John 11:54
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English Standard Version
Jesus therefore no longer walked openly among the Jews, but went from there to the region near the wilderness, to a town called Ephraim, and there he stayed with the disciples.

King James Bible
Jesus therefore walked no more openly among the Jews; but went thence unto a country near to the wilderness, into a city called Ephraim, and there continued with his disciples.

American Standard Version
Jesus therefore walked no more openly among the Jews, but departed thence into the country near to the wilderness, into a city called Ephraim; and there he tarried with the disciples.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Wherefore Jesus walked no more openly among the Jews; but he went into a country near the desert, unto a city that is called Ephrem, and there he abode with his disciples.

English Revised Version
Jesus therefore walked no more openly among the Jews, but departed thence into the country near to the wilderness, into a city called Ephraim; and there he tarried with the disciples.

Webster's Bible Translation
Jesus therefore walked no more openly among the Jews; but went thence to a country near to the wilderness, into a city called Ephraim, and there continued with his disciples.

Weymouth New Testament
Therefore Jesus no longer went about openly among the Jews, but He left that neighbourhood and went into the district near the Desert, to a town called Ephraim, and remained there with the disciples.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Wilderness

The wild hill-country, northeast of Jerusalem.

Ephraim

The site is uncertain. Commonly taken as Ophrah (1 Samuel 13:17), or Ephraim (2 Chronicles 13:19), and identified with el-Taiyibeh, sixteen miles from Jerusalem, and situated on a hill which commands the Jordan valley.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

walked.

John 4:1-3 When therefore the LORD knew how the Pharisees had heard that Jesus made and baptized more disciples than John...

John 7:1 After these things Jesus walked in Galilee: for he would not walk in Jewry, because the Jews sought to kill him.

John 10:40 And went away again beyond Jordan into the place where John at first baptized; and there he stayed.

John 18:20 Jesus answered him, I spoke openly to the world; I ever taught in the synagogue, and in the temple, where the Jews always resort...

went.

John 7:4,10,13 For there is no man that does any thing in secret, and he himself seeks to be known openly. If you do these things...

Ephraim. Ephraim appears to be the same city which is called Ephrain,

2Ch.

John 13:19 Now I tell you before it come, that, when it is come to pass, you may believe that I am he.

(where see the Note), and Ephron, Jos.

John 15:9 As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you: continue you in my love.

, which was situated eight miles north of Jerusalem, near Bethel, and apparently between that city and Jericho. Accordingly we find that a desert, or wilderness, extended from Jericho to Bethel (Jos.

John 16:1 These things have I spoken to you, that you should not be offended.

), called the wilderness of Bethaven (Jos.

John 18:12 Then the band and the captain and officers of the Jews took Jesus, and bound him,

), in which Joshua and the Israelites slew the inhabitants of Ai. (Jos.

John 8:24 I said therefore to you, that you shall die in your sins: for if you believe not that I am he, you shall die in your sins.

.)

2 Samuel 13:23 And it came to pass after two full years, that Absalom had sheep shearers in Baalhazor, which is beside Ephraim...

2 Chronicles 13:19 And Abijah pursued after Jeroboam, and took cities from him, Bethel with the towns thereof, and Jeshanah with the towns thereof...

Cross References
2 Chronicles 13:19
And Abijah pursued Jeroboam and took cities from him, Bethel with its villages and Jeshanah with its villages and Ephron with its villages.

John 7:1
After this Jesus went about in Galilee. He would not go about in Judea, because the Jews were seeking to kill him.

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