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

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

Darby Bible Translation
Jesus therefore says to them, My time is not yet come, but your time is always ready.

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;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

My time is not yet come - It is probable our Lord meant no more than this, that he had some business to transact before he could go to Jerusalem; but his brethren, having nothing to hinder them might set off immediately. Others think he speaks of his passion: My time of suffering is not yet come: as ye are still in friendship with the world, ye need not be under any apprehension of danger: ye may go when ye please. The first sense I think is the best.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

My time.

John 7:8,30 Go you up to this feast: I go not up yet to this feast: for my time is not yet full come...

John 2:4 Jesus said to her, Woman, what have I to do with you? my hour is not yet come.

John 8:20 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.

John 13:1 Now before the feast of the passover, when Jesus knew that his hour was come that he should depart out of this world to the Father...

John 17:1 These words spoke Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, Father, the hour is come; glorify your Son...

Psalm 102:13 You shall arise, and have mercy on Zion: for the time to favor her, yes, the set time, is come.

Ecclesiastes 3:1 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:

*etc:

Acts 1:7 And he said to them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father has put in his own power.

Library
September 13 Morning
If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink.--JOHN 7:37. My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the Lord: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God.--O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land where no water is; to see thy power and thy glory, so as I have seen thee in the sanctuary. Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money; come ye, buy, and eat;
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

One Saying with Two Meanings
'Then said Jesus unto them, Yet a little while am I with you, and then I go unto Him that sent Me. 34. Ye shall seek Me, and shall not find Me: and where I am, thither ye cannot come.'--JOHN vii. 33, 34. 'Little children, yet a little while I am with you. Ye shall seek Me; and as I said unto the Jews, Whither I go, ye cannot come; so now I say to you.'--JOHN xiii. 33. No greater contrast can be conceived than that between these two groups to whom such singularly similar words were addressed. The
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Answer to Mr. W's Sixth Objection.
6. and lastly, Let us consider the intrinsick absurdities, and incredibilities of the several stories of these three miracles, p. 36.--As to Jairus's daughter, and her resurrection from the dead, St. Hilary [13] hints, that there was no such person as Jairus;--and he gives this reason, and a good reason it is, why he thought so, because it is elsewhere intimated in the gospel that none of the rulers of the synagogues confessedly believ'd on Jesus, John vii. 48. and xii. 42. St. John's words in the
Nathaniel Lardner—A Vindication of Three of Our Blessed Saviour's Miracles

Want of Universality in the Knowledge and Reception of Christianity, and of Greater Clearness in the Evidence.
Or, a Revelation which really came from God, the proof, it has been said, would in all ages be so public and manifest, that no part of the human species would remain ignorant of it, no understanding could fail of being convinced by it. The advocates of Christianity do not pretend that the evidence of their religion possesses these qualities. They do not deny that we can conceive it to be within the compass of divine power to have communicated to the World a higher degree of assurance, and to have
William Paley—Evidences of Christianity

Cross References
Matthew 26:18
He replied, "Go into the city to a certain man and tell him, 'The Teacher says: My appointed time is near. I am going to celebrate the Passover with my disciples at your house.'"

John 2:4
"Woman, why do you involve me?" Jesus replied. "My hour has not yet come."

John 7:8
You go to the festival. I am not going up to this festival, because my time has not yet fully come."

John 7:30
At this they tried to seize him, but no one laid a hand on him, because his hour had not yet come.

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