New International Version
"Is this your son?" they asked. "Is this the one you say was born blind? How is it that now he can see?"
King James Bible
And they asked them, saying, Is this your son, who ye say was born blind? how then doth he now see?
Darby Bible Translation
And they asked them saying, This is your son, of whom ye say that he was born blind: how then does he now see?
World English Bible
and asked them, "Is this your son, who you say was born blind? How then does he now see?"
Young's Literal Translation
and they asked them, saying, 'Is your son, of whom ye say that he was born blind? how then now doth he see?'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But the Jews did not believe - All the subterfuge they could use was simply to sin against their conscience, by asserting that the man had not been blind; but out of this subterfuge they were soon driven by the testimony of the parents, who, if tried farther on this subject, might have produced as witness, not only the whole neighborhood, but nearly the whole city: for it appears the man got his bread by publicly begging, John 9:8.
That he had been blind, and received his sight - This clause is omitted in some MSS., probably because similar words occur immediately after. There is, however, no evidence against it, sufficient to exclude it from the test.
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Dost thou believe on the Son of God?--JOHN 9:35. Who is he, Lord, that I might believe on him? The brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person.--The blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords; who only hath immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto; whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honour and power everlasting. Amen.--I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is …
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The Healing of the Man Born Blind.
The Doctrine of Christ.
They still did not believe that he had been blind and had received his sight until they sent for the man's parents.
"We know he is our son," the parents answered, "and we know he was born blind.
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