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John 12:24 NLT

24 I tell you the truth, unless a kernel of wheat is planted in the soil and dies, it remains alone. But its death will produce many new kernels—a plentiful harvest of new lives.

Study tools for John 12:24

  • a 12:2 - Or who reclined.
  • b 12:3 - Greek took 1 litra [327 grams].
  • c 12:5 - Greek worth 300 denarii. A denarius was equivalent to a laborer’s full day’s wage.
  • d 12:9 - Greek Jewish people; also in 12:11 .
  • e 12:11 - Or had deserted their traditions; Greek reads had deserted.
  • f 12:13 - Greek Hosanna, an exclamation of praise adapted from a Hebrew expression that means “save now.”
  • g 12:13 - Ps 118:25-26 ; Zeph 3:15 .
  • h 12:15 - Greek daughter of Zion.
  • i 12:15 - Zech 9:9 .
  • j 12:17 - Greek were testifying.
  • k 12:19 - Greek the world.
  • l 12:23 - “Son of Man” is a title Jesus used for himself.
  • m 12:34 - Greek from the law.
  • n 12:38 - Isa 53:1 .
  • o 12:40 - Isa 6:10 .