John 7:41
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New International Version
Others said, "He is the Messiah." Still others asked, "How can the Messiah come from Galilee?

New Living Translation
Others said, "He is the Messiah." Still others said, "But he can't be! Will the Messiah come from Galilee?

English Standard Version
Others said, “This is the Christ.” But some said, “Is the Christ to come from Galilee?

Berean Study Bible
Others declared, "This is the Christ." But still others asked, "How can the Christ come from Galilee?

Berean Literal Bible
Others were saying, "This is the Christ." But others were saying, "Surely the Christ does not come out of Galilee?

New American Standard Bible
Others were saying, "This is the Christ." Still others were saying, "Surely the Christ is not going to come from Galilee, is He?

King James Bible
Others said, This is the Christ. But some said, Shall Christ come out of Galilee?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Others said, "This is the Messiah!" But some said, "Surely the Messiah doesn't come from Galilee, does He?

International Standard Version
while others were saying, "This is the Messiah!" But some were saying, "The Messiah doesn't come from Galilee, does he?

NET Bible
Others said, "This is the Christ!" But still others said, "No, for the Christ doesn't come from Galilee, does he?

New Heart English Bible
Others said, "This is the Messiah." But some said, "What, does the Messiah come out of Galilee?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Others were saying, “This One is The Messiah.” Others were saying, “Can The Messiah come from Galilee?”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Other people said, "This man is the Messiah." Still other people asked, "How can the Messiah come from Galilee?

New American Standard 1977
Others were saying, “This is the Christ.” Still others were saying, “Surely the Christ is not going to come from Galilee, is He?

Jubilee Bible 2000
Others said, This is the Christ. But some said, Shall the Christ come out of Galilee?

King James 2000 Bible
Others said, This is the Christ. But some said, Shall Christ come out of Galilee?

American King James Version
Others said, This is the Christ. But some said, Shall Christ come out of Galilee?

American Standard Version
Others said, This is the Christ. But some said, What, doth the Christ come out of Galilee?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Others said: This is the Christ. But some said: Doth the Christ come out of Galilee?

Darby Bible Translation
Others said, This is the Christ. Others said, Does then the Christ come out of Galilee?

English Revised Version
Others said, This is the Christ. But some said, What, doth the Christ come out of Galilee?

Webster's Bible Translation
Others said, This is the Christ. But some said, Will Christ come out of Galilee?

Weymouth New Testament
Others said, "He is the Christ." But others again, "Not so, for is the Christ to come from Galilee?

World English Bible
Others said, "This is the Christ." But some said, "What, does the Christ come out of Galilee?

Young's Literal Translation
others said, 'This is the Christ;' and others said, 'Why, out of Galilee doth the Christ come?
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
7:40-53 The malice of Christ's enemies is always against reason, and sometimes the staying of it cannot be accounted for. Never any man spake with that wisdom, and power, and grace, that convincing clearness, and that sweetness, wherewith Christ spake. Alas, that many, who are for a time restrained, and who speak highly of the word of Jesus, speedily lose their convictions, and go on in their sins! People are foolishly swayed by outward motives in matters of eternal moment, are willing even to be damned for fashion's sake. As the wisdom of God often chooses things which men despise, so the folly of men commonly despises those whom God has chosen. The Lord brings forward his weak and timid disciples, and sometimes uses them to defeat the designs of his enemies.
Study Bible
Division Regarding Jesus
40On hearing these words, some of the people said, “This is truly the Prophet.” 41Others declared, “This is the Christ.” But still others asked, “How can the Christ come from Galilee? 42Doesn’t the Scripture say that the Christ will come from the line of David and from Bethlehem, the village where David lived?”…
Cross References
John 1:46
"Can anything good come from Nazareth?" Nathanael asked. "Come and see," said Philip.

John 7:27
But we know where this man is from. When the Christ comes, no one will know where He is from."

John 7:52
"Aren't you also from Galilee?" they replied, "Look into it and you will see that no prophet comes out of Galilee."
Treasury of Scripture

Others said, This is the Christ. But some said, Shall Christ come out of Galilee?

This is.

John 7:31 And many of the people believed on him, and said, When Christ comes, …

John 1:41,49 He first finds his own brother Simon, and said to him, We have found …

John 4:25,29,42 The woman said to him, I know that Messias comes, which is called …

John 6:69 And we believe and are sure that you are that Christ, the Son of the living God.

Matthew 16:14-16 And they said, Some say that you are John the Baptist: some, Elias; …

Shall.

John 7:52 They answered and said to him, Are you also of Galilee? Search, …

John 1:46 And Nathanael said to him, Can there any good thing come out of Nazareth? …

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