John 12:32-33

32 And I, when I am lifted up[a] from the earth, will draw all people to myself.”
33 He said this to show the kind of death he was going to die.

John 12:32-33 In-Context

30 Jesus said, “This voice was for your benefit, not mine.
31 Now is the time for judgment on this world; now the prince of this world will be driven out.
32 And I, when I am lifted upfrom the earth, will draw all people to myself.”
33 He said this to show the kind of death he was going to die.
34 The crowd spoke up, “We have heard from the Law that the Messiah will remain forever, so how can you say, ‘The Son of Man must be lifted up’? Who is this ‘Son of Man’?”
35 Then Jesus told them, “You are going to have the light just a little while longer. Walk while you have the light, before darkness overtakes you. Whoever walks in the dark does not know where they are going.

Cross References 3

  • 1. ver 34; Isaiah 11:10; John 3:14; John 8:28
  • 2. John 6:44
  • 3. John 18:32; John 21:19

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. The Greek for "lifted up" also means "exalted" .