John 6:71

71 (He meant Judas, the son of Simon Iscariot, who, though one of the Twelve, was later to betray him.)

Read John 6:71 Using Other Translations

He spake of Judas Iscariot the son of Simon: for he it was that should betray him, being one of the twelve.
He spoke of Judas the son of Simon Iscariot, for he, one of the Twelve, was going to betray him.
He was speaking of Judas, son of Simon Iscariot, one of the Twelve, who would later betray him.

What does John 6:71 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
John 6:71

He spake of Judas Iscariot, [the son] of Simon
These are the words of the evangelist, pointing out the person Christ intended, lest any other should be suspected:

for he it was that should betray him:
as it was determined and foretold, and which Christ knew full well, and therefore said the above words:

being one of the twelve;
apostles, whom Christ had chosen, and which was an aggravation of his crime.

California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information  California - CCPA Notice