New International Version
That was why his parents said, "He is of age; ask him."
King James Bible
Therefore said his parents, He is of age; ask him.
Darby Bible Translation
On this account his parents said, He is of age: ask *him*.
World English Bible
Therefore his parents said, "He is of age. Ask him."
Young's Literal Translation
because of this his parents said -- 'He is of age, ask him.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Put out of the synagogue - That is, excommunicated - separated from all religious connection with those who worshipped God. This was the lesser kind of excommunication among the Jews and was termed nidui. The cherem, or anathema, was not used against the followers of Christ till after the resurrection.
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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.
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."
A second time they summoned the man who had been blind. "Give glory to God by telling the truth," they said. "We know this man is a sinner."
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