John 10:22-42 LEB

Jesus at the Feast of the Dedication

22 Then the feast of the Dedication took place in Jerusalem. It was winter,

References for John 10:22

      23 and Jesus was walking in the temple in the Portico of Solomon.
      24 So the Jews surrounded him and began to saya to him, "{How long will you keep us in suspense}?b If you are the Christ, tell us plainly!"

      References for John 10:24

        • Ō 10:24 - *The imperfect tense has been translated as ingressive here ("began to say")
        • ō 10:24 - Literally "until when will you take away our life"
          25 Jesus answered them, "I told you and you do not believe! The deeds that I do in the name of my Father, these testify about me.
          26 But you do not believe, because you are not of my sheep!
          27 My sheep listen to my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.
          28 And I give them eternal life, and they will never perish {forever},c and no one will seize them out of my hand.

          References for John 10:28

            • Ŏ 10:28 - Literally "for the age"
              29 My Father, who has given [them]d to me, is greater than all, and no one can seize [them]e from the Father's hand.

              References for John 10:29

                • ŏ 10:29 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
                • Ő 10:29 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
                  30 The Father and I are one."
                  31 Thenf the Jews picked up stones again so that they could stone him.

                  References for John 10:31

                    • ő 10:31 - Some manuscripts omit "Then"
                      32 Jesus answered them, "I have shown you many good deeds from the Father. For which one of them are you going to stone me?"
                      33 The Jews answered him, "We are not going to stone you concerning a good deed, but concerning blasphemy, and because you, [although you]g are a man, make yourself [to be] God!"

                      References for John 10:33

                        • Œ 10:33 - *Here "[although]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("are") which is understood as concessive
                          34 Jesus answered them, "Is it not written in your law, 'I said, "You are gods" '?h

                          References for John 10:34

                            • œ 10:34 - A quotation from Ps 82:6 (in common usage "law" could refer to the entire Old Testament)
                              35 If he called them 'gods' to whom the word of God came--and the scripture cannot be broken--
                              36 do you say about [he] whom the Father set apart and sent into the world, 'You are blaspheming,' because I said, 'I am the Son of God'?
                              37 If I do not do the deeds of my Father, do not believe me.
                              38 But if I am doing [them],i even if you do not believe me, believe the deeds, so that you may know and understand that the Father [is] in me and I [am] in the Father."

                              References for John 10:38

                                • Ŕ 10:38 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
                                  39 So they were seeking again to seize him, and he departed out of their hand.
                                  40 And he went away again on the other side of the Jordan, to the place where John was baptizing at an earlier time, and he stayed there.
                                  41 And many came to him and began to say,j "John performed no sign, but everything John said about this man was true!"

                                  References for John 10:41

                                    • ŕ 10:41 - *The imperfect tense has been translated as ingressive here ("began to say")
                                      42 And many believed in him there.