John 1:11

“Hee came vnto his owne, and his owne receiued him not.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

He came unto his own, and his own received him not.
- King James Version

He came to His own, and those who were His own did not receive Him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He came unto his own, and they that were his own received him not.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He came to the things which were his and his people did not take him to their hearts.
- Basic English Bible

He came to his own, and his own received him not;
- Darby Bible

He came to his own, and his own received him not.
- Webster's Bible

He came to the things that were His own, and His own people gave Him no welcome.
- Weymouth Bible

He came to his own, and those who were his own didn't receive him.
- World English Bible

He cam in to his owne thingis, and hise resseyueden hym not.
- Wycliffe Bible

to his own things he came, and his own people did not receive him;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 1:11


1:11 He came - In the fulness of time, to his own - Country, city, temple: And his own - People, received him not.


People's Bible Notes for John 1:11


Joh 1:11 He came unto his own , etc. This verse states (1) that he "came", personally, to his own. He took upon himself a fleshly form and came to the race to which he was united by fleshly ties; (2) his own received him not. His own is the Jewish nation, who "received" him not.

Discussion for John 1

  • Lilian
    In the beginning there was a word and the word was with God and the word is God i believe you Lord Jesus that you are the word from Abba Father in order for us to believe that there is God our Father who truly loves us your word Lord is my life i will love you and will praise forever you are the light of my world amen hallelujah
  • Indi garcha
    Holy,direct,to the point,the truth
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN1:4IN HIM WAS LIFE AND THE LIFE WAS THE LIGHT OF MEN JOHN6:63it is the spirit that quickeneth the flesh profiteth nothing the words that I speak unto you they are spirit and they are life ISAIAH 8:20 to the law and to the testimony if they speak not according this word it is because there is no light in them PSALM119:138THY TESTIMONIES THAT THOU HAST COMMANDED ARE RIGHTEOUS AND VERY FAITHFUL
  • Jaswanth
    In this chapter, John declares the origin of the Son of God and His glory. we also read how John and Jesus Christ met and baptism of the Son of God, immediately the voice of God comes from heaven saying: This is my Beloved Son, In whom I am well pleased, whereafter the disciples follow him.
  • Steve morrow
    --- WHAT DOES GOD SAY --- 1 CORINTHIANS 8:5 for though there be that are called gods whether in heaven or in earth as they be gods many and lords many --8:6-- BUT TO US THERE IS BUT ONE GOD THE FATHER OF WHOM ARE ALL THINGS AND WE IN HIM AND ONE LORD JESUS CHRIST BY WHOM ARE ALL THINGS AND WE BY HIM
  • Rev Autrey
    John 1:1 says "... and he was God" because Jesus is God. See we must understand that God speaks to us only by the name Jesus. The Father then and the Holy Spirit are his other two names. See with God it's not the dividing of himself into 3 parts, it's name recognition. That is, by what name he chooses to speak to us. And that name is always Jesus.

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