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John 10:20

    John 10:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And many of them said, He hath a devil, and is mad; why hear ye him?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And many of them said, He has a devil, and is mad; why hear you him?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And many of them said, He hath a demon, and is mad; why hear ye him?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And a number of them said, He has an evil spirit and is out of his mind; why do you give ear to him?

    Webster's Revision

    And many of them said, He hath a demon, and is mad; why hear ye him?

    World English Bible

    Many of them said, "He has a demon, and is insane! Why do you listen to him?"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And many of them said, He hath a devil, and is mad; why hear ye him?

    Definitions for John 10:20

    Devil - Slanderer; false accuser.

    Clarke's Commentary on John 10:20

    He hath a devil, and is mad - So, then, a demoniac and a madman were not exactly the same in the apprehension of the Jews; no more than the effect is the same with the cause which produces it. Some will have it that, when the Jews told our Lord that he had a demon, they meant no more than that he was deranged; but here these matters are evidently distinguished. They believed him to be possessed by a demon, who deranged his faculties, and that he must have been a wicked man, and a deceiver, thus to be put under the power of such a spirit.

    Barnes' Notes on John 10:20

    He hath a devil - John 7:20.

    Is mad - Is deranged, or a maniac. His words are incoherent and unintelligible.