John 12:6

“This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bare what was put therein.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

This he said, not that he cared for the poore: but because hee was a thiefe, and had the bag, and bare what was put therein.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now he said this, not because he was concerned about the poor, but because he was a thief, and as he had the money box, he used to pilfer what was put into it.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now this he said, not because he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and having the bag took away what was put therein.
- American Standard Version (1901)

(He said this, not because he had any love for the poor; but because he was a thief, and, having the money-bag, took for himself what was put into it.)
- Basic English Bible

But he said this, not that he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief and had the bag, and carried what was put into [it].
- Darby Bible

This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bore what was put in it.
- Webster's Bible

The reason he said this was not that he cared for the poor, but that he was a thief, and that being in charge of the money-box, he used to steal what was put into it.
- Weymouth Bible

Now he said this, not because he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief, and having the money box, used to steal what was put into it.
- World English Bible

But he seide this thing, not for it perteynede to hym of nedi men, but for he was a theef, and he hadde the pursis, and bar tho thingis that weren sent.
- Wycliffe Bible

and he said this, not because he was caring for the poor, but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and what things were put in he was carrying.
- Youngs Literal Bible

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