New International Version
Whoever belongs to God hears what God says. The reason you do not hear is that you do not belong to God."
King James Bible
He that is of God heareth God's words: ye therefore hear them not, because ye are not of God.
Darby Bible Translation
He that is of God hears the words of God: therefore ye hear [them] not, because ye are not of God.
World English Bible
He who is of God hears the words of God. For this cause you don't hear, because you are not of God."
Young's Literal Translation
he who is of God, the sayings of God he doth hear; because of this ye do not hear, because of God ye are not.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He that is of God - Meaning probably himself: he who came from God, or was born of God - heareth the words of God - has the constant inspiration of his Spirit, speaks nothing but truth, and cannot possibly err.
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
Many will be purified, made spotless and refined, but the wicked will continue to be wicked. None of the wicked will understand, but those who are wise will understand.
Very truly I tell you, a time is coming and has now come when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God and those who hear will live.
but you do not believe because you are not my sheep.
There is a judge for the one who rejects me and does not accept my words; the very words I have spoken will condemn them at the last day.
"You are a king, then!" said Pilate. Jesus answered, "You say that I am a king. In fact, the reason I was born and came into the world is to testify to the truth. Everyone on the side of truth listens to me."
1 John 4:6
We are from God, and whoever knows God listens to us; but whoever is not from God does not listen to us. This is how we recognize the Spirit of truth and the spirit of falsehood.
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