Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

If anyone is willing to do His will, he will know of the teaching, whether it is of God or whether I speak from Myself.

King James Version

If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.

Holman Bible

If anyone wants to do His will, he will understand whether the teaching is from God or if I am speaking on My own.

International Standard Version

If anyone wants to do his will, he'll know whether this teaching is from God or whether I'm speaking on my own.

A Conservative Version

If any man wants to do his will, he will know about the doctrine, whether it is from God, or I speak from myself.

American Standard Version

If any man willeth to do his will, he shall know of the teaching, whether it is of God, or whether I speak from myself.

Amplified

If anyone is willing to do His will, he will know whether the teaching is of God or whether I speak on My own accord and by My own authority.

An Understandable Version

If anyone [really] desires to do what God wants, he will know whether my teaching comes from God or whether I am speaking on my own authority [only].

Anderson New Testament

If any one will do his will, he shall know with respect to the teaching, whether it is of God, or I speak of myself.

Bible in Basic English

If any man is ready to do God's pleasure he will have knowledge of the teaching and of where it comes from--from God or from myself.

Common New Testament

If anyone is willing to do his will, he shall know whether the teaching is from God or whether I speak on my own authority.

Daniel Mace New Testament

if any man is inclin'd to do his will, he shall know whether the doctrine be from God, or whether I speak from my self.

Darby Translation

If any one desire to practise his will, he shall know concerning the doctrine, whether it is of God, or that I speak from myself.

Godbey New Testament

if any one may will to do His will, he shall know concerning the teaching, whether it is of God, or I speak for myself.

Goodspeed New Testament

Anyone who resolves to do his will will know whether my teaching comes from God, or originates with me.

John Wesley New Testament

If any man be willing to do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.

Julia Smith Translation

If any desire to do his will, he shall know of the teaching, whether it is of God, or I speak from myself.

King James 2000

If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If anyone wants to do his will, he will know about my teaching, whether it is from God or I am speaking from myself.

Modern King James verseion

If anyone desires to do His will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it is of God, or I speak from Myself.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God: or whether I speak of myself.

Moffatt New Testament

anyone who chooses to do his will, shall understand whether my teaching comes from God or whether I am talking on my own authority.

Montgomery New Testament

"If any one wills to do God's will he shall know concerning my teaching, whether it is from God, or I speak my own authority. Dedicate them in thy truth; thy word is truth."

NET Bible

If anyone wants to do God's will, he will know about my teaching, whether it is from God or whether I speak from my own authority.

New Heart English Bible

If anyone desires to do his will, he will know about the teaching, whether it is from God, or if I am speaking from myself.

Noyes New Testament

If any one is desirous to do his will, he will know concerning the teaching, whether it is from God, or whether I speak from myself.

Sawyer New Testament

If any one will do his will, he shall know of the teaching whether it is from God or whether I speak from myself.

The Emphasized Bible

If any one intend, his will, to do, he shall get to know concerning the teaching - whether it is, of God, or, I, from myself, am speaking,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

If any man will do his will, he shall know respecting the doctrine, whether it is of God, or whether I speak from myself.

Twentieth Century New Testament

If any one has the will to do God's will, he will find out whether my teaching is from God, or whether I speak on my own authority.

Webster

If any man will do his will, he shall know concerning the doctrine, whether it is from God, or whether I speak from myself.

Weymouth New Testament

If any one is willing to do His will, he shall know about the teaching, whether it is from God or originates with me.

Williams New Testament

If anyone is willing to keep on doing God's will, he will know whether my teaching comes from God, or merely expresses my own ideas.

World English Bible

If anyone desires to do his will, he will know about the teaching, whether it is from God, or if I am speaking from myself.

Worrell New Testament

If any one wills to do His will, he shall know of the teaching, whether it is of God, or whether I speak from Myself.

Worsley New Testament

If any man desire to do his will, he shall know concerning the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.

Youngs Literal Translation

if any one may will to do His will, he shall know concerning the teaching, whether it is of God, or -- I do speak from myself.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

will
θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
θέλημα 
thelema 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
will, desire, pleasure
Usage: 136
Usage: 45

do
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

his

Usage: 0

he shall know
γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

of
περί 
Peri 
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
ἀπό 
Apo 
of, for, concerning, about, as touching, touching, whereof Trans, not tr,
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 254
Usage: 709
Usage: 490

the doctrine
διδαχή 
Didache 
Usage: 25

πότερον 
Poteron 
Usage: 0

it be
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

or
ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 7:17

Images John 7:17

Prayers for John 7:17

Context Readings

Jesus At The Feast Of Tabernacles

16 Jesus answered them and said, My doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me. 17 If anyone is willing to do His will, he will know of the teaching, whether it is of God or whether I speak from Myself. 18 He that speaks of himself seeks his own glory, but he that seeks the glory of him that sent him, the same is true, and no unrighteousness is in him.



Cross References

John 8:43

Why do ye not understand my speech? even because ye cannot hear my word.

John 8:31-32

Then Jesus said to those Jews who had believed him, If ye abide in my word, ye shall be my disciples indeed;

Psalm 25:8-9

Cheth Good and upright is the LORD: therefore he will teach sinners in the way.

Psalm 25:12

Lamed Who is the man that fears the LORD? Him shall he teach in the way that he shall choose.

Psalm 25:14

Nun The secret of the LORD is for those that fear him, and he will show them his covenant.

Psalm 119:10

With my whole heart I have sought thee; O let me not err from thy commandments.

Psalm 119:101-102

I have refrained my feet from every evil way, that I might keep thy word.

Isaiah 35:8

And a highway shall be there and a way, and it shall be called The Way of Holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; and for those in it there shall be someone to go with them, in such a manner that the foolish shall not err therein.

Jeremiah 31:33-34

But this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, said the LORD, I will give my law in their souls and write it in their hearts and will be their God, and they shall be my people.

Daniel 12:10

Many shall be purified and made white and purged, but the wicked shall get worse; and none of the wicked shall understand, but the wise shall understand.

Hosea 6:3

And we shall know and follow on in knowing the LORD; his going forth is prepared as the dawn; and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth.

Micah 4:2

And many Gentiles shall come and say, Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD and to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for the law shall go forth from Zion and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.

Malachi 4:2

But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness be born, and in his wings he shall bring saving health; and ye shall go forth and jump like calves of the herd.

Matthew 6:22

The lamp of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye is sincere, thy whole body shall be full of light.

Luke 8:15

But that on the good ground are those who in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it and bring forth fruit with patience.

John 1:46-49

And Nathanael said unto him, Can any good thing come out of Nazareth? Philip said unto him, Come and see.

John 8:47

He that is of God hears God's words; ye therefore hear them not because ye are not of God.

Acts 10:1-6

There was a certain man in Caesarea called Cornelius, a centurion of the company called the Italian,

Acts 11:13-14

And he showed us how he had seen an angel in his house, who stood and said unto him, Send to Joppa and call for Simon, whose surname is Peter,

Acts 17:11

These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all diligence and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.

Philippians 3:15-16

Let us, therefore, as many as are perfect, be thus minded; and if in anything ye are otherwise minded, God shall reveal even this unto you.

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