John 6:66
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English Standard Version
After this many of his disciples turned back and no longer walked with him.

King James Bible
From that time many of his disciples went back, and walked no more with him.

American Standard Version
Upon this many of his disciples went back, and walked no more with him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
After this many of his disciples went back; and walked no more with him.

English Revised Version
Upon this many of his disciples went back, and walked no more with him.

Webster's Bible Translation
From that time many of his disciples went back, and walked no more with him.

Weymouth New Testament
Thereupon many of His disciples left Him and went away, and no longer associated with Him.

John 6:66 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

From that time (ἐκ τούτου)

Render, as Rev., upon this. As a result proceeding out of (ἐκ) this. Compare John 19:12.

Went back (ἀπῆλθον εἰς τὰ ὀπίσω)

The Greek expresses more than the English. They went away (ἀπό) from Christ, Literally, to the things behind, to what they had left in order to follow the Lord.

Walked (περιεπάτουν)

Literally, walked about, with Jesus in His wanderings here and there.

John 6:66 Parallel Commentaries

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of his.

John 6:60 Many therefore of his disciples, when they had heard this, said, This is an hard saying; who can hear it?

John 8:31 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If you continue in my word, then are you my disciples indeed;

Zephaniah 1:6 And them that are turned back from the LORD; and those that have not sought the LORD, nor inquired for him.

Matthew 12:40-45 For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly...

Matthew 13:20,21 But he that received the seed into stony places, the same is he that hears the word, and immediately with joy receives it...

Matthew 19:22 But when the young man heard that saying, he went away sorrowful: for he had great possessions.

Matthew 21:8-11 And a very great multitude spread their garments in the way; others cut down branches from the trees, and strewed them in the way...

Matthew 27:20-25 But the chief priests and elders persuaded the multitude that they should ask Barabbas, and destroy Jesus...

Luke 9:62 And Jesus said to him, No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.

2 Timothy 1:15 This you know, that all they which are in Asia be turned away from me; of whom are Phygellus and Hermogenes.

2 Timothy 4:10 For Demas has forsaken me, having loved this present world, and is departed to Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.

Hebrews 10:38 Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him.

2 Peter 2:20-22 For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ...

1 John 2:19 They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us...

Cross References
John 2:2
Jesus also was invited to the wedding with his disciples.

John 6:60
When many of his disciples heard it, they said, "This is a hard saying; who can listen to it?"

John 6:64
But there are some of you who do not believe." (For Jesus knew from the beginning who those were who did not believe, and who it was who would betray him.)

John 7:3
So his brothers said to him, "Leave here and go to Judea, that your disciples also may see the works you are doing.

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