John 12:43

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

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

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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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