New International Version
If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not be guilty of sin; but now they have no excuse for their sin.
King James Bible
If I had not come and spoken unto them, they had not had sin: but now they have no cloke for their sin.
Darby Bible Translation
If I had not come and spoken to them, they had not had sin; but now they have no excuse for their sin.
World English Bible
If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not have had sin; but now they have no excuse for their sin.
Young's Literal Translation
if I had not come and spoken to them, they were not having sin; but now pretext they have not for their sin.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But now they have no cloke for their sin - (margin: Or, excuse) They are without excuse. See the note on John 9:41. Christ had done such works as demonstrated him to be the Messiah - yet they rejected him: here lay their sin; and this sin, and the punishment to which it exposed them, still remain; for they still continue to reject the Lord that bought them.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
cloke. or, excuse.
Eversley. Sunday after Ascension Day. 1868. St John xv. 26. "When the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me." Some writers, especially when they are writing hymns, have fallen now-a- days into a habit of writing of the Holy Spirit of God, in a tone of which I dare not say that it is wrong or untrue; but of which I must say, that it is one-sided. And if there are two sides to a matter, …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
December 16 Evening
May 13. "Abide in Me" (John xv. 4).
February 25. "I am the vine, Ye are the Branches" (John xv. 5).
And whether they listen or fail to listen--for they are a rebellious people--they will know that a prophet has been among them.
Jesus said, "If you were blind, you would not be guilty of sin; but now that you claim you can see, your guilt remains.
Whoever hates me hates my Father as well.
If I had not done among them the works no one else did, they would not be guilty of sin. As it is, they have seen, and yet they have hated both me and my Father.
about sin, because people do not believe in me;
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