1 As He passed by, He saw a man blind from birth.
3 Jesus answered, “It was neither that this man sinned, nor his parents; but it was so athat the works of God might be displayed in him.
4 “We must work the works of Him who sent Me aas long as it is day; night is coming when no one can work.
5 “While I am in the world, I am athe Light of the world.”
6 When He had said this, He aspat on the ground, and made clay of the spittle, and applied the clay to his eyes,
8 Therefore the neighbors, and those who previously saw him as a beggar, were saying, “Is not this the one who used to asit and beg?”
9 Others were saying, “This is he,” still others were saying, “No, but he is like him.” 1He kept saying, “I am the one.”
11 He answered, “The man who is called Jesus made clay, and anointed my eyes, and said to me, ‘Go to aSiloam and wash’; so I went away and washed, and I received sight.”
12 They said to him, “Where is He?” He * said, “I do not know.”
13 They * brought to the Pharisees the man who was formerly blind.
14 aNow it was a Sabbath on the day when Jesus made the clay and opened his eyes.
15 aThen the Pharisees also were asking him again how he received his sight. And he said to them, “He applied clay to my eyes, and I washed, and I see.”
16 Therefore some of the Pharisees were saying, “This man is not from God, because He adoes not keep the Sabbath.” But others were saying, “How can a man who is a sinner perform such 1bsigns?” And cthere was a division among them.
18 aThe Jews then did not believe it of him, that he had been blind and had received sight, until they called the parents of the very one who had received his sight,
23 For this reason his parents said, “aHe is of age; ask him.”
28 They reviled him and said, “You are His disciple, but awe are disciples of Moses.
29 “We know that God has spoken to Moses, but as for this man, awe do not know where He is from.”
31 “We know that aGod does not hear sinners; but if anyone is God-fearing and does His will, He hears him.
32 “1Since the beginning of time it has never been heard that anyone opened the eyes of a person born blind.
33 “aIf this man were not from God, He could do nothing.”
37 Jesus said to him, “You have both seen Him, and aHe is the one who is talking with you.”
38 And he said, “Lord, I believe.” And he aworshiped Him.
40 Those of the Pharisees who were with Him heard these things and said to Him, “aWe are not blind too, are we?”
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