John 9:39
Modern Translations
New International Version
Jesus said, "For judgment I have come into this world, so that the blind will see and those who see will become blind."

New Living Translation
Then Jesus told him, “I entered this world to render judgment—to give sight to the blind and to show those who think they see that they are blind.”

English Standard Version
Jesus said, “For judgment I came into this world, that those who do not see may see, and those who see may become blind.”

Berean Study Bible
Then Jesus declared, “For judgment I have come into this world, so that the blind may see and those who see may become blind.”

New American Standard Bible
And Jesus said, “For judgment I came into this world, so that those who do not see may see, and those who see may become blind.”

NASB 1995
And Jesus said, "For judgment I came into this world, so that those who do not see may see, and that those who see may become blind."

NASB 1977
And Jesus said, “For judgment I came into this world, that those who do not see may see; and that those who see may become blind.”

Amplified Bible
Then Jesus said, “I came into this world for judgment [to separate those who believe in Me from those who reject Me—to declare judgment on those who choose to be separated from God], so that the sightless would see, and those who see would become blind.”

Christian Standard Bible
Jesus said, “I came into this world for judgment, in order that those who do not see will see and those who do see will become blind.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Jesus said, "I came into this world for judgment, in order that those who do not see will see and those who do see will become blind."

Contemporary English Version
Jesus told him, "I came to judge the people of this world. I am here to give sight to the blind and to make blind everyone who can see."

Good News Translation
Jesus said, "I came to this world to judge, so that the blind should see and those who see should become blind."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then Jesus said, "I have come into this world to judge: Blind people will be given sight, and those who can see will become blind."

International Standard Version
Then Jesus said, "I have come into this world to judge it, so that those who are blind may see and so that those who see may become blind."

NET Bible
Jesus said,] "For judgment I have come into this world, so that those who do not see may gain their sight, and the ones who see may become blind."
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world, that they which see not might see; and that they which see might be made blind.

New King James Version
And Jesus said, “For judgment I have come into this world, that those who do not see may see, and that those who see may be made blind.”

King James 2000 Bible
And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world, that they who see not might see; and that they who see might be made blind.

New Heart English Bible
Jesus said, "I came into this world for judgment, that those who do not see may see; and that those who see may become blind."

World English Bible
Jesus said, "I came into this world for judgment, that those who don't see may see; and that those who see may become blind."

American King James Version
And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world, that they which see not might see; and that they which see might be made blind.

American Standard Version
And Jesus said, For judgment came I into this world, that they that see not may see; and that they that see may become blind.

A Faithful Version
And Jesus said, "For judgment I have come into this world so that those who do not see might see, and those who see might become blind."

Darby Bible Translation
And Jesus said, For judgment am I come into this world, that they which see not may see, and they which see may become blind.

English Revised Version
And Jesus said, For judgment came I into this world, that they which see not may see; and that they which see may become blind.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world, that they who see not, may see; and that they who see, may be made blind.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And Iesus sayd, I am come vnto iudgement into this world, that they which see not, might see: and that they which see, might be made blinde.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And Iesus sayde vnto hym: I am come vnto iudgement into this worlde, that they which see not, myght see: and that they which see, myght be made blynde.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And Iesus sayde: I am come to iudgmet in to this worlde, that they which se not, might se: and that they which se, might be made blynde.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
Iesus sayde: I am come vnto iudgement into this worlde: that they which se not myght se and they which se myght be made blynde.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And Jesus said, “I came to this world for judgment, that those not seeing may see, and those seeing may become blind.”

Berean Literal Bible
And Jesus said, "For judgment I came into this world, that those not seeing may see, and those seeing may become blind."

Young's Literal Translation
And Jesus said, 'For judgment I to this world did come, that those not seeing may see, and those seeing may become blind.'

Smith's Literal Translation
And Jesus said, For judgment came I into this world, that they not seeing might see; and they seeing might be blind.

Literal Emphasis Translation
And Jesus said, Unto judgment I came into this world, so that those not seeing might see; and those seeing might become blind.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And Jesus said: For judgment I am come into this world; that they who see not, may see; and they who see, may become blind.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And Jesus said, “I came into this world in judgment, so that those who do not see, may see; and so that those who see, may become blind.”

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Yeshua said, “For the judgment of this world I have come, that those who do not see may see, and that those who see may become blind.”

Lamsa Bible
Then Jesus said to him, I have come for the judgment of this world, so that those who cannot see may see, and those who see may become blind.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
And Jesus said: For judgment have I come into this world, that those who see not, may see; and that those who see, may become blind.

Godbey New Testament
And Jesus said, For judgment I came into this world, that those not seeing may see; and those seeing may be made blind.

Haweis New Testament
And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world, that they who see not may see; and they who see become blind.

Mace New Testament
and Jesus said, to execute justice am I come into this world: that they who see not, may see; and that they who do see, may become blind.

Weymouth New Testament
"I came into this world," said Jesus, "to judge men, that those who do not see may see, and that those who do see may become blind."

Worrell New Testament
And Jesus said, "For judgment came I into the world; that those who see not may see, and that those who see may become blind."

Worsley New Testament
And Jesus said, I am come into this world to execute judgement; that they who see not, may see; and that they who say they see, may be made blind.








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