John 12:19

“The Pharisees therefore said among themselves, Perceive ye how ye prevail nothing? behold, the world is gone after him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The Pharisees therefore saide among themselues, Perceiue ye how yee preuaile nothing? Behold, the world is gone after him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So the Pharisees said to one another, "You see that you are not doing any good; look, the world has gone after Him."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The Pharisees therefore said among themselves, Behold how ye prevail nothing: lo, the world is gone after him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then the Pharisees said one to another, You see, you are unable to do anything: the world has gone after him.
- Basic English Bible

The Pharisees therefore said to one another, Ye see that ye profit nothing: behold, the world is gone after him.
- Darby Bible

The Pharisees therefore said among themselves, Perceive ye how ye prevail nothing? behold, the world is gone after him.
- Webster's Bible

The result was that the Pharisees said among themselves, "Observe how idle all your efforts are! The world is gone after him!"
- Weymouth Bible

The Pharisees therefore said among themselves, "See how you accomplish nothing. Behold, the world has gone after him."
- World English Bible

Therfor the Farisees seiden to hem silf, Ye seen, that we profiten no thing; lo! al the world wente aftir hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

the Pharisees, therefore, said among themselves, `Ye see that ye do not gain anything, lo, the world did go after him.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for John 12:19


Joh 12:19 The world is gone after him. The Pharisees observed the vast crowds that attended him and were filled with alarm. The city was filled with commotion (Mt 21:10,11).

Discussion for John 12

  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 12:49 FOR I HAVE NOT SPOKEN OF MY SELF BUT THE FATHER WHICH SENT ME HE GAVE ME A COMMANDMENT WHAT I SHOULD SAY AND WHAT I SHOULD SPEAK***** 12:50 AND I KNOW THAT HIS COMMANDMENT IS --- LIFE EVERLASTING --- WHATSOEVER I SPEAK THEREFORE EVEN AS THE FATHER SAID UNTO ME SO I SPEAK
  • Zeingoff
    Jesus knew the heart. Therefore, he must have enlisted Judas as his betrayer. Was Judas more evil then the next guy. All have sinned in this world and sin goes unabated. But every good story needs an antagonist and a hero. Seldom does the hero die, but all must die in real life. Jesus states that if we love this mortal life we will be deprived of our eternity. He is forever transcendent.
  • Irene123
    " ...: but Lazarus was one of them that sat at the table with Him." Notice the colon before the word 'but'. A colon always denotes something important. To sit at the 'table' with Jesus - is to 'eat' (absorb) His word as we gather together, Heb. 10:25. And, no, they weren't just having an ordinary meal, just a 'social'; not with Jesus present.
  • Irene123
    Lk. 22:30; 1 Cor. 10:21 - the Lord's table.
  • Bruce
    Irene: They were just having a meal, they were eating supper, meat potatoes milk wine water whatever. It wasn't church it wasn't communion just supper,they were hungry.
  • Irene123
    Vs. 1-2; are another prophesy of Acts 2:38; "... raised from the dead ..."; "... sat at table with Him." To sit at table with Jesus is to join together (Heb. 10:25) and 'eat' of God's Word.

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