New International Version
Therefore Jesus told them, "My time is not yet here; for you any time will do.
King James Bible
Then Jesus said unto them, My time is not yet come: but your time is alway ready.
Darby Bible Translation
Jesus therefore says to them, My time is not yet come, but your time is always ready.
World English Bible
Jesus therefore said to them, "My time has not yet come, but your time is always ready.
Young's Literal Translation
Jesus, therefore, saith to them, 'My time is not yet present, but your time is always ready;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
My time is not yet come - It is probable our Lord meant no more than this, that he had some business to transact before he could go to Jerusalem; but his brethren, having nothing to hinder them might set off immediately. Others think he speaks of his passion: My time of suffering is not yet come: as ye are still in friendship with the world, ye need not be under any apprehension of danger: ye may go when ye please. The first sense I think is the best.
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If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink.--JOHN 7:37. My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the Lord: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God.--O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land where no water is; to see thy power and thy glory, so as I have seen thee in the sanctuary. Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money; come ye, buy, and eat; …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
One Saying with Two Meanings
Answer to Mr. W's Sixth Objection.
Want of Universality in the Knowledge and Reception of Christianity, and of Greater Clearness in the Evidence.
He replied, "Go into the city to a certain man and tell him, 'The Teacher says: My appointed time is near. I am going to celebrate the Passover with my disciples at your house.'"
"Woman, why do you involve me?" Jesus replied. "My hour has not yet come."
You go to the festival. I am not going up to this festival, because my time has not yet fully come."
At this they tried to seize him, but no one laid a hand on him, because his hour had not yet come.
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