John 12:37-50 NAS

37 But though He had performed so many signs before them, yet they were not believing in Him.

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    • n 12:37 - Or "attesting signs"
      38 This was to fulfill the word of Isaiah the prophet which he spoke: "1LORD, WHO HAS BELIEVED OUR REPORT? AND TO WHOM HAS THE ARM OF THE LORD BEEN REVEALED?"

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      39 For this reason they could not believe, for Isaiah said again,
      40 "2HE HAS BLINDED THEIR EYES AND HE 3HARDENED THEIR HEART, SO * THAT THEY WOULD NOT SEE WITH THEIR EYES AND PERCEIVE WITH THEIR HEART, AND BE CONVERTED AND I HEAL THEM"

      References for John 12:40

        • o 12:40 - Lit "be turned;" i.e. turn about
          41 These things Isaiah said because 4he saw His glory, and 5he spoke of Him.

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          42 Nevertheless * 6many even of 7the rulers believed in Him, but 8because of the Pharisees they were not confessing Him, for fear * that they would be 9put out of the synagogue;

          References for John 12:42

            • p 12:42 - I.e. excommunicated
              43 10for they loved the approval of men rather than the approval of God.

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                  44 And Jesus cried out and said, "11He who believes in Me, does not believe in Me but in Him who sent Me.

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                  45 "12He who sees Me sees the One who sent Me.

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                  46 "13I have come as Light into the world, so that everyone who believes in Me will not remain in darkness.

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                  47 "If anyone hears My sayings and does not keep them, I do not judge him; for 14I did not come to judge the world, but to save the world.

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                  48 "15He who rejects Me and does not receive My sayings, has one who judges him; 16the word I spoke is what will judge him at 17the last day.
                  49 "18For I did not speak on My own initiative, but the Father Himself who sent Me 19has given Me a commandment as to what to say and what to speak.

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                  50 "I know that 20His commandment is eternal life; therefore the things I speak, I speak 21just as the Father has told Me."

                  References for John 12:50

                  Study tools for John 12:37-50

                  • a 12:3 - I.e. a Roman pound, equaling 12 oz
                  • b 12:4 - Or "hand Him over"
                  • c 12:5 - Equivalent to 11 months' wages
                  • d 12:7 - I.e. the custom of preparing the body for burial
                  • e 12:17 - Lit "crowd"
                  • f 12:18 - Lit "crowd"
                  • g 12:18 - Or "attesting miracle"
                  • h 12:25 - Lit "soul"
                  • i 12:25 - Lit "soul"
                  • j 12:26 - Or "is serving"
                  • k 12:26 - Or "is serving"
                  • l 12:34 - I.e. the Messiah
                  • m 12:36 - Lit "was hidden"
                  • n 12:37 - Or "attesting signs"
                  • o 12:40 - Lit "be turned;" i.e. turn about
                  • p 12:42 - I.e. excommunicated
                  • q 12:43 - Or "glory"
                  • r 12:43 - Or "glory"
                  • s 12:49 - Lit "of Myself"