New American Standard Bible
Therefore they were seeking again to seize Him, and He eluded their grasp.
King James Bible
Therefore they sought again to take him: but he escaped out of their hand,
Darby Bible Translation
They sought therefore again to take him; and he went away from out of their hand
World English Bible
They sought again to seize him, and he went out of their hand.
Young's Literal Translation
Therefore were they seeking again to seize him, and he went forth out of their hand,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Sought again to take him - They evidently understood him as still claiming equality with God, and under this impression Jesus left them. Nor can it be doubted that he intended to leave them with this impression; and if so, then he is divine.
He escaped - See John 8:59.
LibraryMay 11 Evening
My sheep hear my voice.--JOHN 10:27. Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: If any man hear my voice, and open the door, 1 will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me. I sleep, but my heart waketh: it is the voice of my beloved that knocketh, saying, Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled. I opened to my beloved; but my beloved had withdrawn himself, and was gone: my soul failed when he spake: I sought him, but I could not find him; I called him, but he gave me no answer. …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
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The Good Shepherd
Abbott -- the Divinity in Humanity
But the Pharisees went out and conspired against Him, as to how they might destroy Him.
But passing through their midst, He went His way.
So they were seeking to seize Him; and no man laid his hand on Him, because His hour had not yet come.
Therefore they picked up stones to throw at Him, but Jesus hid Himself and went out of the temple.
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