12:1 Then Jesus six days before the passover came to Bethany, where Lazarus was which had been dead, whom he raised from the dead.
12:1 Then, six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Lazarus was who had been dead, whom He had raised from the dead.

12:2 There they made him a supper; and Martha served: but Lazarus was one of them that sat at the table with him.
12:2 There they made Him a supper; and Martha served, but Lazarus was one of those who sat at the table with Him.

12:3 Then took Mary a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment.
12:3 Then Mary took a pound of very costly oil of spikenard, anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped His feet with her hair. And the house was filled with the fragrance of the oil.

12:4 Then saith one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, Simon's [son], which should betray him,
12:4 Then one of His disciples, Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, who would betray Him, said,

12:5 Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor?
12:5 "Why was this fragrant oil not sold for three hundred denarii and given to the poor?"

12:6 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.
12:6 This he said, not that he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief, and had the money box; and he used to take what was put in it.

12:7 Then said Jesus, Let her alone: against the day of my burying hath she kept this.
12:7 But Jesus said, "Let her alone; she has kept this for the day of My burial.

12:8 For the poor always ye have with you; but me ye have not always.
12:8 "For the poor you have with you always, but Me you do not have always."

12:9 Much people of the Jews therefore knew that he was there: and they came not for Jesus' sake only, but that they might see Lazarus also, whom he had raised from the dead.
12:9 Now a great many of the Jews knew that He was there; and they came, not for Jesus' sake only, but that they might also see Lazarus, whom He had raised from the dead.

12:10 But the chief priests consulted that they might put Lazarus also to death;
12:10 But the chief priests plotted to put Lazarus to death also,

12:11 Because that by reason of him many of the Jews went away, and believed on Jesus.
12:11 because on account of him many of the Jews went away and believed in Jesus.

12:12 On the next day much people that were come to the feast, when they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem,
12:12 The next day a great multitude that had come to the feast, when they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem,

12:13 Took branches of palm trees, and went forth to meet him, and cried, Hosanna: Blessed [is] the King of Israel that cometh in the name of the Lord.
12:13 took branches of palm trees and went out to meet Him, and cried out: "Hosanna! 'Blessed is He who comes in the name of the LORD!' The King of Israel!"

12:14 And Jesus, when he had found a young ass, sat thereon; as it is written,
12:14 Then Jesus, when He had found a young donkey, sat on it; as it is written:

12:15 Fear not, daughter of Sion: behold, thy King cometh, sitting on an ass's colt.
12:15 "Fear not, daughter of Zion; Behold, your King is coming, Sitting on a donkey's colt."

12:16 These things understood not his disciples at the first: but when Jesus was glorified, then remembered they that these things were written of him, and [that] they had done these things unto him.
12:16 His disciples did not understand these things at first; but when Jesus was glorified, then they remembered that these things were written about Him and that they had done these things to Him.

12:17 The people therefore that was with him when he called Lazarus out of his grave, and raised him from the dead, bare record.
12:17 Therefore the people, who were with Him when He called Lazarus out of his tomb and raised him from the dead, bore witness.

12:18 For this cause the people also met him, for that they heard that he had done this miracle.
12:18 For this reason the people also met Him, because they heard that He had done this sign.

12:19 The Pharisees therefore said among themselves, Perceive ye how ye prevail nothing? behold, the world is gone after him.
12:19 The Pharisees therefore said among themselves, "You see that you are accomplishing nothing. Look, the world has gone after Him!"

12:20 And there were certain Greeks among them that came up to worship at the feast:
12:20 Now there were certain Greeks among those who came up to worship at the feast.

12:21 The same came therefore to Philip, which was of Bethsaida of Galilee, and desired him, saying, Sir, we would see Jesus.
12:21 Then they came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida of Galilee, and asked him, saying, "Sir, we wish to see Jesus."

12:22 Philip cometh and telleth Andrew: and again Andrew and Philip tell Jesus.
12:22 Philip came and told Andrew, and in turn Andrew and Philip told Jesus.

12:23 And Jesus answered them, saying, The hour is come, that the Son of man should be glorified.
12:23 But Jesus answered them, saying, "The hour has come that the Son of Man should be glorified.

12:24 Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit.
12:24 "Most assuredly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it produces much grain.

12:25 He that loveth his life shall lose it; and he that hateth his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal.
12:25 "He who loves his life will lose it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.

12:26 If any man serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will [my] Father honour.
12:26 "If anyone serves Me, let him follow Me; and where I am, there My servant will be also. If anyone serves Me, him My Father will honor.

12:27 Now is my soul troubled; and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour: but for this cause came I unto this hour.
12:27 "Now My soul is troubled, and what shall I say? 'Father, save Me from this hour'? But for this purpose I came to this hour.

12:28 Father, glorify thy name. Then came there a voice from heaven, [saying], I have both glorified [it], and will glorify [it] again.
12:28 "Father, glorify Your name." Then a voice came from heaven, saying, "I have both glorified it and will glorify it again."

12:29 The people therefore, that stood by, and heard [it], said that it thundered: others said, An angel spake to him.
12:29 Therefore the people who stood by and heard it said that it had thundered. Others said, "An angel has spoken to Him."

12:30 Jesus answered and said, This voice came not because of me, but for your sakes.
12:30 Jesus answered and said, "This voice did not come because of Me, but for your sake.

12:31 Now is the judgment of this world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out.
12:31 "Now is the judgment of this world; now the ruler of this world will be cast out.

12:32 And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all [men] unto me.
12:32 "And I, if I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all peoples to Myself."

12:33 This he said, signifying what death he should die.
12:33 This He said, signifying by what death He would die.

12:34 The people answered him, We have heard out of the law that Christ abideth for ever: and how sayest thou, The Son of man must be lifted up? who is this Son of man?
12:34 The people answered Him, "We have heard from the law that the Christ remains forever; and how can You say, 'The Son of Man must be lifted up'? Who is this Son of Man?"

12:35 Then Jesus said unto them, Yet a little while is the light with you. Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you: for he that walketh in darkness knoweth not whither he goeth.
12:35 Then Jesus said to them, "A little while longer the light is with you. Walk while you have the light, lest darkness overtake you; he who walks in darkness does not know where he is going.

12:36 While ye have light, believe in the light, that ye may be the children of light. These things spake Jesus, and departed, and did hide himself from them.
12:36 "While you have the light, believe in the light, that you may become sons of light." These things Jesus spoke, and departed, and was hidden from them.

12:37 But though he had done so many miracles before them, yet they believed not on him:
12:37 But although He had done so many signs before them, they did not believe in Him,

12:38 That the saying of Esaias the prophet might be fulfilled, which he spake, Lord, who hath believed our report? and to whom hath the arm of the Lord been revealed?
12:38 that the word of Isaiah the prophet might be fulfilled, which he spoke: "Lord, who has believed our report? And to whom has the arm of the LORD been revealed?"

12:39 Therefore they could not believe, because that Esaias said again,
12:39 Therefore they could not believe, because Isaiah said again:

12:40 He hath blinded their eyes, and hardened their heart; that they should not see with [their] eyes, nor understand with [their] heart, and be converted, and I should heal them.
12:40 "He has blinded their eyes and hardened their hearts, Lest they should see with their eyes, Lest they should understand with their hearts and turn, So that I should heal them."

12:41 These things said Esaias, when he saw his glory, and spake of him.
12:41 These things Isaiah said when he saw His glory and spoke of Him.

12:42 Nevertheless among the chief rulers also many believed on him; but because of the Pharisees they did not confess [him], lest they should be put out of the synagogue:
12:42 Nevertheless even among the rulers many believed in Him, but because of the Pharisees they did not confess Him, lest they should be put out of the synagogue;

12:43 For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.
12:43 for they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.

12:44 Jesus cried and said, He that believeth on me, believeth not on me, but on him that sent me.
12:44 Then Jesus cried out and said, "He who believes in Me, believes not in Me but in Him who sent Me.

12:45 And he that seeth me seeth him that sent me.
12:45 "And he who sees Me sees Him who sent Me.

12:46 I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me should not abide in darkness.
12:46 "I have come as a light into the world, that whoever believes in Me should not abide in darkness.

12:47 And if any man hear my words, and believe not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.
12:47 "And if anyone hears My words and does not believe, I do not judge him; for I did not come to judge the world but to save the world.

12:48 He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day.
12:48 "He who rejects Me, and does not receive My words, has that which judges him--the word that I have spoken will judge him in the last day.

12:49 For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father which sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.
12:49 "For I have not spoken on My own authority; but the Father who sent Me gave Me a command, what I should say and what I should speak.

12:50 And I know that his commandment is life everlasting: whatsoever I speak therefore, even as the Father said unto me, so I speak.
12:50 "And I know that His command is everlasting life. Therefore, whatever I speak, just as the Father has told Me, so I speak."