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John 12:6 NIV

6 He did not say this because he cared about the poor but because he was a thief; as keeper of the money bag, he used to help himself to what was put into it.

References for John 12:6

Study tools for John 12:6

  • a 12:3 - Or about 0.5 liter
  • b 12:5 - Greek "three hundred denarii"
  • c 12:8 - See Deut. 15:11.
  • d 12:13 - A Hebrew expression meaning “Save!” which became an exclamation of praise
  • e 12:13 - Psalm 118:25,26
  • f 12:15 - Zech. 9:9
  • g 12:32 - The Greek for "lifted up" also means "exalted" .
  • h 12:38 - Isaiah 53:1
  • i 12:40 - Isaiah 6:10