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John 12:38 LEB

38 in order that the word of the prophet Isaiah would be fulfilled, who said, "Lord, who has believed our message? And to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?"

Study tools for John 12:38

  • a 12:3 - The Greek term refers to a Roman pound, 327.45 grams (approximately 12 ounces)
  • b 12:3 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("took") has been translated as a finite verb
  • c 12:5 - Literally "because of what"
  • d 12:6 - Literally "it was a concern to him"
  • e 12:6 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
  • f 12:9 - Some manuscripts have "the large crowd"
  • g 12:12 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("heard") which is understood as temporal
  • h 12:14 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("found") has been translated as a finite verb
  • i 12:15 - A quotation from Zech 9:9
  • j 12:24 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("falls") has been translated as a finite verb
  • k 12:28 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
  • l 12:28 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
  • m 12:29 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
  • n 12:29 - Literally "thunder had happened"
  • o 12:34 - Literally "for the age"; probably an allusion to Ps 89:35-37 (in common usage "law" could refer to the entire Old Testament)
  • p 12:36 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("went away") has been translated as a finite verb
  • q 12:40 - *Literally "the"; the Greek article is used here as a possessive pronoun
  • r 12:40 - *Literally "the"; the Greek article is used here as a possessive pronoun
  • s 12:40 - A quotation from Isa 6:10
  • t 12:42 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
  • u 12:47 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
  • v 12:49 - Literally "has given me commandment"