A Little While Longer

How much longer is a little while longer?

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John 7 Bible Study
John 7:3-21 Jesus' Brothers
John 7:22-24 Circumcision
John 7:25-31 When Christ Comes

John 7:32-36 A Little While Longer

John 7:37-53 Rivers of Living Water
JOHN 7:32  32 The Pharisees heard the crowd murmuring these things concerning Him, and the Pharisees and the chief priests sent officers to take Him.

What tipped "Pharisees and the chief priests" (John 7:32) into action?
The crowd starting to murmur if Jesus is the Messiah.

Who were the “officers” in John 7:32?
The Hebrew temple guards under their control, not the Roman soldiers.

JOHN 7:33-34  33 Then Jesus said to them, “I shall be with you a little while longer, and then I go to Him who sent Me. 34 You will seek Me and not find Me, and where I am you cannot come.”

How much longer is "a little while longer" in John 7:33?
Jesus will be on the cross at the next Passover, which is six months after this Feast of Tabernacles (see (John 7 Bible Study).

Where will Jesus go thereafter?
He will return to God the Father, who sent Him.

JOHN 7:35-36  35 Then the Jews said among themselves, “Where does He intend to go that we shall not find Him? Does He intend to go to the Dispersion among the Greeks and teach the Greeks? 36 What is this thing that He said, ‘You will seek Me and not find Me, and where I am you cannot come’?”

Where do the Jews speculate He may go?
To the Jewish communities dispersed in the Greek speaking world outside Israel.

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