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John 9:29 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— We know that God hath spoken unto Moses: but as for this man, we know not whence he is.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— We know that God spake unto Moses: [as for] this [fellow], we know not from whence he is.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “We know that God has spoken to Moses, but as for this man, we do not know where He is from.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— We know that God spoke to Moses: [as for] this [man], we know not whence he is.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— We know that God spoke to Moses; but [as to] this [man], we know not whence he is.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— We, know, that, unto Moses, hath God spoken; but, as for this man, we know not whence he is.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— we have known that God hath spoken to Moses, but this one—we have not known whence he is.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— We know that God spoke to Moses: but as to this man, we know not from whence he is.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Wee know that God spake vnto Moses: as for this fellow, we knowe not from whence he is.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And we know that with Musha Aloha spake; but for this, we know not whence he is.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And we know that God conversed with Moses; but as for this man, we know not whence he is.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
We 2249
{2249} Prime
ἡμεῖς
hemeis
{hay-mice'}
Nomitive plural of G1473; we (only used when emphatic).
know 1492
{1492} Prime
εἰδῶ
eido
{i-do'}
A primary verb; 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 only) to know.
z5758
<5758> Grammar
Tense - Perfect (See G5778)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 516
that 3754
{3754} Prime
ὅτι
hoti
{hot'-ee}
Neuter of G3748 as conjugation; demonstrative that (sometimes redundant); causatively because.
God 2316
{2316} Prime
θεός
theos
{theh'-os}
Of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively a magistrate; by Hebraism very.
spake 2980
{2980} Prime
λαλέω
laleo
{lal-eh'-o}
A prolonged form of an otherwise obsolete verb; to talk, that is, utter words.
z5758
<5758> Grammar
Tense - Perfect (See G5778)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 516
unto Moses: 3475
{3475} Prime
Μωσεῦς
Moseus
{moce-yoos'}
Of Hebrew origin [H4872]; Moseus, Moses or Mouses (that is, Mosheh), the Hebrew lawgiver.
[as for] x1161
(1161) Complement
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
this 5126
{5126} Prime
τοῦτον
touton
{too'-ton}
Accusative, singular, masculine of G3778; this (person, as object of verb or preposition).
y1161
[1161] Standard
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
[fellow], we know 1492
{1492} Prime
εἰδῶ
eido
{i-do'}
A primary verb; 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 only) to know.
z5758
<5758> Grammar
Tense - Perfect (See G5778)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 516
not 3756
{3756} Prime
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
from whence 4159
{4159} Prime
πόθεν
pothen
{poth'-en}
From the base of G4213 with enclitic adverb of origin; from which (as interrogitive) or what (as relative) place, state, source or cause.
he is. 2076
{2076} Prime
ἐστί
esti
{es-tee'}
Third person singular present indicative of G1510; he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are.
z5748
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on John 9:24-34.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 9:13-34.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

John 9:29

We know not whence he is — By what power and authority he does these things.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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know:

John 1:17 For the law was given by Moses, [but] grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.
Numbers 12:2-7 And they said, Hath the LORD indeed spoken only by Moses? hath he not spoken also by us? And the LORD heard [it]. ... My servant Moses [is] not so, who [is] faithful in all mine house.
Numbers 16:28 And Moses said, Hereby ye shall know that the LORD hath sent me to do all these works; for [I have] not [done them] of mine own mind.
Deuteronomy 34:10 And there arose not a prophet since in Israel like unto Moses, whom the LORD knew face to face,
Psalms 103:7 He made known his ways unto Moses, his acts unto the children of Israel.
Psalms 105:26 He sent Moses his servant; [and] Aaron whom he had chosen.
Psalms 106:16 They envied Moses also in the camp, [and] Aaron the saint of the LORD.
Malachi 4:4 Remember ye the law of Moses my servant, which I commanded unto him in Horeb for all Israel, [with] the statutes and judgments.
Acts 7:35 This Moses whom they refused, saying, Who made thee a ruler and a judge? the same did God send [to be] a ruler and a deliverer by the hand of the angel which appeared to him in the bush.
Acts 26:22 Having therefore obtained help of God, I continue unto this day, witnessing both to small and great, saying none other things than those which the prophets and Moses did say should come:
Hebrews 3:2-5 Who was faithful to him that appointed him, as also Moses [was faithful] in all his house. ... And Moses verily [was] faithful in all his house, as a servant, for a testimony of those things which were to be spoken after;

as for:

John 9:16 Therefore said some of the Pharisees, This man is not of God, because he keepeth not the sabbath day. Others said, How can a man that is a sinner do such miracles? And there was a division among them.
John 9:24 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.
1 Kings 22:27 And say, Thus saith the king, Put this [fellow] in the prison, and feed him with bread of affliction and with water of affliction, until I come in peace.
2 Kings 9:11 Then Jehu came forth to the servants of his lord: and [one] said unto him, [Is] all well? wherefore came this mad [fellow] to thee? And he said unto them, Ye know the man, and his communication.
Matthew 12:24 But when the Pharisees heard [it], they said, This [fellow] doth not cast out devils, but by Beelzebub the prince of the devils.
Matthew 26:61 And said, This [fellow] said, I am able to destroy the temple of God, and to build it in three days.
Luke 23:2 And they began to accuse him, saying, We found this [fellow] perverting the nation, and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, saying that he himself is Christ a King.
Acts 22:22 And they gave him audience unto this word, and [then] lifted up their voices, and said, Away with such a [fellow] from the earth: for it is not fit that he should live.

we know not:

John 7:27 Howbeit we know this man whence he is: but when Christ cometh, no man knoweth whence he is.
John 7:41-42 Others said, This is the Christ. But some said, Shall Christ come out of Galilee? ... Hath not the scripture said, That Christ cometh of the seed of David, and out of the town of Bethlehem, where David was?
John 8:14 Jesus answered and said unto them, Though I bear record of myself, [yet] my record is true: for I know whence I came, and whither I go; but ye cannot tell whence I come, and whither I go.
Psalms 22:6 But I [am] a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and despised of the people.
Isaiah 53:2-3 For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground: he hath no form nor comeliness; and when we shall see him, [there is] no beauty that we should desire him. ... He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were [our] faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not.
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Nu 12:2; 16:28. Dt 34:10. 1K 22:27. 2K 9:11. Ps 22:6; 103:7; 105:26; 106:16. Is 53:2. Mal 4:4. Mt 12:24; 26:61. Lk 23:2. Jn 1:17; 7:27, 41; 8:14; 9:16, 24. Ac 7:35; 22:22; 26:22. He 3:2.

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