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John 7 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:1 - And after these things Jesus walked in Galilee: for he would not walk in Judaea, because the Jews sought to kill him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:2 - Now the feast of the Jews, the feast of tabernacles, was at hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:3 - His brethren therefore said unto him, Depart hence, and go into Judaea, that thy disciples also may behold thy works which thou doest.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:4 - For no man doeth anything in secret, and himself seeketh to be known openly. If thou doest these things, manifest thyself to the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:5 - For even his brethren did not believe on him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:6 - Jesus therefore saith unto them, My time is not yet come; but your time is always ready.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:7 - The world cannot hate you; but me it hateth, because I testify of it, that its works are evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:8 - Go ye up unto the feast: I go not up unto this feast; because my time is not yet fulfilled.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:9 - And having said these things unto them, he abode still in Galilee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:10 - But when his brethren were gone up unto the feast, then went he also up, not publicly, but as it were in secret.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:11 - The Jews therefore sought him at the feast, and said, Where is he?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:12 - And there was much murmuring among the multitudes concerning him: some said, He is a good man; others said, Not so, but he leadeth the multitude astray.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:13 - Yet no man spake openly of him for fear of the Jews.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:14 - But when it was now the midst of the feast Jesus went up into the temple, and taught.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:15 - The Jews therefore marvelled, saying, How knoweth this man letters, having never learned?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:16 - Jesus therefore answered them, and said, My teaching is not mine, but his that sent me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:17 - If any man willeth to do his will, he shall know of the teaching, whether it is of God, or whether I speak from myself.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:18 - He that speaketh from himself seeketh his own glory: but he that seeketh the glory of him that sent him, the same is true, and no unrighteousness is in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:19 - Did not Moses give you the law, and yet none of you doeth the law? Why seek ye to kill me?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:20 - The multitude answered, Thou hast a demon: who seeketh to kill thee?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:21 - Jesus answered and said unto them, I did one work, and ye all marvel because thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:22 - Moses hath given you circumcision (not that it is of Moses, but of the fathers); and on the sabbath ye circumcise a man.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:23 - If a man receiveth circumcision on the sabbath, that the law of Moses may not be broken; are ye wroth with me, because I made a man every whit whole on the sabbath?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:24 - Judge not according to appearance, but judge righteous judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:25 - Some therefore of them of Jerusalem said, Is not this he whom they seek to kill?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:26 - And lo, he speaketh openly, and they say nothing unto him. Can it be that the rulers indeed know that this is the Christ?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:27 - Howbeit we know this man whence he is: but when the Christ cometh, no one knoweth whence he is.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:28 - Jesus therefore cried in the temple, teaching and saying, Ye both know me, and know whence I am; and I am not come of myself, but he that sent me is true, whom ye know not.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:29 - I know him; because I am from him, and he sent me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:30 - They sought therefore to take him: and no man laid his hand on him, because his hour was not yet come.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:31 - But of the multitude many believed on him; and they said, When the Christ shall come, will he do more signs than those which this man hath done?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:32 - The Pharisees heard the multitude murmuring these things concerning him; and the chief priests and the Pharisees sent officers to take him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:33 - Jesus therefore said, Yet a little while am I with you, and I go unto him that sent me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:34 - Ye shall seek me, and shall not find me: and where I am, ye cannot come.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:35 - The Jews therefore said among themselves, Whither will this man go that we shall not find him? will he go unto the Dispersion among the Greeks, and teach the Greeks?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:36 - What is this word that he said, Ye shall seek me, and shall not find me; and where I am, ye cannot come?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:37 - Now on the last day, the great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me and drink.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:38 - He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, from within him shall flow rivers of living water.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:39 - But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believed on him were to receive: for the Spirit was not yet given; because Jesus was not yet glorified.

Division of People over Jesus

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:40 - Some of the multitude therefore, when they heard these words, said, This is of a truth the prophet.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:41 - Others said, This is the Christ. But some said, What, doth the Christ come out of Galilee?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:42 - Hath not the scripture said that the Christ cometh of the seed of David, and from Bethlehem, the village where David was?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:43 - So there arose a division in the multitude because of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:44 - And some of them would have taken him; but no man laid hands on him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:45 - The officers therefore came to the chief priests and Pharisees; and they said unto them, Why did ye not bring him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:46 - The officers answered, Never man so spake.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:47 - The Pharisees therefore answered them, Are ye also led astray?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:48 - Hath any of the rulers believed on him, or of the Pharisees?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:49 - But this multitude that knoweth not the law are accursed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:50 - Nicodemus saith unto them (he that came to him before, being one of them),
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:51 - Doth our law judge a man, except it first hear from himself and know what he doeth?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:52 - They answered and said unto him, Art thou also of Galilee? Search, and see that out of Galilee ariseth no prophet.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:53 - [fn][And they went every man unto his own house:
ASV Footnotes
Most of the ancient authorities omit John 7:53–8:11. Those which contain it vary much from each other.

Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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