John 7:40-52 ESV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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40 When they heard these words, some of the people said, "This really is the Prophet." 40 On hearing his words, some of the people said, "Surely this man is the Prophet."
41 Others said, "This is the Christ." But some said, "Is the Christ to come from Galilee? 41 Others said, "He is the Christ." Still others asked, "How can the Christ come from Galilee?
42 Has not the Scripture said that the Christ comes from the offspring of David, and comes from Bethlehem, the village where David was?" 42 Does not the Scripture say that the Christ will come from David's family and from Bethlehem, the town where David lived?"
43 So there was a division among the people over him. 43 Thus the people were divided because of Jesus.
44 Some of them wanted to arrest him, but no one laid hands on him. 44 Some wanted to seize him, but no one laid a hand on him.
45 The officers then came to the chief priests and Pharisees, who said to them, "Why did you not bring him?" 45 Finally the temple guards went back to the chief priests and Pharisees, who asked them, "Why didn't you bring him in?"
46 The officers answered, "No one ever spoke like this man!" 46 "No one ever spoke the way this man does," the guards declared.
47 The Pharisees answered them, "Have you also been deceived? 47 "You mean he has deceived you also?" the Pharisees retorted.
48 Have any of the authorities or the Pharisees believed in him? 48 "Has any of the rulers or of the Pharisees believed in him?
49 But this crowd that does not know the law is accursed." 49 No! But this mob that knows nothing of the law--there is a curse on them."
50 Nicodemus, who had gone to him before, and who was one of them, said to them, 50 Nicodemus, who had gone to Jesus earlier and who was one of their own number, asked,
51 "Does our law judge a man without first giving him a hearing and learning what he does?" 51 "Does our law condemn anyone without first hearing him to find out what he is doing?"
52 They replied, "Are you from Galilee too? Search and see that no prophet arises from Galilee." 52 They replied, "Are you from Galilee, too? Look into it, and you will find that a prophet does not come out of Galilee."