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John 8:15

    John 8:15 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Ye judge after the flesh; I judge no man.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    You judge after the flesh; I judge no man.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Ye judge after the flesh; I judge no man.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    You are judging from what you see; I am judging no man.

    Webster's Revision

    Ye judge after the flesh; I judge no man.

    World English Bible

    You judge according to the flesh. I judge no one.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Ye judge after the flesh; I judge no man.

    Clarke's Commentary on John 8:15

    Ye judge after the flesh - Because I appear in the form of man, judging from this appearance, ye think I am but a mere man - pay attention to my teaching and miracles, and ye shall then see that nothing less than infinite wisdom and unlimited power could teach and do what I have taught and performed. Our Lord speaks here exactly in the character of an ambassador. Such a person does not bring a second with him to vouch his truth; his credentials from his king ascertain his character: he represents the king's person. So our Lord represents the Father as bearing witness with him. The miracles which he wrought were the proof from heaven that he was the promised Messiah: these were the great seal of all his pretensions.

    Barnes' Notes on John 8:15

    After the flesh - According to appearance; according to your carnal and corrupt mode; not according to the spiritual nature of the doctrines. By your preconceived opinions and prejudices you are determined not to believe that I am the Messiah.

    I judge no man - Jesus came not to condemn the world, John 3:17. They were in the habit of judging rashly and harshly of all; but this was not the purpose or disposition of the Saviour. This expression is to be understood as meaning that he judged no one after their manner; he did not come to censure and condemn men after the appearance, or in a harsh, biased, and unkind manner.

    Wesley's Notes on John 8:15

    8:15 Ye judge after the flesh - As the flesh, that is, corrupt nature dictates. I judge no man - Not thus; not now; not at my first coming.