The Jews were divided (Jn 10:19-10:19)

“Again,

The Jews

Were divided

Because of these words.”

Σχίσμα πάλιν ἐγένετο ἐν τοῖς Ἰουδαίοις διὰ τοὺς λόγους τούτους.

John uniquely indicated, just as he had in chapter 7:43 and 9:16, that there was a division or schism again (Σχίσμα πάλιν ἐγένετο) among those Jews (ἐν τοῖς Ἰουδαίοις) listening to his words (διὰ τοὺς λόγους τούτους).  Not everyone was opposed to Jesus or in favor of him.  There was a mixed reaction to Jesus among his Jewish listeners.  Some looked on him favorably, while others did not.  Do you get a mixed reaction from people?

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