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John 7

BBE 1 After this, Jesus went from place to place in Galilee. He did not go about in Judaea, because the Jews were looking for a chance to put him to death. NIV 1 After this, Jesus went around in Galilee, purposely staying away from Judea because the Jews there were waiting to take his life. BBE 2 But the feast of the Jews, the feast of tents, was near. NIV 2 But when the Jewish Feast of Tabernacles was near, BBE 3 So his brothers said to him, Go away from here into Judaea so that your disciples may see the works which you do. NIV 3 Jesus' brothers said to him, "You ought to leave here and go to Judea, so that your disciples may see the miracles you do. BBE 4 Because no man does things secretly if he has a desire that men may have knowledge of him. If you do these things, let yourself be seen by all men. NIV 4 No one who wants to become a public figure acts in secret. Since you are doing these things, show yourself to the world." BBE 5 For even his brothers had no belief in him. NIV 5 For even his own brothers did not believe in him. BBE 6 Jesus said to them, My time is still to come, but any time is good for you. NIV 6 Therefore Jesus told them, "The right time for me has not yet come; for you any time is right. BBE 7 It is not possible for you to be hated by the world; but I am hated by it, because I give witness that what it does is evil. NIV 7 The world cannot hate you, but it hates me because I testify that what it does is evil. BBE 8 Go you up to the feast: I am not going up now to the feast because my time has not fully come. NIV 8 You go to the Feast. I am not yet going up to this Feast, because for me the right time has not yet come." BBE 9 Having said these things to them, he still kept in Galilee. NIV 9 Having said this, he stayed in Galilee. BBE 10 But after his brothers had gone up to the feast, then he went up, not publicly, but in secret. NIV 10 However, after his brothers had left for the Feast, he went also, not publicly, but in secret. BBE 11 At the feast the Jews were looking for him and saying, Where is he? NIV 11 Now at the Feast the Jews were watching for him and asking, "Where is that man?" BBE 12 And there was much discussion about him among the mass of the people. Some said, He is a good man; but others said, No, he is giving people false ideas. NIV 12 Among the crowds there was widespread whispering about him. Some said, "He is a good man." Others replied, "No, he deceives the people." BBE 13 But no man said anything about him openly for fear of the Jews. NIV 13 But no one would say anything publicly about him for fear of the Jews. BBE 14 Now in the middle of the feast Jesus went up to the Temple and was teaching. NIV 14 Not until halfway through the Feast did Jesus go up to the temple courts and begin to teach. BBE 15 Then the Jews were surprised and said, How has this man got knowledge of books? He has never been to school. NIV 15 The Jews were amazed and asked, "How did this man get such learning without having studied?" BBE 16 Jesus gave them this answer: It is not my teaching, but his who sent me. NIV 16 Jesus answered, "My teaching is not my own. It comes from him who sent me. BBE 17 If any man is ready to do God's pleasure he will have knowledge of the teaching and of where it comes from--from God or from myself. NIV 17 If anyone chooses to do God's will, he will find out whether my teaching comes from God or whether I speak on my own. BBE 18 The man whose words come from himself is looking for glory for himself, but he who is looking for the glory of him who sent him--that man is true and there is no evil in him. NIV 18 He who speaks on his own does so to gain honor for himself, but he who works for the honor of the one who sent him is a man of truth; there is nothing false about him. BBE 19 Did not Moses give you the law? Even so, not one of you keeps the law. Why have you a desire to put me to death? NIV 19 Has not Moses given you the law? Yet not one of you keeps the law. Why are you trying to kill me?" BBE 20 The people said in answer, You have an evil spirit: who has any desire to put you to death? NIV 20 "You are demon-possessed," the crowd answered. "Who is trying to kill you?" BBE 21 This was the answer of Jesus: I have done one work and you are all surprised at it. NIV 21 Jesus said to them, "I did one miracle, and you are all astonished. BBE 22 Moses gave you circumcision--not that it comes from Moses, but from the fathers--and even on the Sabbath you give a child circumcision. NIV 22 Yet, because Moses gave you circumcision (though actually it did not come from Moses, but from the patriarchs), you circumcise a child on the Sabbath. BBE 23 If a child is given circumcision on the Sabbath so that the law of Moses may not be broken, why are you angry with me because I made a man completely well on the Sabbath? NIV 23 Now if a child can be circumcised on the Sabbath so that the law of Moses may not be broken, why are you angry with me for healing the whole man on the Sabbath? BBE 24 Let not your decisions be based on what you see, but on righteousness. NIV 24 Stop judging by mere appearances, and make a right judgment." BBE 25 Then some of the people of Jerusalem said, Is not this the man whose death is desired? NIV 25 At that point some of the people of Jerusalem began to ask, "Isn't this the man they are trying to kill? BBE 26 And here he is talking openly and they say nothing to him! Is it possible that the rulers have knowledge that this is truly the Christ? NIV 26 Here he is, speaking publicly, and they are not saying a word to him. Have the authorities really concluded that he is the Christ ? BBE 27 However, it is clear to us where this man comes from: but when the Christ comes no one will have knowledge where he comes from. NIV 27 But we know where this man is from; when the Christ comes, no one will know where he is from." BBE 28 Then, when he was teaching in the Temple, Jesus said with a loud voice, You have knowledge of me and you have knowledge of where I come from; and I have not come of myself; but there is One who has sent me; he is true, but you have no knowledge of him. NIV 28 Then Jesus, still teaching in the temple courts, cried out, "Yes, you know me, and you know where I am from. I am not here on my own, but he who sent me is true. You do not know him, BBE 29 I have knowledge of him because I came from him and he sent me. NIV 29 but I know him because I am from him and he sent me." BBE 30 Then they had a desire to take him: but no man put hands on him because his hour was still to come. NIV 30 At this they tried to seize him, but no one laid a hand on him, because his time had not yet come. BBE 31 And numbers of the people had belief in him, and they said, When the Christ comes will he do more signs than this man has done? NIV 31 Still, many in the crowd put their faith in him. They said, "When the Christ comes, will he do more miraculous signs than this man?" BBE 32 This discussion of the people came to the ears of the Pharisees; and the chief priests and the Pharisees sent servants to take him. NIV 32 The Pharisees heard the crowd whispering such things about him. Then the chief priests and the Pharisees sent temple guards to arrest him. BBE 33 Then Jesus said, I will be with you a little longer and then I go to him who sent me. NIV 33 Jesus said, "I am with you for only a short time, and then I go to the one who sent me. BBE 34 You will be looking for me, and you will not see me: and where I am you may not come. NIV 34 You will look for me, but you will not find me; and where I am, you cannot come." BBE 35 So the Jews said among themselves, To what place is he going where we will not see him? will he go to the Jews living among the Greeks and become the teacher of the Greeks? NIV 35 The Jews said to one another, "Where does this man intend to go that we cannot find him? Will he go where our people live scattered among the Greeks, and teach the Greeks? BBE 36 What is this saying of his, You will be looking for me and will not see me, and where I am you may not come? NIV 36 What did he mean when he said, 'You will look for me, but you will not find me,' and 'Where I am, you cannot come'?" BBE 37 On the last day, the great day of the feast, Jesus got up and said in a loud voice, If any man is in need of drink let him come to me and I will give it to him. NIV 37 On the last and greatest day of the Feast, Jesus stood and said in a loud voice, "If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink. BBE 38 He who has faith in me, out of his body, as the Writings have said, will come rivers of living water. NIV 38 Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, streams of living water will flow from within him." BBE 39 This he said of the Spirit which would be given to those who had faith in him: the Spirit had not been given then, because the glory of Jesus was still to come. NIV 39 By this he meant the Spirit, whom those who believed in him were later to receive. Up to that time the Spirit had not been given, since Jesus had not yet been glorified. BBE 40 When these words came to their ears, some of the people said, This is certainly the prophet. NIV 40 On hearing his words, some of the people said, "Surely this man is the Prophet." BBE 41 Others said, This is the Christ. But others said, Not so; will the Christ come from Galilee? NIV 41 Others said, "He is the Christ." Still others asked, "How can the Christ come from Galilee? BBE 42 Do not the Writings say that the Christ comes of the seed of David and from Beth-lehem, the little town where David was? NIV 42 Does not the Scripture say that the Christ will come from David's family and from Bethlehem, the town where David lived?" BBE 43 So there was a division among the people because of him. NIV 43 Thus the people were divided because of Jesus. BBE 44 And some of them had a desire to take him; but no man put hands on him. NIV 44 Some wanted to seize him, but no one laid a hand on him. BBE 45 Then the servants went back to the chief priests and Pharisees, who said to them, Why have you not got him with you? NIV 45 Finally the temple guards went back to the chief priests and Pharisees, who asked them, "Why didn't you bring him in?" BBE 46 The servants made answer, No man ever said things like this man. NIV 46 "No one ever spoke the way this man does," the guards declared. BBE 47 Then the Pharisees said to them, Have you, like the others, been given false ideas? NIV 47 "You mean he has deceived you also?" the Pharisees retorted. BBE 48 Have any of the rulers belief in him, or any one of the Pharisees? NIV 48 "Has any of the rulers or of the Pharisees believed in him? BBE 49 But these people who have no knowledge of the law are cursed. NIV 49 No! But this mob that knows nothing of the law--there is a curse on them." BBE 50 Nicodemus--he who had come to Jesus before, being himself one of them--said to them, NIV 50 Nicodemus, who had gone to Jesus earlier and who was one of their own number, asked, BBE 51 Is a man judged by our law before it has given him a hearing and has knowledge of what he has done? NIV 51 "Does our law condemn anyone without first hearing him to find out what he is doing?" BBE 52 This was their answer: And do you come from Galilee? Make search and you will see that no prophet comes out of Galilee. NIV 52 They replied, "Are you from Galilee, too? Look into it, and you will find that a prophet does not come out of Galilee." BBE 53 [And every man went to his house; NIV 53 Then each went to his own home.