New International Version
At dawn he appeared again in the temple courts, where all the people gathered around him, and he sat down to teach them.
King James Bible
And early in the morning he came again into the temple, and all the people came unto him; and he sat down, and taught them.
Darby Bible Translation
And early in the morning he came again into the temple, and all the people came to him; and he sat down and taught them.
World English Bible
Now very early in the morning, he came again into the temple, and all the people came to him. He sat down, and taught them.
Young's Literal Translation
and all the people were coming unto him, and having sat down, he was teaching them;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And every man went, etc. - The authority and influence of Nicodemus, in this case, was so great that the Sanhedrin broke up without being able to conclude any thing. As the feast was now ended, they were not obliged to continue any longer in or about Jerusalem; and therefore all returned to their respective dwellings.
This verse and the first eleven verses of the following chapter are wanting in several MSS. Some of those which retain the paragraph mark it with obelisks, as a proof of spuriousness. Those which do retain it have it with such a variety of reading as is no where else found in the sacred writings. Professor Griesbach leaves the whole paragraph in the text with notes of doubtfulness. Most of the modern critics consider it as resting on no solid authority.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Eversley. Chester Cathedral. 1872. St John viii. 58. "Before Abraham was, I am." Let us consider these words awhile. They are most fit for our thoughts on this glorious day, on which the Lord Jesus ascended to His Father, and to our Father, to His God, and to our God, that He might be glorified with the glory which He had with the Father before the making of the world. For it is clear that we shall better understand Ascension Day, just as we shall better understand Christmas or Eastertide, …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
February 27 Evening
On the Words of the Gospel, John viii. 31, "If Ye Abide in My Word, Then are Ye Truly My Disciples," Etc.
Believing on Jesus, and Its Counterfeits
They turned their backs to me and not their faces; though I taught them again and again, they would not listen or respond to discipline.
In that hour Jesus said to the crowd, "Am I leading a rebellion, that you have come out with swords and clubs to capture me? Every day I sat in the temple courts teaching, and you did not arrest me.
and all the people came early in the morning to hear him at the temple.
The teachers of the law and the Pharisees brought in a woman caught in adultery. They made her stand before the group
He spoke these words while teaching in the temple courts near the place where the offerings were put. Yet no one seized him, because his hour had not yet come.
At daybreak they entered the temple courts, as they had been told, and began to teach the people. When the high priest and his associates arrived, they called together the Sanhedrin--the full assembly of the elders of Israel--and sent to the jail for the apostles.
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