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John 5:41

    John 5:41 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    I receive not honour from men.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    I receive not honor from men.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    I receive not glory from men.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    I do not take honour from men;

    Webster's Revision

    I receive not glory from men.

    World English Bible

    I don't receive glory from men.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    I receive not glory from men.

    Clarke's Commentary on John 5:41

    I receive not honor from men - I do not stand in need of you or your testimony. I act neither through self-interest nor vanity. Your salvation can add nothing to me, nor can your destruction injure me: I speak only through my love for your souls, that ye may be saved.

    Barnes' Notes on John 5:41

    I receive not honour ... - "I do not say these things because I am desirous of human applause, but to account for the fact that you do not believe on me. The reason is, that you have not the love of God in you." In this passage we see:

    1. That we should not seek for human applause. It is of very little value, and it often keeps men from the approbation of God, John 5:44.

    2. They who will not believe on Jesus Christ give evidence that they have no love for God.

    3. The reason why they do not believe on him is because they have no regard for his character, wishes, or law.

    Love of God - Love to God.

    In you - In your hearts. You do not love God.

    Wesley's Notes on John 5:41

    5:41 I receive not honour from men - I need it not. I seek it not from you for my own sake.