New International Version
"We know he is our son," the parents answered, "and we know he was born blind.
King James Bible
His parents answered them and said, We know that this is our son, and that he was born blind:
Darby Bible Translation
His parents answered [them] and said, We know that this is our son, and that he was born blind;
World English Bible
His parents answered them, "We know that this is our son, and that he was born blind;
Young's Literal Translation
His parents answered them and said, 'We have known that this is our son, and that he was born blind;
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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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One Metaphor and Two Meanings
The Healing of the Man Born Blind.
The Doctrine of Christ.
"Is this your son?" they asked. "Is this the one you say was born blind? How is it that now he can see?"
But how he can see now, or who opened his eyes, we don't know. Ask him. He is of age; he will speak for himself."
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