John 7:9

9 After he had said this, he stayed in Galilee.

John 7:9 in Other Translations

9 When he had said these words unto them, he abode still in Galilee.
9 After saying this, he remained in Galilee.
9 After saying these things, Jesus remained in Galilee.
9 He said this and stayed on in Galilee.
9 After He had said these things, He stayed in Galilee.

John 7:9 Meaning and Commentary

John 7:9

When he had said these words unto them
Had exhorted them to go up to the feast, and told them that he should not go yet, and the reason of it:

he abode [still] in Galilee;
and went not up with his brethren, nor at all at present; showing hereby a firmness and resolution of mind, not using lightness of speech; and his words being not yea, and nay, but all of a piece, and by which he abode.

John 7:9 In-Context

7 The world cannot hate you, but it hates me because I testify that its works are evil.
8 You go to the festival. I am not going up to this festival, because my time has not yet fully come.”
9 After he had said this, he stayed in Galilee.
10 However, after his brothers had left for the festival, he went also, not publicly, but in secret.
11 Now at the festival the Jewish leaders were watching for Jesus and asking, “Where is he?”
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