John 12:20-33 NIV

Jesus Predicts His Death

20 Now there were some Greeks among those who went up to worship at the festival.

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21 They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, with a request. “Sir,” they said, “we would like to see Jesus.”

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22 Philip went to tell Andrew; Andrew and Philip in turn told Jesus.
23 Jesus replied, “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified.

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24 Very truly I tell you, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds.

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25 Anyone who loves their life will lose it, while anyone who hates their life in this world will keep it for eternal life.

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26 Whoever serves me must follow me; and where I am, my servant also will be. My Father will honor the one who serves me.

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27 “Now my soul is troubled, and what shall I say? ‘Father, save me from this hour’? No, it was for this very reason I came to this hour.

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28 Father, glorify your name!”Then a voice came from heaven, “I have glorified it, and will glorify it again.”

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29 The crowd that was there and heard it said it had thundered; others said an angel had spoken to him.
30 Jesus said, “This voice was for your benefit, not mine.

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31 Now is the time for judgment on this world; now the prince of this world will be driven out.

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32 And I, when I am lifted upafrom the earth, will draw all people to myself.”

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    • – 12:32 - The Greek for "lifted up" also means "exalted" .
      33 He said this to show the kind of death he was going to die.

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