39 And Jesus said, (A)“For judgment I have come into this world, (B)that those who do not see may see, and that those who see may be made blind.”

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39 And Jesus said, (A)For judgment I came into this world, so that (B)those who do not see may see, and (C)those who see may become blind.”

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39 Then Jesus said, “I came into this world for judgment [to separate those who believe in Me from those who reject Me—to declare judgment on those who choose to be separated from God], so that the sightless would see, and those who see would become blind.”

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39 Jesus said,[a] “For judgment(A) I have come into this world,(B) so that the blind will see(C) and those who see will become blind.”(D)

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Footnotes

  1. John 9:39 Some early manuscripts do not have Then the man said … 39 Jesus said.

39 And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world, that they which see not might see; and that they which see might be made blind.

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41 Jesus said to them, (A)“If you were blind, you would have no sin; but now you say, ‘We see.’ Therefore your sin remains.

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41 Jesus said to them, (A)If you were blind, you would have no sin; but now that you maintain, ‘(B)We see,’ your sin remains.

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41 Jesus said to them, “If you were blind [to spiritual things], you would have no sin [and would not be blamed for your unbelief]; but since you claim to have [spiritual] sight, [you have no excuse so] your sin and guilt remain.(A)

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41 Jesus said, “If you were blind, you would not be guilty of sin; but now that you claim you can see, your guilt remains.(A)

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41 Jesus said unto them, If ye were blind, ye should have no sin: but now ye say, We see; therefore your sin remaineth.

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17 Because you say, (A)‘I am rich, have become wealthy, and have need of nothing’—and do not know that you are wretched, miserable, poor, blind, and naked— 18 I counsel you (B)to buy from Me gold refined in the fire, that you may be rich; and (C)white garments, that you may be clothed, that the shame of your nakedness may not be revealed; and anoint your eyes with eye salve, that you may see. 19 (D)As many as I love, I rebuke and (E)chasten.[a] Therefore be [b]zealous and repent.

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  1. Revelation 3:19 discipline
  2. Revelation 3:19 eager

17 Because you say, “(A)I am rich, and have become wealthy, and have no need of anything,” and you do not know that you are wretched, miserable, poor, blind, and naked, 18 I advise you to (B)buy from Me (C)gold refined by fire so that you may become rich, and (D)white garments so that you may clothe yourself and (E)the shame of your nakedness will not be revealed; and eye salve to apply to your eyes so that you may see. 19 (F)Those whom I love, I rebuke and discipline; therefore be zealous and (G)repent.

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17 Because you say, “I am rich, and have prospered and grown wealthy, and have need of nothing,” and you do not know that you are wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked [without hope and in great need],(A) 18 I counsel you to buy from Me gold that has been heated red hot and refined by fire so that you may become truly rich; and white clothes [representing righteousness] to clothe yourself so that the shame of your nakedness will not be seen; and healing salve to put on your eyes so that you may see. 19 Those whom I [dearly and tenderly] love, I rebuke and discipline [showing them their faults and instructing them]; so be enthusiastic and repent [change your inner self—your old way of thinking, your sinful behavior—seek God’s will].(B)

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17 You say, ‘I am rich; I have acquired wealth and do not need a thing.’(A) But you do not realize that you are wretched, pitiful, poor, blind and naked.(B) 18 I counsel you to buy from me gold refined in the fire,(C) so you can become rich; and white clothes(D) to wear, so you can cover your shameful nakedness;(E) and salve to put on your eyes, so you can see.

19 Those whom I love I rebuke and discipline.(F) So be earnest and repent.(G)

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17 Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked:

18 I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.

19 As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.

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