John 7:17
Good News Translation
Whoever is willing to do what God wants will know whether what I teach comes from God or whether I speak on my own authority.

Contemporary English Version
If you really want to obey God, you will know if what I teach comes from God or from me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If any man will do the will of him, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

If any man will do the will of him, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.

John 1:46-49 And Nathanael said to him: Can any thing of good come from Nazareth? Philip saith to him: Come and see. . . .

John 8:31,32,43,47 Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed him: If you continue in my word, you shall be my disciples indeed. . . .

Psalm 25:8,9,12 The Lord is sweet and righteous: therefore he will give a law to sinners in the way. . . .

Psalm 119:10,101,102 With my whole heart have I sought after thee: let me not stray from thy commandments. . . .

Isaiah 35:8 And a path and a way shall be there, and it shall be called the holy way: the unclean shall not pass over it, and this shall be unto you a straight way, so that fools shall not err therein.

Jeremiah 31:33,34 But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel, after those days, saith the Lord: I will give my law in their bowels, and I will write it in their heart: and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. . . .

Hosea 6:3 He will revive us after two days: on the third day he will raise us up, and we shall live in his sight. We shall know, and we shall follow on, that we may know the Lord. His going forth is prepared as the morning light, and he will come to us as the early and the latter rain to the earth.

Micah 4:2 And it shall come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of the house of the Lord shall be prepared in the top of the mountains, and high above the hills: and people shall flow to it.

Malachi 4:2 But unto you that fear my name, the Sun of justice shall arise, and health in his wings: and you shall go forth, and shall leap like calves of the herd.

Matthew 6:22 The light of thy body is thy eye. If thy eye be single, thy whole body shall be lightsome.

Luke 8:15 But that on the good ground are they who in a good and perfect heart, hearing the word, keep it and bring forth fruit in patience.

Acts 10:1-6 And there was a certain man in Caesarea, named Cornelius, a centurion of that which is called the Italian band: . . .

Acts 11:13,14 And he told us how he had seen an angel in his house, standing and saying to him: Send to Joppe and call hither Simon, who is surnamed Peter, . . .

Acts 17:11 Now these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, who received the word with all eagerness, daily searching the scriptures, whether these things were so.

Philippians 3:15,16 Let us therefore, as many as are perfect, be thus minded: and if in any thing you be otherwise minded, this also God will reveal to you, . . .

Context
Jesus Teaches at the Feast
16Jesus answered them and said: My doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me. 17If any man will do the will of him, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself. 18He that speaketh of himself seeketh his own glory: but he that seeketh the glory of him that sent him, he is true and there is no injustice in him.…
Cross References
Psalm 25:9
He will guide the mild in judgment: he will teach the meek his ways.

Psalm 25:14
The Lord is a firmament to them that fear him: and his covenant shall be made manifest to them.

Proverbs 3:32
Want is from the Lord in the house of the wicked: but the habitations of the just shall be blessed.

Proverbs 28:5
Evil men think not on judgment: but they that seek after the Lord, take notice of all things.

Daniel 12:10
Many shall be chosen, and made white, and shall be tried as fire: and the wicked shall deal wickedly, and none of the wicked shall understand, but the learned shall understand.

John 3:21
But he that doth truth cometh to the light, that his works may be made manifest: because they are done in God.

John 8:43
Why do you not know my speech? Because you cannot hear my word.

John 8:44
You are of your father the devil: and the desires of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning: and he stood not in the truth, because truth is not in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father thereof.

Additional Translations
If anyone desires to do His will, he will know whether My teaching is from God or whether I speak on My own.

If anyone desires to do His will, he will know concerning the teaching, whether it is from God, or I speak from Myself.

If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.

If any man willeth to do his will, he shall know of the teaching, whether it is of God, or whether I speak from myself.

If any one desire to practise his will, he shall know concerning the doctrine, whether it is of God, or [that] I speak from myself.

If any man willeth to do his will, he shall know of the teaching, whether it be of God, or whether I speak from myself.

If any man will do his will, he shall know concerning the doctrine, whether it is from God, or whether I speak from myself.

If any one is willing to do His will, he shall know about the teaching, whether it is from God or originates with me.

If anyone desires to do his will, he will know about the teaching, whether it is from God, or if I am speaking from myself.

if any one may will to do His will, he shall know concerning the teaching, whether it is of God, or -- I do speak from myself.
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