John 7:4

“For there is no man that doeth any thing in secret, and he himself seeketh to be known openly. If thou do these things, shew thyself to the world.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For there is no man that doth any thing in secret, and hee himselfe seeketh to be knowen openly: If thou doe these things, shew thy selfe to þe world.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For no one does anything in secret when he himself seeks to be {known} publicly. If You do these things, show Yourself to the world."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For no man doeth anything in secret, and himself seeketh to be known openly. If thou doest these things, manifest thyself to the world.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because no man does things secretly if he has a desire that men may have knowledge of him. If you do these things, let yourself be seen by all men.
- Basic English Bible

for no one does anything in secret and himself seeks to be [known] in public. If thou doest these things, manifest thyself to the world:
- Darby Bible

For there is no man that doeth any thing in secret, and he himself seeketh to be known openly. If thou doest these things, show thyself to the world.
- Webster's Bible

For no one acts in secret, desiring all the while to be himself known publicly. Since you are doing these things, show yourself openly to the world."
- Weymouth Bible

For no one does anything in secret, and himself seeks to be known openly. If you do these things, reveal yourself to the world."
- World English Bible

for no man doith ony thing in hiddlis, and hym silf sekith to be opyn. If thou doist these thingis, schewe thi silf to the world.
- Wycliffe Bible

for no one in secret doth anything, and himself seeketh to be in public; if thou dost these things -- manifest thyself to the world;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 7:4


7:4 For no man doth any thing - Of this kind, in secret; but rather desireth to be of public use. If thou really dost these things - These miracles which are reported; show thyself to the world - To all men.


People's Bible Notes for John 7:4


Joh 7:4 If thou do these things. These brethren still were doubters. He differed so from their idea of the Christ that they could not understand him, and they hoped that at Jerusalem he would be made manifest. They afterwards became believers.

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