John 12:31
New International Version
Now is the time for judgment on this world; now the prince of this world will be driven out.

New Living Translation
The time for judging this world has come, when Satan, the ruler of this world, will be cast out.

English Standard Version
Now is the judgment of this world; now will the ruler of this world be cast out.

Berean Study Bible
Now judgment is upon this world; now the prince of this world will be cast out.

Berean Literal Bible
Now is the judgment of this world; now the prince of this world will be cast out.

New American Standard Bible
"Now judgment is upon this world; now the ruler of this world will be cast out.

King James Bible
Now is the judgment of this world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out.

Christian Standard Bible
Now is the judgment of this world. Now the ruler of this world will be cast out.

Contemporary English Version
This world's people are now being judged, and the ruler of this world is already being thrown out!

Good News Translation
Now is the time for this world to be judged; now the ruler of this world will be overthrown.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now is the judgment of this world. Now the ruler of this world will be cast out.

International Standard Version
Now is the time for the judgment of this world to begin. Now the ruler of this world will be thrown out.

NET Bible
Now is the judgment of this world; now the ruler of this world will be driven out.

New Heart English Bible
Now is the judgment of this world. Now the prince of this world will be cast out.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Now is the judgment of this world; now The Ruler of this world is hurled outside.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"This world is being judged now. The ruler of this world will be thrown out now.

New American Standard 1977
“Now judgment is upon this world; now the ruler of this world shall be cast out.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Now is the judgment of this world; now shall the prince of this world be cast out.

King James 2000 Bible
Now is the judgment of this world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out.

American King James Version
Now is the judgment of this world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out.

American Standard Version
Now is the judgment of this world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now is the judgment of the world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out.

Darby Bible Translation
Now is [the] judgment of this world; now shall the prince of this world be cast out:

English Revised Version
Now is the judgment of this world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now is the judgment of this world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out.

Weymouth New Testament
Now is a judgement of this world: now will the Prince of this world be driven out.

World English Bible
Now is the judgment of this world. Now the prince of this world will be cast out.

Young's Literal Translation
now is a judgment of this world, now shall the ruler of this world be cast forth;
Study Bible
Jesus Predicts His Death
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. 32And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to Myself.”…
Cross References
John 3:19
And this is the verdict: The Light has come into the world, but men loved the darkness rather than the Light, because their deeds were evil.

John 9:39
Then Jesus declared, "For judgment I have come into this world, so that the blind may see and those who see may become blind."

John 14:30
I will not speak with you much longer, for the prince of this world is coming, and he has no claim on Me.

John 16:11
and in regard to judgment, because the prince of this world has been condemned.

1 Corinthians 1:20
Where is the wise man? Where is the scribe? Where is the philosopher of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?

1 Corinthians 1:21
For since in the wisdom of God, the world through its wisdom did not know Him, God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save those who believe.

2 Corinthians 4:4
The god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers so they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

Ephesians 2:2
in which you used to walk when you conformed to the ways of this world and of the ruler of the power of the air, the spirit who is now at work in the sons of disobedience.

Ephesians 6:12
For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this world's darkness, and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.

Colossians 2:15
And having disarmed the rulers and authorities, He made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them by the cross.

Hebrews 2:14
Therefore, since the children have flesh and blood, He too shared in their humanity, so that by His death He might destroy him who holds the power of death, that is, the devil,

1 John 3:8
The one who practices sin is of the devil, because the devil has been sinning from the very start. This is why the Son of God was revealed, to destroy the works of the devil.

1 John 4:4
You, little children, are from God and have overcome them, because greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world.

1 John 5:19
We know that we are of God, and that the whole world is under the power of the evil one.

Revelation 12:9
And the great dragon was hurled down--the ancient serpent called the devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world. He was hurled to the earth, and his angels with him.

Treasury of Scripture

Now is the judgment of this world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out.

is.

John 5:22-27
For the Father judgeth no man, but hath committed all judgment unto the Son: …

John 16:8-10
And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: …

now.

John 14:30
Hereafter I will not talk much with you: for the prince of this world cometh, and hath nothing in me.

John 16:11
Of judgment, because the prince of this world is judged.

Genesis 3:15
And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.







Lexicon
Now
νῦν (nyn)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3568: A primary particle of present time; 'now'; also as noun or adjective present or immediate.

judgment
κρίσις (krisis)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2920: Decision; by extension, a tribunal; by implication, justice.

is
ἐστὶν (estin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

upon this
τούτου (toutou)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3778: This; he, she, it.

world;
κόσμου (kosmou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2889: Probably from the base of komizo; orderly arrangement, i.e. Decoration; by implication, the world (morally).

now
νῦν (nyn)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3568: A primary particle of present time; 'now'; also as noun or adjective present or immediate.

the
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

prince
ἄρχων (archōn)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 758: Present participle of archo; a first.

of this
τούτου (toutou)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3778: This; he, she, it.

world
κόσμου (kosmou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2889: Probably from the base of komizo; orderly arrangement, i.e. Decoration; by implication, the world (morally).

will be cast
ἐκβληθήσεται (ekblēthēsetai)
Verb - Future Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1544: To throw (cast, put) out; I banish; I bring forth, produce. From ek and ballo; to eject.

out.
ἔξω (exō)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 1854: Without, outside. Adverb from ek; out(-side, of doors), literally or figuratively.
(31) Now is the judgment of this world.--For the word "judgment" comp. Notes on John 3:17-19; John 16:11. There is here, following on the coming of the Greeks, which He reads as a sign, and upon the voice from heaven, which was a sign for the multitude, the thought of the Messianic kingdom, of which the first members were then present, and which was to comprehend all men. This thought includes--(1) the judgment (condemnatory) of this world; (2) the casting out of the prince of this world; (3) the establishment of His spiritual kingdom (John 12:32).

Now shall the prince of this world be cast out.--The title "prince of this world" was the regular Rabbinic title for Satan, whom they regarded as the ruler of the Gentiles, the Jews not being included in his kingdom. The reign of the true Messiah is over the Gentile and Jewish world alike; Gentiles as well as Jews are at this moment in the temple listening to Him; Jews as well as Gentiles have been subjects of the prince of this world (John 8:44; Romans 2). The world itself, as opposed to Christ, is condemned, for its unbelief crucifies Jesus Christ; but the Resurrection and Ascension are Heaven's witness that He is the Son of God. The world's condemnation is followed by the casting out of its ruler.

The whole future is present to the mind of Christ, and in the confidence of victory He uses the emphatic "now" of both the judgment of the world and the dethronement of its prince. It should be noted, however, that the tenses differ. The one is thought of as the immediate result of His death; the other is the gradual victory of truth, and is spoken of in the same future as the drawing all men of the following verse.

Verses 31-36. - 5. The judgment of this world. Verse 31. - Still more emphatically does Christ expound the heavenly voice, and vindicate for himself the most solemn position with reference to the world and its prince. The" world," or humanity evolving itself to the highest form of a complicated civilization, was present to him far more vividly than when the tempter showed him all the kingdoms of the world and the glory of them. Instead of holding them in royal fee of the devil, and of compelling them to do his bidding, he declares that his hour, which had come, was an hour of judicial condemnation for the world. The corruption of the world, the radical injury done to human nature, starts out on its beautiful and decorated front like the leprosy did on the face of Naaman. Now is a judgment of the world. Observe, not κρίσις. This is compatible with the statements of John 3:17-19, and not inconsistent with the frequent references in John 5. to the "last day." Because John gives prominence to the great principles of judgment, and implies that the books of remembrance and condemnation are written all over indelibly by the hand of the world itself, there is no proof that the Lord (in John) says nothing of the great catastrophic judgments of which the synoptic Gospels preserve the prophecy. Our Lord has rather revealed (according to John) the principles which make the judgment of the great day credible. What a man has become at any epoch of his existence, what a nation is about at any crisis of its history, whatsoever act represents the spirit of the whole world, is in each case the judgment which God, by his providence, passes upon him or it. Still more impressively with a second, Now, he adds, shall the prince of this world be cast out. The phrase, "archon of this world," is a well-known later Hebraic phrase for "the ruler of the darkness of this world," the shir-olam of the rabbinical books, the angel of death, to whom was entrusted the rulership of the world outside of the sacred family. Christ declares that his own hour, in which the world and its prince would seem to be triumphant, would be the hour when he should be cast out of earth as he had been already cast out of heaven. This expulsion and destruction of the power and works of the devil was one great end assigned to the manifestation of the Son of God (1 John 3:8). It is important, however, to notice the difference of tenses. "Now is the judgment of this world," - this is the immediate result of his death; "Now shall the prince of this world be east out" describes the gradual victory of truth, which is pursued more explicitly in the next verse. 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.
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