John 7:20
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New American Standard Bible
The crowd answered, "You have a demon! Who seeks to kill You?"

King James Bible
The people answered and said, Thou hast a devil: who goeth about to kill thee?

Darby Bible Translation
The crowd answered and said, Thou hast a demon: who seeks to kill thee?

World English Bible
The multitude answered, "You have a demon! Who seeks to kill you?"

Young's Literal Translation
The multitude answered and said, 'Thou hast a demon, who doth seek to kill thee?'

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The people - Perhaps some of the people who were not aware of the designs of the rulers.

Thou hast a devil - Thou art deranged or mad. See John 10:20. As they saw no effort to kill him, and as they were ignorant of the designs of the rulers, they supposed that this was the effect of derangement.

John 7:20 Parallel Commentaries

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July 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.
But this spake He of the Spirit, which they that believed on Him were to receive: for the Holy Spirit was not yet: because Jesus was not yet glorified.'--John vii. 39. 'The Comforter, even the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, He shall teach you all things.'--John xiv. 26. 'God chose you to salvation in sanctification of the Spirit, and belief of the truth.'--2 Thess. ii. 13. (See 1 Pet. i. 2.) It has sometimes been said, that while the Holiness of God stands out more prominently
Andrew Murray—Holy in Christ

At the Feast of Tabernacles
Three times a year the Jews were required to assemble at Jerusalem for religious purposes. Enshrouded in the pillar of cloud, Israel's invisible Leader had given the directions in regard to these gatherings. During the captivity of the Jews, they could not be observed; but when the people were restored to their own land, the observance of these memorials was once more begun. It was God's design that these anniversaries should call Him to the minds of the people. But with few exceptions, the priests
Ellen Gould White—The Desire of Ages

Among Snares
All the while Jesus was at Jerusalem during the feast He was shadowed by spies. Day after day new schemes to silence Him were tried. The priests and rulers were watching to entrap Him. They were planning to stop Him by violence. But this was not all. They wanted to humble this Galilean rabbi before the people. On the first day of His presence at the feast, the rulers had come to Him, demanding by what authority He taught. They wished to divert attention from Him to the question of His right to teach,
Ellen Gould White—The Desire of Ages

Cross References
Matthew 9:34
But the Pharisees were saying, "He casts out the demons by the ruler of the demons."

Matthew 11:18
"For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, 'He has a demon!'

John 8:48
The Jews answered and said to Him, "Do we not say rightly that You are a Samaritan and have a demon?"

John 8:49
Jesus answered, "I do not have a demon; but I honor My Father, and you dishonor Me.

John 8:52
The Jews said to Him, "Now we know that You have a demon. Abraham died, and the prophets also; and You say, 'If anyone keeps My word, he will never taste of death.'

John 10:20
Many of them were saying, "He has a demon and is insane. Why do you listen to Him?"

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