JOHN 7:41

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Others said, This is the Christ. But some said, Shall Christ come out of Galilee?”

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John 7:41 Translation & Meaning

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Others ἄλλοι "else," i.e., different (in many applications) Others
said, ἔλεγον Properly, to "lay" forth, i.e., (figuratively) relate (in words (usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue)); by implication, to mean said
This Οὗτός The he (she or it), i.e., this or that (often with article repeated) This
is ἐστιν He (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are is
the The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
Christ. Χριστός Anointed, i.e., the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus Christ
But δὲ But, and, etc But
some ἄλλοι "else," i.e., different (in many applications) some
said, ἔλεγον Properly, to "lay" forth, i.e., (figuratively) relate (in words (usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue)); by implication, to mean said
Shall ἔρχεται To come or go (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively) Shall
Christ Χριστὸς Anointed, i.e., the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus Christ
come ἔρχεται To come or go (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively) come
out of ἐκ A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote) out
Galilee? Γαλιλαίας Galilaea (i.e., the heathen circle), a region of Palestine Galilee

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  • 39  (But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him should receive: for the Holy Ghost was not yet given; because that Jesus was not yet glorified.)

  • 40  Many of the people therefore, when they heard this saying, said, Of a truth this is the Prophet.

  • 41  Others said, This is the Christ. But some said, Shall Christ come out of Galilee?

  • 42  Hath not the scripture said, That Christ cometh of the seed of David, and out of the town of Bethlehem, where David was?

  • 43  So there was a division among the people because of him.




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