In John 9:7, how did the blind man go to the pool of Siloam, after being sent by Jesus to do so when he was blind he couldn't see the way through?

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    Presumably the same way blind people generally get around - with the help of others.
    – ThaddeusB
    Nov 30, 2015 at 2:46

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Assuming the beginning of Ch.9 chronologically follows the end of Ch.8, it would be likely that Jesus found the man in the vicinity of the Pool of Siloam. The pool is located just outside of the temple mount complex, and Jesus leaves the temple at the end of Ch.8, thus if Jesus left the temple he may have come to the Pool immediately afterward and found the man there. It would also make sense for the blind man to be there, as sources of water were social centers and well trafficked areas for the needy to ask for charity.


Think about it, it is Jesus' powerful words and anointing that he was able to get there. He was doing what he was told, therefore his footsteps were already order. The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD. I hope this helps

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