 44:18 They have not known nor understood: for he has shut their eyes, that they cannot see; and their hearts, that they cannot understand.

Matthew 6:23 But if your eye be evil, your whole body shall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in you be darkness...

Matthew 13:13-15 Therefore speak I to them in parables: because they seeing see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand...

Luke 11:34,35 The light of the body is the eye: therefore when your eye is single, your whole body also is full of light; but when your eye is evil...

Romans 11:7-10 What then? Israel has not obtained that which he seeks for; but the election has obtained it, and the rest were blinded...

2 Thessalonians 2:10 And with all delusion of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth...

1 John 2:11 But he that hates his brother is in darkness, and walks in darkness, and knows not where he goes...

Cross References
Ezekiel 12:2
"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.

Matthew 13:13
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.

Matthew 15:14
Let them alone; they are blind guides. And if the blind lead the blind, both will fall into a pit."

Luke 4:18
"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,

John 3:19
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.

John 5:22
For the Father judges no one, but has given all judgment to the Son,

John 5:27
And he has given him authority to execute judgment, because he is the Son of Man.

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