John 11:55

“ And the Iewes Passeouer was nigh at hand, and many went out of the countrey vp to Hierusalem before the Passeouer to purifie themselues.”

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Other Translations for John 11:55

And the Jews' passover was nigh at hand: and many went out of the country up to Jerusalem before the passover, to purify themselves.
- King James Version

Now the Passover of the Jews was near, and many went up to Jerusalem out of the country before the Passover to purify themselves.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now the passover of the Jews was at hand: and many went up to Jerusalem out of the country before the passover, to purify themselves.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now the Passover of the Jews was near, and numbers of people went up from the country to Jerusalem to make themselves clean before the Passover.
- Basic English Bible

But the passover of the Jews was near, and many went up to Jerusalem out of the country before the passover, that they might purify themselves.
- Darby Bible

And the Jews' passover was nigh at hand: and many went out of the country to Jerusalem before the passover, to purify themselves.
- Webster's Bible

The Jewish Passover was coming near, and many from that district went up to Jerusalem before the Passover, to purify themselves.
- Weymouth Bible

Now the Passover of the Jews was at hand. Many went up from the country to Jerusalem before the Passover, to purify themselves.
- World English Bible

And the pask of the Jewis was niy, and many of the cuntrey wenten vp to Jerusalem bifor the pask, to halewe hem silf.
- Wycliffe Bible

And the passover of the Jews was nigh, and many went up to Jerusalem out of the country before the passover, that they might purify themselves;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Commentary for John 11:55

Wesley's Notes for John 11:55

11:55 Many went up to purify themselves - That they might remove all hinderances to their eating the passover.


People's Bible Notes for John 11:55


Joh 11:55 The Jews' passover was near. It was only a few weeks before the passover that he went to Ephraim. To purify themselves. From ceremonial uncleanness. See Ex 19:10,11.

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