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

  • Tim
    I see the pool in 5:7 as a type of the Old Testament Law, where you have to work to get in. And Jesus healing the man as a picture of the New Testament, saved by grace not our works. And then after he is healed he walks, equals obedience to the Lord. .
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 5:34 but I receive not testimony from man but these things --I say-- that you might be saved *** MARK 8:35 FOR WHOSOEVER WILL SAVE HIS LIFE SHALL LOSE IT BUT WHOSOEVER SHALL LOSE HIS LIFE FOR -- MY SAKE AND THE GOSPELS -- THE SAME SHALL SAVE IT *** 1 CORINTHIANS 15:33 be not deceived evil communications corrupt good manners
  • Cathryn
    I loue the Whole Word of God AKJV the KJV of 1611 onely these two and thank you for this great website as well.. Jesus of Nazareth is the Risen Christ and the Sonne of the Liuing God. And he is the Liuing God.
  • Steve morrow
    MATTHEW 22:31 BUT AS TOUCHING THE RESURRECTION OF THE DEAD HAVE YOU NOT READ THAT WHICH WAS SPOKEN UNTO YOU BY GOD SAYING --22:32-- I AM THE GOD OF ABRAHAM AND THE GOD OF ISAAC AND THE GOD OF JACOB --- GOD IS NOT THE GOD OF THE DEAD BUT OF THE LIVING PSALM 115:17 THE DEAD PRAISE NOT THE LORD NEITHER ANY THAT GO DOWN INTO SILENCE PROVERBS 21:16 THE MAN THAT WANDERETH OUT OF THE WAY OF UNDERSTANDING SHALL REMAIN IN THE CONGREGATION OF THE DEAD 2 TIMOTHY 2:7 CONSIDER WHAT I SAY AND THE LORD GIVE THEE UNDERSTANDING IN ALL THINGS
  • Lilian
    MARVEL NOT FOR THE HOUR IS COMING EVEN TO ALL WHO ARE IN GRAVES WILL HEAR HIS VOICE JESUS IS COMING SOON TO TAKE THE CHURCH AS THE BRIDE BLESSED ARE THOSE WHO ARE FOUND IN THE CHURCH SERVING JESUS AND PRAISING HIM WILL BE SURELY SAVED RAPTURE IS COMING LET'S PRAISE AND WORSHIP JESUS ONLY TILL RAPTURE HE IS TGE ONLY JEHOVAH MY ROCK AND MY SALVATION AMEN
  • A disciple
    "Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice," John 5:28 In context to the entire testimony which the Lord Jesus here declares to the Jews, who are opposing and contradicting Him with their wicked and insubordinate minds of unbelief He expounds to them how that "the Father judgeth no man, but hath committed all judgment unto the Son: that all men should honour the Son, even as they honour the Father:" as it is written also in the second Psalm, "Yet have I set My King upon My holy hill of Zion...KISS THE SON, LEST HE BE ANGRY, AND YOU PERISH FROM THE WAY WHEN HIS WRATH IS KINDLED BUT A LITTLE!" A sad song says, "Don't they know its the end of the world, 'cause you don't love me anymore!" The enemies of the LORD should have submitted themselves to Him, and so that there time would have endured for ever but so soon they shall be awakened from their dream to the nightmare of an eternity that God doesn't love them anymore, and has said Goodbye!