John 12:9
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English Standard Version
When the large crowd of the Jews learned that Jesus was there, they came, not only on account of him but also to see Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead.

King James Bible
Much people of the Jews therefore knew that he was there: and they came not for Jesus' sake only, but that they might see Lazarus also, whom he had raised from the dead.

American Standard Version
The common people therefore of the Jews learned that he was there: and they came, not for Jesus'sake only, but that they might see Lazarus also, whom he had raised from the dead.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A great multitude therefore of the Jews knew that he was there; and they came, not for Jesus' sake only, but that they might see Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead.

English Revised Version
The common people therefore of the Jews learned that he was there: and they came, not for Jesus' sake only, but that they might see Lazarus also, whom he had raised from the dead.

Webster's Bible Translation
Many people of the Jews therefore knew that he was there: and they came, not for Jesus' sake only, but that they might see Lazarus also, whom he had raised from the dead.

Weymouth New Testament
Now it became widely known among the Jews that Jesus was there; but they came not only on His account, but also in order to see Lazarus whom He had brought back to life.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Much people (ὄχλος πολὺς)

The best texts insert the article, which converts the expression into the current phrase, the common people. So Rev.

Knew (ἔγνω)

Rev., more correctly, learned. They came to know.

John 12:9 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 11:43-45 And when he thus had spoken, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth...

Acts 3:10,11 And they knew that it was he which sat for alms at the Beautiful gate of the temple...

Acts 4:14 And beholding the man which was healed standing with them, they could say nothing against it.

Cross References
Mark 12:37
David himself calls him Lord. So how is he his son?" And the great throng heard him gladly.

John 11:43
When he had said these things, he cried out with a loud voice, "Lazarus, come out."

John 12:1
Six days before the Passover, Jesus therefore came to Bethany, where Lazarus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead.

John 12:10
So the chief priests made plans to put Lazarus to death as well,

John 12:12
The next day the large crowd that had come to the feast heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem.

John 12:17
The crowd that had been with him when he called Lazarus out of the tomb and raised him from the dead continued to bear witness.

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