JOHN7: 19- Translation and commentary (Jesus said) Hasn’t Moses given you the Law, but none of you keep it? Why are you trying to kill me? The crowd answered, “You have a demon” Who’s trying to kill you?” Jesus answered and said to them, “I did one bit of work and you are all thrown into […]

In my translation and commentary on John’s Gospel, I’ve arrived at chapter 7. After this Jesus went from place to place in Galilee. He would not do so in Judaea because the Judeans were trying to kill him. But the Judean’s Festival of Shelters was at hand, so his brothers said to him, “Go away […]

Today I continue my reading if John’s Gospel, with my translation and commentary. JOHN 6:59 -end Jesus said these things as he taught in the synagogue at Capernaum. Many of his disciples heard it and said, “This is a hard teaching; who can accept it?” But Jesus, knowing in himself that his disciples were muttering […]

I am continuing to read John’s Gospel in Greek, translating it with commentary. John 6: 41-59 Now the Judaeans were muttering about him because he said, “I am the bread that came down from heaven,” and they said, “This is Jesus, Joseph’s son, isn’t it, whose father and mother we know. How can he now […]

I am continuing to read John’s gospel in Greek and to translate it with a commentary. JOHN 6: 22 -40 The next day, the crowd that stayed on the other side of the sea saw that there had been no other small vessel there except one; and that Jesus had not boarded the boat, but his disciples had […]

I am translating John’s Gospel from Greek and commenting on it. JOHN 6: 16-21 Now when evening came, his disciples went down to the sea, boarded a boat and set off across the sea to Capernaum. It was now dark and still Jesus had not come to them. A great wind was blowing and the […]

JOHN CHAPTER 6 I am continuing to read John’s Gospel in Greek, translating it and commenting on it. After these events Jesus crossed over to the other side of the sea of Galilee (or Tiberias). A large crowd was following him because they saw the signs that he was doing on the sick. Then Jesus […]

Continuing a translation of and commentary on John’s Gospel. JOHN 5: 39-end (Jesus said) “You scour the scriptures because you think that in them you have the life of the age to come; and in fact, they testify about me; yet you are unwilling to come to me so that you may have life! I […]

This blog continues a translation of John’s Gospel with commentary. JOHN 5: 25- Jesus said, “Amen, amen, I tell you, an hour is coming and is now here, when the dead will hear the voice of God’s son, and these hearers will live. For just as the father has life in himself so he has […]

I am continuing my translation of John’s Gospel with comment. JOHN 5: 18-24 This was the reason that the Judaeans were trying all the more to kill him: not only was he breaking the Sabbath, but he was even calling God his own father, making himself equal to God.  Jesus answered them by saying, “Amen, […]