John 12:45

45 The one who looks at me is seeing the one who sent me.

John 12:45 in Other Translations

45 And he that seeth me seeth him that sent me.
45 And whoever sees me sees him who sent me.
45 For when you see me, you are seeing the one who sent me.
45 Whoever looks at me is looking, in fact, at the One who sent me.
45 And the one who sees Me sees Him who sent Me.

John 12:45 Meaning and Commentary

John 12:45

And he that seeth me, seeth him that sent me.
] Not with bodily eyes, for there were many that saw Christ, who never saw the Father: they saw Christ as a mere man, and were offended at the meanness of his outward appearance; they saw nothing divine in him, nor the glory of the Father through him; but with the eyes of the understanding, whoever saw or perceived the glory of Christ in his miracles, saw the glory of God in them also, for the Father that dwelt in him did the works, ( John 2:11 ) ( 11:40 ) ( 14:10 ) , and whoever truly sees Christ with an eye of faith, sees his glory, as the glory of the only begotten of the Father, as the brightness of his Father's glory, as having the fulness of the Godhead dwelling in him, the same perfections as in the Father; so that he that hath seen the one, hath seen the other also, ( John 14:9 ) .

John 12:45 In-Context

43 for they loved human praise more than praise from God.
44 Then Jesus cried out, “Whoever believes in me does not believe in me only, but in the one who sent me.
45 The one who looks at me is seeing the one who sent me.
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 words but does not keep them, I do not judge that person. For I did not come to judge the world, but to save the world.

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