John 12:8

For the poor always ye have with you; but me ye have not always.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For the poore alwayes yee haue with you: but me ye haue not alwayes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For you always have the poor with you, but you do not always have Me."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For the poor ye have always with you; but me ye have not always.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The poor you have ever with you, but me you have not for ever.
- Basic English Bible

for ye have the poor always with you, but me ye have not always.
- Darby Bible

For the poor ye have always with you; but me ye have not always.
- Webster's Bible

For the poor you always have with you, but you have not me always."
- Weymouth Bible

For you always have the poor with you, but you don't always have me."
- World English Bible

for ye schulen euermore haue pore men with you, but ye schulen not euermore haue me.
- Wycliffe Bible

for the poor ye have always with yourselves, and me ye have not always.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for John 12:8

  • Chui Ckak Ming for verse 8
    Jesus was murmuring monologue to father God(ye), not anyone around. Jesus was sad to what Juda so mean and insidous to say that moral accusation. Juda the poor in ethic, the God places on earth so ubiquitously while deserted Jesus among that with pain and crystal heart.

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