John 12:30
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New International Version
Jesus said, "This voice was for your benefit, not mine.

New Living Translation
Then Jesus told them, "The voice was for your benefit, not mine.

English Standard Version
Jesus answered, “This voice has come for your sake, not mine.

Berean Study Bible
In response, Jesus said, "This voice was not for My benefit, but yours.

Berean Literal Bible
Jesus answered and said, "This voice has not come because of Me but because of you.

New American Standard Bible
Jesus answered and said, "This voice has not come for My sake, but for your sakes.

King James Bible
Jesus answered and said, This voice came not because of me, but for your sakes.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Jesus responded, "This voice came, not for Me, but for you.

International Standard Version
Jesus replied, "This voice is for your benefit, not for mine.

NET Bible
Jesus said, "This voice has not come for my benefit but for yours.

New Heart English Bible
Jesus answered, "This voice hasn't come for my sake, but for your sakes.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Yeshua answered and said to them, “This voice was not for my benefit, but for your benefit.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jesus replied, "That voice wasn't for my benefit but for yours.

New American Standard 1977
Jesus answered and said, “This voice has not come for My sake, but for your sakes.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Jesus answered and said, This voice came not because of me, but for your sakes.

King James 2000 Bible
Jesus answered and said, This voice came not because of me, but for your sakes.

American King James Version
Jesus answered and said, This voice came not because of me, but for your sakes.

American Standard Version
Jesus answered and said, This voice hath not come for my sake, but for your sakes.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Jesus answered, and said: This voice came not because of me, but for your sakes.

Darby Bible Translation
Jesus answered and said, Not on my account has this voice come, but on yours.

English Revised Version
Jesus answered and said, This voice hath not come for my sake, but for your sakes.

Webster's Bible Translation
Jesus answered and said, This voice came not because of me, but for your sakes.

Weymouth New Testament
"It is not for my sake," said Jesus, "that that voice came, but for your sakes.

World English Bible
Jesus answered, "This voice hasn't come for my sake, but for your sakes.

Young's Literal Translation
Jesus answered and said, 'Not because of me hath this voice come, but because of you;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
12:27-33 The sin of our souls was the troubled of Christ's soul, when he undertook to redeem and save us, and to make his soul an offering for our sin. Christ was willing to suffer, yet prayed to be saved from suffering. Prayer against trouble may well agree with patience under it, and submission to the will of God in it. Our Lord Jesus undertook to satisfy God's injured honour, and he did it by humbling himself. The voice of the Father from heaven, which had declared him to be his beloved Son, at his baptism, and when he was transfigured, was heard proclaiming that He had both glorified his name, and would glorify it. Christ, reconciling the world to God by the merit of his death, broke the power of death, and cast out Satan as a destroyer. Christ, bringing the world to God by the doctrine of his cross, broke the power of sin, and cast out Satan as a deceiver. The soul that was at a distance from Christ, is brought to love him and trust him. Jesus was now going to heaven, and he would draw men's hearts to him thither. There is power in the death of Christ to draw souls to him. We have heard from the gospel that which exalts free grace, and we have heard also that which enjoins duty; we must from the heart embrace both, and not separate them.
Study Bible
Jesus Predicts His Death
29The crowd standing there heard it and said it had thundered. Others said that an angel had spoken to Him. 30In response, Jesus said, “This voice was not for My benefit, but yours. 31Now judgment is upon this world; now the prince of this world will be cast out.…
Cross References
John 11:42
I knew that You always hear Me, but I say this for the benefit of the people standing here, so they may believe that You sent Me."

John 12:31
Now judgment is upon this world; now the prince of this world will be cast out.
Treasury of Scripture

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