Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

They did not perceive that He was speaking to them of the Father.

New American Standard Bible

They did not realize that He had been speaking to them about the Father.

King James Version

They understood not that he spake to them of the Father.

Holman Bible

They did not know He was speaking to them about the Father.

International Standard Version

They didn't realize that he was talking to them about the Father.

A Conservative Version

They did not understand that he spoke the Father to them.

American Standard Version

They perceived not that he spake to them of the Father.

Amplified

They did not realize [or have the spiritual insight to understand] that He was speaking to them about the Father.

An Understandable Version

The people [who heard this] did not understand that Jesus was speaking to them about the Father.

Anderson New Testament

They knew not that he was speaking to them of the Father.

Bible in Basic English

They did not see that his words were about the Father.

Common New Testament

They did not understand that he spoke to them of the Father.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but they did not perceive that he meant the father.

Darby Translation

They knew not that he spoke to them of the Father.

Godbey New Testament

They did not know that He spoke to them concerning the Father.

Goodspeed New Testament

They did not understand that he was speaking to them of the Father.

John Wesley New Testament

They understood not, that he spake to them of the Father.

Julia Smith Translation

They knew not that he spake to them of the Father.

King James 2000

They understood not that he spoke to them of the Father.

Lexham Expanded Bible

(They did not know that he was speaking to them about the Father.)

Modern King James verseion

They did not understand that He spoke to them of the Father.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Howbeit, they understood not that he spake of his father.

Moffatt New Testament

They did not understand he was speaking to them about the Father;

Montgomery New Testament

They did not understand that he meant the Father,

NET Bible

(They did not understand that he was telling them about his Father.)

New Heart English Bible

They did not understand that he spoke to them about the Father.

Noyes New Testament

They understood not that he spoke to them of the Father.

Sawyer New Testament

They understood not that he spoke to them of the Father.

The Emphasized Bible

They noted not that, as touching the Father, unto them, he was speaking.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

They knew not that he spake to them of the Father.

Twentieth Century New Testament

They did not understand that he meant the Father.

Webster

They understood not that he spoke to them concerning the Father.

Williams New Testament

They did not understand that He was speaking to them about the Father.

World English Bible

They didn't understand that he spoke to them about the Father.

Worrell New Testament

They perceived not that He was speaking to them of the Father.

Worsley New Testament

But they did not know that He spake unto them of the Father.

Youngs Literal Translation

They knew not that of the Father he spake to them;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

he spake
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

to them

Usage: 0

Context Readings

Jesus Predicts His Death

26 "Many things I have to speak and to judge concerning you. But He who sent me is true, and the things which I have heard from Him are those which I have come into the world to speak." 27 They did not perceive that He was speaking to them of the Father. 28 So Jesus added, "When you have lifted up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am He. Of myself I do nothing; but as the Father has taught me, so I speak.


Cross References

John 8:43

How is it you do not understand me when I speak? It is because you cannot bear to listen to my words.

John 8:47

He who is a child of God listens to God's words. You do not listen to them: and why? It is because you are not God's children."

Romans 11:7-10

How then does the matter stand? It stands thus. That which Israel are in earnest pursuit of, they have not obtained; but God's chosen servants have obtained it, and the rest have become hardened.

2 Corinthians 4:3-4

If, however, the meaning of our Good News has been veiled, the veil has been on the hearts of those who are on the way to perdition,

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