John 7:43
New International Version
Thus the people were divided because of Jesus.

New Living Translation
So the crowd was divided about him.

English Standard Version
So there was a division among the people over him.

Berean Study Bible
So there was division in the crowd because of Jesus.

Berean Literal Bible
Therefore a division occurred in the crowd because of Him.

New American Standard Bible
So a division occurred in the crowd because of Him.

King James Bible
So there was a division among the people because of him.

Christian Standard Bible
So the crowd was divided because of him.

Contemporary English Version
The people started taking sides against each other because of Jesus.

Good News Translation
So there was a division in the crowd because of Jesus.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So a division occurred among the crowd because of Him.

International Standard Version
So there was a division in the crowd because of him.

NET Bible
So there was a division in the crowd because of Jesus.

New Heart English Bible
So there arose a division in the crowd because of him.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And there was division among the crowd because of him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So the people were divided because of Jesus.

New American Standard 1977
So there arose a division in the multitude because of Him.

Jubilee Bible 2000
So there was a division among the people because of him.

King James 2000 Bible
So there was a division among the people because of him.

American King James Version
So there was a division among the people because of him.

American Standard Version
So there arose a division in the multitude because of him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So there arose a dissension among the people because of him.

Darby Bible Translation
There was a division therefore in the crowd on account of him.

English Revised Version
So there arose a division in the multitude because of him.

Webster's Bible Translation
So there was a division among the people because of him.

Weymouth New Testament
So there was a violent dissension among the people on His account.

World English Bible
So there arose a division in the multitude because of him.

Young's Literal Translation
A division, therefore, arose among the multitude because of him.
Study Bible
Division Regarding Jesus
42Doesn’t the Scripture say that the Christ will come from the line of David and from Bethlehem, the village where David lived?” 43So there was division in the crowd because of Jesus. 44Some of them wanted to seize Him, but no one laid a hand on Him.…
Cross References
John 9:16
Because of this, some of the Pharisees said, "This man is not from God, for He does not keep the Sabbath." But others said, "How can a sinful man perform such signs?" And there was division among them.

John 10:19
Again there was division among the Jews because of Jesus' message.

Treasury of Scripture

So there was a division among the people because of him.

John 7:12
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.

John 9:16
Therefore said some of the Pharisees, This man is not of God, because he keepeth not the sabbath day. Others said, How can a man that is a sinner do such miracles? And there was a division among them.

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







Lexicon
So
οὖν (oun)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 3767: Therefore, then. Apparently a primary word; certainly, or accordingly.

there was
ἐγένετο (egeneto)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

division
Σχίσμα (Schisma)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4978: A rent, as in a garment; a division, dissention. From schizo; a split or gap, literally or figuratively.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

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

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

because of
δι’ (di’)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1223: A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through.

[Jesus].
αὐτόν (auton)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.
(43) There was a division among the people.--The word for division is our word "schism." It is found in the earlier Gospels in one instance only, "the rent is made worse" (Matthew 9:16; Mark 2:21). This is nearer to the older meaning of the word, which is used, for example, of the hoofs of animals, and the leaves of trees. St. John uses it only to mark this rent into two parties of the Jewish multitude, here and in John 9:16; John 10:19. In St. Paul it is used of the divisions of the Church at Corinth (1Corinthians 1:10; 1Corinthians 11:18; 1Corinthians 12:25). The use of the word in its ethical sense may belong in some special way to Ephesus, for only in writings from this city do we find it in Biblical Greek. Later, both the word and the fact denoted by it passed into the history of the Church.

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.
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