John 2:23-25 LEB

Jesus at the Passover

23 Now while he was in Jerusalem at the Passover, during the feast, many believed in his name [because they]a saw his signs which he was doing.

References for John 2:23

    • „ 2:23 - *Here "[because]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("saw") which is understood as causal
      24 But Jesus himself did not entrust himself to them, because he knew all [people],b

      References for John 2:24

        • … 2:24 - The Greek term is masculine and thus refers to "all [people]" rather than "all [things]" (which would be neuter)
          25 and because he did not {need}c anyone {to testify}d about man, for he himself knew what was in man.e

          References for John 2:25

            • † 2:25 - Literally "have need that"
            • ‡ 2:25 - Literally "should testify"
            • ˆ 2:25 - *Here "man" has been retained rather than the generic "people" to maintain the connection with the following verse