New Living Translation
They replied, "Are you from Galilee, too? Search the Scriptures and see for yourself--no prophet ever comes from Galilee!"
King James Bible
They answered and said unto him, Art thou also of Galilee? Search, and look: for out of Galilee ariseth no prophet.
Darby Bible Translation
They answered and said to him, Art thou also of Galilee? Search and look, that no prophet arises out of Galilee.
World English Bible
They answered him, "Are you also from Galilee? Search, and see that no prophet has arisen out of Galilee."
Young's Literal Translation
They answered and said to him, 'Art thou also out of Galilee? search and see, that a prophet out of Galilee hath not risen;'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:52 They answered - By personal reflection; the argument they could not answer, and therefore did not attempt it. Art thou also a Galilean? - One of his party? Out of Galilee ariseth no prophet - They could not but know the contrary. They knew Jonah arose out of Gethhepher; and Nahum from another village in Galilee. Yea, and Thisbe, the town of Elijah, the Tishbite, was in Galilee also. They might likewise have known that Jesus was not born in Galilee, but at Bethlehem, even from the public register there, and from the genealogies of the family of David. They were conscious this poor answer would not bear examination, and so took care to prevent a reply.
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S. D. Gordon—Quiet Talks about Jesus
On the Words of the Gospel of John vii. 6, Etc. , Where Jesus Said that He was not Going up unto the Feast, and Notwithstanding Went
Upon Our Lord's SermonOn the Mount
"Let any Man Come. "
"Nazareth!" exclaimed Nathanael. "Can anything good come from Nazareth?" "Come and see for yourself," Philip replied.
"You search the Scriptures because you think they give you eternal life. But the Scriptures point to me!
Others said, "He is the Messiah." Still others said, "But he can't be! Will the Messiah come from Galilee?
Then the meeting broke up, and everybody went home.
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