John 7:20

“The people answered and said, Thou hast a devil: who goeth about to kill thee?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The people answered, and sayd, Thou hast a deuill: Who goeth about to kill thee?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The crowd answered, "You have a demon! Who seeks to kill You?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The multitude answered, Thou hast a demon: who seeketh to kill thee?
- American Standard Version (1901)

The people said in answer, You have an evil spirit: who has any desire to put you to death?
- Basic English Bible

The crowd answered [and said], Thou hast a demon: who seeks to kill thee?
- Darby Bible

The people answered and said, Thou hast a demon: who goeth about to kill thee?
- Webster's Bible

You are possessed by a demon, replied the crowd; "no one wants to kill you."
- Weymouth Bible

The multitude answered, "You have a demon! Who seeks to kill you?"
- World English Bible

What seken ye to sle me? And the puple answerde, and seide, Thou hast a deuel; who sekith to sle thee?
- Wycliffe Bible

The multitude answered and said, `Thou hast a demon, who doth seek to kill thee?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 7:20


7:20 The people answered, Thou hast a devil - A lying spirit. Who seeketh to kill thee? - These, coming from distant parts, probably did not know the design of the priests and rulers.


People's Bible Notes for John 7:20


Joh 7:20 The people answered. Not "the Jews", but the masses. They did not then know that the rulers were seeking his death, and hence rebukes such a suggestion. Thou hast a devil. Such a mistake must be due to the whisper of a demon, they thought.

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