John 8:59

“Then took they up stones to cast at him: but Jesus hid himself, and went out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and so passed by.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for John 8:59

Then tooke they vp stones to cast at him: but Iesus hidde himselfe, and went out of the Temple, going thorow the midst of them, and so passed by.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore they picked up stones to throw at Him, but Jesus hid Himself and went out of the temple.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They took up stones therefore to cast at him: but Jesus hid himself, and went out of the temple.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So they took up stones to send at him: but Jesus got secretly out of their way and went out of the Temple.
- Basic English Bible

They took up therefore stones that they might cast [them] at him; but Jesus hid himself and went out of the temple, [going through the midst of them, and thus passed on.]
- Darby Bible

Then they took up stones to cast at him: but Jesus hid himself, and went out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and so passed by.
- Webster's Bible

Thereupon they took up stones with which to stone Him, but He hid Himself and went away out of the Temple.
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore they took up stones to throw at him, but Jesus was hidden, and went out of the temple, having gone through the midst of them, and so passed by.
- World English Bible

Therfor thei token stonys, to caste to hym; but Jhesus hidde hym, and wente out of the temple.
- Wycliffe Bible

they took up, therefore, stones that they may cast at him, but Jesus hid himself, and went forth out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and so passed by.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for John 8:59

Wesley's Notes for John 8:59


8:59 Then they took up stones - To stone him as a blasphemer; but Jesus concealed himself - Probably by becoming invisible; and so passed on - With the same ease as if none had been there.


People's Bible Notes for John 8:59


Joh 8:59 They took up stones to cast at him. They regarded his language blasphemy. If he had been only a man it would have been.

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