John 9:31
Good News Translation
We know that God does not listen to sinners; he does listen to people who respect him and do what he wants them to do.

Contemporary English Version
We know that God listens only to people who love and obey him. God doesn't listen to sinners.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now we know that God doth not hear sinners: but if a man be a server of God and doth his, will, him he heareth.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Now we know that God doth not hear sinners: but if a man be a server of God and doth his, will, him he heareth.

we know.

Job 27:8,9 For what is the hope of the hypocrite if through covetousness he take by violence, and God deliver not his soul? . . .

Job 35:12 There shall they cry, and he will not hear, because of the pride of evil men.

Job 42:8 Take unto you therefore seven oxen and seven rams, and go to my servant Job, and offer for yourselves a holocaust, and my servant Job shall pray for you: his face I will accept, that folly be not imputed to you: for you have not spoken right things before me, as my servant Job hath.

Psalm 18:41 They cried, but there was none to save them, to the Lord: but he heard them not.

Psalm 34:15 The eyes of the Lord are upon the just: and his ears unto their prayers.

Psalm 66:18-20 If I have looked at iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me. . . .

Proverbs 1:28,29 Because they have hated instruction, and received not the fear of the Lord, . . .

Proverbs 15:29 The Lord is far from the wicked: and he will hear the prayers of the just.

Proverbs 21:13 He that stoppeth his ear against the cry of the poor, shall also cry himself, and shall not be heard.

Proverbs 28:9 He that turneth away his ears from hearing the law, his prayer shall be an abomination.

Isaiah 1:15 And when you stretch forth your hands, I will turn away my eyes from you: and when you multiply prayer, I will not hear: for your hands are full of blood.

Isaiah 58:9 Then shalt thou call, and the Lord shall hear: thou shalt cry, and he shall say, Here I am. If thou wilt take away the chain out of the midst of thee, and cease to stretch out the finger, and to speak that which profiteth not.

Jeremiah 11:11 Wherefore thus saith the Lord: Behold I will bring in evils upon them, which they shall not be able to escape: and they shall cry to me, and I will not hearken to them.

Jeremiah 14:12 When they fast I will not hear their prayers: and if they offer holocausts and victims, I will not receive them: for I will consume them by the sword, and by famine, and by the pestilence.

Ezekiel 8:18 Therefore I also will deal with them in my wrath: my eye shall not spare them, neither will I shew mercy: and when they shall cry to my ears with a loud voice, I will not hear them.

Micah 3:4 Who have eaten the flesh of my people, and have flayed their skin off them: and have broken, and chopped their bones as for the kettle, and as flesh in the midst of the pot.

Zechariah 7:13 And it came to pass that as he spoke, and they heard not: so shall they cry, and I will not hear, saith the Lord of hosts.

if any.

Psalm 34:15 The eyes of the Lord are upon the just: and his ears unto their prayers.

Proverbs 15:29 The Lord is far from the wicked: and he will hear the prayers of the just.

and doeth.

John 4:34 Jesus saith to them: My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, that I may perfect his work.

John 7:17 If any man will do the will of him, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.

John 15:16 You have not chosen me: but I have chosen you; and have appointed you, that you should go and should bring forth fruit; and your fruit should remain: that whatsoever you shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.

Psalm 40:8 That I should do thy will: O my God, I have desired it, and thy law in the midst of my heart.

Psalm 143:10 Teach me to do thy will, for thou art my God. Thy good spirit shall lead me into the right land:

Hebrews 10:7 Then said I: Behold I come: in the head of the book it is written of me: that I should do thy will, O God.

1 John 3:21,22 Dearly beloved, if our heart do not reprehend us, we have confidence towards God. . . .

him.

John 11:41,42 They took therefore the stone away. And Jesus lifting up his eyes, said: Father, I give thee thanks that thou hast heard me. . . .

Genesis 18:23-33 And drawing nigh, he said: Wilt thou destroy the just with the wicked? . . .

Genesis 19:29 Now when God destroyed the cities of that country, remembering Abraham, he delivered Lot out of the destruction of the cities wherein he had dwelt.

Genesis 20:7 Now therefore restore the man his wife, for he is a prophet: and he shall pray for thee, and thou shalt live: but if thou wilt not restore her, know that thou shalt surely die, thou and all that are thine.

1 Kings 17:20-22 And he cried to the Lord, and said: O Lord, my God, hast thou afflicted also the widow, with whom I am after a sort maintained, so as to kill her son? . . .

1 Kings 18:36-38 And when it was now time to offer the holocaust, Elias, the prophet, came near and said: O Lord God of Abraham, and Isaac, and Israel, shew this day that thou art the God of Israel, and I thy servant, and that according to thy commandment I have done all these things. . . .

2 Chronicles 32:20,21 And Ezechias the king, and Isaias the prophet the son of Amos, prayed against this blasphemy, and cried out to heaven. . . .

Psalm 99:6 Moses and Aaron among his priests: and Samuel among them that call upon his name. They called upon the Lord, and he heard them:

Psalm 106:23 And he said that he would destroy them: had not Moses his chosen stood before him in the breach: To turn away his wrath, lest he should destroy them.

Jeremiah 15:1 And the Lord said to me: If Moses and Samuel shall stand before me, my soul is not towards this people: cast them out from my sight, and let them go forth.

James 5:15-18 And the prayer of faith shall save the sick man. And the Lord shall raise him up: and if he be in sins, they shall be forgiven him. . . .

Context
The Pharisees Investigate the Healing
30The man answered and said to them: why, herein is a wonderful thing, that you know not from whence he is, and he hath opened my eyes. 31Now we know that God doth not hear sinners: but if a man be a server of God and doth his, will, him he heareth. 32From the beginning of the world it hath not been heard, that any man hath opened the eyes of one born blind.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 1:45
And when you returned and wept before the Lord, he heard you not, neither would he yield to your voice.

Job 27:8
For what is the hope of the hypocrite if through covetousness he take by violence, and God deliver not his soul?

Job 35:13
God therefore will not hear in vain, and the Almighty will look into the causes of every one.

Psalm 34:15
The eyes of the Lord are upon the just: and his ears unto their prayers.

Psalm 66:18
If I have looked at iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me.

Psalm 145:19
He will do the will of them that fear him: and he will hear their prayer, and save them.

Proverbs 15:29
The Lord is far from the wicked: and he will hear the prayers of the just.

Proverbs 28:9
He that turneth away his ears from hearing the law, his prayer shall be an abomination.

Isaiah 1:15
And when you stretch forth your hands, I will turn away my eyes from you: and when you multiply prayer, I will not hear: for your hands are full of blood.

John 9:30
The man answered and said to them: why, herein is a wonderful thing, that you know not from whence he is, and he hath opened my eyes.

John 9:32
From the beginning of the world it hath not been heard, that any man hath opened the eyes of one born blind.

John 11:22
But now also I know that whatsoever thou wilt ask of God, God will give it thee.

James 5:16
Confess therefore your sins one to another: and pray one for another, that you may be saved. For the continual prayer of a just man availeth much.

1 John 3:22
And whatsoever we shall ask, we shall receive of him: because we keep his commandments and do those things which are pleasing in his sight.

Additional Translations
We know that God does not listen to sinners, but He does listen to the one who worships Him and does His will.

We know that God does not hear sinners, but if anyone is God-fearing and does His will, He hears him.

Now we know that God hears not sinners: but if any man be a worshipper of God, and does his will, him he hears.

We know that God heareth not sinners: but if any man be a worshipper of God, and do his will, him he heareth.

[But] we know that God does not hear sinners; but if any one be God-fearing and do his will, him he hears.

We know that God heareth not sinners: but if any man be a worshipper of God, and do his will, him he heareth.

Now we know that God heareth not sinners: but if any man is a worshiper of God, and doeth his will, him he heareth.

We know that God does not listen to bad people, but that if any one is a God-fearing man and obeys Him, to him He listens.

We know that God doesn't listen to sinners, but if anyone is a worshipper of God, and does his will, he listens to him.

and we have known that God doth not hear sinners, but, if any one may be a worshipper of God, and may do His will, him He doth hear;
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