New Living Translation
"It was not because of his sins or his parents' sins," Jesus answered. "This happened so the power of God could be seen in him.
King James Bible
Jesus answered, Neither hath this man sinned, nor his parents: but that the works of God should be made manifest in him.
Darby Bible Translation
Jesus answered, Neither has this man sinned nor his parents, but that the works of God should be manifested in him.
World English Bible
Jesus answered, "Neither did this man sin, nor his parents; but, that the works of God might be revealed in him.
Young's Literal Translation
Jesus answered, 'Neither did this one sin nor his parents, but that the works of God may be manifested in him;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:3 Jesus answered, Neither hath this man sinned, nor his parents - It was not the manner of our Lord to answer any questions that were of no use, but to gratify an idle curiosity. Therefore he determines nothing concerning this. The scope of his answer is, It was neither for any sins of his own, nor yet of his parents; but that the power of God might be displayed.
LibraryThe Brevity of Life.
"I must work the works of Him that sent Me, while it is day: the night cometh."--ST. JOHN ix. 4. There are few things more commonly disregarded by us in our early years than the brevity of our life through all its successive stages, and the fleeting nature of its opportunities. In childhood we are almost entirely unconscious of both these characteristics of life. Indeed, it would hardly be natural if it were otherwise. That reflective habit which dwells upon them is the result of our experience, …
John Percival—Sermons at Rugby
On the Words of the Gospel, John ix. 4 and 31, "We must Work the Works of Him that Sent Me," Etc. Against the Arians. And
On the Same Lesson of the Gospel, John ix. , on the Giving Sight to the Man that was Born Blind.
A Pressed Man Yielding to Christ
But when Jesus heard about it he said, "Lazarus's sickness will not end in death. No, it happened for the glory of God so that the Son of God will receive glory from this."
1 John 4:9
God showed how much he loved us by sending his one and only Son into the world so that we might have eternal life through him.
1 John 4:16
We know how much God loves us, and we have put our trust in his love. God is love, and all who live in love live in God, and God lives in them.
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