Yeshua Rebukes His Achim (7:1-9)
7:1 After these things Yeshua (יֵשׁוּע) was walking in Galil: for He did not wish to walk in Yehudah, because the Yehudim were seeking to kill Him.
7:2 Now the feast of Sukkot was at hand.
7:3 His achim therefore said to him, "Depart from here and go into Yehudah, so that Your Talimdim also may see the works that You do.
7:4 For no one does anything in secret while he himself seeks to be known publicly. If You do these things, show Yourself to haOlam."
7:5 For neither did His achim believe in Him.
7:6 Then Yeshua (יֵשׁוּע) said to them:
My time is not yet come: but your time is alway ready.
7:7 The Olam Hazeh not able to detest you, but it detest Me because I testify about it, that its works are evil.
7:8 You make aliyah (going up) for this feast: I am not yet ascend to this feast, because My time has not yet been fulfilled.
7:9 When He had said these things to them, He remained in Galil.
7:10 But when His achim made aliyah leregel to the feast, then also He Himself ascended to the feast not openly, but as it were in secret.
7:11 Then the Yehudim were seeking Him at the feast, and said, "Where is He?"
7:12 And there was much murmuring among the multitude concerning Him. Some on the one hand were saying, "He is a good Man"; while others were saying, "No, on the contrary, He mislead the multitude."
7:13 However, no one spoke openly of Him for fear of the Yehudim.
7:14 Now about the midst of the feast Yeshua (יֵשׁוּע) ascended into the Beit haMikdash, and began saying shiurim (teaching the Torah)
7:15 Therefore those of Yehudim marvelled at Him, saying, How is it this man have the understanding of a Yeshiva yode'a sefer (scholar) not having learned?
7:16 Yeshua (יֵשׁוּע) answered them, and said:
My teaching is not Mine, but HIS that sent Me.
7:17 If anyone desires to do His will, he will know about the teaching, whether it it be from Elohim (אלהים), or whether I am speaking on My own authority.
7:18 He who speaks on his own authority seeks to win honor for himself, but He who seeks the glory of the One who sent Him is true, and no unrighteousness is in Him."
7:19 Has not Mosheh given you the Torah? None of you are able to shomer chukkat Torah. Why are you seeking to kill Me?
7:20 The multitude answered, "You have a demon! Who seeks to kill You?"
7:21Yeshua (יֵשׁוּע)answered and said to them:
I have done one work, and you all marvel.
7:22 "On this account Mosheh has given you Brit Milah (not because it is from Mosheh, but from the Avot), and on the Shabbat you perform Brit Milah a man.
7:23 If a man receives on Shabbat that the Torah of Mosheh may not be broken; are you angry at Me, because I have made an entire man well on the Shabbat?
7:24 "Do not Judge according to the appearance, but judge with righteous judgment."
7:25 Therefore some of people of Yerushalayim were saying, "Is this not He whom they are seeking to kill?
7:26 And look! He is speaking publicly, and they say nothing to Him. Can it be that the rulers know indeed that this is truly the Mashiach?
7:27 However, we know where this Man is from; but when the Mashiach comes, no one knows where He is from."
7:28 Then Yeshua (יֵשׁוּע) said loudly as He taught in the Beit haMikdash saying: "You both know Me, and you know where I am from; and I am not come of Myself but HE who sent Me is true, whom you do not know.
7:29 But I know Him because I am from His presence and He sent me!
7:30 Then they sought to seize Him; yet no one laid a hand on Him, because His hour had not yet come.
7:31 But many of the multitude believed in Him, and were saying: "When the Mashiach comes will He do more signs (otot) than these which this Man did?"
7:32 The Prushim heard the multitude murmuring such things concerning Him; and the Prushim and the Rashei Kohenim sent their Temple guards to arrest Him.
7:33 Then said Yeshua (יֵשׁוּע) to them:
"Yet a little while am I with you, and then I go to Him who sent Me.
7:34 You will seek Me, and will not find Me; and where I am, you are not able to come.
7:35 Therefore the Yehudim said among themselves, "Where does this man intend to go that we will not find Him? Does He intend to go to the sojourner of the exile ones among the Yevanim (Greeks) and teach the Yevanim?
7:36 What is this thing which He said, 'You will seek Me and you will not find Me, and where I am you cannot come'?"
7:37 Now on the last day, the great day of the feast, Yeshua (יֵשׁוּע) stood and call loudly, saying:
"If any man thirst, let him come to Me, and drink.
7:38 He who believes in Me, as the scripture said: "From his innermost being (belly, koilia) shall flow rivers of living water."
7:39 (But this He spoke concerning the Ruach, who those believing in Him were about to receive; for the Ruach haKodesh was not yet given, because Yeshua (יֵשׁוּע) was not yet glorified.)
opinion about Yeshua
7:40 Therefore many from the multitude, when they heard this saying, said, "Truly this is the Prophet."
7:41 Others said, "This is the Mashiach." Other said "But the Mashiach is not coming out of Galil, is He?
7:42 Has not the scripture said that the Mashiach comes from the seed of David and from the village of Beit Lechem, where David was?"
7:43 So there was a division among the multitude because of Him.
7:44 And some of them would have taken Him; but no man laid hands on Him.
7:45 Then came the temple guards to the Rashei Kohenim and Prushim; and they said to them, "Why have you not brought him?
7:46 The temple guards replied, "Never man spoke like this Man.
7:47 Then answered them the Prushim, Are you also deceived?
7:48 Have any of the rulers or of the Prushim believed on Him?
7:49 But this multitude has no knowledge of the Torah and is a cursed.
7:50 Nakdimon said to them, (he that came to Yeshua (יֵשׁוּע) by night, being one of them,)
7:51 "Torateinu (our Torah) does not judges a Man unless it first hears first from him and know what he is doing, does it?"
7:52 They answered and said to him, "You are not also from Galil? Search and see that no prophet arises out of Galil."
7:53 And every man went to his own house.
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The ancient water pouring ceremony that took place in the temple during Sukkot (Tabernacles). "Now on the last and greatest day of the feast, Yeshua stood and cried out, "If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink! He who believes in me, as the Scripture has said, from within him will flow rivers of living water."
Now on the last day of the festival, *Hoshana Rabbah, Yeshua stood and cried out . "If anyone is thirsty, let him keep coming to me and drinking!. Whoever put his trust in Me (Yeshua), as the Scripture says rivers of living water will flow from his inmost being!" (Now he said this about the Ruah HaKodesh, whom those who trusted in him were to received later - the Spirit had not yet been given, because Yeshua had not yet been gloried. *hoshana Rabbah - literally means the "great Hosanna" or the "great save us please".Focus on Yochanan 7 vs 37-39
In the days of the Second Temple, the last day of the Feast of Tabernacles *Hoshana Rabbah, was reserved for an especially joyous ceremony call the Water Drawing, Nissuch HaMayim. Yeshua was in the temple on that day, but seven times singing "Save now, Hoshianah, I pray, O Adonay" (Tehillim 118:25). It was the seventh day of the feast, Hoshianah Rabbah, which literally means "the Great Hosana," and was called the great day of the feast. Later, to the accompaniment of Levitical musicians and Long blasts of the Shofar, the priest brought up precious water drawn from the pool of Siloam to the Temple court. Under the watchful gaze of 1000's pilgrims, he poured it out into a silver bowl on the altar, in faith that rain would come once again after Yisra EL's long dry season. At that profound moment Yeshua proclaimed: "If any man is thirsty, let him come to Me and drink... From his innermost being shall flow rivers of living water" Yochanan 7:37-38.
About The Pool of Siloam ( Shelach sent or sending also appears in Tehillim 43 (vs. 3 ) ( Yochanan 9:7-11) "Pool of Shelah" YeshaYahu 8:6
At the foot of Mount Moriah , in the City of David, there is a natural spring call the Pool of Siloam. Melech Hezekiah had a tunnel constructed from the city to the pool, to secure a supply of fresh water in the event of military challenge. The tunnel remains, complete with an inscription, and emerges near where the previous picture was taken. The Scripture Encyclodaepia describe that the water which flows into this pool intermittingly by a subterranean channel springs from the "Fountain of the Virgin" (q.v.). The length of this channel, which has several windings, is 1,750 feet, though the direct distance is only 1,100 feet. The pool is 53 feet in length from north to south, 18 feet wide, and 19 deep. The water passes from it by a channel cut in the rock into the gardens below. (See EN-ROGEL.)
Yosef of Ramatayim (Mattityahu 27:57, Markos 15:43, Loukas 23:50) and Nakdimon (Yochanan 3:1, Yochanan 7:50) were two highly placed Messianic Jews, both members of the Sanhedrin (Loukas 23:50-51, Yochanan 7:50-52); both secret believers. he should, after acquiring some knowledge enabling him to defend his views (1 Kefa 3:15-16), be willing to set fear aside and stand openly with Yeshua the Messiah. Yochanan does not disparage them for hiding their faith (see Yochanan 9:22, Loukas 12:8-9). Shiur (Hebrew: שעור , pl. shiurim, שעורים ) is a lesson on any Torah topic, such as Gemara, Mishnah, halakha, Tenakh, etc.