JOHN 13:7

You do not realize now what I am doing

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Jesus answered and said unto him, What I do thou knowest not now; but thou shalt know hereafter.”

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John 13:7 Translation & Meaning

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Jesus Ἰησοῦς Jesus (i.e., Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites Jesus
answered ἀπεκρίθη To conclude for oneself, i.e., (by implication) to respond; by Hebraism (compare H6030) to begin to speak (where an address is expected) answered
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
said εἶπεν To speak or say (by word or writing) said
unto him, αὐτῷ The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons unto him
What The relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that What
I ἐγὼ I, me I
do ποιῶ To make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct) do
thou σὺ Thou thou
knowest οἶδας Used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent G3700 and G3708; properly, to see (literally or figuratively); by implication, (in the perfect tense only) to know knowest
not οὐκ The absolute negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not not
now; ἄρτι Just now now
but δὲ But, and, etc but
thou shalt know γνώσῃ To "know" (absolutely) in a great variety of applications and with many implications (as follow, with others not thus clearly expressed) know
hereafter. μετὰ Properly, denoting accompaniment; "amid" (local or causal); modified variously according to the case (genitive association, or accusative succession) with which it is joined; occupying an intermediate position between G0575 or G1537 and G1519 or G4314; less intimate than G1722 and less close than G4862) hereafter

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  • 5  After that he poureth water into a bason, and began to wash the disciples' feet, and to wipe them with the towel wherewith he was girded.

  • 6  Then cometh he to Simon Peter: and Peter saith unto him, Lord, dost thou wash my feet?

  • 7  Jesus answered and said unto him, What I do thou knowest not now; but thou shalt know hereafter.

  • 8  Peter saith unto him, Thou shalt never wash my feet. Jesus answered him, If I wash thee not, thou hast no part with me.

  • 9  Simon Peter saith unto him, Lord, not my feet only, but also my hands and my head.




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