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John 12 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Jesus, therefore, six days before the Passover, came to Bethany where Lazarus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. 1 Six days before the Passover, Jesus arrived at Bethany, where Lazarus lived, whom Jesus had raised from the dead.
2 So they made Him a supper there, and Martha was serving; but Lazarus was one of those reclining at the table with Him. 2 Here a dinner was given in Jesus' honor. Martha served, while Lazarus was among those reclining at the table with him.
3 Mary then took a pound of very costly perfume of pure nard, and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped His feet with her hair; and the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume. 3 Then Mary took about a pint of pure nard, an expensive perfume; she poured it on Jesus' feet and wiped his feet with her hair. And the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume.
4 But Judas Iscariot, one of His disciples, who was intending to betray Him, said, 4 But one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, who was later to betray him, objected,
5 "Why was this perfume not sold for three hundred denarii and given to poor people?" 5 "Why wasn't this perfume sold and the money given to the poor? It was worth a year's wages. "
6 Now he said this, not because he was concerned about the poor, but because he was a thief, and as he had the money box, he used to pilfer what was put into it. 6 He did not say this because he cared about the poor but because he was a thief; as keeper of the money bag, he used to help himself to what was put into it.
7 Therefore Jesus said, "Let her alone, so that she may keep it for the day of My burial. 7 "Leave her alone," Jesus replied. "[It was intended] that she should save this perfume for the day of my burial.
8 "For you always have the poor with you, but you do not always have Me." 8 You will always have the poor among you, but you will not always have me."
9 The large crowd of the Jews then learned that He was there; and they came, not for Jesus' sake only, but that they might also see Lazarus, whom He raised from the dead. 9 Meanwhile a large crowd of Jews found out that Jesus was there and came, not only because of him but also to see Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead.
10 But the chief priests planned to put Lazarus to death also; 10 So the chief priests made plans to kill Lazarus as well,
11 because on account of him many of the Jews were going away and were believing in Jesus. 11 for on account of him many of the Jews were going over to Jesus and putting their faith in him.
12 On the next day the large crowd who had come to the feast, when they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem, 12 The next day the great crowd that had come for the Feast heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem.
13 took the branches of the palm trees and went out to meet Him, and began to shout, "Hosanna! BLESSED IS HE WHO COMES IN THE NAME OF THE LORD , even the King of Israel." 13 They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, "Hosanna! " "Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!" "Blessed is the King of Israel!"
14 Jesus, finding a young donkey, sat on it; as it is written, 14 Jesus found a young donkey and sat upon it, as it is written,
15 "FEAR NOT, DAUGHTER OF ZION; BEHOLD, YOUR KING IS COMING, SEATED ON A DONKEY'S COLT." 15 "Do not be afraid, O Daughter of Zion; see, your king is coming, seated on a donkey's colt."
16 These things His disciples did not understand at the first; but when Jesus was glorified, then they remembered that these things were written of Him, and that they had done these things to Him. 16 At first his disciples did not understand all this. Only after Jesus was glorified did they realize that these things had been written about him and that they had done these things to him.
17 So the people, who were with Him when He called Lazarus out of the tomb and raised him from the dead, continued to testify about Him. 17 Now the crowd that was with him when he called Lazarus from the tomb and raised him from the dead continued to spread the word.
18 For this reason also the people went and met Him, because they heard that He had performed this sign. 18 Many people, because they had heard that he had given this miraculous sign, went out to meet him.
19 So the Pharisees said to one another, "You see that you are not doing any good; look, the world has gone after Him." 19 So the Pharisees said to one another, "See, this is getting us nowhere. Look how the whole world has gone after him!"
20 Now there were some Greeks among those who were going up to worship at the feast; 20 Now there were some Greeks among those who went up to worship at the Feast.
21 these then came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida of Galilee, and began to ask him, saying, "Sir, we wish to see Jesus." 21 They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, with a request. "Sir," they said, "we would like to see Jesus."
22 Philip came and told Andrew; Andrew and Philip came and told Jesus. 22 Philip went to tell Andrew; Andrew and Philip in turn told Jesus.
23 And Jesus answered them, saying, "The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified. 23 Jesus replied, "The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified.
24 "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. 24 I tell you the truth, 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.
25 "He who loves his life loses it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it to life eternal. 25 The man who loves his life will lose it, while the man who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.
26 "If anyone serves Me, he must follow Me; and where I am, there My servant will be also; if anyone serves Me, the Father will honor him. 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.
27 "Now My soul has become troubled; and what shall I say, 'Father, save Me from this hour '? But for this purpose I came to this hour. 27 "Now my heart 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.
28 "Father, glorify Your name." Then a voice came out of heaven: "I have both glorified it, and will glorify it again." 28 Father, glorify your name!" Then a voice came from heaven, "I have glorified it, and will glorify it again."
29 So the crowd of people who stood by and heard it were saying that it had thundered ; others were saying, "An angel has spoken to Him." 29 The crowd that was there and heard it said it had thundered; others said an angel had spoken to him.
30 Jesus answered and said, "This voice has not come for My sake, but for your sakes. 30 Jesus said, "This voice was for your benefit, not mine.
31 "Now judgment is upon this world; now the ruler of this world will be cast out. 31 Now is the time for judgment on this world; now the prince of this world will be driven out.
32 "And I, if I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to Myself." 32 But I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to myself."
33 But He was saying this to indicate the kind of death by which He was to die. 33 He said this to show the kind of death he was going to die.
34 The crowd then answered Him, "We have heard out of the Law that the Christ is to remain forever; and how can You say, 'The Son of Man must be lifted up'? Who is this Son of Man?" 34 The crowd spoke up, "We have heard from the Law that the Christ will remain forever, so how can you say, 'The Son of Man must be lifted up'? Who is this 'Son of Man'?"
35 So Jesus said to them, "For a little while longer the Light is among you. Walk while you have the Light, so that darkness will not overtake you; he who walks in the darkness does not know where he goes. 35 Then Jesus told them, "You are going to have the light just a little while longer. Walk while you have the light, before darkness overtakes you. The man who walks in the dark does not know where he is going.
36 "While you have the Light, believe in the Light, so that you may become sons of Light." These things Jesus spoke, and He went away and hid Himself from them. 36 Put your trust in the light while you have it, so that you may become sons of light." When he had finished speaking, Jesus left and hid himself from them.
37 But though He had performed so many signs before them, yet they were not believing in Him. 37 Even after Jesus had done all these miraculous signs in their presence, they still would not believe in him.
38 This was to fulfill the word of Isaiah the prophet which he spoke: "LORD , WHO HAS BELIEVED OUR REPORT? AND TO WHOM HAS THE ARM OF THE LORD BEEN REVEALED?" 38 This was to fulfill the word of Isaiah the prophet: "Lord, who has believed our message and to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?"
39 For this reason they could not believe, for Isaiah said again, 39 For this reason they could not believe, because, as Isaiah says elsewhere:
40 "HE HAS BLINDED THEIR EYES AND HE HARDENED THEIR HEART, SO THAT THEY WOULD NOT SEE WITH THEIR EYES AND PERCEIVE WITH THEIR HEART, AND BE CONVERTED AND I HEAL THEM" 40 "He has blinded their eyes and deadened their hearts, so they can neither see with their eyes, nor understand with their hearts, nor turn--and I would heal them."
41 These things Isaiah said because he saw His glory, and he spoke of Him. 41 Isaiah said this because he saw Jesus' glory and spoke about him.
42 Nevertheless many even of the rulers believed in Him, but because of the Pharisees they were not confessing Him, for fear that they would be put out of the synagogue; 42 Yet at the same time many even among the leaders believed in him. But because of the Pharisees they would not confess their faith for fear they would be put out of the synagogue;
43 for they loved the approval of men rather than the approval of God. 43 for they loved praise from men more than praise from God.
44 And Jesus cried out and said, "He who believes in Me, does not believe in Me but in Him who sent Me. 44 Then Jesus cried out, "When a man believes in me, he does not believe in me only, but in the one who sent me.
45 "He who sees Me sees the One who sent Me. 45 When he looks at me, he sees the one who sent me.
46 "I have come as Light into the world, so that everyone who believes in Me will not remain in darkness. 46 I have come into the world as a light, so that no one who believes in me should stay in darkness.
47 "If anyone hears My sayings and does not keep them, I do not judge him; for I did not come to judge the world, but to save the world. 47 "As for the person who hears my words but does not keep them, I do not judge him. For I did not come to judge the world, but to save it.
48 "He who rejects Me and does not receive My sayings, has one who judges him; the word I spoke is what will judge him at the last day. 48 There is a judge for the one who rejects me and does not accept my words; that very word which I spoke will condemn him at the last day.
49 "For I did not speak on My own initiative, but the Father Himself who sent Me has given Me a commandment as to what to say and what to speak. 49 For I did not speak of my own accord, but the Father who sent me commanded me what to say and how to say it.
50 "I know that His commandment is eternal life; therefore the things I speak, I speak just as the Father has told Me." 50 I know that his command leads to eternal life. So whatever I say is just what the Father has told me to say."