John 12:30

“Jesus answered and said, This voice came not because of me, but for your sakes.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for John 12:30

Iesus answered, and said, This voice came not because of mee, but for your sakes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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 for John 12:30

Wesley's Notes for John 12:30


12:28 Father, glorify thy name - Whatever I suffer. Now the trouble was over. I have glorified it - By thy entrance into this hour. And I will glorify it - By thy passing through it.

12:29 The multitude who stood and heard - A sound, but not the distinct words - In the most glorious revelations there may remain something obscure, to exercise our faith. Said, It thundered - Thunder did frequently attend a voice from heaven. Perhaps it did so now.

12:31 Now - This moment. And from this moment Christ thirsted more than ever, till his baptism was accomplished. Is the judgment of this world - That is, now is the judgment given concerning it, whose it shall be. Now shall the prince of this world - Satan, who had gained possession of it by sin and death, be cast out - That is, judged, condemned, cast out of his possession, and out of the bounds of Christ's kingdom.

12:32 Lifted up from the earth - This is a Hebraism which signifies dying. Death in general is all that is usually imported. But our Lord made use of this phrase, rather than others that were equivalent, because it so well suited the particular manner of his death. I will draw all men - Gentiles as well as Jews. And those who follow my drawings, Satan shall not be able to keep.


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.

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