New International Version
You go to the festival. I am not going up to this festival, because my time has not yet fully come."
King James Bible
Go ye up unto this feast: I go not up yet unto this feast; for my time is not yet full come.
Darby Bible Translation
Ye, go ye up to this feast. I go not up to this feast, for *my* time is not yet fulfilled.
World English Bible
You go up to the feast. I am not yet going up to this feast, because my time is not yet fulfilled."
Young's Literal Translation
Ye -- go ye up to this feast; I do not yet go up to this feast, because my time hath not yet been fulfilled;'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I go not up yet unto this feast - Porphyry accuses our blessed Lord of falsehood, because he said here, I will not go to this feast, and yet afterwards he went; and some interpreters have made more ado than was necessary, in order to reconcile this seeming contradiction. To me the whole seems very simple and plain. Our Lord did not say, I will not go to this feast; but merely, I go not yet, ουπω, or am not going, i.e. at present; because, as he said John 7:6, and repeats here, his time was not yet come - he had other business to transact before he could go. And it is very likely that his business detained him in Galilee till the feast was half over: for we do not find him at Jerusalem till the middle of the feast, John 7:14, i.e. till the feast had been begun four days. He might also be unwilling to go at that time, there being such a great concourse of people on the road to Jerusalem, and his enemies might say that he had availed himself of this time and multitude in order to excite sedition.
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I go not.
LibrarySeptember 13 Morning
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."
Therefore Jesus told them, "My time is not yet here; for you any time will do.
After he had said this, he stayed in Galilee.
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