John 7:12
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English Standard Version
And there was much muttering about him among the people. While some said, “He is a good man,” others said, “No, he is leading the people astray.”

King James Bible
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.

American Standard Version
And there was much murmuring among the multitudes concerning him: some said, He is a good man; others said, Not so, but he leadeth the multitude astray.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And there was much murmuring among the multitude concerning him. For some said: He is a good man. And others said: No, but he seduceth the people.

English Revised Version
And there was much murmuring among the multitudes concerning him: some said, He is a good man; others said, Not so, but he leadeth the multitude astray.

Webster's Bible Translation
And there was much murmuring among the people concerning him: for some said, He is a good man: others said, No; but he deceiveth the people.

Weymouth New Testament
Among the mass of the people there was much muttered debate about Him. Some said, "He is a good man." Others said, "Not so: he is imposing on the people."

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Vincent's Word Studies

Murmuring

See on John 6:41.

The people (τοῖς ὄχλοις)

See on John 1:19.

Said (ἔλεγον)

Imperfect: were saying.

Deceiveth (πλανᾷ)

Rev., better, leadeth astray. See on Mark 12:24; see on Jde 1:13.

John 7:12 Parallel Commentaries

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murmuring.

John 7:32 The Pharisees heard that the people murmured such things concerning him...

John 9:16 Therefore said some of the Pharisees, This man is not of God, because he keeps not the sabbath day. Others said...

Philippians 2:14 Do all things without murmurings and disputings:

some.

John 7:25-27,40-43 Then said some of them of Jerusalem, Is not this he, whom they seek to kill...

John 6:14 Then those men, when they had seen the miracle that Jesus did, said, This is of a truth that prophet that should come into the world.

John 9:16 Therefore said some of the Pharisees, This man is not of God, because he keeps not the sabbath day. Others said...

John 10:19-21 There was a division therefore again among the Jews for these sayings...

Matthew 10:25 It is enough for the disciple that he be as his master, and the servant as his lord...

Matthew 16:13-16 When Jesus came into the coasts of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, saying, Whom do men say that I the Son of man am...

Matthew 21:46 But when they sought to lay hands on him, they feared the multitude, because they took him for a prophet.

Luke 7:16 And there came a fear on all: and they glorified God, saying, That a great prophet is risen up among us; and...

is a.

Luke 6:45 A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth that which is good...

Luke 18:19 And Jesus said to him, Why call you me good? none is good, save one, that is, God.

Luke 23:47,50 Now when the centurion saw what was done, he glorified God, saying, Certainly this was a righteous man...

Acts 11:24 For he was a good man, and full of the Holy Ghost and of faith: and much people was added to the Lord.

Romans 5:7 For scarcely for a righteous man will one die: yet peradventure for a good man some would even dare to die.

deceiveth.

John 7:47,52 Then answered them the Pharisees, Are you also deceived...

Matthew 27:63 Saying, Sir, we remember that that deceiver said, while he was yet alive, After three days I will rise again.

Cross References
John 7:32
The Pharisees heard the crowd muttering these things about him, and the chief priests and Pharisees sent officers to arrest him.

John 7:40
When they heard these words, some of the people said, "This really is the Prophet."

John 7:47
The Pharisees answered them, "Have you also been deceived?

John 9:16
Some of the Pharisees said, "This man is not from God, for he does not keep the Sabbath." But others said, "How can a man who is a sinner do such signs?" And there was a division among them.

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