New Living Translation
"Why, that's very strange!" the man replied. "He healed my eyes, and yet you don't know where he comes from?
King James Bible
The man answered and said unto them, Why herein is a marvellous thing, that ye know not from whence he is, and yet he hath opened mine eyes.
Darby Bible Translation
The man answered and said to them, Now in this is a wonderful thing, that ye do not know whence he is, and he has opened mine eyes.
World English Bible
The man answered them, "How amazing! You don't know where he comes from, yet he opened my eyes.
Young's Literal Translation
The man answered and said to them, 'Why, in this is a wonderful thing, that ye have not known whence he is, and he opened my eyes!
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:30 The man answered - Utterly illiterate as he was. And with what strength and clearness of reason! So had God opened the eyes of his understanding, as well as his bodily eyes. Why, herein is a marvellous thing, that ye - The teachers and guides of the people, should not know, that a man who has wrought a miracle, the like of which was never heard of before, must be from heaven, sent by God.
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
Then Jesus asked them, "Didn't you ever read this in the Scriptures? 'The stone that the builders rejected has now become the cornerstone. This is the LORD's doing, and it is wonderful to see.'
We know God spoke to Moses, but we don't even know where this man comes from."
We know that God doesn't listen to sinners, but he is ready to hear those who worship him and do his will.
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