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John 9:39–41

39 Jesus said, tFor judgment I came into this world, uthat those who do not see may see, and vthose who see may become blind.” 40 Some of the Pharisees near him heard these things, and said to him, w“Are we also blind?” 41 Jesus said to them, If you were blind, xyou would have no guilt;4 but now that you say, ‘We see,’ your guilt remains.

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John 9:39–41 — The New International Version (NIV)

39 Jesus said, For judgment I have come into this world, so that the blind will see and those who see will become blind.”

40 Some Pharisees who were with him heard him say this and asked, “What? Are we blind too?”

41 Jesus said, If you were blind, you would not be guilty of sin; but now that you claim you can see, your guilt remains.

John 9:39–41 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

39 And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world, that they which see not might see; and that they which see might be made blind. 40 And some of the Pharisees which were with him heard these words, and said unto him, Are we blind also? 41 Jesus said unto them, If ye were blind, ye should have no sin: but now ye say, We see; therefore your sin remaineth.

John 9:39–41 — New Living Translation (NLT)

39 Then Jesus told him, I entered this world to render judgmentto give sight to the blind and to show those who think they see that they are blind.”

40 Some Pharisees who were standing nearby heard him and asked, “Are you saying we’re blind?”

41 If you were blind, you wouldn’t be guilty,” Jesus replied. But you remain guilty because you claim you can see.

John 9:39–41 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

39 And Jesus said, For judgment I have come into this world, that those who do not see may see, and that those who see may be made blind.”

40 Then some of the Pharisees who were with Him heard these words, and said to Him, “Are we blind also?”

41 Jesus said to them, If you were blind, you would have no sin; but now you say,We see.’ Therefore your sin remains.

John 9:39–41 — New Century Version (NCV)

39 Jesus said, “I came into this world so that the world could be judged. I came so that the blind would see and so that those who see will become blind.”

40 Some of the Pharisees who were nearby heard Jesus say this and asked, “Are you saying we are blind, too?”

41 Jesus said, “If you were blind, you would not be guilty of sin. But since you keep saying you see, your guilt remains.”

John 9:39–41 — American Standard Version (ASV)

39 And Jesus said, For judgment came I into this world, that they that see not may see; and that they that see may become blind. 40 Those of the Pharisees who were with him heard these things, and said unto him, Are we also blind? 41 Jesus said unto them, If ye were blind, ye would have no sin: but now ye say, We see: your sin remaineth.

John 9:39–41 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

39 And Jesus said, For judgment am I come into this world, that they which see not may see, and they which see may become blind. 40 And some of the Pharisees who were with him heard these things, and they said to him, Are we blind also? 41 Jesus said to them, If ye were blind ye would not have sin; but now ye say, We see, your sin remains.

John 9:39–41 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

39 Then Jesus said, “I have come into this world to judge: Blind people will be given sight, and those who can see will become blind.” 

40 Some Pharisees who were with Jesus heard this. So they asked him, “Do you think we’re blind?” 

41 Jesus told them, “If you were blind, you wouldn’t be sinners. But now you say, ‘We see,’ so you continue to be sinners. 

John 9:39–41 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

39 Jesus said, I came into this world for judgment, in order that those who do not see will see and those who do see will become blind.”

40 Some of the Pharisees who were with Him heard these things and asked Him, “We aren’t blind too, are we?”

41 If you were blind,” Jesus told them, you wouldn’t have sin. But now that you say,We see’—your sin remains.

John 9:39–41 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

39 Jesus said, I came into this world for judgment so that those who do not see may see, and those who do see may become blind.” 40 Some of the Pharisees near him heard this and said to him, “Surely we are not blind, are we?” 41 Jesus said to them, If you were blind, you would not have sin. But now that you say, ‘We see,’ your sin remains.

John 9:39–41 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

39 And Jesus said,⟧ “For judgment I have come into this world, so that those who do not see may see, and those who see may become blind!” 40 Some of the Pharisees who were with him heard these things and said to him, “We are not also blind, are we?” 41 Jesus said to them, “If you were blind, you would not have sin. But now you say, ‘We see,’ your sin remains.

John 9:39–41 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

39 Jesus said, “I have come into this world to judge it. I have come so that the blind will see and those who see will become blind.”

40 Some Pharisees who were with him heard him say this. They asked, “What? Are we blind too?”

41 Jesus said, “If you were blind, you would not be guilty of sin. But since you claim you can see, you remain guilty.

John 9:39–41 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

39 And Jesus said, For judgment I came into this world, so that those who do not see may see, and that those who see may become blind.”

40 Those of the Pharisees who were with Him heard these things and said to Him, “We are not blind too, are we?”

41 Jesus said to them, If you were blind, you would have no sin; but since you say,We see,’ your sin remains.


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