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John 7:1-13

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After these things Jesus walked in Galilee; for He did not want to walk in Judea, because the Jews sought to kill Him.

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Now the Jews' Feast of Tabernacles was at hand.

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His brothers therefore said to Him, "Depart from here and go into Judea, that Your disciples also may see the works that You are doing.

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For no one does anything in secret while he himself seeks to be known openly. If You do these things, show Yourself to the world.

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For even His brothers did not believe in Him.

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Then Jesus said to them, "My time has not yet come, but your time is always ready.

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The world cannot hate you, but it hates Me because I testify of it that its works are evil.

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You go up to this feast. I am not yet going up to this feast, for My time has not yet fully come.

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When He had said these things to them, He remained in Galilee.

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But when His brothers had gone up, then He also went up to the feast, not openly, but as it were in secret.

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Then the Jews sought Him at the feast, and said, "Where is He?"

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And there was much complaining among the people concerning Him. Some said, "He is good"; others said, "No, on the contrary, He deceives the people."

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However, no one spoke openly of Him for fear of the Jews.

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