Context17If anyone is willing to do His will, he will know of the teaching, whether it is of God or whether I speak from Myself. 18He who speaks from himself seeks his own glory; but He who is seeking the glory of the One who sent Him, He is true, and there is no unrighteousness in Him.
19Did not Moses give you the Law, and yet none of you carries out the Law? Why do you seek to kill Me? 20The crowd answered, You have a demon! Who seeks to kill You? 21Jesus answered them, I did one deed, and you all marvel. 22For this reason Moses has given you circumcision (not because it is from Moses, but from the fathers), and on the Sabbath you circumcise a man. 23If a man receives circumcision on the Sabbath so that the Law of Moses will not be broken, are you angry with Me because I made an entire man well on the Sabbath? 24Do not judge according to appearance, but judge with righteous judgment.
25So some of the people of Jerusalem were saying, Is this not the man whom they are seeking to kill? 26Look, He is speaking publicly, and they are saying nothing to Him. The rulers do not really know that this is the Christ, do they? 27However, we know where this man is from; but whenever the Christ may come, no one knows where He is from. 28Then Jesus cried out in the temple, teaching and saying, You both know Me and know where I am from; and I have not come of Myself, but He who sent Me is true, whom you do not know. 29I know Him, because I am from Him, and He sent Me. 30So they were seeking to seize Him; and no man laid his hand on Him, because His hour had not yet come. 31But many of the crowd believed in Him; and they were saying, When the Christ comes, He will not perform more signs than those which this man has, will He?
32The Pharisees heard the crowd muttering these things about Him, and the chief priests and the Pharisees sent officers to seize Him. 33Therefore Jesus said, For a little while longer I am with you, then I go to Him who sent Me. 34You will seek Me, and will not find Me; and where I am, you cannot come. 35The Jews then said to one another, Where does this man intend to go that we will not find Him? He is not intending to go to the Dispersion among the Greeks, and teach the Greeks, is He? 36What is this statement that He said, You will seek Me, and will not find Me; and where I am, you cannot come?
37Now on the last day, the great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried out, saying, If anyone is thirsty, let him come to Me and drink. 38He who believes in Me, as the Scripture said, From his innermost being will flow rivers of living water. 39But this He spoke of the Spirit, whom those who believed in Him were to receive; for the Spirit was not yet given, because Jesus was not yet glorified.
Division of People over Jesus
40Some of the people therefore, when they heard these words, were saying, This certainly is the Prophet. 41Others were saying, This is the Christ. Still others were saying, Surely the Christ is not going to come from Galilee, is He? 42Has not the Scripture said that the Christ comes from the descendants of David, and from Bethlehem, the village where David was? 43So a division occurred in the crowd because of Him. 44Some of them wanted to seize Him, but no one laid hands on Him.
45The officers then came to the chief priests and Pharisees, and they said to them, Why did you not bring Him? 46The officers answered, Never has a man spoken the way this man speaks. 47The Pharisees then answered them, You have not also been led astray, have you? 48No one of the rulers or Pharisees has believed in Him, has he? 49But this crowd which does not know the Law is accursed. 50Nicodemus (he who came to Him before, being one of them) said to them, 51Our Law does not judge a man unless it first hears from him and knows what he is doing, does it? 52They answered him, You are not also from Galilee, are you? Search, and see that no prophet arises out of Galilee. 53[Everyone went to his home.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
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 man do the will of him; he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.
Darby Bible Translation
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.
English Revised Version
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.
Webster's Bible Translation
If any man will do his will, he shall know concerning the doctrine, whether it is from God, or whether I speak from myself.
Weymouth New Testament
If any one is willing to do His will, he shall know about the teaching, whether it is from God or originates with me.
World English Bible
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.
Young's Literal Translation
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.
LibrarySeptember 13 Morning
If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink.--JOHN 7:37. My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the Lord: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God.--O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land where no water is; to see thy power and thy glory, so as I have seen thee in the sanctuary. Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money; come ye, buy, and eat; …
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