John 12:8
Parallel Verses
English Standard Version
For the poor you always have with you, but you do not always have me.”

King James Bible
For the poor always ye have with you; but me ye have not always.

American Standard Version
For the poor ye have always with you; but me ye have not always.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For the poor you have always with you; but me you have not always.

English Revised Version
For the poor ye have always with you; but me ye have not always.

Webster's Bible Translation
For the poor ye have always with you; but me ye have not always.

Weymouth New Testament
For the poor you always have with you, but you have not me always."

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the poor.

Deuteronomy 15:11 For the poor shall never cease out of the land: therefore I command you, saying, You shall open your hand wide to your brother...

Matthew 26:11 For you have the poor always with you; but me you have not always.

Mark 14:7 For you have the poor with you always, and whenever you will you may do them good: but me you have not always.

but.

John 12:35 Then Jesus said to them, Yet a little while is the light with you. Walk while you have the light, lest darkness come on you...

John 8:21 Then said Jesus again to them, I go my way, and you shall seek me, and shall die in your sins: where I go, you cannot come.

John 13:33 Little children, yet a little while I am with you. You shall seek me: and as I said to the Jews, Where I go, you cannot come...

John 16:5-7 But now I go my way to him that sent me; and none of you asks me, Where go you...

Songs 5:6 I opened to my beloved; but my beloved had withdrawn himself, and was gone: my soul failed when he spoke: I sought him...

Acts 1:9-11 And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight...

Cross References
Deuteronomy 15:11
For there will never cease to be poor in the land. Therefore I command you, 'You shall open wide your hand to your brother, to the needy and to the poor, in your land.'

Matthew 26:11
For you always have the poor with you, but you will not always have me.

Mark 14:7
For you always have the poor with you, and whenever you want, you can do good for them. But you will not always have me.

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