John 7:26
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English Standard Version
And here he is, speaking openly, and they say nothing to him! Can it be that the authorities really know that this is the Christ?

King James Bible
But, lo, he speaketh boldly, and they say nothing unto him. Do the rulers know indeed that this is the very Christ?

American Standard Version
And lo, he speaketh openly, and they say nothing unto him. Can it be that the rulers indeed know that this is the Christ?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And behold, he speaketh openly, and they say nothing to him. Have the rulers known for a truth, that this is the Christ?

English Revised Version
And lo, he speaketh openly, and they say nothing unto him. Can it be that the rulers indeed know that this is the Christ?

Webster's Bible Translation
But lo, he speaketh boldly, and they say nothing to him. Do the rulers know indeed that this is the very Christ?

Weymouth New Testament
But here he is, speaking openly and boldly, and they say nothing to him! Can the Rulers really have ascertained that this man is the Christ?

John 7:26 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Do the rulers know indeed?

The interrogative particle μήποτε may be rendered by the familiar expression they do not, do they? Rev., can it be that the rulers, etc. Indeed (ἀληθῶς); literally, truly.

The very (ἀληθῶς)

Omit.

John 7:26 Parallel Commentaries

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he speaketh.

Psalm 40:9,10 I have preached righteousness in the great congregation: see, I have not refrained my lips, O LORD, you know...

Psalm 71:15,16 My mouth shall show forth your righteousness and your salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers thereof...

Proverbs 28:1 The wicked flee when no man pursues: 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...

Matthew 22:16 And they sent out to him their disciples with the Herodians, saying, Master, we know that you are true...

Acts 4:13 Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marveled...

Ephesians 6:19,20 And for me, that utterance may be given to me, that I may open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel...

Philippians 1:14 And many of the brothers 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 has not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind...

Do.

John 7:48 Have any of the rulers or of the Pharisees believed on him?

John 9:22 These words spoke his parents, because they feared the Jews: for the Jews had agreed already...

John 11:47-53 Then gathered the chief priests and the Pharisees a council, and said, What do we? for this man does many miracles...

John 12:42 Nevertheless among the chief rulers also many believed on him; but because of the Pharisees they did not confess him...

Luke 7:30 But the Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel of God against themselves, being not baptized of him.

Cross References
Luke 23:13
Pilate then called together the chief priests and the rulers and the people,

John 3:1
Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews.

John 4:29
"Come, see a man who told me all that I ever did. Can this be the Christ?"

John 7:25
Some of the people of Jerusalem therefore said, "Is not this the man whom they seek to kill?

John 7:31
Yet many of the people believed in him. They said, "When the Christ appears, will he do more signs than this man has done?"

John 7:48
Have any of the authorities or the Pharisees believed in him?

John 18:20
Jesus answered him, "I have spoken openly to the world. I have always taught in synagogues and in the temple, where all Jews come together. I have said nothing in secret.

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