John 11:50
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English Standard Version
Nor do you understand that it is better for you that one man should die for the people, not that the whole nation should perish.”

King James Bible
Nor consider that it is expedient for us, that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation perish not.

American Standard Version
nor do ye take account that it is expedient for you that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation perish not.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Neither do you consider that it is expedient for you that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation perish not.

English Revised Version
nor do ye take account that it is expedient for you that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation perish not.

Webster's Bible Translation
Nor consider that it is expedient for us, that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation perish not.

Weymouth New Testament
You do not reflect that it is to your interest that one man should die for the people rather than the whole nation perish."

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Vincent's Word Studies

People - nation (τοῦ λαοῦ - τὸ ἔθνος)

The former the theocratic nation, the people of God: the latter, the body politic. See on 1 Peter 2:9.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 11:48 If we let him thus alone, all men will believe on him: and the Romans shall come and take away both our place and nation.

John 18:14 Now Caiaphas was he, which gave counsel to the Jews, that it was expedient that one man should die for the people.

John 19:12 And from thereafter Pilate sought to release him: but the Jews cried out, saying, If you let this man go, you are not Caesar's friend...

Luke 24:46 And said to them, Thus it is written, and thus it behooved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day:

Romans 3:8 And not rather, (as we be slanderously reported, and as some affirm that we say,) Let us do evil, that good may come?...

Cross References
Matthew 5:29
If your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of your members than that your whole body be thrown into hell.

John 18:14
It was Caiaphas who had advised the Jews that it would be expedient that one man should die for the people.

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