John 12:23

“And Jesus answered them, saying, The hour is come, that the Son of man should be glorified.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Iesus answered them, saying, The houre is come, that the Sonne of man should be glorified.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And Jesus *answered them, saying, "The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Jesus answereth them, saying, The hour is come, that the Son of man should be glorified.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Jesus said to them in answer, The hour of the glory of the Son of man has come.
- Basic English Bible

But Jesus answered them saying, The hour is come that the Son of man should be glorified.
- Darby Bible

And Jesus answered them, saying, The hour is come, that the Son of man should be glorified.
- Webster's Bible

His answer was, "The time has come for the Son of Man to be glorified.
- Weymouth Bible

Jesus answered them, "The time has come for the Son of Man to be glorified.
- World English Bible

And Jhesus answerde `to hem, and seide, The our cometh, that mannus sone be clarified.
- Wycliffe Bible

And Jesus responded to them, saying, `The hour hath come that the Son of Man may be glorified;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 12:23


12:23 The hour is come that the Son of man should be glorified - With the Father and in the sight of every creature. But he must suffer first.


People's Bible Notes for John 12:23


Joh 12:23 The hour is come, that the Son of man should be glorified. The answer of Christ may have been to Philip and Andrew, and the Greeks may have heard and understood it. The substance is that the time of his glorification had come and that glorification would draw all men, Greek, Gentiles as well as Jews, to him.

Discussion for John 12

  • Steve morrow
    1 CORINTHIANS 11:1 BE YOU FOLLOWERS OF ME EVEN AS I ALSO AM OF CHRIST --- JOHN 8:54 JESUS ANSWERED IF I HONOR MYSELF -- MY HONOR IS NOTHING -- IT IS MY FATHER THAT HONORETH ME OF WHOM YOU SAY THAT HE IS YOUR GOD --8:55-- YET YOU HAVE NOT KNOWN HIM BUT I KNOW HIM AND IF I SHOULD SAY I KNOW HIM NOT I SHALL BE A LIAR LIKE UNTO YOU BUT I KNOW HIM AND KEEP HIS SAYING
  • Ray321
    1 Corinthians 9:17 For if I do this thing willingly, I have a reward: but if against my will, a dispensation of the gospel is committed unto me. DISPENSATION
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 12:49
    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 --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 ***JOHN 6:68 THEN SIMON PETER ANSWERED HIM LORD -- TO WHOM -- SHALL WE GO THOU HAST THE WORDS OF ETERNAL LIFE***
  • Ray321
    Ephesians 4:29 Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers. Jesus was not ready for the Gentile world, Jesus had to finish the work on the cross. St. JOHN 12:20-24. The Word is so real ..
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 12:48 HE THAT REJECTETH ME AND RECEIVETH NOT MY WORDS HATH ONE THAT JUDGETH HIM --- THE WORD THAT I HAVE SPOKEN THE SAME SHALL JUDGE HIM IN THE LAST DAY
  • 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

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