After these things Jesus walked in Galilee: for he
would not walk in Jewry, because the Jews sought to
7:2 Now the Jew's feast of tabernacles was at hand.
7:3 His brethren therefore said unto him, Depart
hence, and go into Judaea, that thy disciples also
may see the works that thou doest.
7:4 For there is no man that doeth any thing in
secret, and he himself seeketh to be known openly.
If thou do these things, shew thyself to the world.
7:5 For neither did his brethren believe in him.
7:6 Then Jesus said unto them, My time is not yet
come: but your time is alway ready.
7:7 The world cannot hate you; but me it hateth,
because I testify of it, that the works thereof are
7:8 Go ye up unto this feast: I go not up yet unto
this feast: for my time is not yet full come.
7:9 When he had said these words unto them, he abode
still in Galilee.
7:10 But when his brethren were gone up, then went
he also up unto the feast, not openly, but as it
were in secret.
7:11 Then the Jews sought him at the feast, and
said, Where is he?
7:12 And there was much murmuring among the people
concerning him: for some said, He is a good man:
others said, Nay; but he deceiveth the people.
7:13 Howbeit no man spake openly of him for fear of
7:14 Now about the midst of the feast Jesus went up
into the temple, and taught.
7:15 And the Jews marvelled, saying, How knoweth
this man letters, having never learned?
7:16 Jesus answered them, and said, My doctrine is
not mine, but his that sent me.
7:17 If any man will do his will, he shall know of
the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I
speak of myself.
7:18 He that speaketh of himself seeketh his own
glory: but he that seeketh his glory that sent him,
the same is true, and no unrighteousness is in him.
7:19 Did not Moses give you the law, and yet none of
you keepeth the law? Why go ye about to kill me?
7:20 The people answered and said, Thou hast a
devil: who goeth about to kill thee?
7:21 Jesus answered and said unto them, I have done
one work, and ye all marvel.
7:22 Moses therefore gave unto you circumcision;
(not because it is of Moses, but of the fathers;)
and ye on the sabbath day circumcise a man.
7:23 If a man on the sabbath day receive
circumcision, that the law of Moses should not be
broken; are ye angry at me, because I have made a
man every whit whole on the sabbath day?
7:24 Judge not according to the appearance, but
judge righteous judgment.
7:25 Then said some of them of Jerusalem, Is not
this he, whom they seek to kill?
7:26 But, lo, he speaketh boldly, and they say
nothing unto him. Do the rulers know indeed that
this is the very Christ?
7:27 Howbeit we know this man whence he is: but when
Christ cometh, no man knoweth whence he is.
7:28 Then cried Jesus in the temple as he taught,
saying, Ye both know me, and ye know whence I am:
and I am not come of myself, but he that sent me is
true, whom ye know not.
7:29 But I know him: for I am from him, and he hath
7:30 Then they sought to take him: but no man laid
hands on him, because his hour was not yet come.
7:31 And many of the people believed on him, and
said, When Christ cometh, will he do more miracles
than these which this man hath done?
7:32 The Pharisees heard that the people murmured
such things concerning him; and the Pharisees and
the chief priests sent officers to take him.
7:33 Then said Jesus unto them, Yet a little while
am I with you, and then I go unto him that sent me.
7:34 Ye shall seek me, and shall not find me: and
where I am, thither ye cannot come.
7:35 Then said the Jews among themselves, Whither
will he go, that we shall not find him? will he go
unto the dispersed among the Gentiles, and teach the
7:36 What manner of saying is this that he said, Ye
shall seek me, and shall not find me: and where I
am, thither ye cannot come?
7:37 In the last day, that great day of the feast,
Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst,
let him come unto me, and drink.
7:38 He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath
said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living
7:39 (But this spake he of the Spirit, which they
that believe on him should receive: for the Holy
Ghost was not yet given; because that Jesus was not
7:40 Many of the people therefore, when they heard
this saying, said, Of a truth this is the Prophet.
7:41 Others said, This is the Christ. But some said,
Shall Christ come out of Galilee?
7:42 Hath not the scripture said, That Christ cometh
of the seed of David, and out of the town of
Bethlehem, where David was?
7:43 So there was a division among the people
because of him.
7:44 And some of them would have taken him; but no
man laid hands on him.
7:45 Then came the officers to the chief priests and
Pharisees; and they said unto them, Why have ye not
7:46 The officers answered, Never man spake like
7:47 Then answered them the Pharisees, Are ye also
7:48 Have any of the rulers or of the Pharisees
believed on him?
7:49 But this people who knoweth not the law are
7:50 Nicodemus saith unto them, (he that came to
Jesus by night, being one of them,)
7:51 Doth our law judge any man, before it hear him,
and know what he doeth?
7:52 They answered and said unto him, Art thou also
of Galilee? Search, and look: for out of Galilee
ariseth no prophet.
7:53 And every man went unto his own house.
The Book of John, Verses of Chapter 7