JOHN 9:1

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And as Jesus passed by, he saw a man which was blind from his birth.”

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John 9:1 Translation & Meaning

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And Καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words And
as passed by, παράγων To lead near, i.e., (reflexively or intransitively) to go along or away passed
Jesus (No Greek definition. English implied.)
he saw εἶδεν Used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent G3700 and G3708; properly, to see (literally or figuratively); by implication, (in the perfect tense only) to know saw
a man ἄνθρωπον Man-faced, i.e., a human being man
which was blind τυφλὸν Opaque (as if smoky), i.e., (by analogy) blind (physically or mentally) blind
from ἐκ A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote) from
his (No Greek definition. English implied.)
birth. γενετῆς Birth birth

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  • 1  And as Jesus passed by, he saw a man which was blind from his birth.

  • 2  And his disciples asked him, saying, Master, who did sin, this man, or his parents, that he was born blind?

  • 3  Jesus answered, Neither hath this man sinned, nor his parents: but that the works of God should be made manifest in him.




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