Looking to help your church and family stay connected to the Word while social distancing?
Check out our free church library, church online resources, and family resources.
You have not started any reading plans.
9 Now as Jesus passed by, He saw a man who was blind from birth. 2 And His disciples asked Him, saying, “Rabbi, awho sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?”
3 Jesus answered, “Neither this man nor his parents sinned, bbut that the works of God should be revealed in him. 4 cI 1must work the works of Him who sent Me while it is dday; the night is coming when no one can work. 5 As long as I am in the world, eI am the light of the world.”
6 When He had said these things, fHe spat on the ground and made clay with the saliva; and He anointed the eyes of the blind man with the clay. 7 And He said to him, “Go, wash gin the pool of Siloam” (which is translated, Sent). So hhe went and washed, and came back seeing.
8 Therefore the neighbors and those who previously had seen that he was 2blind said, “Is not this he who sat and begged?”
9 Some said, “This is he.” Others said, 3“He is like him.”
He said, “I am he.”
He said, “I do not know.”
13 They brought him who formerly was blind to the Pharisees. 14 Now it was a Sabbath when Jesus made the clay and opened his eyes. 15 Then the Pharisees also asked him again how he had received his sight. He said to them, “He put clay on my eyes, and I washed, and I see.”
16 Therefore some of the Pharisees said, “This Man is not from God, because He does not 5keep the Sabbath.”
He said, l“He is a prophet.”
18 But the Jews did not believe concerning him, that he had been blind and received his sight, until they called the parents of him who had received his sight. 19 And they asked them, saying, “Is this your son, who you say was born blind? How then does he now see?”
20 His parents answered them and said, “We know that this is our son, and that he was born blind; 21 but by what means he now sees we do not know, or who opened his eyes we do not know. He is of age; ask him. He will speak for himself.” 22 His parents said these things because mthey feared the Jews, for the Jews had agreed already that if anyone confessed that He was Christ, he nwould be put out of the synagogue. 23 Therefore his parents said, “He is of age; ask him.”
30 The man answered and said to them, t“Why, this is a marvelous thing, that you do not know where He is from; yet He has opened my eyes! 31 Now we know that uGod does not hear sinners; but if anyone is a worshiper of God and does His will, He hears him. 32 Since the world began it has been unheard of that anyone opened the eyes of one who was born blind. 33 vIf this Man were not from God, He could do nothing.”
37 And Jesus said to him, “You have both seen Him and ait is He who is talking with you.”
38 Then he said, “Lord, I believe!” And he bworshiped Him.
40 Then some of the Pharisees who were with Him heard these words, eand said to Him, “Are we blind also?”
41 Jesus said to them, f“If you were blind, you would have no sin; but now you say, ‘We see.’ Therefore your sin remains.
About The New King James Version
The New King James Version is a total update of the 1611 King James Version, also known as the "Authorized Version." Every attempt has been made to maintain the beauty of the original version while updating the English grammar to contemporary style and usage. The result is much better "readability." It is noteworthy that the NKJV is one of the few modern translations still based on the "Western" or "Byzantine" manuscript tradition. This makes the New King James Version an invaluable aid to comparative English Bible study.
New King James Version
All Rights reserved
The text of the New King James Version (NKJV) may be quoted or reprinted without prior written permission with the following qualifications: (1) up to and including 1,000 verses may be quoted in printed form as long as the verses quoted amount to less than 50% of a complete book of the Bible and make up less than 50% of the total work in which they are quoted; (2) all NKJV quotations must conform accurately to the NKJV text.
Any use of the NKJV text must include a proper acknowledgment as follows:
Scripture taken from the New King James Version.
However, when quotations from the NKJV text are used in church bulletins, orders of service, Sunday School lessons, church newsletters and similar works in the course of religious instruction or services at a place of worship or other religious assembly, the notice "NKJV" may be used at the end of each quotation.
For quotation requests not covered by the above guidelines, write to Thomas Nelson Publishers, Bible Rights and Permissions, P.O. Box 141000, Nashville, TN 37214-1000.