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John 7:1

    John 7:1 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    After these things Jesus walked in Galilee: for he would not walk in Jewry, because the Jews sought to kill him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    After these things Jesus walked in Galilee: for he would not walk in Jewry, because the Jews sought to kill him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And after these things Jesus walked in Galilee: for he would not walk in Judaea, because the Jews sought to kill him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    After this, Jesus went from place to place in Galilee. He did not go about in Judaea, because the Jews were looking for a chance to put him to death.

    Webster's Revision

    And after these things Jesus walked in Galilee: for he would not walk in Judaea, because the Jews sought to kill him.

    World English Bible

    After these things, Jesus was walking in Galilee, for he wouldn't walk in Judea, because the Jews sought to kill him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And after these things Jesus walked in Galilee: for he would not walk in Judaea, because the Jews sought to kill him.

    Clarke's Commentary on John 7:1

    After these things - St. John passes from the preceding discourse of our Lord, which he delivered a little before the passover, John 6:4, to the Feast of Tabernacles, which happened six months after, and thus omits many things mentioned by the other evangelists, which our blessed Lord said and did during that time. He had already gone over Galilee four or five times; and he continued there, because he found that the hatred of the Jews was such that they would kill him if they could meet with him in Judea; and his time to suffer was not yet come.

    For he would not walk in Jewry - Instead of this, some MSS., versions, and fathers read, ουγαρ ειχεν εξουσιαν, he had not authority, or liberty to walk, etc. That is, he was no longer tolerated, and could not preach publicly in Judea, but at the risk of his life. He found greater scope for the exercise of his important ministry in Galilee than in Judea, as the chief priests, etc., were continually plotting his death.

    Barnes' Notes on John 7:1

    After these things - After the transactions which are recorded in the last chapters had taken place, and after the offence he had given the Jews. See John 5:18.

    Jesus walked - Or Jesus lived, or taught. He traveled around Galilee teaching.

    In Jewry - In Judea, the southern division of Palestine. Compare the notes at John 4:3.

    The Jews sought - That is, the rulers of the Jews. It does not appear that the common people ever attempted to take his life.

    Wesley's Notes on John 7:1

    7:1 After these things Jesus walked in Galilee - That is, continued there, for some months after the second passover. For he would not walk - Continue in Judea; because the Jews - Those of them who did not believe; and in particular the chief priests, scribes, and Pharisees, sought an opportunity to kill him.
    Book: John