John Chapter 7 (1611 Bible)
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After these things, Iesus walked in Galilee: for hee would not walk in Iurie, because the Iewes sought to kill him.
Now the Iewes feast of Tabernacles was at hand.
His brethren therefore saide vnto him, Depart hence, and go into Iudea, that thy Disciples also may see the works that thou doest.
For there is no man that doth any thing in secret, and hee himselfe seeketh to be knowen openly: If thou doe these things, shew thy selfe to þe world.
For neither did his brethren beleeue in him.
Then Iesus said vnto them, My time is not yet come: but your time is alway ready.
The world cannot hate you, but me it hateth, because I testifie of it, that the workes thereof are euill.
Goe ye vp vnto this feast: I goe not vp yet vnto this feast, for my time is not yet full come.
When he had said these words vnto them, he abode still in Galilee.
¶ But when his brethren were gone vp, then went he also vp vnto the feast, not openly, but as it were in secret.
Then the Iewes sought him at the feast, and said, Where is he?
And there was much murmuring among the people, concerning him: For some said, Hee is a good man: Others said, Nay, but he deceiueth the people.
Howbeit, no man spake openly of him, for feare of the Iewes.
¶ Now about the middest of the feast, Iesus went vp into the Temple, and taught.
And the Iewes marueiled, saying, How knoweth this man letters, hauing neuer learned?
Iesus answered them, My doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me.
If any man will doe his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speake of my selfe.
He that speaketh of himselfe, seeketh his owne glory: but he that seeketh his glory that sent him, the same is true, and no vnrighteousnesse is in him.
Did not Moses giue you the Law, and yet none of you keepeth the Law? Why goe ye about to kill me?
The people answered, and sayd, Thou hast a deuill: Who goeth about to kill thee?
Iesus answered, and saide vnto them, I haue done one worke, and yee all marueile.
Moses therefore gaue vnto you Circumcision (not because it is of Moses, but of the fathers) and yee on the Sabbath day circumcise a man.
If a man on the Sabbath day receiue circumcision, that the Lawe of Moses should not be broken; are ye angry at me, because I haue made a man euery whit whole on the Sabbath day?
Iudge not according to the appearance, but iudge righteous iudgement.
Then said some of them of Hierusalem, Is not this hee, whome they seeke to kill?
But loe, he speaketh boldly, and they say nothing vnto him: Doe the rulers know indeede that this is the very Christ?
Howbeit wee know this man whence he is: but when Christ commeth, no man knoweth whence he is.
Then cried Iesus in the Temple as he taught, saying, Ye both know me, and ye know whence I am, and I am not come of my selfe, but he that sent me, is true, whom ye know not.
But I know him, for I am from him, and he hath sent me.
Then they sought to take him: but no man laid hands on him, because his houre was not yet come.
And many of the people beleeued on him, & said, When Christ commeth, will hee doe moe miracles then these which this man hath done?
¶ The Pharisees heard that the people murmured such things concerning him: And the Pharisees and the chiefe Priests sent officers to take him.
Then said Iesus vnto them, Yet a litle while am I with you, and then I goe vnto him that sent me.
Ye shall seeke me, and shall not find me: and where I am, thither yee cannot come.
Then saide the Iewes among themselues, Whither will hee goe, that we shall not find him? will he goe vnto the dispersed among the Gentiles, and teach the Gentiles?
What maner of saying is this that he said, Ye shall seeke me, and shall not find me? and where I am, thither ye cannot come?
In the last day, that great day of the feast, Iesus stood, and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come vnto me, and drinke.
He that beleeueth on me, as the Scripture hath saide, out of his belly shall flow riuers of liuing water.
(But this spake he of the Spirit which they that beleeue on him, should receiue. For the holy Ghost was not yet giuen, because that Iesus was not yet glorified.)
¶ Many of the people therefore, when they heard this saying, saide, Of a trueth this is the Prophet.
Others said, This is the Christ. But some said, Shall Christ come out of Galilee?
Hath not the Scripture saide, that Christ commeth of the seede of Dauid, and out of the towne of Bethlehem, where Dauid was?
So there was diuision among the people because of him.
And some of them would haue taken him, but no man layed hands on him.
¶ Then came the officers to the chiefe Priests and Pharises, and they said vnto them, Why haue ye not brought him?
The officers answered, Neuer man spake like this man.
Then answered them the Pharisees, Are ye also deceiued?
Haue any of the rulers, or of the Pharises beleeued on him?
But this people who knoweth not the Law, are cursed.
Nicodemus saith vnto them, (He that came to Iesus by night, being one of them,)
Doth our Law iudge any man before it heare him, & know what he doth?
They answered, and said vnto him, Art thou also of Galilee? Search, and looke: for out of Galilee ariseth no Prophet.
And euery man went vnto his owne house.
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John Mushawatu's John Chapter 7 comment about verse 3 on 4/14/2013, 1:33pm...
The referred brothers could have been Joseph's children born from other wife or wives married before Mary. There is an element of superiority and jealousy typical of polygamy elder brothers irked by obvious popularity being gained by young brother from Joseph's young wife.
Jean's John Chapter 7 comment on 1/23/2013, 9:33am...
As Jesus prepared to go forward, he opened the mind of the people and the ruler to think so as the task at hand would be on their mind as to know who he is.
GAYLE JACKSON's John Chapter 7 comment about verse 24 on 10/18/2012, 12:24am...
I have a compliment to add. I have been reading my daily word in Proverbs and other books every day and never realized there were questions at the bottom of the page!!! I love it. It helps to instill in your mind and heart what you've just read. Please have more questions because I really do enjoy answering them.
Angela Auma Oyoo's John Chapter 7 comment on 10/15/2012, 2:15am...
It tells how Jesus was rejected and they wanted to kill but could because a) His time was not yet b) People were divided, some were for him and others not.
TIMOTHY WAYNE GEORGE's John Chapter 7 comment on 3/16/2012, 10:39am...
The Law says a man is innocent until proven guilty, but many of the Jews were trying to kill Jesus before his time. Many marveled at the wisdom of Jesus, and he said he received it from God the father who sent him. Therefore Jesus moved about secretly, because his hour had not come. Yet he said if any man would believe on him, then out of his belly would flow rivers of living water. Jesus said this because when the Holy Spirit comes, this is what will happen after he has been Glorified. We who believe in Jesus have the Holy Spirit living in us, and the belly of living waters that Jesus spoke about. Let us not be devided, as many of the Jews were of that day, but let us judge righteously as Jesus said.
God always moves in the fulness of time, and Jesus new when he was to die on the cross for the sins of the world. He said I came down from heaven not to do my will, but the will of the father who sent me. Praise God he is never late or early, but is always on time. We too will be blessed when we move in God's appointed time.
Kenny Vann's John Chapter 7 comment on 1/27/2012, 8:44pm...
Why are some still so blind, yes the father sent him,when he sent his word and healed them.Know you not the (Word)that the father sent is a Prophetic description of him self going from everlasting to everlasting JESUS IS GOD the eternal (She-ki-Nah)
James's John Chapter 7 comment on 12/09/2010, 11:15pm...
jhon 17:28 Clearly stated that it is not Jesus Christ sending himself in the World but it is his Father who sent him which is JEHOVAH GOD.
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