New International Version
We know that God spoke to Moses, but as for this fellow, we don't even know where he comes from."
King James Bible
We know that God spake unto Moses: as for this fellow, we know not from whence he is.
Darby Bible Translation
We know that God spoke to Moses; but [as to] this [man], we know not whence he is.
World English Bible
We know that God has spoken to Moses. But as for this man, we don't know where he comes from."
Young's Literal Translation
we have known that God hath spoken to Moses, but this one -- we have not known whence he is.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
We know not from whence he is - As if they had said: We have the fullest assurance that the commission of Moses was Divine; but we have no proof that this man has such a commission: and should we leave Moses, and attach ourselves to this stranger? No.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
we know not.
LibraryJune 13 Evening
Dost thou believe on the Son of God?--JOHN 9:35. Who is he, Lord, that I might believe on him? The brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person.--The blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords; who only hath immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto; whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honour and power everlasting. Amen.--I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
One Metaphor and Two Meanings
The Healing of the Man Born Blind.
The Doctrine of Christ.
But we know where this man is from; when the Messiah comes, no one will know where he is from."
Then Jesus, still teaching in the temple courts, cried out, "Yes, you know me, and you know where I am from. I am not here on my own authority, but he who sent me is true. You do not know him,
Jesus answered, "Even if I testify on my own behalf, my testimony is valid, for I know where I came from and where I am going. But you have no idea where I come from or where I am going.
The man answered, "Now that is remarkable! You don't know where he comes from, yet he opened my eyes.
In the past God spoke to our ancestors through the prophets at many times and in various ways,
but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom also he made the universe.
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