John 9:41 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1) "And Jesus said unto them," (eipen autois ho lesous) "Jesus responded to them," to their direct question.

2) "If ye were blind, ye should have no sin:” (ei tuphloi ete ouk an eichete hamartian) "if you all were blind (physically blind) you would not have had sin," of a morally lawless kind, or if you felt and acknowledged your sins that blind you, you would no longer be blind to my identity, but you are self-righteous, proud, acting as if you need no Savior, Mat 5:20; Mat 15:22-24. Therefore you are responsibly blind rebels against God.

3) "But now ye say, We see;” (nun de legete hoti blepomen) "Yet, now and continually you all say that we see," we have twenty-twenty vision, and are responsible, do not stumble, are not blind, need no help from you, Luk 19:10; Joh 1:11; Joh 5:43.

4) "Therefore your sin remaineth." (he hamartia humon menei) The sin of you therefore remains," unconfessed, unpardoned, and unforgiven, as the sin of unbelief in the Son of man, Joh 3:18; Joh 8:24. See also Isa 5:21; Pro 3:7; Rom 1:22; Rom 12:16; Luk 18:14; 1Jn 1:8-10. You all remain under self-indictment, Joh 8:21.

Consult other comments:

John 9:41 - Abbott's Illustrated New Testament

John 9:41 - The Greek Testament

John 9:41 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 9:41 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 9:41 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 9:41 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 9:41 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 9:41 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 9:41 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 9:41 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 9:41 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 9:41 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 9:41 - Hawker's Poor Man's Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 9:41 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 9:41 - Heinrich August Wilhelm Meyer's New Testament Commentary

John 9:41 - Commentary Series on the Bible by Peter Pett

John 9:41 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 9:41 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 9:41 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 9:41 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 9:41 - Scofield Reference Bible Notes

John 9:41 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 9:41 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 9:41 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 9:41 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 9:41 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary