New Living Translation
At that point they picked up stones to throw at him. But Jesus was hidden from them and left the Temple.
King James Bible
Then took they up stones to cast at him: but Jesus hid himself, and went out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and so passed by.
Darby Bible Translation
They took up therefore stones that they might cast them at him; but Jesus hid himself and went out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and thus passed on.
World English Bible
Therefore they took up stones to throw at him, but Jesus was hidden, and went out of the temple, having gone through the midst of them, and so passed by.
Young's Literal Translation
they took up, therefore, stones that they may cast at him, but Jesus hid himself, and went forth out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and so passed by.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:59 Then they took up stones - To stone him as a blasphemer; but Jesus concealed himself - Probably by becoming invisible; and so passed on - With the same ease as if none had been there.
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David was now in great danger because all his men were very bitter about losing their sons and daughters, and they began to talk of stoning him. But David found strength in the LORD his God.
Then the Pharisees called a meeting to plot how to kill Jesus.
As Jesus was walking along, he saw a man who had been blind from birth.
Once again the people picked up stones to kill him.
Once again they tried to arrest him, but he got away and left them.
But his disciples objected. "Rabbi," they said, "only a few days ago the people in Judea were trying to stone you. Are you going there again?"
Put your trust in the light while there is still time; then you will become children of the light." After saying these things, Jesus went away and was hidden from them.
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