John 9:33
New International Version
If this man were not from God, he could do nothing.”

New Living Translation
If this man were not from God, he couldn’t have done it.”

English Standard Version
If this man were not from God, he could do nothing.”

Berean Study Bible
If this man were not from God, He could do no such thing.”

Berean Literal Bible
If this man were not from God, He could do nothing."

King James Bible
If this man were not of God, he could do nothing.

New King James Version
If this Man were not from God, He could do nothing.”

New American Standard Bible
If this man were not from God, He could do nothing.”

NASB 1995
“If this man were not from God, He could do nothing.”

NASB 1977
“If this man were not from God, He could do nothing.”

Amplified Bible
If this Man were not from God, He would not be able to do anything [like this because God would not hear His prayer].”

Christian Standard Bible
If this man were not from God, he wouldn’t be able to do anything.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If this man were not from God, He wouldn’t be able to do anything."”

American Standard Version
If this man were not from God, he could do nothing.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“If this one were not from God, he would not have been able to do this.”

Contemporary English Version
Jesus could not do anything unless he came from God."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Unless this man were of God, he could not do any thing.

English Revised Version
If this man were not from God, he could do nothing.

Good News Translation
Unless this man came from God, he would not be able to do a thing."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If this man were not from God, he couldn't do anything like that."

International Standard Version
If this man were not from God, he couldn't do anything like that."

Literal Standard Version
if this One were not from God, He were not able to do anything.”

NET Bible
If this man were not from God, he could do nothing."

New Heart English Bible
If this man were not from God, he could do nothing."

Weymouth New Testament
Had that man not come from God, he could have done nothing."

World English Bible
If this man were not from God, he could do nothing."

Young's Literal Translation
if this one were not from God, he were not able to do anything.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Pharisees Investigate the Healing
32Never before has anyone heard of opening the eyes of a man born blind. 33If this man were not from God, He could do no such thing.” 34They replied, “You were born in utter sin, and you are instructing us?” And they threw him out.…

Cross References
John 3:2
He came to Jesus at night and said, "Rabbi, we know that You are a teacher who has come from God. For no one could perform the signs You are doing if God were not with him."

John 9:16
Because of this, some of the Pharisees said, "This man is not from God, for He does not keep the Sabbath." But others said, "How can a sinful man perform such signs?" And there was division among them.

John 9:32
Never before has anyone heard of opening the eyes of a man born blind.


Treasury of Scripture

If this man were not of God, he could do nothing.

were.

John 9:16
Therefore said some of the Pharisees, This man is not of God, because he keepeth not the sabbath day. Others said, How can a man that is a sinner do such miracles? And there was a division among them.

John 3:2
The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except God be with him.

Acts 5:38,39
And now I say unto you, Refrain from these men, and let them alone: for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought: …









(33) If this man were not of God.--His argument meets each of their assertions. His general assumption, admitted as a universal truth (John 9:31), had denied their assertion that this Man was a sinner. His conclusion now denies their assertion, "This Man is not of God" (John 9:16).

He could do nothing--i.e., nothing of this kind, no miracle such as this, much less this miracle itself.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
If
εἰ (ei)
Conjunction
Strong's 1487: If. A primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.

this [man]
οὗτος (houtos)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3778: This; he, she, it.

were
ἦν (ēn)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

not
μὴ (mē)
Adverb
Strong's 3361: Not, lest. A primary particle of qualified negation; not, lest; also (whereas ou expects an affirmative one) whether.

from
παρὰ (para)
Preposition
Strong's 3844: Gen: from; dat: beside, in the presence of; acc: alongside of.

God,
Θεοῦ (Theou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.

He could
ἠδύνατο (ēdynato)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1410: (a) I am powerful, have (the) power, (b) I am able, I can. Of uncertain affinity; to be able or possible.

do
ποιεῖν (poiein)
Verb - Present Infinitive Active
Strong's 4160: (a) I make, manufacture, construct, (b) I do, act, cause. Apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make or do.

no such thing.”
οὐδέν (ouden)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3762: No one, none, nothing.


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