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Chapter Seven

AFTER these things IaHUShUA' walked in Galilee: for He would not walk in Iahudah because the Iahudim sought to destroy Him.
2 Now was near the feast of tabernacles.
3 His brethren therefore said unto Him, Depart from here, and go into Iahudah, that your disciples may see the works that You do.
4 For no one does any thing in secret, while seeking to be known openly. If You do these things, manifest Your self to the world.
5 For neither did His brethren have confidence in Him.
6 Then IaHUShUA' said to them, My time is not yet come: but your time is always ready.
7 The world cannot hate you; but Me it hates, since I testify concerning it, because the works of it are evil.
8 You go up to this feast: I will not yet go up to this feast: for My time is not yet full come.
9 When He had said these words to them, He remained in Galilee.
10 But when His brethren were gone up to the feast, then went He also up, not openly, but as it were hidden.
11 Then the Iahudim sought Him at the feast, and said, Where is He?
12 And there was much disputing among the people concerning Him: for some said, He is good: others said, No; but He leads this people astray.
13 Howbeit no one spoke openly of Him for fear of the Iahudim.
14 Now about the middle of the feast IaHUShUA' went up into the temple, and taught.

* 7:15-24 has been restored to its seemingly original position (see note)
7:25 Then said some of them of IeRUShaLeM, Is not this He, whom they seek to kill?
26 Indeed, Behold! He speaks boldly, and they say nothing to Him. Perhaps of a Truth, the leaders have come to know that this is Ha-MaShIaCh.
27 Nevertheless, we know from where He is: but when Ha-MaShIaCh cometh, no one knows from where He is.
28 Then cried aloud IaHUShUA' in the temple as He taught, saying, Do you know Me, and from where I am? Yet I am not come of Myself, but the truth is that the ONE Who sent Me you know not.
29 But I know Him: for I am from Him, and He has sent Me.
30 Then they sought to take Him: but no man laid hands on Him, because His hour was not yet come.
31 And many of the people were persuaded concerning Him, and said, When Ha-MaShIaCh comes, no more indications will He provide than these which this has produced.
32 The Pharisees heard that the people were speaking secretly together with respect to Him in these things; and the Pharisees and the chief priests sent officers to take Him.
33 These things being so IaHUShUA' said, Yet a little while I am in the midst of you, indeed I lead Myself under to the advantage of Him that sent Me.
34 You shall seek Me, but shall not find Me: and whatwhere I am, you will not be able to come.
35 Then said the Iahudim among themselves, Where will He go, that we shall not find Him? will He go to the dispersion among the Nations, and teach the Nations?
36 What is this that He said, You shall seek Me, but shall not find Me: and whatwhere I am, you will not be able to come?
37 In the last great day of the feast, IaHUShUA' stood and called aloud saying, In case a certain one thirst, let him come forward to Me, and drink.
38 These that are established concerning Me, as the Scripture has spoken, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.
39 (But this spoke He regarding the Spirit, which they that are faithful towards Him are on the point of recieving: for the Spirit was not yet; because that IaHUShUA' was not yet exalted.)
40 Many of these of the people therefore, when they heard this discourse, said, This most certainly is that Prophet.
41 Others said, This is Ha-MaShIaCh. But some said, No for this reason; away from Galilee Ha-MaShIaCh shall come.
42 Has not the Scripture said, That out of the seed of Dauid and out of the town of Bethlehem where Dauid was, comes Ha-MaShIaCh?
43 So there was a division among the people because of Him.
44 And some of them would have taken Him; but no one laid hands on Him.
45 Then the officers returned to the chief priests and Pharisees; and they said unto them, Why have ye not brought Him?
46 The officers answered, No one has ever spoken like this Man!
47 Then the Pharisees answered them, Are you also led astray?
48 Not any of the rulers or of the Pharisees have been persuaded towards Him.
49 But this people who knows not the Law are cursed.
50 Nicodemus being one of them, says to them, (he that came to Him previously,)
51 Our Law does not condemn the person, unless in the first place it hear them, and learn to know what they have done.
52 They answered and said to him, Are you also of Galilee? Search, and look: for out of Galilee ariseth no prophet.

Chapter One Chapter Eleven
Chapter Two Chapter Twelve
Chapter Three Chapter Thirteen
Chapter Four Chapter Fifteen
Chapter Five Chapter Sixteen
Chapter Six Chapter Fourteen
Chapter Chapter Seventeen
Chapter Eight Chapter Eighteen
Chapter Nine Chapter Nineteen
Chapter Ten Chapter Twenty
Chapter Twenty-One

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