John 9:13 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary
1) "They brought to the Pharisees him," agousin auton pros tous Pharisaious) "They lead him then to the Pharisees," a popular band of religious Jews that had repeatedly sought occasion to kill Jesus, Mat 12:14; Joh 5:16; Joh 5:18; Joh 7:1; Joh 7:19-20; Joh 7:25; Joh 8:37; Joh 8:40; Mar 11:18; Mar 14:55. It was an authoritative group of Pharisees, who had power to exclude one from the rights and privileges of the synagogue, Joh 9:22.
2) "That aforetime was blind." (ton pote tuphlon) "The one who had at one time been blind," until he met Jesus, as well as former beggar, Joh 9:1; Joh 9:8-9. But now he could see, Joh 9:10; Joh 9:15; Joh 9:25.
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Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary
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