New American Standard Bible
So Jesus answered them and said, "My teaching is not Mine, but His who sent Me.
King James Bible
Jesus answered them, and said, My doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me.
Darby Bible Translation
Jesus therefore answered them and said, My doctrine is not mine, but that of him that has sent me.
World English Bible
Jesus therefore answered them, "My teaching is not mine, but his who sent me.
Young's Literal Translation
Jesus answered them and said, 'My teaching is not mine, but His who sent me;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
My doctrine - My teaching, or what I teach. This is the proper meaning of the word "doctrine." It is what is taught us, and, as applied to religion, it is what is taught us by God in the Holy Scriptures.
Is not wine - It is not originated by me. Though I have not learned in your schools, yet you are not to infer that the doctrine which I teach is devised or invented by me. I teach nothing that is contrary to the will of God, and which he has not appointed me to teach.
His that sent me - God's. It is such as he approves, and such as he has commissioned me to teach. The doctrine is divine in its origin and in its nature.
LibraryJuly 30 Evening
Nicodemus . . . he that came to Jesus by night.--JOHN 7:50. Peter followed him afar off.--Among the chief rulers also many believed on him; but because of the Pharisees they did not confess him, lest they should be put out of the synagogue: for they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.--The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the Lord shall be safe. Him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.--A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
Fifteenth Day. The Holy Spirit.
At the Feast of Tabernacles
"Truly, truly, I say to you, we speak of what we know and testify of what we have seen, and you do not accept our testimony.
"For I did not speak on My own initiative, but the Father Himself who sent Me has given Me a commandment as to what to say and what to speak.
"He who does not love Me does not keep My words; and the word which you hear is not Mine, but the Father's who sent Me.
2 John 1:9
Anyone who goes too far and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, does not have God; the one who abides in the teaching, he has both the Father and the Son.
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