'Saying' in the Bible
John bare witness of him, and cried, saying, This was he of whom I spake, He that cometh after me is preferred before me: for he was before me.
And they put this question to him, saying, Why then are you giving baptism if you are not the Christ, or Elijah, or the prophet?
John answered them, saying, I baptize with water: but there standeth one among you, whom ye know not;
And John bare record, saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and it abode upon him.
Jesus replied, "Woman, why are you saying this to me? My time has not yet come."
So after he was raised from the dead, his disciples remembered that he had said this, and they believed the scripture and the saying that Jesus had spoken.
Jesus answered, "If you knew the gift of God, and who is saying to you, 'Give Me a drink,' you would ask Him, and He would give you living water."
The woman answered, I have no husband. Jesus said to her, You have spoken truly in saying, I have no husband.
Jesus told her, "You are quite right in saying, "I don't have a husband,' because you have had five husbands, and the man you have now is not your husband. What you have said is true."
In the mean while his disciples prayed him, saying, Master, eat.
So the disciples were saying to one another, "No one brought Him anything to eat, did he?"
And herein is that saying true, One soweth, and another reapeth.
And many of the Samaritans of that city believed on him for the saying of the woman, which testified, He told me all that ever I did.
And said unto the woman, Now we believe, not because of thy saying: for we have heard him ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Saviour of the world.
And as he was now going down, his servants met him, and told him, saying, Thy son liveth.
So the Jews were saying to the man who was cured, "It is the Sabbath, and it is not permissible for you to carry your pallet."
they questioned him, then, 'Who is the man who is saying to thee, Take up thy couch and be walking?'
Therefore Jesus answered and was saying to them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of Himself, unless it is something He sees the Father doing; for whatever the Father does, these things the Son also does in like manner.
I myself do not accept human testimony, but I am saying these things so that you may be saved.
This He was saying to test him, for He Himself knew what He was intending to do.
When the people saw the sign that he had done, they kept saying, "Truly this is the Prophet who was to come into the world!"
They were saying, "Isn't this Jesus the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know? How can He now say, 'I have come down from heaven' ?"
So Jesus answered them, Stop grumbling and saying things against Me to one another.
The Jews therefore strove among themselves, saying, How can this man give us his flesh to eat?
Many therefore of his disciples, when they had heard this, said, This is an hard saying; who can hear it?
And He was saying, "For this reason I have said to you, that no one can come to Me unless it has been granted him from the Father."
The Jews were looking for Him at the festival and saying, "Where is He?"
And there was a lot of discussion about Him among the crowds. Some were saying, "He's a good man." Others were saying, "No, on the contrary, He's deceiving the people."
And the Jews marvelled, saying, How knoweth this man letters, having never learned?
Jesus answered them by saying, My teaching is not My own, but His Who sent Me.
Some of the people of Jerusalem were saying, "Isn't this the man they want to kill?
Yet, look! He's speaking publicly and they're saying nothing to Him. Can it be true that the authorities know He is the Messiah?
Then cried Jesus in the temple as he taught, saying, Ye both know me, and ye know whence I am: and I am not come of myself, but he that sent me is true, whom ye know not.
However, many in the crowd believed in him. They kept saying, "When the Messiah comes, he won't do more signs than this man has done, will he?"
The Pharisees learned how the people were saying these things about Him under their breath; and the chief priests and Pharisees sent attendants (guards) to arrest Him.
What manner of saying is this that he said, Ye shall seek me, and shall not find me: and where I am, thither ye cannot come?
In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink.
Many of the people therefore, when they heard this saying, said, Of a truth this is the Prophet.
while others were saying, "This is the Messiah!"
But some were saying, "The Messiah doesn't come from Galilee, does he? Doesn't the Scripture say that the Messiah is from David's family and from Bethlehem, the village where David lived?"
They were saying this, testing Him, so that they might have grounds for accusing Him. But Jesus stooped down and with His finger wrote on the ground.
Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.
So they were saying to Him, "Where is Your Father?" Jesus answered, "You know neither Me nor My Father; if you knew Me, you would know My Father also."
So the Jews were saying, "Surely He will not kill Himself, will He, since He says, 'Where I am going, you cannot come'?"
And He was saying to them, "You are from below, I am from above; you are of this world, I am not of this world.
So they were saying to Him, "Who are You?" Jesus said to them, "What have I been saying to you from the beginning?
As He was saying these things, many believed in Him.
So Jesus was saying to those Jews who had believed Him, "If you continue in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine;
They answered Him, We are Abraham's offspring (descendants) and have never been in bondage to anybody. What do You mean by saying, You will be set free?
"Why do you not understand what I am saying? It is because you cannot hear My word.
The Jews responded to Him, "Aren't we right in saying that You're a Samaritan and have a demon?"
Verily, verily, I say unto you, If a man keep my saying, he shall never see death.
Then said the Jews unto him, Now we know that thou hast a devil. Abraham is dead, and the prophets; and thou sayest, If a man keep my saying, he shall never taste of death.
Yet ye have not known him; but I know him: and if I should say, I know him not, I shall be a liar like unto you: but I know him, and keep his saying.
And his disciples asked him, saying, Master, who did sin, this man, or his parents, that he was born blind?
After saying this, he spit on the ground and made mud with the saliva. Then he spread the mud on the man's eyes
Therefore the neighbors, and those who previously saw him as a beggar, were saying, "Is not this the one who used to sit and beg?"
Some said, "He's the one." "No," others were saying, "but he looks like him." He kept saying, "I'm the one!"
Therefore some of the Pharisees said, "This man is not from God, for He doesn't keep the Sabbath!" But others were saying, "How can a sinful man perform such signs?" And there was a division among them.
And they asked them, saying, Is this your son, who ye say was born blind? how then doth he now see?
They heaped insults on him, saying, "You are his disciple! We are disciples of Moses!
Jesus used this illustration with them, but they didn't understand what he was saying to them.
Once again there was a division among the Jews because of what Jesus had been saying.
Many of them were saying, "He has a demon and He's crazy! Why do you listen to Him?"
Others were saying, "These aren't the words of someone demon-possessed. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?"
The Jews then gathered around Him, and were saying to Him, "How long will You keep us in suspense? If You are the Christ, tell us plainly."
The Jews answered him, saying, For a good work we stone thee not; but for blasphemy; and because that thou, being a man, makest thyself God.
In answer, Jesus said, Is there not a saying in your law, I said, You are gods?
Many people came to him and kept saying, "John never performed a sign, but everything that John said about this man is true!"
Therefore his sisters sent unto him, saying, Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick.
And when she had so said, she went her way, and called Mary her sister secretly, saying, The Master is come, and calleth for thee.
The Jews then which were with her in the house, and comforted her, when they saw Mary, that she rose up hastily and went out, followed her, saying, She goeth unto the grave to weep there.
Then when Mary was come where Jesus was, and saw him, she fell down at his feet, saying unto him, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died.
So the Jews were saying, "See how He loved him!"
After saying this, he shouted with a loud voice, "Lazarus, come out!"
Therefore the chief priests and the Pharisees convened a council, and were saying, "What are we doing? For this man is performing many signs.
They kept looking for Jesus and saying to one another as they stood in the Temple, "What do you think? Surely he won't come to the festival, will he?"
The same came therefore to Philip, which was of Bethsaida of Galilee, and desired him, saying, Sir, we would see Jesus.
And Jesus answered them, saying, The hour is come, that the Son of man should be glorified.
Father, glorify thy name. Then came there a voice from heaven, saying, I have both glorified it, and will glorify it again.
Then a voice came from heaven, "I have glorified it, and I will glorify it again!" The crowd standing there heard this and said that it was thunder. Others were saying, "An angel has spoken to him."
But He was saying this to indicate the kind of death by which He was to die.
That the saying of Esaias the prophet might be fulfilled, which he spake, Lord, who hath believed our report? and to whom hath the arm of the Lord been revealed?
And I know that His commandment is (means) eternal life. So whatever I speak, I am saying [exactly] what My Father has told Me to say and in accordance with His instructions.
"What I am saying does not refer to all of you. I know the ones I have chosen. But this is to fulfill the scripture, 'The one who eats my bread has turned against me.'
After saying this, Jesus was deeply troubled in spirit and declared solemnly, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, one of you is going to betray me!"
for some supposed, because Judas had the bag, that Jesus was saying to him, Buy the things of which we have need for the feast; or that he should give something to the poor.
Remember the word that I said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours also.
But this has been so, in order that the saying may be fulfilled which stands written in their Law, 'They have hated me without any reason.'
But what I am saying is true: my going is for your good: for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you; but if I go, I will send him to you.
Then some of his disciples said to one another, "What is the meaning of what he is saying, 'In a little while you will not see me; again after a little while, you will see me,' and, 'because I am going to the Father'?"
They said, "What is this He is saying, 'A little while' ? We don't know what He's talking about!"
Jesus perceived that they wanted to ask Him, and He said, "Is this what you are questioning one another about--my saying, 'A little while and you do not see me, and again a little while and you shall see me'?
At that time you will ask (pray) in My Name; and I am not saying that I will ask the Father on your behalf [for it will be unnecessary].
His disciples say, Lo, now speakest thou plainly, and speakest no dark saying.
When Jesus had finished saying these things, he looked upward to heaven and said, "Father, the time has come. Glorify your Son, so that your Son may glorify you --
But now I am coming to you, and I am saying these things in the world, so they may experience my joy completed in themselves.
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