John 7:29

But I know him: for I am from him, and he hath sent me.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But I know him, for I am from him, and he hath sent me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I know Him, because I am from Him, and He sent Me."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I know him; because I am from him, and he sent me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I have knowledge of him because I came from him and he sent me.
- Basic English Bible

I know him, because I am from him, and *he* has sent me.
- Darby Bible

But I know him; for I am from him, and he hath sent me.
- Webster's Bible

I know Him, because I came from Him, and He sent me."
- Weymouth Bible

I know him, because I am from him, and he sent me."
- World English Bible

Y knowe hym, and if Y seie that Y knowe hym not, Y schal be lijk to you, a liere; but Y knowe hym, for of hym Y am, and he sente me.
- Wycliffe Bible

and I have known Him, because I am from Him, and He did send me.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 7:29


7:29 l am from him - By eternal generation: and he hath sent me - His mission follows from his generation. These two points answer those: Do ye know me? Do ye know whence I am?


Discussion for John 7

  • Ray321
    3 I am verily a man which am a Jew, born in Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, and taught according to the perfect manner of the law of the fathers, and was zealous toward God, as ye all are this day. 13 For ye have heard of my conversation in time past in the Jews' religion, how that beyond measure I persecuted the church of God, and wasted it:
  • Insight777
    V24 proves physical cutting means nothing. Jesus does not cut flesh and does not teach it.
    Paul however continues to circumcise to establish the adherence to Jewish law as the example of the Jewish woman that had a son with a Greek man. Paul does not follow the example of behavior that Jesus established. Paul is a Jew first, Christian second. Acts 16:3
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink. Yes, Lord, I thirst of you daily. Give me to drink from the spring of living waters.
  • A disciple
    "After these things Jesus walked in Galilee: for he would not walk in Jewry, because the Jews sought to kill him." The hostile and hateful who oppose and contradict Jesus and any and all who love Jesus; would love it to be fighting and quarreling with us all the time, and wasting our time! But we have to know when its time to let men have their own ways, and leave them alone.
  • Sparrow1950
    Probably, if they were practicing Jews and did it 8 days after birth according to laws.
  • Lu2677
    Thanks for posting Luke 2:21. I repent of saying,"scripture does not tell us if Mary and Joseph circumcised their children. It is important to repent when scripture corrects us when we err. Or God will reprove us and call us a liar. He doesn't take is lightly when we speak untruth. I don't want him to call me a liar, do you want him to call you a liar? A question for all to consider.

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