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John 9:10 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— They said therefore unto him, How then were thine eyes opened?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Therefore said they unto him, How were thine eyes opened?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— So they were saying to him, “How then were your eyes opened?”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Therefore they said to him, How were thy eyes opened?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— They said therefore to him, How have thine eyes been opened?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— So they were saying unto him—How [then] were thine eyes opened?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— They said, therefore, to him, 'How were thine eyes opened?'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— They said therefore to him: How were thy eyes opened?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Therefore said they vnto him, How were thine eyes opened?
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— They say to him, How were thine eyes opened?
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And they said to him: How were thy eyes opened?

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Therefore 3767
{3767} Prime
οὖν
oun
{oon}
Apparently a primary word; (adverbially) certainly, or (conjugationally) accordingly.
said x3004
(3004) Complement
λέγω
lego
{leg'-o}
A primary verb; properly to 'lay' forth, that is, (figuratively) relate (in words [usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue]); by implication to mean.
they y3004
[3004] Standard
λέγω
lego
{leg'-o}
A primary verb; properly to 'lay' forth, that is, (figuratively) relate (in words [usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue]); by implication to mean.
z5707
<5707> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 855
unto him, 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
How 4459
{4459} Prime
πῶς
pos
{poce}
Adverb from the base of G4226; an interrogitive particle of manner; in what way? (sometimes the question is indirect, how?); also as exclamation, how much!.
were y455
[0455] Standard
ἀνοίγω
anoigo
{an-oy'-go}
From G0303 and οἴγω [[oigo]] (to open); to open up (literally or figuratively, in various applications).
z0
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
thine 4675
{4675} Prime
σοῦ
sou
{soo}
Genitive case of G4771; of thee, thy.
eyes 3788
{3788} Prime
ὀφθαλμός
ophthalmos
{of-thal-mos'}
From G3700; the eye (literally or figuratively); by implication vision; figuratively envy (from the jealous side glance).
opened? 455
{0455} Prime
ἀνοίγω
anoigo
{an-oy'-go}
From G0303 and οἴγω [[oigo]] (to open); to open up (literally or figuratively, in various applications).
z5681
<5681> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 602
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on John 9:8-15.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 9:8-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

John 9:10

Therefore said they unto him, How were thine eyes (c) opened?

(c) This is a Hebrew idiom, for they call a man's eyes shut when they cannot receive any light: and therefore blind men who are made to see are said to have their eyes opened.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

John 9:15 Then again the Pharisees also asked him how he had received his sight. He said unto them, He put clay upon mine eyes, and I washed, and do see.
John 9:21 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.
John 9:26 Then said they to him again, What did he to thee? how opened he thine eyes?
John 3:9 Nicodemus answered and said unto him, How can these things be?
Ecclesiastes 11:5 As thou knowest not what [is] the way of the spirit, [nor] how the bones [do grow] in the womb of her that is with child: even so thou knowest not the works of God who maketh all.
Mark 4:27 And should sleep, and rise night and day, and the seed should spring and grow up, he knoweth not how.
1 Corinthians 15:35 But some [man] will say, How are the dead raised up? and with what body do they come?
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