Parallel Bible results for John 12:1-26

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John 12:1-26

GNT 1 Six days before the Passover, Jesus went to Bethany, the home of Lazarus, the man he had raised from death. NIV 1 Six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Lazarus lived, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. GNT 2 They prepared a dinner for him there, which Martha helped serve; Lazarus was one of those who were sitting at the table with Jesus. NIV 2 Here a dinner was given in Jesus’ honor. Martha served, while Lazarus was among those reclining at the table with him. GNT 3 Then Mary took a whole pint of a very expensive perfume made of pure nard, poured it on Jesus' feet, and wiped them with her hair. The sweet smell of the perfume filled the whole house. NIV 3 Then Mary took about a pint of pure nard, an expensive perfume; she poured it on Jesus’ feet and wiped his feet with her hair. And the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume. GNT 4 One of Jesus' disciples, Judas Iscariot - the one who was going to betray him - said, NIV 4 But one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, who was later to betray him, objected, GNT 5 "Why wasn't this perfume sold for three hundred silver coins and the money given to the poor?" NIV 5 “Why wasn’t this perfume sold and the money given to the poor? It was worth a year’s wages. ” GNT 6 He said this, not because he cared about the poor, but because he was a thief. He carried the money bag and would help himself from it. NIV 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. GNT 7 But Jesus said, "Leave her alone! Let her keep what she has for the day of my burial. NIV 7 “Leave her alone,” Jesus replied. “It was intended that she should save this perfume for the day of my burial. GNT 8 You will always have poor people with you, but you will not always have me." NIV 8 You will always have the poor among you,but you will not always have me.” GNT 9 A large number of people heard that Jesus was in Bethany, so they went there, not only because of Jesus but also to see Lazarus, whom Jesus had raised from death. NIV 9 Meanwhile a large crowd of Jews found out that Jesus was there and came, not only because of him but also to see Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead. GNT 10 So the chief priests made plans to kill Lazarus too, NIV 10 So the chief priests made plans to kill Lazarus as well, GNT 11 because on his account many Jews were rejecting them and believing in Jesus. NIV 11 for on account of him many of the Jews were going over to Jesus and believing in him. GNT 12 The next day the large crowd that had come to the Passover Festival heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem. NIV 12 The next day the great crowd that had come for the festival heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem. GNT 13 So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him, shouting, "Praise God! God bless him who comes in the name of the Lord! God bless the King of Israel!" NIV 13 They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, “Hosanna! ” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!”“Blessed is the king of Israel!” GNT 14 Jesus found a donkey and rode on it, just as the scripture says, NIV 14 Jesus found a young donkey and sat on it, as it is written: GNT 15 "Do not be afraid, city of Zion! Here comes your king, riding on a young donkey." NIV 15 “Do not be afraid, Daughter Zion; see, your king is coming, seated on a donkey’s colt.” GNT 16 His disciples did not understand this at the time; but when Jesus had been raised to glory, they remembered that the scripture said this about him and that they had done this for him. NIV 16 At first his disciples did not understand all this. Only after Jesus was glorified did they realize that these things had been written about him and that these things had been done to him. GNT 17 The people who had been with Jesus when he called Lazarus out of the grave and raised him from death had reported what had happened. NIV 17 Now the crowd that was with him when he called Lazarus from the tomb and raised him from the dead continued to spread the word. GNT 18 That was why the crowd met him - because they heard that he had performed this miracle. NIV 18 Many people, because they had heard that he had performed this sign, went out to meet him. GNT 19 The Pharisees then said to one another, "You see, we are not succeeding at all! Look, the whole world is following him!" NIV 19 So the Pharisees said to one another, “See, this is getting us nowhere. Look how the whole world has gone after him!” GNT 20 Some Greeks were among those who had gone to Jerusalem to worship during the festival. NIV 20 Now there were some Greeks among those who went up to worship at the festival. GNT 21 They went to Philip (he was from Bethsaida in Galilee) and said, "Sir, we want to see Jesus." NIV 21 They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, with a request. “Sir,” they said, “we would like to see Jesus.” GNT 22 Philip went and told Andrew, and the two of them went and told Jesus. NIV 22 Philip went to tell Andrew; Andrew and Philip in turn told Jesus. GNT 23 Jesus answered them, "The hour has now come for the Son of Man to receive great glory. NIV 23 Jesus replied, “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified. GNT 24 I am telling you the truth: a grain of wheat remains no more than a single grain unless it is dropped into the ground and dies. If it does die, then it produces many grains. NIV 24 Very truly I tell you, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds. GNT 25 Those who love their own life will lose it; those who hate their own life in this world will keep it for life eternal. NIV 25 Anyone who loves their life will lose it, while anyone who hates their life in this world will keep it for eternal life. GNT 26 Whoever wants to serve me must follow me, so that my servant will be with me where I am. And my Father will honor anyone who serves me. NIV 26 Whoever serves me must follow me; and where I am, my servant also will be. My Father will honor the one who serves me.

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