Some of the peopletherefore, when they heardthesewords, were saying, "Thiscertainly is 1the Prophet."
41Others were saying, "This is athe Christ." Still others were saying, "2Surelybthe Christ is not going to come from Galilee, is He?
"Has not the Scripturesaid that the Christcomes from 3the descendants of David, and from Bethlehem, the villagewhereDavid was?"
43So4a divisionoccurred in the crowdbecause of Him.
445Some of them wanted to seize Him, but noonelaidhands on Him.
The 6officersthencame to the chiefpriests and Pharisees, and they said to them, "Why did you not bring Him?"
The 7officersanswered, "8Never has a manspoken the waythismanspeaks."
The Phariseesthenanswered them, "9You have not also been ledastray, have you?
"10Noone of 11the rulersorPharisees has believed in Him, has he?
"But thiscrowd which does not know the Law is accursed."
5012Nicodemus (he who came to Him before, beingone of them) said to them,
"13Our Law does not judge a manunless it firsthears from him and knowswhat he is doing, does it?"
They answered him, "14You are not also from Galilee, are you? Search, and see that noprophetarises out of Galilee."
[cEveryonewent to his home.