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John 11:8 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— The disciples say unto him, Rabbi, the Jews were but now seeking to stone thee; and goest thou thither again?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— [His] disciples say unto him, Master, the Jews of late sought to stone thee; and goest thou thither again?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The disciples *said to Him, “Rabbi, the Jews were just now seeking to stone You, and are You going there again?”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— [His] disciples say to him, Master, the Jews of late sought to stone thee; and goest thou thither again?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The disciples say to him, Rabbi, [even but] now the Jews sought to stone thee, and goest thou thither again?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— The disciples say unto him—Rabbi! just now, were the Jews seeking to stone thee—and, again, goest thou thither?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— the disciples say to him, 'Rabbi, now were the Jews seeking to stone thee, and again thou dost go thither!'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The disciples say to him: Rabbi, the Jews but now sought to stone thee. And goest thou thither again?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— His disciples say vnto him, Master, the Iewes of late sought to stone thee, and goest thou thither againe?
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— His disciples say to him, Raban, now have the Jihudoyee sought to stone thee; and again goest thou thither?
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— His disciples say to him: Our Rabbi, the Jews have just sought to stone thee; and goest thou again thither.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
[His] disciples 3101
{3101} Prime
μαθητής
mathetes
{math-ay-tes'}
From G3129; a learner, that is, pupil.
say 3004
{3004} Prime
λέγω
lego
{leg'-o}
A primary verb; properly to 'lay' forth, that is, (figuratively) relate (in words [usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue]); by implication to mean.
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
unto him, 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
Master, 4461
{4461} Prime
ῥαββί
rhabbi
{hrab-bee'}
Of Hebrew origin [H7227] with pronominal suffix; my master, that is, Rabbi, as an official title of honor.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
Jews 2453
{2453} Prime
Ἰουδαῖος
Ioudaios
{ee-oo-dah'-yos}
From G2448 (in the sense of G2455 as a country); Judaean, that is, belonging to Jehudah.
of late 3568
{3568} Prime
νῦν
nun
{noon}
A primary particle of present time; 'now' (as adverb of date, a transition or emphasis); also as noun or adjective present or immediate.
sought 2212
{2212} Prime
ζητέω
zeteo
{dzay-teh'-o}
Of uncertain affinity; to seek (literally or figuratively); specifically (by Hebraism) to worship (God), or (in a bad sense) to plot (against life).
z5707
<5707> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 855
to stone 3034
{3034} Prime
λιθάζω
lithazo
{lith-ad'-zo}
From G3037; to lapidate.
z5658
<5658> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 516
thee; 4571
{4571} Prime
σέ
se
{seh}
Accusative singular of G4771; thee.
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
goest x5217
(5217) Complement
ὑπάγω
hupago
{hoop-ag'-o}
From G5259 and G0071; to lead (oneself) under, that is, withdraw or retire (as if sinking out of sight), literally or figuratively.
thou y5217
[5217] Standard
ὑπάγω
hupago
{hoop-ag'-o}
From G5259 and G0071; to lead (oneself) under, that is, withdraw or retire (as if sinking out of sight), literally or figuratively.
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
thither 1563
{1563} Prime
ἐκεῖ
ekei
{ek-i'}
Of uncertain affinity; there; by extension thither.
again? 3825
{3825} Prime
πάλιν
palin
{pal'-in}
Probably from the same as G3823 (through the idea of oscillatory repetition); (adverbially) anew, that is, (of place) back, (of time) once more, or (conjugationally) furthermore or on the other hand.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on John 11:7-10.


John 11:8

_ _ His disciples say unto him, Master, the Jews of late sought, etc. — literally, “were (just) now seeking” “to stone thee” (John 10:31).

_ _ goest thou thither again?to certain death, as John 11:16 shows they thought.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 11:1-16.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

John 11:8

(3) [His] disciples say unto him, Master, the Jews of late sought to stone thee; and goest thou thither again?

(3) This alone is the sure and right way to life, to follow God boldly without fear, who calls us and shines before us in the darkness of this world.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the Jews:

John 10:31 Then the Jews took up stones again to stone him.
John 10:39 Therefore they sought again to take him: but he escaped out of their hand,
Psalms 11:1-3 [[To the chief Musician, [A Psalm] of David.]] In the LORD put I my trust: how say ye to my soul, Flee [as] a bird to your mountain? ... If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?
Matthew 16:21-23 From that time forth began Jesus to shew unto his disciples, how that he must go unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised again the third day. ... But he turned, and said unto Peter, Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men.
Acts 21:12-13 And when we heard these things, both we, and they of that place, besought him not to go up to Jerusalem. ... Then Paul answered, What mean ye to weep and to break mine heart? for I am ready not to be bound only, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.

and goest:

Acts 20:24 But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
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Ps 11:1. Mt 16:21. Jn 10:31, 39. Ac 20:24; 21:12.

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