John 11:47

“Then gathered the chief priests and the Pharisees a council, and said, What do we? for this man doeth many miracles.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for John 11:47

Then gathered þe chiefe Priests and the Pharises a councell, and said, What doe wee? for this man doeth many miracles.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore the chief priests and the Pharisees convened a council, and were saying, "What are we doing? For this man is performing many signs.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The chief priests therefore and the Pharisees gathered a council, and said, What do we? for this man doeth many signs.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then the high priests and the Pharisees had a meeting and said, What are we doing? This man is doing a number of signs.
- Basic English Bible

The chief priests, therefore, and the Pharisees gathered a council, and said, What do we? for this man does many signs.
- Darby Bible

Then the chief priests and the Pharisees convened a council, and said, What do we? for this man performeth many miracles.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore the High Priests and the Pharisees held a meeting of the Sanhedrin. "What steps are we taking?" they asked one another; "for this man is performing a great number of miracles.
- Weymouth Bible

The chief priests therefore and the Pharisees gathered a council, and said, "What are we doing? For this man does many signs.
- World English Bible

Therfor the bischopis and the Farisees gadriden a counsel ayens Jhesu, and seiden, What do we? for this man doith many myraclis.
- Wycliffe Bible

the chief priests, therefore, and the Pharisees, gathered together a sanhedrim, and said, `What may we do? because this man doth many signs?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for John 11:47

Wesley's Notes for John 11:47


11:47 What do we? - What? Believe. Yea, but death yields to the power of Christ sooner than infidelity.


People's Bible Notes for John 11:47


Joh 11:47 Then gathered the chief priests and the Pharisees a council. The Sanhedrin met at once. The crisis was an alarming one. Unless something was done the nation would follow Jesus.

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