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John 9:21

ESV But how he now sees we do not know, nor do we know who opened his eyes. Ask him; he is of age. He will speak for himself.”
NIV But how he can see now, or who opened his eyes, we don't know. Ask him. He is of age; he will speak for himself.'
NASB but how he now sees, we do not know; or who opened his eyes, we do not know. Ask him; he is of age, he will speak for himself.'
CSB "But we don't know how he now sees, and we don't know who opened his eyes. Ask him; he's of age. He will speak for himself."
NLT but we don’t know how he can see or who healed him. Ask him. He is old enough to speak for himself.'
KJV 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.

What does John 9:21 mean?

After Jesus gives sight to man born blind (John 9:1–7), controversy erupts. This healing, as were many of Jesus' miracles, occurred on a Sabbath day (John 9:14). The local religious leaders, referred to as "the Jews" in the gospel of John, have made it clear that anyone who supports Jesus is subject to excommunication (John 9:22). As part of their effort to debunk Jesus' miracle, the scribes and Pharisees have summoned the parents of the formerly-blind man, asking if he was really their son, and really born blind. The parents have already testified to both of those facts.

Here, the parents respond to some of the other questions raised by Jesus' miraculous act. The scribes and Pharisees repeatedly ask "how" Jesus has accomplished this feat. This shows their inherent prejudice: they cannot accept that Jesus is healing with divine power, so they seek some other explanation. The meaning of the miracle—the message behind the "sign"—is lost on them, since they refuse to believe in Jesus and His words (John 5:39–40).

The parents pointedly state that they don't know "who" healed their son. While this is almost certainly true, it might also be part of their effort to avoid trouble. As the next verse states, those who identify Jesus as the Messiah would be cast out of the synagogue. The healed man's parents are being extremely careful not to cross that line. The parents are also careful to point out that the man in question is a legal adult; he is capable of answering these questions for himself, so there is no reason to require testimony from his parents.
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