John 7:26

“But, lo, he speaketh boldly, and they say nothing unto him. Do the rulers know indeed that this is the very Christ?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But loe, he speaketh boldly, and they say nothing vnto him: Doe the rulers know indeede that this is the very Christ?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Look, He is speaking publicly, and they are saying nothing to Him. The rulers do not really know that this is the Christ, do they?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And lo, he speaketh openly, and they say nothing unto him. Can it be that the rulers indeed know that this is the Christ?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And here he is talking openly and they say nothing to him! Is it possible that the rulers have knowledge that this is truly the Christ?
- Basic English Bible

and behold, he speaks openly, and they say nothing to him. Have the rulers then indeed recognised that this is the Christ?
- Darby Bible

But lo, he speaketh boldly, and they say nothing to him. Do the rulers know indeed that this is the very Christ?
- Webster's Bible

But here he is, speaking openly and boldly, and they say nothing to him! Can the Rulers really have ascertained that this man is the Christ?
- Weymouth Bible

Behold, he speaks openly, and they say nothing to him. Can it be that the rulers indeed know that this is truly the Christ?
- World English Bible

and lo! he spekith opynli, and thei seien no thing to hym. Whether the princes knewen verili, that this is Crist?
- Wycliffe Bible

and, lo, he doth speak freely, and they say nothing to him; did the rulers at all know truly that this is truly the Christ?
- Youngs Literal Bible

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People's Bible Notes for John 7:26


Joh 7:26 Do the rulers know, etc.? As they did not seize him according to their purpose, the question arose what had changed the mind of the rulers. Had they found out that he was the Christ?

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