Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on John 7:1 in English Standard Version "After this Jesus went about in Galilee. He would not go about in Judea, because the Jews were seeking to kill him." Joh 5:18 This was why the Jews were seeking all the more to kill him, because not only was he breaking the Sabbath, but he was even calling God his own Father, making himself equal with God. Joh 8:37 I know that you are offspring of Abraham; yet you seek to kill me because my word finds no place in you. Joh 8:40 but now you seek to kill me, a man who has told you the truth that I heard from God. This is not what Abraham did. Joh 11:53 So from that day on they made plans to put him to death.