No-one who wants to become a public figure acts in secret. Since you are doing these things, show yourself to the world."
"For no one does anything in secret when he himself seeks to be known publicly. If You do these things, show Yourself to the world."
"You can’t become a public figure if you hide like this! If you can do such wonderful things, prove it to the world!"
No one who intends to be publicly known does everything behind the scenes. If you're serious about what you are doing, come out in the open and show the world."
Because no man does things secretly if he has a desire that men may have knowledge of him. If you do these things, let yourself be seen by all men.
for no one who wants to be widely known acts in secret. If you do these things, show yourself to the world."
"For no one does anything in secret while he himself seeks to be known openly. If You do these things, show Yourself to the world."
[there is] no man
to the world
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|NET © Notes||
1 tn Or “seeks to be well known.”
2 sn No one who seeks to make a reputation for himself does anything in secret means, in effect: “if you’re going to perform signs to authenticate yourself as Messiah, you should do them at Jerusalem.” (Jerusalem is where mainstream Jewish apocalyptic tradition held that Messiah would appear.)