John 19:7

“The Jews answered him, We have a law, and by our law he ought to die, because he made himself the Son of God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The Iewes answered him, We haue a law, and by our law he ought to die, because hee made himselfe the Son of God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The Jews answered him, "We have a law, and by that law He ought to die because He made Himself out {to be} the Son of God."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The Jews answered him, We have a law, and by that law he ought to die, because he made himself the Son of God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the Jews made answer, We have a law, and by that law it is right for him to be put to death because he said he was the Son of God.
- Basic English Bible

The Jews answered him, We have a law, and according to [our] law he ought to die, because he made himself Son of God.
- Darby Bible

The Jews answered him, We have a law, and by our law he ought to die, because he made himself the Son of God.
- Webster's Bible

We, replied the Jews, "have a Law, and in accordance with that Law he ought to die, for having claimed to be the Son of God."
- Weymouth Bible

The Jews answered him, "We have a law, and by our law he ought to die, because he made himself the Son of God."
- World English Bible

The Jewis answeriden to hym. We han a lawe, and bi the lawe he owith to die, for he made hym Goddis sone.
- Wycliffe Bible

the Jews answered him, `We have a law, and according to our law he ought to die, for he made himself Son of God.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 19:7


19:7 By our law he ought to die, because he made himself the Son of God - Which they understood in the highest sense, and therefore accounted blasphemy.


People's Bible Notes for John 19:7


Joh 19:7 We have a law. Failing in their purpose, they now fall back on their charge of blasphemy: "He made himself the Son of God".

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