John 12:30

“Iesus answered, and said, This voice came not because of mee, but for your sakes.”

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Jesus answered and said, This voice came not because of me, but for your sakes.
- King James Version

Jesus answered and said, "This voice has not come for My sake, but for your sakes.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jesus answered and said, This voice hath not come for my sake, but for your sakes.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Jesus said in answer, This voice came not for me but for you.
- Basic English Bible

Jesus answered and said, Not on my account has this voice come, but on yours.
- Darby Bible

Jesus answered and said, This voice came not because of me, but for your sakes.
- Webster's Bible

It is not for my sake, said Jesus, "that that voice came, but for your sakes.
- Weymouth Bible

Jesus answered, "This voice hasn't come for my sake, but for your sakes.
- World English Bible

Jhesus answerde, and seide, This vois cam not for me, but for you.
- Wycliffe Bible

Jesus answered and said, `Not because of me hath this voice come, but because of you;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for John 12:30

Joh 12:30 This voice came not because of me. He had already won the victory before the voice came. It was rather to confirm the faith of his disciples, who still stumbled over the prospect of his death.

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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