John 7:31

“And many of the people believed on him, and said, When Christ cometh, will he do more miracles than these which this man hath done?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And many of the people beleeued on him, & said, When Christ commeth, will hee doe moe miracles then these which this man hath done?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But many of the crowd believed in Him; and they were saying, "When the Christ comes, He will not perform more signs than those which this man has, will He?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But of the multitude many believed on him; and they said, When the Christ shall come, will he do more signs than those which this man hath done?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And numbers of the people had belief in him, and they said, When the Christ comes will he do more signs than this man has done?
- Basic English Bible

But many of the crowd believed on him, and said, Will the Christ, when he comes, do more signs than those which this [man] has done?
- Darby Bible

And many of the people believed on him, and said, When Christ cometh, will he do more miracles than these which this man hath done?
- Webster's Bible

But from among the crowd a large number believed in Him. "When the Christ comes," they said, "will He perform more miracles than this teacher has performed?"
- Weymouth Bible

But of the multitude, many believed in him. They said, "When the Christ comes, he won't do more signs than those which this man has done, will he?"
- World English Bible

And many of the puple bileueden in hym, and seiden, Whanne Crist schal come, whether he schal do mo tokenes, than tho that this doith?
- Wycliffe Bible

and many out of the multitude did believe in him, and said -- `The Christ -- when he may come -- will he do more signs than these that this one did?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for John 7:31


Joh 7:31 Many of the people believed. Not intelligently, but that he was a teacher sent from God, and possibly the Christ. Compare Joh 3:1,2.

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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