Parallel Verses

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 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."

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.

Verse Picture

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 So Jesus replied, "My teaching is not from me, but from the one who sent me. 17 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. 18 The person who speaks on his own authority desires to receive honor for himself; the one who desires the honor of the one who sent him is a man of integrity, and there is no unrighteousness in him.



Cross References

John 8:43

Why don't you understand what I am saying? It is because you cannot accept my teaching.

John 8:31-32

Then Jesus said to those Judeans who had believed him, "If you continue to follow my teaching, you are really my disciples

Psalm 25:8-9

The Lord is both kind and fair; that is why he teaches sinners the right way to live.

Psalm 25:12

The Lord shows his faithful followers the way they should live.

Psalm 25:14

The Lord's loyal followers receive his guidance, and he reveals his covenantal demands to them.

Psalm 119:10

With all my heart I seek you. Do not allow me to stray from your commands!

Psalm 119:101-102

I stay away from the evil path, so that I might keep your instructions.

Isaiah 35:8

A thoroughfare will be there -- it will be called the Way of Holiness. The unclean will not travel on it; it is reserved for those authorized to use it -- fools will not stray into it.

Jeremiah 31:33-34

"But I will make a new covenant with the whole nation of Israel after I plant them back in the land," says the Lord. "I will put my law within them and write it on their hearts and minds. I will be their God and they will be my people.

Daniel 12:10

Many will be purified, made clean, and refined, but the wicked will go on being wicked. None of the wicked will understand, though the wise will understand.

Hosea 6:3

So let us acknowledge him! Let us seek to acknowledge the Lord! He will come to our rescue as certainly as the appearance of the dawn, as certainly as the winter rain comes, as certainly as the spring rain that waters the land."

Micah 4:2

Many nations will come, saying, "Come on! Let's go up to the Lord's mountain, to the temple of Jacob's God, so he can teach us his commands and we can live by his laws." For Zion will be the source of instruction; the Lord's teachings will proceed from Jerusalem.

Malachi 4:2

But for you who respect my name, the sun of vindication will rise with healing wings, and you will skip about like calves released from the stall.

Matthew 6:22

"The eye is the lamp of the body. If then your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light.

Luke 8:15

But as for the seed that landed on good soil, these are the ones who, after hearing the word, cling to it with an honest and good heart, and bear fruit with steadfast endurance.

John 1:46-49

Nathanael replied, "Can anything good come out of Nazareth?" Philip replied, "Come and see."

John 8:47

The one who belongs to God listens and responds to God's words. You don't listen and respond, because you don't belong to God."

Acts 10:1-6

Now there was a man in Caesarea named Cornelius, a centurion of what was known as the Italian Cohort.

Acts 11:13-14

He informed us how he had seen an angel standing in his house and saying, 'Send to Joppa and summon Simon, who is called Peter,

Acts 17:11

These Jews were more open-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they eagerly received the message, examining the scriptures carefully every day to see if these things were so.

Philippians 3:15-16

Therefore let those of us who are "perfect" embrace this point of view. If you think otherwise, God will reveal to you the error of your ways.

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