John 6:66-71 LEB

Peter’s Confession

66 For this [reason] many of his disciples {drew back}a and were not walking with him any longer.

References for John 6:66

    • ä 6:66 - Literally "went away to the things behind"
      67 So Jesus said to the twelve, "You do not want to go away also, [do you]?"b

      References for John 6:67

        • å 6:67 - *The negative construction in Greek anticipates a negative answer here, indicated in the translation by the phrase "[do you]"
          68 Simon Peter answered him, "Lord, to whom would we go? You have the words of eternal life.
          69 And we have believed, and have come to know, that you are the Holy One of God."
          70 Jesus replied to them, "Did I not choose you, the twelve, and one of you is the devil?"
          71 (Now he was speaking about Judas [son] of Simon Iscariot, because this one--one of the twelve--was going to betray him.)