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John 5:38 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And ye have not his word abiding in you: for whom he sent, him ye believe not.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And ye have not his word abiding in you: for whom he hath sent, him ye believe not.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “You do not have His word abiding in you, for you do not believe Him whom He sent.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And ye have not his word abiding in you: for whom he hath sent, him ye believe not.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and ye have not his word abiding in you; for whom *he* hath sent, him ye do not believe.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, his word, ye have not, within you abiding—because, as touching him whom, he, sent, in him, ye, believe not.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and His word ye have not remaining in you, because whom He sent, him ye do not believe.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And you have not his word abiding in you: for whom he hath sent, him you believe not.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And ye haue not his word abiding in you: for whom he hath sent, him ye beleeue not.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And his word abideth not in you, because in Him whom he hath sent you do not believe.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And his word abideth not in you, because ye believe not in him whom he hath sent.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
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.
ye have 2192
{2192} Prime
ἔχω
echo
{ekh'-o}
A primary verb (including an alternate form σχέω [[scheo]], {skheh'-o}; used in certain tenses only); to hold (used in very various applications, literally or figuratively, direct or remote; such as possession, ability, contiguity, relation or condition).
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
not 3756
{3756} Prime
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
his 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.
word 3056
{3056} Prime
λόγος
logos
{log'-os}
From G3004; something said (including the thought); by implication a topic (subject of discourse), also reasoning (the mental faculty) or motive; by extension a computation; specifically (with the article in John) the Divine Expression (that is, Christ).
abiding 3306
{3306} Prime
μένω
meno
{men'-o}
A primary verb; to stay (in a given place, state, relation or expectancy).
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
in 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
you: 5213
{5213} Prime
ὑμῖν
humin
{hoo-min'}
Irregular dative case of G5210; to (with or by) you.
for 3754
{3754} Prime
ὅτι
hoti
{hot'-ee}
Neuter of G3748 as conjugation; demonstrative that (sometimes redundant); causatively because.
whom 3739
{3739} Prime
ὅς
hos
{hos}
Probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article G3588); the relative (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that.
y1565
[1565] Standard
ἐκεῖνος
ekeinos
{ek-i'-nos}
From G1563; that one (or [neuter] thing); often intensified by the article prefixed.
he x1565
(1565) Complement
ἐκεῖνος
ekeinos
{ek-i'-nos}
From G1563; that one (or [neuter] thing); often intensified by the article prefixed.
hath sent, 649
{0649} Prime
ἀποστέλλω
apostello
{ap-os-tel'-lo}
From G0575 and G4724; set apart, that is, (by implication) to send out (properly on a mission) literally or figuratively.
z5656
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
him 5129
{5129} Prime
τούτῳ
touto
{too'-to}
Dative singular masculine or neuter of G3778; to (in, with or by) this (person or thing).
ye 5210
{5210} Prime
ὑμεῖς
humeis
{hoo-mice'}
Irregular plural of G4771; you (as subject of verb).
believe 4100
{4100} Prime
πιστεύω
pisteuo
{pist-yoo'-o}
From G4102; to have faith (in, upon, or with respect to, a person or thing), that is, credit; by implication to entrust (especially one's spiritual well being to Christ).
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
not. 3756
{3756} Prime
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on John 5:36-38.


John 5:38

_ _ not his word abiding in you — passing now from the Witness to the testimony borne by Him in “the lively oracles” (Acts 7:38): both were alike strangers to their breasts, as was evidenced by their rejecting Him to whom all that witness was borne.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 5:31-47.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

John 5:38

Ye have not his word — All who believe have the word of the Father (the same with the word of the Son) abiding in them, that is, deeply ingrafted in their hearts.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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ye have:

John 5:42 But I know you, that ye have not the love of God in you.
John 5:46-47 For had ye believed Moses, ye would have believed me: for he wrote of me. ... But if ye believe not his writings, how shall ye believe my words?
John 8:37 I know that ye are Abraham's seed; but ye seek to kill me, because my word hath no place in you.
John 8:46-47 Which of you convinceth me of sin? And if I say the truth, why do ye not believe me? ... He that is of God heareth God's words: ye therefore hear [them] not, because ye are not of God.
John 15:7 If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.
Deuteronomy 6:6-9 And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart: ... And thou shalt write them upon the posts of thy house, and on thy gates.
Joshua 1:8 This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.
Psalms 119:11 Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.
Proverbs 2:1-2 My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee; ... So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, [and] apply thine heart to understanding;
Proverbs 7:1-2 My son, keep my words, and lay up my commandments with thee. ... Keep my commandments, and live; and my law as the apple of thine eye.
Colossians 3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.
James 1:21-22 Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls. ... But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.
1 John 2:14 I have written unto you, fathers, because ye have known him [that is] from the beginning. I have written unto you, young men, because ye are strong, and the word of God abideth in you, and ye have overcome the wicked one.

for:

John 5:43 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.
John 1:11 He came unto his own, and his own received him not.
John 3:18-21 He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. ... But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.
John 12:44-48 Jesus cried and said, He that believeth on me, believeth not on me, but on him that sent me. ... He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day.
Isaiah 49:7 Thus saith the LORD, the Redeemer of Israel, [and] his Holy One, to him whom man despiseth, to him whom the nation abhorreth, to a servant of rulers, Kings shall see and arise, princes also shall worship, because of the LORD that is faithful, [and] the Holy One of Israel, and he shall choose thee.
Isaiah 53:1-3 Who hath believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the LORD revealed? ... He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were [our] faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not.
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