John 8:20
New International Version
He spoke these words while teaching in the temple courts near the place where the offerings were put. Yet no one seized him, because his hour had not yet come.

New Living Translation
Jesus made these statements while he was teaching in the section of the Temple known as the Treasury. But he was not arrested, because his time had not yet come.

English Standard Version
These words he spoke in the treasury, as he taught in the temple; but no one arrested him, because his hour had not yet come.

Berean Study Bible
He spoke these words while teaching in the temple courts, near the treasury. Yet no one seized Him, because His hour had not yet come.

Berean Literal Bible
He spoke these words in the treasury, teaching in the temple; and no one seized Him, for His hour had not yet come.

King James Bible
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.

New King James Version
These words Jesus spoke in the treasury, as He taught in the temple; and no one laid hands on Him, for His hour had not yet come.

New American Standard Bible
These words He spoke in the treasury, as He taught in the temple area; and no one arrested Him, because His hour had not yet come.

NASB 1995
These words He spoke in the treasury, as He taught in the temple; and no one seized Him, because His hour had not yet come.

NASB 1977
These words He spoke in the treasury, as He taught in the temple; and no one seized Him, because His hour had not yet come.

Amplified Bible
Jesus said these things in the treasury, as He taught in the temple [courtyard]; and no one seized Him, because His time had not yet come.

Christian Standard Bible
He spoke these words by the treasury, while teaching in the temple. But no one seized him, because his hour had not yet come.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He spoke these words by the treasury, while teaching in the temple complex. But no one seized Him, because His hour had not come.

American Standard Version
These words spake he in the treasury, as he taught in the temple: and no man took him; because his hour was not yet come.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He spoke these words in the treasury as he taught in The Temple, and no man seized him, for his hour had not yet come.

Contemporary English Version
Jesus said this while he was still teaching in the place where the temple treasures were stored. But no one arrested him, because his time had not yet come.

Douay-Rheims Bible
These words Jesus spoke in the treasury, teaching in the temple: and no man laid hands on him, because his hour was not yet come.

English Revised Version
These words spake he in the treasury, as he taught in the temple: and no man took him; because his hour was not yet come.

Good News Translation
Jesus said all this as he taught in the Temple, in the room where the offering boxes were placed. And no one arrested him, because his hour had not come.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jesus spoke these words while he was teaching in the treasury area of the temple courtyard. No one arrested him, because his time had not yet come.

International Standard Version
He spoke these words in the treasury, while he was teaching in the Temple. Yet no one arrested him, because his hour had not yet come.

Literal Standard Version
Jesus spoke these sayings in the treasury, teaching in the temple, and no one seized Him, because His hour had not yet come;

NET Bible
(Jesus spoke these words near the offering box while he was teaching in the temple courts. No one seized him because his time had not yet come.)

New Heart English Bible
Jesus spoke these words in the treasury, as he taught in the temple. Yet no one arrested him, because his hour had not yet come.

Weymouth New Testament
These sayings He uttered in the Treasury, while teaching in the Temple; yet no one arrested Him, because His time had not yet come.

World English Bible
Jesus spoke these words in the treasury, as he taught in the temple. Yet no one arrested him, because his hour had not yet come.

Young's Literal Translation
These sayings spake Jesus in the treasury, teaching in the temple, and no one seized him, because his hour had not yet come;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Woman Caught in Adultery
19“Where is Your Father?” they asked Him. “You do not know Me or My Father,” Jesus answered. “If you knew Me, you would know My Father as well.” 20He spoke these words while teaching in the temple courts, near the treasury. Yet no one seized Him, because His hour had not yet come. 21Again He said to them, “I am going away, and you will look for Me, but you will die in your sin. Where I am going, you cannot come.”…

Cross References
Matthew 26:55
At that time Jesus said to the crowd, "Have you come out with swords and clubs to arrest Me as you would an outlaw? Every day I sat teaching in the temple courts, and you did not arrest Me.

Mark 12:41
As Jesus was sitting opposite the treasury, He watched the crowd putting money into it. And many rich people put in large amounts.

Mark 12:43
Jesus called His disciples to Him and said, "Truly I tell you, this poor widow has put more than all the others into the treasury.

Luke 21:1
Then Jesus looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the treasury,

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

John 7:14
About halfway through the feast, Jesus went up to the temple courts and began to teach.

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

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

in the treasury.

1 Chronicles 9:26
For these Levites, the four chief porters, were in their set office, and were over the chambers and treasuries of the house of God.

Matthew 27:6
And the chief priests took the silver pieces, and said, It is not lawful for to put them into the treasury, because it is the price of blood.

Mark 12:41,43
And Jesus sat over against the treasury, and beheld how the people cast money into the treasury: and many that were rich cast in much…

and no.

John 8:59
Then took they up stones to cast at him: but Jesus hid himself, and went out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and so passed by.

John 7:8,30,44
Go ye up unto this feast: I go not up yet unto this feast; for my time is not yet full come…

John 10:39
Therefore they sought again to take him: but he escaped out of their hand,









(20) These words spake Jesus in the treasury.--Comp. Notes on Mark 12:41 and Luke 21:1. From the passage it is clear that the word "treasury" was applied to the brazen trumpet-shaped chests placed in the court of the women for the reception of alms. There were thirteen of them, and each bore an inscription showing to what purpose the alms placed in it would be devoted. Here the word is apparently used of the place itself in which the chests were deposited, or the preposition must be taken as including the immediate neighbourhood. This notice of place is interesting in many ways. The court of the women was one of the most public places in the Temple area. He taught, then, openly and fearlessly. The chamber in which the Sanhedrin held their session was between the court of the women and that of the men. They had on that very day been assembled to take counsel against Him (John 7:45-52). This gives point to the words which follow, "and no man laid hands on Him, for His hour was not yet come." The court of the women, moreover, was the spot where the great candelabra stood. (See Note on John 8:12.)

Verses 20-30. -

(3) Further controversy with different groups, ending in partial admission of his claims by some. Verse 20. - These words - an expression which emphasized the foregoing interview, and shut it off from the following context - spake he (Jesus) in the treasury, as he taught in the temple courts. The γαζοφυλακίον (Mark 12:41; Luke 20:1) may be the chamber in which the thirteen chests, with trumpet like orifices for the reception of alms, were erected. If so, it was in the "court of the women," or the place of public assembly most abundantly frequented by the multitude, and beyond which the women could not penetrate into the "court of the priests." Edersheim disputes Westcott's suggestion, that the gazith, or session house of the Sanhedrin, was close by, and that the language of Jesus was within earshot of them. This chamber, gazith, was in the southeast corner of the "court of the priests," and therefore far away from the treasure chamber. Supposing that the word γαζοφυλακίον was the treasury itself. the ἐν τῷ may point to the neighbourhood of the sacred enclosure. The reference shows that the locality even of the discourse had made profound impression on one of the disciples, and implies great publicity and imminent peril from these bold avowals. The clause added by the evangelist, And no man seized him; because his hour was not yet come, is a phrase repeated frequently, and one which delays, by a strange refrain, the tragic consummation (see Introduction, § VII. 5 (4)). Here it shows that some further attempt was made to lay violent hands on him, which for the moment failed. Seeing that avowals of his Divine nature wrought to a frenzy the passions of soma of his hearers, and finally led to his condemnation for a capital offence, the evangelist again and again shows that the Lord - who made these claims on his trial, as given in the synoptists - had frequently reiterated them at peril of his life. The language of the high priest shows how bitterly the ecclesiastical authorities resented this assumption. The Fourth Gospel makes the synoptic account of this matter more intelligible by showing us that it was not an isolated occurrence.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
He spoke
ἐλάλησεν (elalēsen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2980: A prolonged form of an otherwise obsolete verb; to talk, i.e. Utter words.

these
Ταῦτα (Tauta)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's 3778: This; he, she, it.

words
ῥήματα (rhēmata)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's 4487: From rheo; an utterance, ; by implication, a matter or topic; with a negative naught whatever.

while teaching
διδάσκων (didaskōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 1321: To teach, direct, admonish. A prolonged form of a primary verb dao; to teach.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's 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 Neuter Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

temple courts,
ἱερῷ (hierō)
Noun - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's 2411: Neuter of hieros; a sacred place, i.e. The entire precincts of the Temple.

near
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's 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 Neuter Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

treasury.
γαζοφυλακίῳ (gazophylakiō)
Noun - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's 1049: A treasury. From gaza and phulake; a treasure-house, i.e. A court in the temple for the collection-boxes.

Yet
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

no one
οὐδεὶς (oudeis)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3762: No one, none, nothing.

seized
ἐπίασεν (epiasen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 4084: Probably another form of biazo; to squeeze, i.e. Seize (press), or officially (arrest), or in hunting (capture).

Him,
αὐτόν (auton)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
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.

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

His
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
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.

hour
ὥρα (hōra)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's 5610: Apparently a primary word; an 'hour'.

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

come.
ἐληλύθει (elēlythei)
Verb - Pluperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2064: To come, go.


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