New International Version
Then they hurled insults at him and said, "You are this fellow's disciple! We are disciples of Moses!
King James Bible
Then they reviled him, and said, Thou art his disciple; but we are Moses' disciples.
Darby Bible Translation
They railed at him, and said, Thou art his disciple, but we are disciples of Moses.
World English Bible
They insulted him and said, "You are his disciple, but we are disciples of Moses.
Young's Literal Translation
They reviled him, therefore, and said, 'Thou art his disciple, and we are Moses' disciples;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Then they reviled him - Ελοιδορησαν. Eustathius derives λοιδορια from λογος, a word, and δορυ, a spear: - they spoke cutting, piercing words. Solomon talks of some who spoke like the piercings of a sword, Proverbs 12:18. And the psalmist speaks of words that are like drawn swords, Psalm 55:21, words which show that the person who speaks them has his heart full of murderous intentions; and that, if he had the same power with a sword as he has with his tongue, he would destroy him whom he thus reproaches.
We are Moses' disciples - By this they meant that they were genuine Pharisees; for they did not allow the Sadducees to be disciples of Moses.
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Those who passed by hurled insults at him, shaking their heads
"But do not think I will accuse you before the Father. Your accuser is Moses, on whom your hopes are set.
Now you, if you call yourself a Jew; if you rely on the law and boast in God;
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