John 12:17

“The people therefore that was with him, when he called Lazarus out of his graue, and raised him from the dead, bare record.”

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The people therefore that was with him when he called Lazarus out of his grave, and raised him from the dead, bare record.
- King James Version

So the people, who were with Him when He called Lazarus out of the tomb and raised him from the dead, continued to testify {about Him.}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The multitude therefore that was with him when he called Lazarus out of the tomb, and raised him from the dead, bare witness.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now the people who were with him when his voice came to Lazarus in the place of the dead, and gave him life again, had been talking about it.
- Basic English Bible

The crowd therefore that was with him bore witness because he had called Lazarus out of the tomb, and raised him from among [the] dead.
- Darby Bible

The people therefore that were with him when he called Lazarus out of his grave, and raised him from the dead, bore testimony.
- Webster's Bible

The large number of people, however, who had been present when He called Lazarus out of the tomb and brought him back to life, related what they had witnessed.
- Weymouth Bible

The multitude therefore that was with him when he called Lazarus out of the tomb, and raised him from the dead, was testifying about it.
- World English Bible

Therfor the puple bar witnessyng, that was with hym, whanne he clepide Lazarus fro the graue, and reiside hym fro deth.
- Wycliffe Bible

The multitude, therefore, who are with him, were testifying that he called Lazarus out of the tomb, and did raise him out of the dead;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 12:17


12:17 When he called Lazarus out of the tomb - How admirably does the apostle express, as well the greatness of the miracle, as the facility with which it was wrought! The easiness of the Scripture style on the most grand occurrences, is more sublime than all the pomp of orators.


Discussion for John 12

  • Museum
    He that sees me sees him that sent me, so that there is no space between God and Jesus
  • Ivy Jihnson
    The theme of John’s Gospel: Jesus is the Divine Incarnation of God: came down from Heaven share the Truth: God’s Goodness: Love: The Purpose of John’s Gospel: Stated by John: is to show that Jesus of Nazareth was: and is: The Christ: The-Son-of-God: Believers In Him: will have Eternal Life: Jesus: six days before Passover: came to Bethany:Lazarus: Jesus raised from the dead: there Jesus ate supper
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 12:25 HE THAT LOVETH HIS LIFE SHALL LOSE IT AND HE THAT HATETH HIS LIFE IN THIS WORLD SHALL KEEP IT UNTO LIFE ETERNAL MARK 8:35 for whosoever will save his life shall lose it but whosoever shall lose his life for MY sake and the GOSPELS the same shall save it -- 8:36 -- for what shall it profit a man if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul
  • Alex
    By the Disobedience of 1 man Sin entered the world and this CURSE of Adam was passed on to ALL men, no exceptions. Thus the Obedience of Christ wd have to be passed on to ALL men no exceptions Thats y he is saying IF I BE LIFTED UP I WILL DRAW ALL MEN UNTO ME. IN ADAM WE ALL DIED BUT IN CHRIST WE WILL ALL LIVE NO EXCEPTIONS.Whosoever will let him come and take of the WATERS OF LIFE freely.
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 12:44 JESUS CRIED AND SAID HE THAT BELIEVETH ON ME BELIEVETH NOT ON ME BUT ON HIM THAT SENT ME --- 12:45 --- AND HE THAT SEETH ME SEETH HIM THAT SENT ME --- JOHN 14:7 if you had known ME you should have known MY FATHER also and from henceforth you know HIM and have seen HIM
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 12:48 for I have not spoken of myself but THE FATHER which --- SENT ME --- HE gave ME a commandment what I should say and what I should speak ROMANS 15:18 for I will not dare to speak of any of those things which CHRIST hath not wrought by me to make the gentiles obedient by word and deed 1 CORINTHIANS 11:1 BE YOU FOLLOWERS OF ME EVEN AS I ALSO AM OF CHRIST

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