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John 7:6

    John 7:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Then Jesus said unto them, My time is not yet come: but your time is alway ready.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Then Jesus said to them, My time is not yet come: but your time is always ready.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Jesus therefore saith unto them, My time is not yet come; but your time is always ready.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Jesus said to them, My time is still to come, but any time is good for you.

    Webster's Revision

    Jesus therefore saith unto them, My time is not yet come; but your time is always ready.

    World English Bible

    Jesus therefore said to them, "My time has not yet come, but your time is always ready.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Jesus therefore saith unto them, My time is not yet come; but your time is alway ready.

    Clarke's Commentary on John 7:6

    My time is not yet come - It is probable our Lord meant no more than this, that he had some business to transact before he could go to Jerusalem; but his brethren, having nothing to hinder them might set off immediately. Others think he speaks of his passion: My time of suffering is not yet come: as ye are still in friendship with the world, ye need not be under any apprehension of danger: ye may go when ye please. The first sense I think is the best.

    Barnes' Notes on John 7:6

    My time ... - The proper time for my going up to the feast. We know not why it was not yet a proper time for him to go. It might be because if he went then, in their company, while multitudes were going, it would have too much the appearance of parade and ostentation; it might excite too much notice, and be more likely to expose him to the envy and opposition of the rulers.

    Your time ... - It makes no difference to you when you go up. Your going will excite no tumult or opposition; it will not attract attention, and will not endanger your lives. Jesus therefore chose to go up more privately, and to remain until the multitude had gone. They commonly traveled to those feasts in large companies, made up of most of the families in the neighborhood. See the notes at Luke 2:44.

    Wesley's Notes on John 7:6

    7:6 Jesus saith, Your time is always ready - This or any time will suit you.
    Book: John