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

  • LYLE R SHORT
    This verse relates to Matthew 15:24. Israel belonged to him and most of them did not receive him as who he is, their Messiah. One needs to read on in John to get the complete message. Jesus was not here to minister to Gentiles during his earthly life, but he later sent Paul for that purpose.
  • To show
    Jesus is God controversy has been ongoing for centuries. It is mostly based on Greek translations of words that John had no idea that they would be misconstrued and subsequently cause so much division in orthodoxy. Understanding a Greek word in English can lead the reader down a slippery slope of what the true meaning really is. Once you get the correct meanings everything falls into place.
  • Alex
    MJ PAUTLER I SEE THIS JOHN 1 V 13 N 14 ANSWERING TO GEN. 18 THE PROMISE CHILD ISAAC THAT WAS NOT BORN BY THE WILL OF MAN BUT BY THE WILL OF GOD. ABE AND SARAH WERE TOO OLD TO HAVE CHILDREN. JOHN 1 V 14 IS ABOUT A SPRITUAL CHILD THAT HAS TO BE BORN IN US WHICH IS THE H,G TH CHILD OF PROMISE THAT'S NOT A FLESH AND BLOOD BEING NOR BORN BY THE WILL OF MAN BUT BORN ONLY BY THE WILL OF GOD IN US GBU
  • Mj pautler
    Can there be possible cross reference for John 1:12-13 in old testament?
  • Steve morrow
    --GRACE--JOHN 1:17 FOR THE LAW WAS GIVEN BY MOSES BUT GRACE AND TRUTH CAME BY JESUS CHRIST PSALM 127:1 except THE LORD build the house they labor in vain that build it except THE LORD keep the city the watchman waketh but in vain ACTS 20:32 AND NOW BRETHREN I COMMEND YOU TO GOD AND TO THE WORD OF HIS GRACE WHICH IS ABLE TO BUILD YOU UP AND TO GIVE YOU AN INHERITANCE AMONG THEM WHICH ARE SANCTIFIED
  • Bruce
    If The World Does not See Christ in Us, We are in Big Trouble and They Will not Find The Narrow Road Which Leads to Eternal Life. We are that Light. Like it's Been Said, Let it Shine. We Will have Tribulation, Persecution,Trouble, in Jail, Lied about But Continue inThe Faith: You will Hear, Well Done Thou Good and Faithful Servant--- Enter Thou Into The Joy of Thyself Lord(Matthew 25:21)

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