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John 7:26 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And lo, he speaketh openly, and they say nothing unto him. Can it be that the rulers indeed know that this is the Christ?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But, lo, he speaketh boldly, and they say nothing unto him. Do the rulers know indeed that this is the very Christ?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Look, He is speaking publicly, and they are saying nothing to Him. The rulers do not really know that this is the Christ, do they?
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But lo, he speaketh boldly, and they say nothing to him. Do the rulers know indeed that this is the very Christ?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and behold, he speaks openly, and they say nothing to him. Have the rulers then indeed recognised that this is the Christ?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And yet, see! with freedom of speech, he is talking, and, nothing, unto him, do they say:—Have the rulers perhaps come to know, of a truth, that, this, is, the Christ?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and, lo, he doth speak freely, and they say nothing to him; did the rulers at all know truly that this is truly the Christ?
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And behold, he speaketh openly: and they say nothing to him. Have the rulers known for a truth that this is the Christ?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But loe, he speaketh boldly, and they say nothing vnto him: Doe the rulers know indeede that this is the very Christ?
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— and, behold, openly he discourseth, and nothing say they to him. Do the elders know that this is truly the Meshicha?
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And lo, he discourseth publicly, and they say nothing to him. Do our Elders know, that he really is the Messiah?

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But, 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.
lo, 2396
{2396} Prime
ἴδε
ide
{id'-eh}
Second person singular imperative active of G1492; used as interjection to denote surprise; lo!.
he speaketh 2980
{2980} Prime
λαλέω
laleo
{lal-eh'-o}
A prolonged form of an otherwise obsolete verb; to talk, that is, utter words.
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
boldly, 3954
{3954} Prime
παρρησία
parrhesia
{par-rhay-see'-ah}
From G3956 and a derivative of G4483; all out spokenness, that is, frankness, bluntness, publicity; by implication assurance.
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.
they 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
nothing 3762
{3762} Prime
οὐδείς
oudeis
{oo-dice'}
From G3761 and G1520; not even one (man, woman or thing), that is, none, nobody, nothing.
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.
Do y1097
[1097] Standard
γινώσκω
ginosko
{ghin-oce'-ko}
A prolonged form of a primary verb; to 'know' (absolutely), in a great variety of applications and with many implications (as shown at left, with others not thus clearly expressed).
z0
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
x3379
(3379) Complement
μήποτε
mepote
{may'-pot-eh}
From G3361 and G4218; not ever; also if (or lest) ever (or perhaps).
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).
rulers 758
{0758} Prime
ἄρχων
archon
{ar'-khone}
Present participle of G0757; a first (in rank or power).
know 1097
{1097} Prime
γινώσκω
ginosko
{ghin-oce'-ko}
A prolonged form of a primary verb; to 'know' (absolutely), in a great variety of applications and with many implications (as shown at left, with others not thus clearly expressed).
z5627
<5627> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2138 plus 1 in a variant reading in a footnote
indeed 230
{0230} Prime
ἀληθῶς
alethos
{al-ay-thoce'}
Adverb from G0227; truly.
y3379
[3379] Standard
μήποτε
mepote
{may'-pot-eh}
From G3361 and G4218; not ever; also if (or lest) ever (or perhaps).
that 3754
{3754} Prime
ὅτι
hoti
{hot'-ee}
Neuter of G3748 as conjugation; demonstrative that (sometimes redundant); causatively because.
this 3778
{3778} Prime
οὗτος
houtos
{hoo'-tos}
Including the nominative masculine plural (second form), nominative feminine signular (third form), and the nominate feminine plural, (fourth form). From the article G3588 and G0846; the he (she or it), that is, this or that (often with the article repeated).
is 2076
{2076} Prime
ἐστί
esti
{es-tee'}
Third person singular present indicative of G1510; he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are.
z5748
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
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).
very 230
{0230} Prime
ἀληθῶς
alethos
{al-ay-thoce'}
Adverb from G0227; truly.
Christ? 5547
{5547} Prime
Χριστός
Christos
{khris-tos'}
From G5548; anointed, that is, the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on John 7:25-27.


John 7:26

_ _ Do the rulers know, etc. — Have they got some new light in favor of His claims?

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 7:14-36.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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he speaketh:

Psalms 40:9-10 I have preached righteousness in the great congregation: lo, I have not refrained my lips, O LORD, thou knowest. ... I have not hid thy righteousness within my heart; I have declared thy faithfulness and thy salvation: I have not concealed thy lovingkindness and thy truth from the great congregation.
Psalms 71:15-16 My mouth shall shew forth thy righteousness [and] thy salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers [thereof]. ... I will go in the strength of the Lord GOD: I will make mention of thy righteousness, [even] of thine only.
Proverbs 28:1 The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.
Isaiah 42:4 He shall not fail nor be discouraged, till he have set judgment in the earth: and the isles shall wait for his law.
Isaiah 50:7-8 For the Lord GOD will help me; therefore shall I not be confounded: therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be ashamed. ... [He is] near that justifieth me; who will contend with me? let us stand together: who [is] mine adversary? let him come near to me.
Matthew 22:16 And they sent out unto him their disciples with the Herodians, saying, Master, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way of God in truth, neither carest thou for any [man]: for thou regardest not the person of men.
Acts 4:13 Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marvelled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus.
Ephesians 6:19-20 And for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel, ... For which I am an ambassador in bonds: that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.
Philippians 1:14 And many of the brethren in the Lord, waxing confident by my bonds, are much more bold to speak the word without fear.
2 Timothy 1:7-8 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. ... Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God;

Do:

John 7:48 Have any of the rulers or of the Pharisees believed on him?
John 9:22 These [words] spake his parents, because they feared the Jews: for the Jews had agreed already, that if any man did confess that he was Christ, he should be put out of the synagogue.
John 11:47-53 Then gathered the chief priests and the Pharisees a council, and said, What do we? for this man doeth many miracles. ... Then from that day forth they took counsel together for to put him to death.
John 12:42 Nevertheless among the chief rulers also many believed on him; but because of the Pharisees they did not confess [him], lest they should be put out of the synagogue:
Luke 7:30 But the Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel of God against themselves, being not baptized of him.
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Ps 40:9; 71:15. Pv 28:1. Is 42:4; 50:7. Mt 22:16. Lk 7:30. Jn 7:48; 9:22; 11:47; 12:42. Ac 4:13. Ep 6:19. Php 1:14. 2Ti 1:7.

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