John 7:26
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New International Version
Here he is, speaking publicly, and they are not saying a word to him. Have the authorities really concluded that he is the Messiah?

New Living Translation
But here he is, speaking in public, and they say nothing to him. Could our leaders possibly believe that he is the Messiah?

English Standard Version
And here he is, speaking openly, and they say nothing to him! Can it be that the authorities really know that this is the Christ?

Berean Study Bible
Yet here He is, speaking publicly, and they are not saying anything to Him. Have the rulers truly recognized that this is the Christ?

Berean Literal Bible
And behold, He speaks publicly, and they say nothing ever to Him. Have the rulers truly recognized that this is the Christ?

New American Standard Bible
"Look, He is speaking publicly, and they are saying nothing to Him. The rulers do not really know that this is the Christ, do they?

King James Bible
But, lo, he speaketh boldly, and they say nothing unto him. Do the rulers know indeed that this is the very Christ?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Yet, look! He's speaking publicly and they're saying nothing to Him. Can it be true that the authorities know He is the Messiah?

International Standard Version
And look, he is speaking in public, and they are not saying anything to him! Can it be that the authorities really know that this is the Messiah?

NET Bible
Yet here he is, speaking publicly, and they are saying nothing to him. Do the rulers really know that this man is the Christ?

New Heart English Bible
Look, he speaks openly, and they say nothing to him. Can it be that the rulers indeed know that this is the Messiah?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“And behold, he speaks openly and they say nothing to him. Is it possible the Elders know that This is The Messiah?”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But look at this! He's speaking in public, and no one is saying anything to him! Can it be that the rulers really know that this man is the Messiah?

New American Standard 1977
“And look, He is speaking publicly, and they are saying nothing to Him. The rulers do not really know that this is the Christ, do they?

Jubilee Bible 2000
But, behold, he speaks boldly, and they say nothing unto him. Have the rulers truly understood that this is indeed the Christ?

King James 2000 Bible
But, lo, he speaks boldly, and they say nothing unto him. Do the rulers know indeed that this is the very Christ?

American King James Version
But, see, he speaks boldly, and they say nothing to him. Do the rulers know indeed that this is the very Christ?

American Standard Version
And lo, he speaketh openly, and they say nothing unto him. Can it be that the rulers indeed know that this is the Christ?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And behold, he speaketh openly, and they say nothing to him. Have the rulers known for a truth, that this is the Christ?

Darby Bible Translation
and behold, he speaks openly, and they say nothing to him. Have the rulers then indeed recognised that this is the Christ?

English Revised Version
And lo, he speaketh openly, and they say nothing unto him. Can it be that the rulers indeed know that this is the Christ?

Webster's Bible Translation
But lo, he speaketh boldly, and they say nothing to him. Do the rulers know indeed that this is the very Christ?

Weymouth New Testament
But here he is, speaking openly and boldly, and they say nothing to him! Can the Rulers really have ascertained that this man is the Christ?

World English Bible
Behold, he speaks openly, and they say nothing to him. Can it be that the rulers indeed know that this is truly the Christ?

Young's Literal Translation
and, lo, he doth speak freely, and they say nothing to him; did the rulers at all know truly that this is truly the Christ?
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
7:25-30 Christ proclaimed aloud, that they were in error in their thoughts about his origin. He was sent of God, who showed himself true to his promises. This declaration, that they knew not God, with his claim to peculiar knowledge, provoked the hearers; and they sought to take him, but God can tie men's hands, though he does not turn their hearts.
Study Bible
Is Jesus the Christ?
25Then some of the people of Jerusalem began to say, “Isn’t this the man they are trying to kill? 26Yet here He is, speaking publicly, and they are not saying anything to Him. Have the rulers truly recognized that this is the Christ? 27But we know where this man is from. When the Christ comes, no one will know where He is from.”…
Cross References
Luke 23:13
Then Pilate called together the chief priests, the rulers, and the people,

John 3:1
Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a leader of the Jews.

John 4:29
"Come, see a man who told me everything I ever did. Could this be the Christ?"

John 7:25
Then some of the people of Jerusalem began to say, "Isn't this the man they are trying to kill?

John 7:31
Many in the crowd, however, believed in Him and said, "When the Christ comes, will He perform more signs than this man?"

John 7:48
"Have any of the rulers or Pharisees believed in Him?

John 18:20
"I have spoken openly to the world," Jesus answered. "I always taught in the synagogues and at the temple, where all the Jews come together. I said nothing in secret.
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