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John 8:23

8:23 Jesus replied, 1  “You people 2  are from below; I am from above. You people are from this world; I am not from this world.

John 18:36


18:36 Jesus replied, “My kingdom is not from this world. If my kingdom were from this world, my servants would be fighting to keep me from being 3  handed over 4  to the Jewish authorities. 5  But as it is, 6  my kingdom is not from here.”

1 tn Grk “And he said to them.”

2 tn The word “people” is supplied in English to clarify the plural Greek pronoun and verb.

3 tn Grk “so that I may not be.”

4 tn Or “delivered over.”

5 tn Or “the Jewish leaders”; Grk “the Jews.” Here the phrase refers to the Jewish leaders, especially members of the Sanhedrin. See the note on the phrase “Jewish leaders” in v. 12. In the translation “authorities” was preferred over “leaders” for stylistic reasons.

6 tn Grk “now.”

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