John 2:23
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New International Version
Now while he was in Jerusalem at the Passover Festival, many people saw the signs he was performing and believed in his name.

King James Bible
Now when he was in Jerusalem at the passover, in the feast day, many believed in his name, when they saw the miracles which he did.

Darby Bible Translation
And when he was in Jerusalem, at the passover, at the feast, many believed on his name, beholding his signs which he wrought.

World English Bible
Now when he was in Jerusalem at the Passover, during the feast, many believed in his name, observing his signs which he did.

Young's Literal Translation
And as he was in Jerusalem, in the passover, in the feast, many believed in his name, beholding his signs that he was doing;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Many believed in his name - They believed him to be the promised Messiah, but did not believe in him to the salvation of their souls: for we find, from the following verse, that their hearts were not at all changed, because our blessed Lord could not trust himself to them.

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John 3:2 The same came to Jesus by night, and said to him, Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God...

John 6:14 Then those men, when they had seen the miracle that Jesus did, said, This is of a truth that prophet that should come into the world.

John 7:31 And many of the people believed on him, and said, When Christ comes, will he do more miracles than these which this man has done?

John 8:30,31 As he spoke these words, many believed on him...

John 12:42,43 Nevertheless among the chief rulers also many believed on him; but because of the Pharisees they did not confess him...

Matthew 13:20,21 But he that received the seed into stony places, the same is he that hears the word, and immediately with joy receives it...

Mark 4:16,17 And these are they likewise which are sown on stony ground; who, when they have heard the word, immediately receive it with gladness...

Luke 8:13 They on the rock are they, which, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, which for a while believe...

Galatians 5:6 For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision avails any thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith which works by love.

Ephesians 3:16,17 That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man...

James 2:19,20 You believe that there is one God; you do well: the devils also believe, and tremble...

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Grace and Glory
Chapel Royal, Whitehall. 1865. For the consumptive hospital. St John ii. 11. "This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth his glory." This word glory, whether in its Greek or its Roman shape, had a very definite meaning in the days of the Apostles. It meant the admiration of men. The Greek word, as every scholar knows, is derived from a root signifying to seem, and expresses that which a man seems, and appears to his fellow men. The Latin word glory is
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons

September 9 Evening
My feet were almost gone; my steps had well nigh slipped.--PSA. 73:2. When I said, My foot slippeth; thy mercy, O Lord, held me up. The Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat: but I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not. A just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again.--Although he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand. Rejoice not against me, O my enemy: when I fall, I shall arise: when
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

January 17 Evening
The things which are.--REV. 1:19. Now we see through a glass, darkly.--Now we see not yet all things put under him. We have . . . a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts.--Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. Beloved, remember ye the words which were spoken before of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ; how that they told you there should be
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

November 5 Morning
Take thou also unto thee principal spices, and thou shalt make it an oil of holy ointment.--EXO. 30:23,25. Upon man's flesh shall it not be poured, neither shall ye make any other like it, after the composition of it: it is holy, and it shall be holy unto you.--One Spirit.--Diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. Thy God hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.--God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power.--God giveth not the Spirit by measure unto him.
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Cross References
John 2:11
What Jesus did here in Cana of Galilee was the first of the signs through which he revealed his glory; and his disciples believed in him.

John 2:13
When it was almost time for the Jewish Passover, Jesus went up to Jerusalem.

John 4:45
When he arrived in Galilee, the Galileans welcomed him. They had seen all that he had done in Jerusalem at the Passover Festival, for they also had been there.

John 5:36
"I have testimony weightier than that of John. For the works that the Father has given me to finish--the very works that I am doing--testify that the Father has sent me.

John 6:2
and a great crowd of people followed him because they saw the signs he had performed by healing the sick.

John 7:31
Still, many in the crowd believed in him. They said, "When the Messiah comes, will he perform more signs than this man?"

John 11:45
Therefore many of the Jews who had come to visit Mary, and had seen what Jesus did, believed in him.

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