New Living Translation
That's why they said, "He is old enough. 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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LibraryThe Brevity of Life.
"I must work the works of Him that sent Me, while it is day: the night cometh."--ST. JOHN ix. 4. There are few things more commonly disregarded by us in our early years than the brevity of our life through all its successive stages, and the fleeting nature of its opportunities. In childhood we are almost entirely unconscious of both these characteristics of life. Indeed, it would hardly be natural if it were otherwise. That reflective habit which dwells upon them is the result of our experience, …
John Percival—Sermons at Rugby
On the Words of the Gospel, John ix. 4 and 31, "We must Work the Works of Him that Sent Me," Etc. Against the Arians. And
On the Same Lesson of the Gospel, John ix. , on the Giving Sight to the Man that was Born Blind.
A Pressed Man Yielding to Christ
but we don't know how he can see or who healed him. Ask him. He is old enough to speak for himself."
So for the second time they called in the man who had been blind and told him, "God should get the glory for this, because we know this man Jesus is a sinner."
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