John 10:26
New International Version
but you do not believe because you are not my sheep.

New Living Translation
But you don’t believe me because you are not my sheep.

English Standard Version
but you do not believe because you are not among my sheep.

Berean Study Bible
But because you are not My sheep, you refuse to believe.

Berean Literal Bible
But you do not believe, because you are not from among My sheep.

New American Standard Bible
"But you do not believe because you are not of My sheep.

King James Bible
But ye believe not, because ye are not of my sheep, as I said unto you.

Christian Standard Bible
But you don't believe because you are not of my sheep.

Contemporary English Version
But since you are not my sheep, you don't believe me.

Good News Translation
but you will not believe, for you are not my sheep.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But you don't believe because you are not My sheep.

International Standard Version
but you don't believe, because you don't belong to my sheep.

NET Bible
But you refuse to believe because you are not my sheep.

New Heart English Bible
But you do not believe, because you are not of my sheep.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“But you do not believe, because you are not of my sheep, just as I said to you.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
However, you don't believe because you're not my sheep.

New American Standard 1977
“But you do not believe, because you are not of My sheep.

Jubilee Bible 2000
But ye believe not because ye are not of my sheep, as I said unto you.

King James 2000 Bible
But you believe not, because you are not of my sheep, as I said unto you.

American King James Version
But you believe not, because you are not of my sheep, as I said to you.

American Standard Version
But ye believe not, because ye are not of my sheep.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But you do not believe, because you are not of my sheep.

Darby Bible Translation
but ye do not believe, for ye are not of my sheep, as I told you.

English Revised Version
But ye believe not, because ye are not of my sheep.

Webster's Bible Translation
But ye believe not, because ye are not of my sheep, as I said to you.

Weymouth New Testament
But you do not believe, because you are not my sheep.

World English Bible
But you don't believe, because you are not of my sheep, as I told you.

Young's Literal Translation
but ye do not believe, for ye are not of my sheep,
Study Bible
The Unbelief of the Jews
25“I already told you,” Jesus replied, “but you did not believe. The works I do in My Father’s name testify on My behalf. 26But because you are not My sheep, you refuse to believe. 27My sheep listen to My voice; I know them, and they follow Me.…
Cross References
John 8:47
Whoever belongs to God hears the words of God. The reason you do not hear is that you do not belong to God."

John 10:27
My sheep listen to My voice; I know them, and they follow Me.

Treasury of Scripture

But you believe not, because you are not of my sheep, as I said to you.

because.

John 10:4,27
And when he putteth forth his own sheep, he goeth before them, and the sheep follow him: for they know his voice…

John 6:37,44,45,65
All that the Father giveth me shall come to me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out…

John 8:47
He that is of God heareth God's words: ye therefore hear them not, because ye are not of God.







Lexicon
But
ἀλλὰ (alla)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

because
ὅτι (hoti)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 3754: Neuter of hostis as conjunction; demonstrative, that; causative, because.

you are
ἐστὲ (este)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

not
οὐκ (ouk)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

My
ἐμῶν (emōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Neuter 1st Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1699: My, mine. From the oblique cases of ego; my.

sheep,
προβάτων (probatōn)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 4263: A sheep. Probably neuter of a presumed derivative of probaino; something that walks forward, i.e., a sheep.

you
ὑμεῖς (hymeis)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

refuse
οὐ (ou)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

to believe.
πιστεύετε (pisteuete)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4100: From pistis; to have faith, i.e. Credit; by implication, to entrust.
(26) But ye believe not.--Comp. Notes on John 10:5; John 10:14; John 10:16.

As I said unto you.--These words are not found in the Sinaitic or Vatican MSS., and are omitted by the best modern editors. They are not, however, without considerable authority, and the fact of their difficulty may have led to their omission. They are sometimes joined to the following verse, and some expositors accept this as their probable meaning; but although the preceding clause of John 10:26 was not actually spoken in the previous discourse, it was implied, and the reference is of a like kind to that of the Messiah in John 10:25. There is no real difficulty in the fact that He thus refers them to a discourse uttered two months before. In continuity of teaching from Him to them it immediately preceded, and at the commencement of this discourse He gathers up the thread of that which had gone before. On the other hand, the interval helps us to understand how He refers to a truth which was taught them, rather than to the actual words in which He taught it.

Verse 26. - He gives the reason of their insensibility or lack of appreciation and faith: But ye believe not, because ye are not of my sheep (for similar construction, ἐστὲ ἐκ, see Matthew 26:73; John 6:65). The clause (καθὼς εϊπον ὑμιν), [as I said unto you], is rejected by powerful arguments, and commentators cease to discuss whether it belongs to the previous or following clause. In neither case does it appear entirely relevant, although the difficulties felt in either application may be reduced by supposing either one saying or the other to have been virtually embodied in the statements of the parables of John 10:1-18. 10:22-30 All who have any thing to say to Christ, may find him in the temple. Christ would make us to believe; we make ourselves doubt. The Jews understood his meaning, but could not form his words into a full charge against him. He described the gracious disposition and happy state of his sheep; they heard and believed his word, followed him as his faithful disciples, and none of them should perish; for the Son and the Father were one. Thus he was able to defend his sheep against all their enemies, which proves that he claimed Divine power and perfection equally with the Father.
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