John 7:49
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English Standard Version
But this crowd that does not know the law is accursed.”

King James Bible
But this people who knoweth not the law are cursed.

American Standard Version
But this multitude that knoweth not the law are accursed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But this multitude, that knoweth not the law, are accursed.

English Revised Version
But this multitude which knoweth not the law are accursed.

Webster's Bible Translation
But this people who know not the law are cursed.

Weymouth New Testament
But this rabble who understand nothing about the Law are accursed!"

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Vincent's Word Studies

This people (ὁ ὄχλος οὗτος)

Better, multitude, as contrasted with the orthodox Jews. See on John 1:19.


As specimens of Rabbinical utterances concerning this class may be cited the expressions vermin, people of the earth, and the saying, "the ignorant is impious; only the learned shall have part in the resurrection." Even more abusive and abominable is this: "He shall not take a daughter of the people of the earth, because they are an abomination, and their wives are an abomination, and concerning their daughters it is said, Deuteronomy 27:21" - !

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 9:34,40 They answered and said to him, You were altogether born in sins, and do you teach us? And they cast him out...

Isaiah 5:21 Woe to them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!

Isaiah 28:14 Why hear the word of the LORD, you scornful men, that rule this people which is in Jerusalem.

Isaiah 29:14-19 Therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvelous work among this people, even a marvelous work and a wonder...

Isaiah 65:5 Which say, Stand by yourself, come not near to me; for I am holier than you. These are a smoke in my nose...

1 Corinthians 1:20,21 Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the disputer of this world? has not God made foolish the wisdom of this world...

1 Corinthians 3:18-20 Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seems to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise...

James 3:13-18 Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him show out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom...

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

John 7:50
Nicodemus, who had gone to him before, and who was one of them, said to them,

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