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.

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