John 10:21

“Others said, These are not the words of him that hath a devil. Can a devil open the eyes of the blind?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Others said, These are not the words of him that hath a deuill. Can a deuill open the eyes of the blind?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Others were saying, "These are not the sayings of one demon-possessed. A demon cannot open the eyes of the blind, can he?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Others said, These are not the sayings of one possessed with a demon. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Others said, These are not the words of one who has an evil spirit. Is it possible for an evil spirit to make blind people see?
- Basic English Bible

Others said, These sayings are not [those] of one that is possessed by a demon. Can a demon open blind people's eyes?
- Darby Bible

Others said, These are not the words of him that hath a demon. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?
- Webster's Bible

Others argued, "That is not the language of a demoniac: and can a demon open blind men's eyes?"
- Weymouth Bible

Others said, "These are not the sayings of one possessed by a demon. It isn't possible for a demon to open the eyes of the blind, is it?"
- World English Bible

Othere men seiden, These wordis ben not of a man that hath a feend. Whether the deuel may opene the iyen of blynde men?
- Wycliffe Bible

others said, `These sayings are not those of a demoniac; is a demon able blind men's eyes to open?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 10:21


10:21 These are not the words - The word in the original takes in actions too.


Discussion for John 10

  • Bookreadingismything
    I agree, Satan is full of lies and deceit. Jesus is the one that gave his life to save us. I would rather follow Jesus.
  • Steve morrow
    1 CORINTHIANS 3:11 FOR OTHER FOUNDATION CAN NO MAN LAY THAN THAT IS LAID WHICH IS --- JESUS CHRIST --- JOHN 10:16 AND OTHER SHEEP I HAVE WHICH ARE NOT OF THIS FOLD THEM ALSO I MUST BRING AND THEY SHALL HEAR MY VOICE AND THERE SHALL BE ONE FOLD AND --- ONE SHEPHERD ROMANS 9:24 EVEN US WHOM HE HATH CALLED NOT OF THE JEWS ONLY BUT ALSO OF THE GENTILES MATTHEW 7:24 THEREFORE WHOSOEVER HEARETH THESE SAYINGS OF MINE AND DOETH THEM I WILL LIKEN HIM UNTO A WISE MAN WHICH BUILT HIS HOUSE UPON A ROCK --7:25-- AND THE RAIN DESCENDED AND THE FLOODS CAME AND THE WINDS BLEW AND BEAT UPON THAT HOUSE --AND IT FELL NOT-- FOR IT WAS FOUNDED UPON A ROCK --7:26-- AND EVERYONE THAT HEARETH THESE SAYINGS OF MINE --AND DOETH THEM NOT--SHALL BE LIKENED TO A FOOLISH MAN WHICH BUILT HIS HOUSE UPON THE SAND --7:27-- AND THE RAIN DESCENDED AND THE FLOODS CAME AND THE WINDS BLEW AND BEAT UPON THAT HOUSE --AND IT FELL-- AND GREAT WAS THE FALL OF IT PSALM 127:1 EXCEPT THE LORD BUILD THE HOUSE THEY LABOR IN VAIN THAT BUILD IT EXCEPT THE LORD KEEP THE CITY THE WATCHMAN WAKETH BUT IN VAIN ACTS 20:32 AND NOW BRETHREN I COMMEND YOU TO GOD AND TO THE --- WORD OF HIS GRACE --- WHICH IS ABLE TO BUILD YOU UP AND TO GIVE YOU AN INHERITANCE AMONG ALL THEM THAT ARE SANCTIFIED
  • A disciple
    "I am the Good Shepherd: the Good Shepherd gives His life for the sheep." John 10:11 The entire purpose and duty of the Shepherd is to care for the sheep. In whatever things we need whether for food and clothing and shelter, or protection from predators Jesus cares for us continually, and puts Himself between us and every danger or threat. If He leads us up into rocky and sparse places He is still our Good Shepherd. If we need washing and grooming, He does so with love and skill and the right firmness and gentleness. If we are hurt or injured or sick, He cares for us to make us strong and healthy again. If one wanders away because we are stupid and simple, and need to be watched! then He knows where to search and find us, and how to bring us back to safety. The Good Shepherd puts our needs first, and knows well how to maintain us. If we want to help Him be a Good Shepherd for others, then we need to learn from Him everything there is to know about the business of being a shepherd.
  • Steve morrow
    JAMES 4:7 SUBMIT YOURSELVES THEREFORE TO GOD RESIST THE devil AND HE WILL FLEE FROM YOU--1 JOHN 5:14 AND THIS IS THE CONFIDENCE THAT WE HAVE IN HIM THAT IF WE ASK ANYTHING -- ACCORDING -- TO HIS WILL HE HEARETH US *** JOHN 15:5 I AM THE VINE YOU ARE THE BRANCHES HE THAT ABIDETH IN ME AND I IN HIM THE SAME BRINGETH FORTH MUCH FRUIT --- FOR WITHOUT ME YOU CAN DO NOTHING ---
  • Ray321
    Isaiah 53:5 But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him and with his stripes we are healed. AMEN
  • Joyce Ballentine
    2 PART- SATAN IS AN ACCUSER OF THE BRETHREN, WHO WANTS US DISCOURAGED, ANGRY, DEPRESSED, GIVING UP, ABUSED, BITTER, CONFUSED, DISEASED, AND CONDEMNED! NO MATTER WHAT WE GO THROUGH JUST REMEMBER: BY HIS STRIPES WE ARE HEALED!!!! AMEN! GLORY BE TO GOD!!!

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