New American Standard Bible
"I have come in My Father's name, and you do not receive Me; if another comes in his own name, you will receive him.
King James Bible
I am come in my Father's name, and ye receive me not: if another shall come in his own name, him ye will receive.
Darby Bible Translation
I am come in my Father's name, and ye receive me not; if another come in his own name, him ye will receive.
World English Bible
I have come in my Father's name, and you don't receive me. If another comes in his own name, you will receive him.
Young's Literal Translation
'I have come in the name of my Father, and ye do not receive me; if another may come in his own name, him ye will receive;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
I am come in my Father's name - By the authority of God; or giving proof that I am sent by him.
If another shall come in his own name - A false teacher setting up himself, and not even pretending to have a divine commission. The Jews were much accustomed to receive and follow particular teachers. In the time of Christ they were greatly divided between the schools of Hillel and Shammai, two famous teachers.
Ye will receive - You will follow, or obey him as a teacher.
LibraryJuly 2 Evening
[Jesus] prayed the third time, saying the same words.--MATT. 26:44. Who in the days of his flesh . . . offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from death. Then shall we know, if we follow on to know the Lord.--Continuing instant in prayer.--Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication.--By prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
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September the Twenty-Ninth the Fountain
"For many will come in My name, saying, 'I am the Christ,' and will mislead many.
but I know you, that you do not have the love of God in yourselves.
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