23"1If a manreceivescircumcision on the Sabbathso that the Law of Moses will not be broken, are you angry with Me because I made an entiremanwell on the Sabbath?24"Do not 2judgeaccording to appearance, but ajudge with righteousjudgment."25Sosome of the people of Jerusalem were saying, "Is this not the man whom they are seeking to kill?
26"Look, He is speakingpublicly, and they are sayingnothing to Him. 3The rulers do not reallyknow that this is bthe Christ, do they?
27"However, 4we knowwherethisman is from; but whenever the Christ may come, nooneknowswhere He is from."
28ThenJesuscried out in the temple, 5teaching and saying, "6You bothknow Me and knowwhere I am from; and 7I have not come of Myself, but He who sent Me is true, whom you do not know.29"8I know Him, because9I am from Him, and 10He sent Me."30So they 11were seeking to seize Him; and nomanlaid his hand on Him, because His 12hour had not yetcome.
But 13many of the crowdbelieved in Him; and they were saying, "14Whencthe Christcomes, He will not performmored15signs than those whichthisman has, will He?"
The Phariseesheard the crowdmutteringthesethingsabout Him, and the chiefpriests and the Phariseessent16officers to 17seize Him.
33ThereforeJesussaid, "18For a littlewhilelonger I am with you, then19I go to Him who sent Me.