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John 7:35-45 NIV

35 The Jews said to one another, “Where does this man intend to go that we cannot find him? Will he go where our people live scattered among the Greeks, and teach the Greeks?

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36 What did he mean when he said, ‘You will look for me, but you will not find me,’ and ‘Where I am, you cannot come’?”

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      37 On the last and greatest day of the festival, Jesus stood and said in a loud voice, “Let anyone who is thirsty come to me and drink.

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      38 Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them.”a

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        • … 7:38 - Or "me. And let anyone drink" 38"who believes in me.” As Scripture has said, “Out of him" (or "them" ) "will flow rivers of living water.”"
          39 By this he meant the Spirit, whom those who believed in him were later to receive. Up to that time the Spirit had not been given, since Jesus had not yet been glorified.

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          40 On hearing his words, some of the people said, “Surely this man is the Prophet.”

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          41 Others said, “He is the Messiah.” Still others asked, “How can the Messiah come from Galilee?

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          42 Does not Scripture say that the Messiah will come from David’s descendants and from Bethlehem, the town where David lived?”

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          43 Thus the people were divided because of Jesus.

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          44 Some wanted to seize him, but no one laid a hand on him.

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              Unbelief of the Jewish Leaders

              45 Finally the temple guards went back to the chief priests and the Pharisees, who asked them, “Why didn’t you bring him in?”

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                  Study tools for John 7:35-45

                  • a 7:1 - Some manuscripts "not have authority"
                  • b 7:8 - Some manuscripts "not yet"
                  • c 7:38 - Or "me. And let anyone drink" 38"who believes in me.” As Scripture has said, “Out of him" (or "them" ) "will flow rivers of living water.”"