John 10:22-30 CSB

Jesus at the Festival of Dedication

22 Then the Festival of Dedicationa took place in Jerusalem, and it was winter.

References for John 10:22

    • d 10:22 - Or Hanukkah, also called the Feast of Lights; this festival commemorated the rededication of the temple in 164 b.c.
      23 Jesus was walking in the temple complex in Solomon's Colonnade.b

      References for John 10:23

        • e 10:23 - Rows of columns supporting a roof
          24 Then the Jews surrounded Him and asked, "How long are You going to keep us in suspense?c If You are the Messiah, tell us plainly."d

          References for John 10:24

            • f 10:24 - Lit How long are you taking away our life?
            • g 10:24 - Or openly, or publicly
              25 "I did tell you and you don't believe," Jesus answered them. "The works that I do in My Father's name testify about Me.
              26 But you don't believe because you are not My sheep. e

              References for John 10:26

                • h 10:26 - Other mss add just as I told you
                  27 My sheep hear My voice, I know them, and they follow Me.
                  28 I give them eternal life, and they will never perish-ever! No one will snatch them out of My hand.
                  29 My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all. No one is able to snatch them out of the Father's hand.
                  30 The Father and I are one." f

                  References for John 10:30

                    • i 10:30 - Lit I and the Father-We are one.