John 5:41

41 “I do not accept glory from human beings,

John 5:41 in Other Translations

King James Version (KJV)
41 I receive not honour from men.
English Standard Version (ESV)
41 I do not receive glory from people.
New Living Translation (NLT)
41 “Your approval means nothing to me,
The Message Bible (MSG)
41 "I'm not interested in crowd approval.
American Standard Version (ASV)
41 I receive not glory from men.
GOD'S WORD Translation (GW)
41 "I don't accept praise from humans.
Holman Christian Standard Bible (CSB)
41 "I do not accept glory from men,
New International Reader's Version (NIRV)
41 "I do not accept praise from people.

John 5:41 Meaning and Commentary

John 5:41

I receive not honour from men.
] Not but that honour from men was due to Christ; and it becomes all men to honour him, as they do the Father; and he does receive honour and glory, and blessing from his saints, by their praying to him, praising him, believing in him, and serving him; but his sense is, that in asserting his equality with the Father, and in producing the testimonies he did, in proof of it, his view was not to obtain honour and applause among men, but to vindicate himself, and glorify his Father: nor did he say what he had just now said, about men's coming to him, with any such intention, to gather a party to him, to set up himself as a temporal king, in great pomp and splendour, and receive worldly homage and honour from men, as his subjects; for his kingdom was not of this world, and coming and subjection to him were things of a spiritual nature.

John 5:41 In-Context

39 You study the Scriptures diligently because you think that in them you have eternal life. These are the very Scriptures that testify about me,
40 yet you refuse to come to me to have life.
41 “I do not accept glory from human beings,
42 but I know you. I know that you do not have the love of God in your hearts.
43 I have come in my Father’s name, and you do not accept me; but if someone else comes in his own name, you will accept him.

Cross References 1

Scripture quoted by permission.  Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®.  NIV®.  Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica.  All rights reserved worldwide.