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John 9:21

    John 9:21 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    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.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

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

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    but how he now seeth, we know not; or who opened his eyes, we know not: ask him; he is of age; he shall speak for himself.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But how it is he is now able to see, or who made his eyes open, we are not able to say: put the question to him; he is old enough to give an answer for himself.

    Webster's Revision

    but how he now seeth, we know not; or who opened his eyes, we know not: ask him; he is of age; he shall speak for himself.

    World English Bible

    but how he now sees, we don't know; or who opened his eyes, we don't know. He is of age. Ask him. He will speak for himself."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    but how he now seeth, we know not; or who opened his eyes, we know not: ask him; he is of age; he shall speak for himself.

    Clarke's Commentary on John 9:21

    He is of age - Ἡλικιαν εχει, literally, he has stature, i.e. he is a full-grown man; and in this sense the phrase is used by the best Greek writers. See Kypke and Raphelius. Mature age was fixed among the Jews at thirty years.