John 7:16

16 Jesus answered, “My teaching is not my own. It comes from the one who sent me.

John 7:16 in Other Translations

KJV
16 Jesus answered them, and said,My doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me.
ESV
16 So Jesus answered them, "My teaching is not mine, but his who sent me.
NLT
16 So Jesus told them, “My message is not my own; it comes from God who sent me.
MSG
16 Jesus said, "I didn't make this up. What I teach comes from the One who sent me.
CSB
16 Jesus answered them, "My teaching isn't Mine but is from the One who sent Me.

John 7:16 In-Context

14 Not until halfway through the festival did Jesus go up to the temple courts and begin to teach.
15 The Jews there were amazed and asked, “How did this man get such learning without having been taught?”
16 Jesus answered, “My teaching is not my own. It comes from the one who sent me.
17 Anyone who chooses to do the will of God will find out whether my teaching comes from God or whether I speak on my own.
18 Whoever speaks on their own does so to gain personal glory, but he who seeks the glory of the one who sent him is a man of truth; there is nothing false about him.

Cross References 1

  • 1. S John 3:11; John 14:24
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