John 7:20
New International Version
"You are demon-possessed," the crowd answered. "Who is trying to kill you?"

New Living Translation
The crowd replied, “You’re demon possessed! Who’s trying to kill you?”

English Standard Version
The crowd answered, “You have a demon! Who is seeking to kill you?”

Berean Study Bible
“You have a demon,” the crowd replied. “Who is trying to kill You?”

Berean Literal Bible
The crowd answered, "You have a demon. Who seeks to kill You?"

King James Bible
The people answered and said, Thou hast a devil: who goeth about to kill thee?

New King James Version
The people answered and said, “You have a demon. Who is seeking to kill You?”

New American Standard Bible
The crowd answered, “You have a demon! Who is seeking to kill You?”

NASB 1995
The crowd answered, "You have a demon! Who seeks to kill You?"

NASB 1977
The multitude answered, “You have a demon! Who seeks to kill You?”

Amplified Bible
The crowd answered, “You have a demon [You are out of Your mind]! Who wants to kill You?”

Christian Standard Bible
“You have a demon! ” the crowd responded. “Who is trying to kill you? ”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You have a demon!" the crowd responded. "Who wants to kill You?"

American Standard Version
The multitude answered, Thou hast a demon: who seeketh to kill thee?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Why are you seeking to kill me?” The crowds answered and were saying, “A demon is in you. Who is seeking to kill you?”

Contemporary English Version
The crowd replied, "You're crazy! What makes you think someone wants to kill you?"

Douay-Rheims Bible
Why seek you to kill me? The multitude answered, and said: Thou hast a devil; who seeketh to kill thee?

English Revised Version
The multitude answered, Thou hast a devil: who seeketh to kill thee?

Good News Translation
"You have a demon in you!" the crowd answered. "Who is trying to kill you?"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The crowd answered, "You're possessed by a demon! Who wants to kill you?"

International Standard Version
The crowd answered, "You have a demon! Who is trying to kill you?"

Literal Standard Version
The multitude answered and said, “You have a demon, who seeks to kill You?”

NET Bible
The crowd answered, "You're possessed by a demon! Who is trying to kill you?"

New Heart English Bible
The crowd answered, "You have a demon. Who seeks to kill you?"

Weymouth New Testament
"You are possessed by a demon," replied the crowd; "no one wants to kill you."

World English Bible
The multitude answered, "You have a demon! Who seeks to kill you?"

Young's Literal Translation
The multitude answered and said, 'Thou hast a demon, who doth seek to kill thee?'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jesus Teaches at the Feast
19Has not Moses given you the law? Yet not one of you keeps it. Why are you trying to kill Me?” 20“You have a demon,” the crowd replied. “Who is trying to kill You?” 21Jesus answered them, “I did one miracle, and you are all amazed.…

Cross References
Matthew 9:34
But the Pharisees said, "It is by the prince of demons that He drives out demons."

Matthew 11:18
For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, 'He has a demon!'

John 8:48
The Jews answered Him, "Are we not right to say that You are a Samaritan and You have a demon?"

John 8:49
"I do not have a demon," Jesus replied, "but I honor My Father, and you dishonor Me.

John 8:52
"Now we know that You have a demon!" declared the Jews. "Abraham died, and so did the prophets, yet You say that anyone who keeps Your word will never taste death.

John 10:20
Many of them said, "He is demon-possessed and insane. Why would you listen to Him?"


Treasury of Scripture

The people answered and said, You have a devil: who goes about to kill you?

Thou.

John 8:48,52
Then answered the Jews, and said unto him, Say we not well that thou art a Samaritan, and hast a devil? …

John 10:20
And many of them said, He hath a devil, and is mad; why hear ye him?

Matthew 10:25
It is enough for the disciple that he be as his master, and the servant as his lord. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebub, how much more shall they call them of his household?









(20) The people.--They know that the rulers have sought for Him (John 7:11), but are not aware of their intention to kill Him. When this is referred to, it is "by some of them of Jerusalem" (John 7:25). These pilgrims know how far from their own thoughts is any such idea, and they think that its presence in His thoughts must be the work of a demon. (Comp. Note on Matthew 11:18.) They utter this, not in hostility, but in wonder that He can think so.

Verses 20-24. -

(3) Treatment of the ignorance and insolence of the multitude. Verse 20. - The multitude, who broke out in angry and ignorant remonstrance, answered (and said). Thou hast a daemon. Who is seeking to kill thee? Thou must have some evil spirit tormenting thee with such cruel and melancholy foreboding (cf. John 8:48; John 10:20). This was an outburst of insolent and ignorant amazement on their part, that One who taught so wonderfully "should imagine what they deem a moral impossibility and dark delusion" (Meyer). The design rankling in the hearts of the authorities was too well known to our Lord, and, not deigning to notice the interruption and the insult, he continued -

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
“You have
ἔχεις (echeis)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 2192: To have, hold, possess. Including an alternate form scheo skheh'-o; a primary verb; to hold.

a demon,”
Δαιμόνιον (Daimonion)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 1140: An evil-spirit, demon; a heathen deity. Neuter of a derivative of daimon; a d?Monic being; by extension a deity.

the
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

crowd
ὄχλος (ochlos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3793: From a derivative of echo; a throng; by implication, the rabble; by extension, a class of people; figuratively, a riot.

replied.
Ἀπεκρίθη (Apekrithē)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 611: From apo and krino; to conclude for oneself, i.e. to respond; by Hebraism to begin to speak.

“Who
τίς (tis)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 5101: Who, which, what, why. Probably emphatic of tis; an interrogative pronoun, who, which or what.

is trying
ζητεῖ (zētei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2212: To seek, search for, desire, require, demand. Of uncertain affinity; to seek; specially, to worship, or to plot.

to kill
ἀποκτεῖναι (apokteinai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's 615: To put to death, kill; fig: I abolish. From apo and kteino; to kill outright; figuratively, to destroy.

You?”
σε (se)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.


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