John 7:15
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English Standard Version
The Jews therefore marveled, saying, “How is it that this man has learning, when he has never studied?”

King James Bible
And the Jews marvelled, saying, How knoweth this man letters, having never learned?

American Standard Version
The Jews therefore marvelled, saying, How knoweth this man letters, having never learned?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Jews wondered, saying: How doth this man know letters, having never learned?

English Revised Version
The Jews therefore marveled, saying, How knoweth this man letters, having never learned?

Webster's Bible Translation
And the Jews marveled, saying, How knoweth this man letters, having never learned?

Weymouth New Testament
The Jews were astonished. "How does this man know anything of books," they said, "although he has never been at any of the schools?"

John 7:15 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Letters (γράμματα)

See on John 5:47.

John 7:15 Parallel Commentaries

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marvelled.

John 7:46 The officers answered, Never man spoke like this man.

Matthew 7:28,29 And it came to pass, when Jesus had ended these sayings, the people were astonished at his doctrine...

Matthew 22:22,33 When they had heard these words, they marveled, and left him, and went their way...

Luke 2:47 And all that heard him were astonished at his understanding and answers.

How.

Matthew 13:54 And when he was come into his own country, he taught them in their synagogue, so that they were astonished, and said...

Mark 6:2,3 And when the sabbath day was come, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were astonished, saying...

Luke 4:22 And all bore him witness, and wondered at the gracious words which proceeded out of his mouth. And they said, Is not this Joseph's son?

Acts 2:7 And they were all amazed and marveled, saying one to another, Behold, are not all these which speak Galilaeans?

*etc:

Acts 4:11,12 This is the stone which was set at nothing of you builders, which is become the head of the corner...

letters. or, learning.

Amos 7:14,15 Then answered Amos, and said to Amaziah, I was no prophet, neither was I a prophet's son; but I was an herdsman...

Cross References
1 Samuel 10:11
And when all who knew him previously saw how he prophesied with the prophets, the people said to one another, "What has come over the son of Kish? Is Saul also among the prophets?"

Luke 2:47
And all who heard him were amazed at his understanding and his answers.

John 1:19
And this is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, "Who are you?"

John 7:11
The Jews were looking for him at the feast, and saying, "Where is he?"

John 7:13
Yet for fear of the Jews no one spoke openly of him.

Acts 4:13
Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were uneducated, common men, they were astonished. And they recognized that they had been with Jesus.

Acts 26:24
And as he was saying these things in his defense, Festus said with a loud voice, "Paul, you are out of your mind; your great learning is driving you out of your mind."

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