John 12:47
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English Standard Version
If anyone hears my words and does not keep them, I do not judge him; for I did not come to judge the world but to save the world.

King James Bible
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.

American Standard Version
And if any man hear my sayings, and keep them not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And if any man hear my words, and keep them not, I do not judge him: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.

English Revised Version
And if any man hear my sayings, and keep them not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

Weymouth New Testament
And if any one hears my teachings and regards them not, I do not judge him; for I did not come to judge the world, but to save the world.

John 12:47 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Believe not (μὴ πιστεύσῃ)

The best texts read φυλάξῃ, keep (them).

Came (ἦλθον)

The aorist tense, pointing to the purpose of the coming, as I am come (John 12:46) to the result. Compare John 8:14; John 9:39; John 10:10; John 12:27, John 12:47; John 15:22. Both tenses are found in John 8:42; John 16:28.

John 12:47 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I judge.

John 12:48 He that rejects me, and receives not my words, has one that judges him: the word that I have spoken...

John 5:45 Do not think that I will accuse you to the Father: there is one that accuses you, even Moses, in whom you trust.

John 8:15,16,26 You judge after the flesh; I judge no man...

for.

John 3:17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

Matthew 18:11 For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost.

Matthew 20:28 Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered to, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.

Luke 9:56 For the Son of man is not come to destroy men's lives, but to save them. And they went to another village.

Luke 19:10 For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.

1 Timothy 1:15,16 This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief...

2 Peter 3:15 And account that the long-suffering of our Lord is salvation...

1 John 4:14 And we have seen and do testify that the Father sent the Son to be the Savior of the world.

Cross References
John 3:17
For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

John 8:15
You judge according to the flesh; I judge no one.

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