JOHN 9:24



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“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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John 9:24 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Greek Meaning/ Definition
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Then οὖν (adverbially) certainly, or (conjunctionally) accordingly Then
again 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) again
called they Ἐφώνησαν To emit a sound (animal, human or instrumental); by implication, to address in words or by name, also in imitation called
the τὸν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
man ἄνθρωπον Man-faced, i.e., a human being man
that ὃς The relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that that
was ἦν I (thou, etc.) was (wast or were) was
blind, τυφλὸς Opaque (as if smoky), i.e., (by analogy) blind (physically or mentally) blind
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
said εἶπον To speak or say (by word or writing) said
unto him, αὐτῷ 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 unto him
Give Δὸς To give (used in a very wide application, properly, or by implication, literally or figuratively; greatly modified by the connection) Give
God θεῷ· A deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; exceedingly (by Hebraism) God
the praise: δόξαν Glory (as very apparent), in a wide application (literal or figurative, objective or subjective) praise
we ἡμεῖς We (only used when emphatic) we
know οἴδαμεν 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 know
that ὅτι Demonstrative, that (sometimes redundant); causative, because that
this οὗτος The he (she or it), i.e., this or that (often with article repeated) this
man ἄνθρωπος Man-faced, i.e., a human being man
is ἐστιν He (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are is
a sinner. ἁμαρτωλός Sinful, i.e., a sinner sinner

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  • 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.

  • 25  He answered and said, Whether he be a sinner or no, I know not: one thing I know, that, whereas I was blind, now I see.

  • 26  Then said they to him again, What did he to thee? how opened he thine eyes?


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