John 12:43

“For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for John 12:43

For they loued the praise of men, more then the praise of God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

for they loved the approval of men rather than the approval of God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for they loved the glory `that is' of men more than the glory `that is' of God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the praise of men was dearer to them than the approval of God.
- Basic English Bible

for they loved glory from men rather than glory from God.
- Darby Bible

For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.
- Webster's Bible

For they loved the glory that comes from men rather than the glory that comes from God.
- Weymouth Bible

for they loved men's praise more than God's praise.
- World English Bible

for thei loueden the glorie of men, more than the glorie of God.
- Wycliffe Bible

for they loved the glory of men more than the glory of God.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for John 12:43

Wesley's Notes for John 12:43


12:41 When he saw his glory - Christ's, #Isa 6:1|, &c. And it is there expressly said to be the glory of the Lord, Jehovah, the Supreme God.

12:44 Jesus said with a loud voice - This which follows to the end of the chapter, is with St. John the epilogue of our Lord's public discourses, and a kind of recapitulation of them. Believeth not on me - Not on me alone, but also on him that sent

12:45 And he that seeth me - By the eye of faith.


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