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John 7:49 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But this multitude that knoweth not the law are accursed.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But this people who knoweth not the law are cursed.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “But this crowd which does not know the Law is accursed.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But this people who know not the law are cursed.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But this crowd, which does not know the law, are accursed.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But, this multitude, that take no note of the law, are, laid under a curse.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— but this multitude, that is not knowing the law, is accursed.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But this multitude, that knoweth not the law, are accursed.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But this people who knoweth not the Law, are cursed.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— But if this people who know not the law (believe in him), they are accursed.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— But this people, who know not the law, are accursed.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But 235
{0235} Prime
ἀλλά
alla
{al-lah'}
Neuter plural of G0243; properly other things, that is, (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations).
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).
people 3793
{3793} Prime
ὄχλος
ochlos
{okh'-los}
From a derivative of G2192 (meaning a vehicle); a throng (as borne along); by implication the rabble; by extension a class of people; figuratively a riot.
who y3588
[3588] Standard

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).
knoweth 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).
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
not 3361
{3361} Prime
μή
me
{may}
A primary particle of qualified negation (whereas G3756 expresses an absolute denial); (adverbially) not, (conjugationally) lest; also (as interrogitive implying a negative answer [whereas G3756 expects an affirmative one]); whether.
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).
law 3551
{3551} Prime
νόμος
nomos
{nom'-os}
From a primary word νέμω [[nemo]] (to parcel out, especially food or grazing to animals); law (through the idea of prescriptive usage), generally (regulation), specifically (of Moses [including the volume]; also of the Gospel), or figuratively (a principle).
are 1526
{1526} Prime
εἰσί
eisi
{i-see'}
Third person plural present indicative of G1510; they are.
z5748
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
cursed. 1944
{1944} Prime
ἐπικατάρατος
epikataratos
{ep-ee-kat-ar'-at-os}
From G1909 and a derivative of G2672; imprecated, that is, execrable.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on John 7:44-49.


John 7:49

_ _ But this people — literally, “multitude,” meaning the ignorant rabble. (Pity these important distinctions, so marked in the original of this Gospel, should not be also in our version.)

_ _ knoweth not the law — that is, by school learning, which only subverted it by human traditions.

_ _ are cursed — a cursed set (a kind of swearing at them, out of mingled rage and scorn).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 7:45-53.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

John 7:49

But this populace, who know not the law — This ignorant rabble; are accursed — Are by that ignorance exposed to the curse of being thus seduced.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

John 9:34 They answered and said unto him, Thou wast altogether born in sins, and dost thou teach us? And they cast him out.
John 9:40 And [some] of the Pharisees which were with him heard these words, and said unto him, Are we blind also?
Isaiah 5:21 Woe unto [them that are] wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!
Isaiah 28:14 Wherefore hear the word of the LORD, ye scornful men, that rule this people which [is] in Jerusalem.
Isaiah 29:14-19 Therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvellous work among this people, [even] a marvellous work and a wonder: for the wisdom of their wise [men] shall perish, and the understanding of their prudent [men] shall be hid. ... The meek also shall increase [their] joy in the LORD, and the poor among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.
Isaiah 65:5 Which say, Stand by thyself, come not near to me; for I am holier than thou. These [are] a smoke in my nose, a fire that burneth all the day.
1 Corinthians 1:20-21 Where [is] the wise? where [is] the scribe? where [is] the disputer of this world? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world? ... For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.
1 Corinthians 3:18-20 Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise. ... And again, The Lord knoweth the thoughts of the wise, that they are vain.
James 3:13-18 Who [is] a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom. ... And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace.
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