John 1:24

24 Now the Pharisees who had been sent

Read John 1:24 Using Other Translations

And they which were sent were of the Pharisees.
(Now they had been sent from the Pharisees.)
Then the Pharisees who had been sent

What does John 1:24 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
John 1:24

And they which were sent were of the Pharisees.
] Who were the straitest sect of religion among the Jews; were very zealous of the traditions of the elders, and professed an expectation of the Messiah; and were famous in the nation for their knowledge and learning, as well as for their devotion and sanctity: and many of them were in the sanhedrim, as appears from ( John 3:1 ) ( Acts 23:6 ) , (See Gill on Matthew 3:7).

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