But when His brothers had gone up to the feast, then He Himself also went up, not publicly, but as if, in secret.
O Lord, I love the habitation of Your house
And the place where Your glory dwells.
I delight to do Your will, O my God;
Your Law is within my heart.”
“He will not cry out or raise His voice,
Nor make His voice heard in the street.
Therefore at such a time the prudent person keeps silent, for it is an evil time.
But Jesus answering said to him, “Permit it at this time; for in this way it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness.” Then he *permitted Him.
“Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd as serpents and innocent as doves.
Therefore His brothers said to Him, “Leave here and go into Judea, so that Your disciples also may see Your works which You are doing.
For not even His brothers were believing in Him.
Therefore Jesus no longer continued to walk publicly among the Jews, but went away from there to the country near the wilderness, into a city called Ephraim; and there He stayed with the disciples.
But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law,