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22 Nor does the Father judge anyone, but he has given all judgment[a] to his Son,(A)

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  1. 5:22 Judgment: another divine prerogative, often expressed as acquittal or condemnation (Dt 32:36; Ps 43:1).

30 “I cannot do anything on my own; I judge as I hear, and my judgment is just, because I do not seek my own will but the will of the one who sent me.(A)

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15 You judge by appearances,[a] but I do not judge anyone.(A) 16 And even if I should judge, my judgment is valid, because I am not alone, but it is I and the Father who sent me.(B) 17 Even in your law[b] it is written that the testimony of two men can be verified.(C) 18 I testify on my behalf and so does the Father who sent me.”(D)

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  1. 8:15 By appearances: literally, “according to the flesh.” I do not judge anyone: superficial contradiction of Jn 5:22, 27, 30; here the emphasis is that the judgment is not by material standards.
  2. 8:17 Your law: a reflection of later controversy between church and synagogue.

47 And if anyone hears my words and does not observe them, I do not condemn him, for I did not come to condemn the world but to save the world.(A)

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