John 9:31
Modern Translations
New International Version
We know that God does not listen to sinners. He listens to the godly person who does his will.

New Living Translation
We know that God doesn’t listen to sinners, but he is ready to hear those who worship him and do his will.

English Standard Version
We know that God does not listen to sinners, but if anyone is a worshiper of God and does his will, God listens to him.

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

New American Standard Bible
We know that God does not listen to sinners; but if someone is God-fearing and does His will, He listens to him.

NASB 1995
"We know that God does not hear sinners; but if anyone is God-fearing and does His will, He hears him.

NASB 1977
“We know that God does not hear sinners; but if anyone is God-fearing, and does His will, He hears him.

Amplified Bible
We know [according to your tradition] that God does not hear sinners; but if anyone fears God and does His will, He hears him.

Christian Standard Bible
We know that God doesn’t listen to sinners, but if anyone is God-fearing and does his will, he listens to him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
We know that God doesn't listen to sinners, but if anyone is God-fearing and does His will, He listens to him.

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

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.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
We know that God doesn't listen to sinners. Instead, he listens to people who are devout and who do what he wants.

International Standard Version
We know that God doesn't listen to sinners, but he does listen to anyone who worships him and does his will.

NET Bible
We know that God doesn't listen to sinners, but if anyone is devout and does his will, God listens to him.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Now we know that God heareth not sinners: but if any man be a worshipper of God, and doeth his will, him he heareth.

New King James Version
Now we know that God does not hear sinners; but if anyone is a worshiper of God and does His will, He hears him.

King James 2000 Bible
Now we know that God hears not sinners: but if any man be a worshiper of God, and does his will, him he hears.

New Heart English Bible
We know that God does not listen to sinners, but if anyone is a worshipper of God, and does his will, he listens to him.

World English Bible
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.

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

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

A Faithful Version
Now we know that God does not hear sinners. But if anyone is God-fearing and is doing His will, He hears him.

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

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

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

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Now we know that God heareth not sinners: but if any man be a worshipper of God, and doeth his will, him heareth he.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
For we be sure, that God heareth not sinners: But yf any man be a worshipper of God, and obedient vnto his wyll, hym heareth he.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
For we knowe that God heareth not ye sinners: but yf eny ma be a fearer of God, and doth his will, him heareth he.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
For we be sure that God heareth not synners. But yf eny man be a worshipper of God and do his will him heareth he.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And we have known that God does not hear sinners, but if anyone may be a worshiper of God, and may do His will, He hears him;

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

Young's Literal Translation
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;

Smith's Literal Translation
And we know that God hears not the sinful: but if any be godly, and do his will, this he hears.

Literal Emphasis Translation
We know that God does not hear sinners; but if anyone is God-revering and does His will, He hears him.

Catholic Translations
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.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And we know that God does not hear sinners. But if anyone is a worshipper of God and does his will, then he heeds him.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“But we know that God does not listen to the voice of a sinner, but listens to whoever worships him and does his will.”

Lamsa Bible
We know that God does not hear the voice of sinners; but he hears the one who fears him and does his will.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
We know that God hears not sinners; but if any one be a worshiper of God, and do his will, him he hears.

Godbey New Testament
We know that God hears not sinners: but if any one may be a worshiper of God, and do His will, He hears him.

Haweis New Testament
Now we know that God doth not hearken to sinners: but if any man be a devout worshipper, and doeth his will, him he heareth.

Mace New Testament
now 'tis certain, that God does not countenance impostors: but regards him only that is religious, and executes his commands.

Weymouth New Testament
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.

Worrell New Testament
We know that God heareth not sinners; but, if any one is a worshiper of God, and does His will, him He heareth.

Worsley New Testament
Now we know that God heareth not sinners: but if any man be a servant of God, and do his will, him He heareth.








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