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John 9:30

    John 9:30 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The man answered and said unto them, Why herein is a marvellous thing, that ye know not from whence he is, and yet he hath opened mine eyes.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The man answered and said to them, Why herein is a marvelous thing, that you know not from where he is, and yet he has opened my eyes.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The man answered and said unto them, Why, herein is the marvel, that ye know not whence he is, and yet he opened mine eyes.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The man said in answer, Why, here is a strange thing! You have no knowledge where he comes from though he gave me the use of my eyes.

    Webster's Revision

    The man answered and said unto them, Why, herein is the marvel, that ye know not whence he is, and yet he opened mine eyes.

    World English Bible

    The man answered them, "How amazing! You don't know where he comes from, yet he opened my eyes.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The man answered and said unto them, Why, herein is the marvel, that ye know not whence he is, and yet he opened mine eyes.

    Definitions for John 9:30

    Whence - From where.

    Clarke's Commentary on John 9:30

    Why herein is a marvellous thing - As if he had said, This is wonderful indeed! Is it possible that such persons as you are, whose business it is to distinguish good from evil, and who pretend to know a true from a false prophet, cannot decide in a case so plain? Has not the man opened my eyes? Is not the miracle known to all the town; and could any one do it who was not endued with the power of God?

    Barnes' Notes on John 9:30

    A marvelous thing - This is wonderful and amazing.

    Know not from whence he is - That you cannot perceive that he who has performed such a miracle must be from God.

    Wesley's Notes on John 9:30

    9:30 The man answered - Utterly illiterate as he was. And with what strength and clearness of reason! So had God opened the eyes of his understanding, as well as his bodily eyes. Why, herein is a marvellous thing, that ye - The teachers and guides of the people, should not know, that a man who has wrought a miracle, the like of which was never heard of before, must be from heaven, sent by God.