John 12:37-50 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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37 But despite all the miraculous signs he had done, most of the people did not believe in him. 37 Even after Jesus had done all these miraculous signs in their presence, they still would not believe in him.
38 This is exactly what Isaiah the prophet had predicted: "Lord, who has believed our message? To whom will the Lord reveal his saving power?" 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 But the people couldn't believe, for as Isaiah also said, 39 For this reason they could not believe, because, as Isaiah says elsewhere:
40 "The Lord has blinded their eyes and hardened their hearts -- so their eyes cannot see, and their hearts cannot understand, and they cannot turn to me and let me 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 Isaiah was referring to Jesus when he made this prediction, because he was given a vision of the Messiah's glory. 41 Isaiah said this because he saw Jesus' glory and spoke about him.
42 Many people, including some of the Jewish leaders, believed in him. But they wouldn't admit it to anyone because of their fear that the Pharisees would expel them from 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 human praise more than the praise of God. 43 for they loved praise from men more than praise from God.
44 Jesus shouted to the crowds, "If you trust me, you are really trusting God 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 For when you see me, you are seeing the one who sent me. 45 When he looks at me, he sees the one who sent me.
46 I have come as a light to shine in this dark world, so that all who put their trust in me will no longer remain in the 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 me and doesn't obey me, I am not his judge -- for I have come to save the world and not to judge it. 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 But all who reject me and my message will be judged at the day of judgment by the truth I have spoken. 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 I don't speak on my own authority. The Father who sent me gave me his own instructions as to what I should say. 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 And I know his instructions lead to eternal life; so I say whatever the Father tells me to say!" 50 I know that his command leads to eternal life. So whatever I say is just what the Father has told me to say."