John 12:6

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.

Read John 12:6 Using Other Translations

This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bare what was put therein.
He said this, not because he cared about the poor, but because he was a thief, and having charge of the moneybag he used to help himself to what was put into it.
Not that he cared for the poor—he was a thief, and since he was in charge of the disciples’ money, he often stole some for himself.