John 12:47

And if any man hear my words, and believe not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And if any man heare my words, and beleeue not, I iudge him not; For I came not to iudge the world, but to saue the world.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If anyone hears My sayings and does not keep them, I do not judge him; for I did not come to judge the world, but to save the world.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And if any man hear my sayings, and keep them not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And if any man gives ear to my words and does not keep them, I am not his judge: I did not come to be judge of the world but to give salvation to the world.
- Basic English Bible

and if any one hear my words and do not keep [them], I judge him not, for I am not come that I might judge the world, but that I might save the world.
- Darby Bible

And if any man hear my words, and believe not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.
- Webster's Bible

And if any one hears my teachings and regards them not, I do not judge him; for I did not come to judge the world, but to save the world.
- Weymouth Bible

If anyone listens to my sayings, and doesn't believe, I don't judge him. For I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.
- World English Bible

And if ony man herith my words, and kepith hem, Y deme hym not; for Y cam not, that Y deme the world, but that Y make the world saaf.
- Wycliffe Bible

and if any one may hear my sayings, and not believe, I -- I do not judge him, for I came not that I might judge the world, but that I might save the world.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 12:47


12:47 I judge him not - Not now: for I am not come to judge the world. See, Christ came to save even them that finally perish! Even these are a part of that world, which he lived and died to save.


People's Bible Notes for John 12:47


Joh 12:47,48 I judge him not. He shall sit on the throne of judgment, not to condemn the world he came to save. The words he left in the world will decide the destiny of every man. All shall be "judged by the things written in the books" (Re 20:12).

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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