John 12:18

“For this cause the people also met him, for that they heard that hee had done this miracle.”

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Other Translations

For this cause the people also met him, for that they heard that he had done this miracle.
- King James Version

For this reason also the people went and met Him, because they heard that He had performed this sign.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For this cause also the multitude went and met him, for that they heard that he had done this sign.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And that was the reason the people went out to him, because it had come to their ears that he had done this sign.
- Basic English Bible

Therefore also the crowd met him because they had heard that he had done this sign.
- Darby Bible

For this cause the people also met him, for that they heard that he had done this miracle.
- Webster's Bible

This was also why the crowd came to meet Him, because they had heard of His having performed that miracle.
- Weymouth Bible

For this cause also the multitude went and met him, because they heard that he had done this sign.
- World English Bible

And therfor the puple cam, and mette with hym, for thei herden that he hadde don this signe.
- Wycliffe Bible

because of this also did the multitude meet him, because they heard of his having done this sign,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 12:18


12:18 The multitude went to meet him, because they heard - From those who had seen the miracle. So in a little time both joined together, to go before and to follow him.


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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