John 7:6
New International Version
Therefore Jesus told them, "My time is not yet here; for you any time will do.

New Living Translation
Jesus replied, “Now is not the right time for me to go, but you can go anytime.

English Standard Version
Jesus said to them, “My time has not yet come, but your time is always here.

Berean Study Bible
Therefore Jesus told them, “Although your time is always at hand, My time has not yet come.

Berean Literal Bible
Therefore Jesus says to them, "My time is not yet come, but your time is always ready.

King James Bible
Then Jesus said unto them, My time is not yet come: but your time is alway ready.

New King James Version
Then Jesus said to them, “My time has not yet come, but your time is always ready.

New American Standard Bible
So Jesus said to them, “My time is not yet here, but your time is always ready.

NASB 1995
So Jesus said to them, "My time is not yet here, but your time is always opportune.

NASB 1977
Jesus therefore said to them, “My time is not yet at hand, but your time is always opportune.

Amplified Bible
So Jesus said to them, “My time has not yet come; but any time is right for you.

Christian Standard Bible
Jesus told them, “My time has not yet arrived, but your time is always at hand.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Jesus told them, "My time has not yet arrived, but your time is always at hand.

American Standard Version
Jesus therefore saith unto them, My time is not yet come; but your time is always ready.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Yeshua said to them: “My time has not yet come, but your time is always ready.”

Contemporary English Version
Jesus answered, "My time hasn't yet come, but your time is always here.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then Jesus said to them: My time is not yet come; but your time is always ready.

English Revised Version
Jesus therefore saith unto them, My time is not yet come; but your time is alway ready.

Good News Translation
Jesus said to them, "The right time for me has not yet come. Any time is right for you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jesus told them, "Now is not the right time for me to go. Any time is right for you.

International Standard Version
Jesus told them, "My time has not yet come, but your time is always here.

Literal Standard Version
Jesus, therefore, says to them, “My time is not yet present, but your time is always ready;

NET Bible
So Jesus replied, "My time has not yet arrived, but you are ready at any opportunity!

New Heart English Bible
Jesus therefore said to them, "My time has not yet come, but your time is always ready.

Weymouth New Testament
"My time," replied Jesus, "has not yet come, but for you any time is suitable.

World English Bible
Jesus therefore said to them, "My time has not yet come, but your time is always ready.

Young's Literal Translation
Jesus, therefore, saith to them, 'My time is not yet present, but your time is always ready;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jesus Teaches at the Feast
5For even His own brothers did not believe in Him. 6Therefore Jesus told them, “Although your time is always at hand, My time has not yet come. 7The world cannot hate you, but it hates Me, because I testify that its works are evil.…

Cross References
Matthew 26:18
He answered, "Go into the city to a certain man and tell him that the Teacher says, 'My time is near. I will keep the Passover with My disciples at your house.'"

John 2:4
"Woman, why does this concern us?" Jesus replied. "My hour has not yet come."

John 7:8
Go up to the feast on your own. I am not going up to this feast, because My time has not yet come."

John 7:30
So they tried to seize Him, but no one laid a hand on Him, because His hour had not yet come.


Treasury of Scripture

Then Jesus said to them, My time is not yet come: but your time is always ready.

My time.

John 7:8,30
Go ye up unto this feast: I go not up yet unto this feast; for my time is not yet full come…

John 2:4
Jesus saith unto her, Woman, what have I to do with thee? mine hour is not yet come.

John 8:20
These words spake Jesus in the treasury, as he taught in the temple: and no man laid hands on him; for his hour was not yet come.









(6) My time is not yet come.--Comp. Note on John 2:4. Here, as there, He regards the events of life as marked out by divinely-ordered seasons. There is for Him a time for solemnly entering Jerusalem with a throng of pilgrims going up to a feast, and in a few months it will have come; but it has not come yet. It is at the feast of the Paschal Lamb, already set apart, and not with the joyous shouts of harvest-tide.

Your time is alway ready.--They may go now as then. Of the nation, their thoughts and feelings are in sympathy with the national feasts. They can join in the festive throng keeping holiday, and take their part in the Temple service. For Him present events have another meaning. Desertion of disciples, threatenings of Jews, unbelief of brethren--all this means that the end is approaching, and that His time is at hand.

Verse 6. - Jesus then saith to them (to his brothers), My time (the "season" for my full manifestation to the nation of what I am, or the time to disclose my own idea of my own commission) is not yet present. The season or opportunity for my final self-revelation pauses, and I pause for an intimation of the Father's will. This language corresponds with the reply to his mother, "My hour is not yet come" to do what you blindly desire. The kind of manifestation he subsequently made on that occasion was one of love to the needy, not one of power to dazzle the world (see notes, John 2:11). The underlying thought which the postponement suggested was that the approach of Jesus to Jerusalem with the pilgrim throng would be the signal for the final outburst of bitter hostility which he knew was smouldering in the hearts of the Sanhedrists, and would also be the torch applied to the magazine of combustible passion in which he would sacrifice his life. But your time (the season which is yours) is always ready. The brothers were at liberty at any time to show themselves and their works to the world. They had plans akin to those of the world. They shared the fashion of religious thought, the ideal of the Israelitish world, completely. James, for instance, Nazarite though he may have been, punctilious in traditionary ritual, and honouring the conservative passions of his order, might at any time secure the acclamations or approval of the chief powers of the world - their little world. "I" (Christ implied) "wait for the predetermined hour, for the kind of appearance in Jerusalem which will be the giving of my flesh for the life of the world. You are so much in harmony with the world that at any time you may say all that is in your heart. If I go as you suggest, it must be as Messiah; you go as pious pilgrims to share in this national celebration."

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

Jesus
Ἰησοῦς (Iēsous)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2424: Of Hebrew origin; Jesus, the name of our Lord and two other Israelites.

told
Λέγει (Legei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 3004: (a) I say, speak; I mean, mention, tell, (b) I call, name, especially in the pass., (c) I tell, command.

them,
αὐτοῖς (autois)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative Masculine 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 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.

“Although
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

your
ὑμέτερος (hymeteros)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative Masculine 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 5212: Your, yours. From humeis; yours, i.e. Pertaining to you.

time
καιρὸς (kairos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2540: Fitting season, season, opportunity, occasion, time. Of uncertain affinity; an occasion, i.e. Set or proper time.

is
ἐστιν (estin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

always
πάντοτέ (pantote)
Adverb
Strong's 3842: Always, at all times, ever. From pas and hote; every when, i.e. At all times.

at hand,
ἕτοιμος (hetoimos)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2092: Ready, prepared. From an old noun heteos; adjusted, i.e. Ready.

My
ἐμὸς (emos)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative Masculine 1st Person Singular
Strong's 1699: My, mine. From the oblique cases of ego; my.

time
καιρὸς (kairos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2540: Fitting season, season, opportunity, occasion, time. Of uncertain affinity; an occasion, i.e. Set or proper time.

{has} not yet
οὔπω (oupō)
Adverb
Strong's 3768: Not yet. From ou and po; not yet.

come.
πάρεστιν (parestin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 3918: From para and eimi; to be near, i.e. At hand; neuter present participle time being, or property.


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