JOHN 9:22

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“These words spake his parents, because they feared the Jews: for the Jews had agreed already, that if any man did confess that he was Christ, he should be put out of the synagogue.”

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John 9:22 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Greek Meaning/ Definition
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These ταῦτα These things These
words (No Greek definition. English implied.)
spake εἶπον To speak or say (by word or writing) spake
his αὐτοῦ The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons his
parents, γονεῖς A parent parents
because ὅτι Demonstrative, that (sometimes redundant); causative, because because
they feared ἐφοβοῦντο To frighten, i.e., (passively) to be alarmed; by analogy, to be in awe of, i.e., revere feared
the τοὺς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
Jews: Ἰουδαίους· Judaean, i.e., belonging to Jehudah Jews
for γὰρ Properly, assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles) for
the οἱ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
Jews Ἰουδαῖοι Judaean, i.e., belonging to Jehudah Jews
had agreed συνετέθειντο To place jointly, i.e., (figuratively) to consent (bargain, stipulate), concur agreed
already, ἤδη Even now already
that ἵνα In order that (denoting the purpose or the result) that
if ἐάν A conditional particle; in case that, provided, etc.; often used in connection with other particles to denote indefiniteness or uncertainty if
any man τις Some or any person or object any man
did confess ὁμολογήσῃ To assent, i.e., covenant, acknowledge did confess
that he was αὐτὸν The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons that he was
Christ, Χριστόν Anointed, i.e., the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus Christ
he should be put γένηται To cause to be ("gen"-erate), i.e., (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literal, figurative, intensive, etc.) should put
out of the synagogue. ἀποσυνάγωγος Excommunicated out synagogue

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  • 20  His parents answered them and said, We know that this is our son, and that he was born blind:

  • 21  But by what means he now seeth, we know not; or who hath opened his eyes, we know not: he is of age; ask him: he shall speak for himself.

  • 22  These words spake his parents, because they feared the Jews: for the Jews had agreed already, that if any man did confess that he was Christ, he should be put out of the synagogue.

  • 23  Therefore said his parents, He is of age; ask him.

  • 24  Then again called they the man that was blind, and said unto him, Give God the praise: we know that this man is a sinner.




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