John 6:60

“Many therefore of his disciples, when they had heard this, said, This is an hard saying; who can hear it?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Many therefore of his disciples, when they had heard this, said, This is an hard saying, who can heare it?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore many of His disciples, when they heard {this} said, "This is a difficult statement; who can listen to it?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Many therefore of his disciples, when the heard `this', said, This is a hard saying; who can hear it?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then, hearing this, a number of his disciples said, This is a hard saying; who is able to take in such teaching?
- Basic English Bible

Many therefore of his disciples having heard [it] said, This word is hard; who can hear it?
- Darby Bible

Many therefore of his disciples, when they had heard this, said, This is a hard saying; who can hear it?
- Webster's Bible

Many therefore of His disciples, when they heard it, said, "This is hard to accept. Who can listen to such teaching?"
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore many of his disciples, when they heard this, said, "This is a hard saying! Who can listen to it?"
- World English Bible

He seide these thingis in the synagoge, techynge in Cafarnaum.
- Wycliffe Bible

many, therefore, of his disciples having heard, said, `This word is hard; who is able to hear it?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 6:60


6:60 This is a hard saying - Hard to the children of the world, but sweet to the children of God. Scarce ever did our Lord speak more sublimely, even to the apostles in private. Who can hear - Endure it?


People's Bible Notes for John 6:60


Joh 6:60 This is an hard saying. About eating and drinking his flesh and blood. They could not comprehend.

Discussion for John 6

  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 6:63 IT IS THE SPIRIT THAT QUICKENETH THE FLESH PROFITETH NOTHING THE WORDS THAT I SPEAK UNTO YOU THEY ARE SPIRIT AND THEY ARE LIFE REVELATION 19:10 AND I FELL AT HIS FEET TO WORSHIP HIM AND HE SAID UNTO ME SEE THOU DO IT NOT I AM THY FELLOWSERVANT AND OF THY BRETHREN THAT HAVE THE TESTIMONY OF JESUS WORSHIP GOD FOR THE TESTIMONY OF JESUS IS THE --- SPIRIT OF PROPHECY ---
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 6:63 IT IS THE SPIRIT THAT QUICKENETH THE FLESH ( IRENE ) PROFITETH NOTHING THE WORDS THAT I SPEAK UNTO YOU THEY ARE SPIRIT AND THEY ARE LIFE *******1 TIMOTHY 2:11 LET THE WOMAN LEARN IN SILENCE WITH ALL SUBJECTION 2:12 BUT I SUFFER NOT A WOMAN TO TEACH NOR TO USURP AUTHORITY OVER THE MAN --- BUT TO BE IN SILENCE
  • Bruce
    April: Eating food that's Forbidden in the Old Testament is Ok, if Giving Thanks, for every creature of God is good--- for it is sanctified by the word of God and Prayer--- put the brethren in remembrance of these things---:1Timothy 4:4-6 / it's not what goes in the mouth but what comes out, defileth:Mark 7:15-23 / John 6:44, 1John 1-9, Revelation1:5,
    Matthew 3:11, 2Corinthians 5:17
  • Robert Van Der Walle
    The Word Of God Give You Life. So Put Into Your Hearts
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 6:54 WHOSO EATETH MY FLESH AND DRINKETH MY BLOOD HATH ETERNAL LIFE AND I WILL RAISE HIM UP THE LAST DAY 6:55 FOR MY FLESH IS MEAT INDEED AND MY BLOOD IS DRINK INDEED 6:56 HE THAT EATETH MY FLESH AND DRINKETH MY BLOOD DWELLETH IN ME AND I IN HIM 6:57 AS THE LIVING FATHER HATH SENT ME AND I LIVE BY THE FATHER SO HE THAT EATETH ME EVEN HE SHALL LIVE --- BY ME ---
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 6:63 IT IS THE SPIRIT THAT QUICKENETH THE FLESH PROFITETH NOTHING THE WORDS THAT -- I SPEAK -- UNTO YOU THEY ARE SPIRIT AND THEY ARE LIFE JOHN5:21 FOR AS THE FATHER RAISETH UP THE DEAD AND QUICKENETH THEM EVEN SO THE SON QUICKENETH WHOM HE WILL PSALM119:107 I AM AFFLICTED VERY MUCH QUICKEN ME O LORD ACCORDING UNTO THY WORD 119:154 PLEAD MY CAUSE AND DELIVER ME QUICKEN ME ACCORDING TO THY WORD

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