John 7:4
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New International Version
No one who wants to become a public figure acts in secret. Since you are doing these things, show yourself to the world."

New Living Translation
You can't become famous if you hide like this! If you can do such wonderful things, show yourself to the world!"

English Standard Version
For no one works in secret if he seeks to be known openly. If you do these things, show yourself to the world.”

Berean Study Bible
No one who wants to be known publicly acts in secret. Since You are doing these things, show Yourself to the world."

Berean Literal Bible
For no one does anything in secret, and himself seeks to be in public. If You do these things, show Yourself to the world."

New American Standard Bible
"For no one does anything in secret when he himself seeks to be known publicly. If You do these things, show Yourself to the world."

King James Bible
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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For no one does anything in secret while he's seeking public recognition. If You do these things, show Yourself to the world."

International Standard Version
since no one acts in secret if he wants to be known publicly. If you're going to do these things, you should reveal yourself to the world!"

NET Bible
For no one who seeks to make a reputation for himself does anything in secret. If you are doing these things, show yourself to the world."

New Heart English Bible
For no one does anything in secret, and himself seeks to be known openly. If you do these things, reveal yourself to the world."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“For no man does anything in secret and wants it done openly. If you are doing these things, show yourself to the world.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
No one does things secretly when he wants to be known publicly. If you do these things, you should let the world see you."

New American Standard 1977
“For no one does anything in secret, when he himself seeks to be known publicly. If You do these things, show Yourself to the world.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
For no one who seeks to be clearly known does anything in secret. If thou doest these things, show thyself to the world.

King James 2000 Bible
For there is no man that does anything in secret, when he himself seeks to be known openly. If you do these things, show yourself to the world.

American King James Version
For there is no man that does any thing in secret, and he himself seeks to be known openly. If you do these things, show yourself to the world.

American Standard Version
For no man doeth anything in secret, and himself seeketh to be known openly. If thou doest these things, manifest thyself to the world.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For there is no man that doth any thing in secret, and he himself seeketh to be known openly. If thou do these things, manifest thyself to the world.

Darby Bible Translation
for no one does anything in secret and himself seeks to be [known] in public. If thou doest these things, manifest thyself to the world:

English Revised Version
For no man doeth anything in secret, and himself seeketh to be known openly. If thou doest these things, manifest thyself to the world.

Webster's Bible Translation
For there is no man that doeth any thing in secret, and he himself seeketh to be known openly. If thou doest these things, show thyself to the world.

Weymouth New Testament
For no one acts in secret, desiring all the while to be himself known publicly. Since you are doing these things, show yourself openly to the world."

World English Bible
For no one does anything in secret, and himself seeks to be known openly. If you do these things, reveal yourself to the world."

Young's Literal Translation
for no one in secret doth anything, and himself seeketh to be in public; if thou dost these things -- manifest thyself to the world;'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
7:1-13 The brethren or kinsmen of Jesus were disgusted, when they found there was no prospect of worldly advantages from him. Ungodly men sometimes undertake to counsel those employed in the work of God; but they only advise what appears likely to promote present advantages. The people differed about his doctrine and miracles, while those who favoured him, dared not openly to avow their sentiments. Those who count the preachers of the gospel to be deceivers, speak out, while many who favour them, fear to get reproach by avowing regard for them.
Study Bible
Jesus Teaches at the Feast
3So Jesus’ brothers said to Him, “Leave here and go to Judea, so that Your disciples there may see the works You are doing. 4No one who wants to be known publicly acts in secret. Since You are doing these things, show Yourself to the world.” 5For even His own brothers did not believe in Him.…
Cross References
John 7:3
So Jesus' brothers said to Him, "Leave here and go to Judea, so that Your disciples there may see the works You are doing.

John 7:5
For even His own brothers did not believe in Him.
Treasury of Scripture

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