John 5:28

Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice,

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Marueile not at this: for the houre is comming, in the which all that are in the graues shall heare his voice,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Do not marvel at this; for an hour is coming, in which all who are in the tombs will hear His voice,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Marvel not at this: for the hour cometh, in which all that are in the tombs shall hear his voice,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Do not be surprised at this: for the time is coming when his voice will come to all who are in the place of the dead,
- Basic English Bible

Wonder not at this, for an hour is coming in which all who are in the tombs shall hear his voice,
- Darby Bible

Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice,
- Webster's Bible

Wonder not at this. For a time is coming when all who are in the graves will hear His voice and will come forth--
- Weymouth Bible

Don't marvel at this, for the hour comes, in which all that are in the tombs will hear his voice,
- World English Bible

Nyle ye wondre this, for the our cometh, in which alle men that ben in birielis, schulen here the voice of Goddis sone.
- Wycliffe Bible

`Wonder not at this, because there doth come an hour in which all those in the tombs shall hear his voice,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 5:28


5:28 The time is coming - When not two or three, but all shall rise.


People's Bible Notes for John 5:28


Joh 5:28 Marvel not at this. That he should execute judgment. Those in the graces shall hear his voice and come forth to judgment; the good, to the resurrection of life; the evil, to the resurrection of damnation; the one to life eternal, the other class to condemnation.

Discussion for John 5

  • Cyrilhassanally@gmail
    It would seem from vs 29 that Jesus is basing his judgement on works done. Paul on the other hand says not of works so that any man should boast. James says faith and works he combines Jesus and Paul in his formula.there seems to be three different formulas to heaven
  • Bill
    Praise Jesus Christ! Our LORD and SAVIOR! Save all us sinners from our own demise
  • BSP
    Verse 17 shows that God has kept working and so has Jesus. We should be hard working in imitation of them.
  • Edward
    What I discover from reading John 5 is 'Tradition Vs new faith in Jesus Christ and what the Spirit of God is saying to the churches'
  • John
    This story of the rich man that Jesus is relaying to us was during the time of Moses. He Said they have Moses and the prophet if they will not here them neither will they hear one that has come from the dead. Those that choose to reject God have always been turned into hell.
  • Stephen F. Zielski
    You are right on track with the Word oh Saint and do what the Word says to do. Focus on accuracy. Trust Abba Dad through Christ our Blessed Lord