John 13:11
New International Version
For he knew who was going to betray him, and that was why he said not every one was clean.

New Living Translation
For Jesus knew who would betray him. That is what he meant when he said, "Not all of you are clean."

English Standard Version
For he knew who was to betray him; that was why he said, “Not all of you are clean.”

Berean Study Bible
For He knew who would betray Him. That is why He said, “Not all of you are clean.”

Berean Literal Bible
For He knew the one who was betraying Him; on account of this He said, "You are not all clean."

New American Standard Bible
For He knew the one who was betraying Him; for this reason He said, "Not all of you are clean."

King James Bible
For he knew who should betray him; therefore said he, Ye are not all clean.

Christian Standard Bible
For he knew who would betray him. This is why he said, “Not all of you are clean.”

Contemporary English Version
Jesus knew who would betray him. That is why he said, "except for one of you."

Good News Translation
Jesus already knew who was going to betray him; that is why he said, "All of you, except one, are clean.")

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For He knew who would betray Him. This is why He said, "You are not all clean."

International Standard Version
For he knew who was going to betray him. That's why he said, "Not all of you are clean."

NET Bible
(For Jesus knew the one who was going to betray him. For this reason he said, "Not every one of you is clean.")

New Heart English Bible
For he knew him who would betray him, therefore he said, "You are not all clean."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Yeshua had known who would betray him, therefore, he said, “Not all of you are clean.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
(Jesus knew who was going to betray him. That's why he said, "All of you, except for one, are clean.")

New American Standard 1977
For He knew the one who was betraying Him; for this reason He said, “Not all of you are clean.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
For he knew who should betray him; therefore, said he, Ye are not all clean.

King James 2000 Bible
For he knew who should betray him; therefore said he, You are not all clean.

American King James Version
For he knew who should betray him; therefore said he, You are not all clean.

American Standard Version
For he knew him that should betray him; therefore said he, Ye are not all clean.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For he knew who he was that would betray him; therefore he said: You are not all clean.

Darby Bible Translation
For he knew him that delivered him up: on account of this he said, Ye are not all clean.

English Revised Version
For he knew him that should betray him; therefore said he, Ye are not all clean.

Webster's Bible Translation
For he knew who would betray him; therefore said he, Ye are not all clean.

Weymouth New Testament
For He knew who was betraying Him, and that was why He said, "You are not all of you clean."

World English Bible
For he knew him who would betray him, therefore he said, "You are not all clean."

Young's Literal Translation
for he knew him who is delivering him up; because of this he said, 'Ye are not all clean.'
Study Bible
Jesus Washes His Disciples' Feet
10Jesus told him, “Whoever has already bathed needs only to wash his feet, and he will be completely clean. And you are clean, though not all of you.” 11For He knew who would betray Him. That is why He said, “Not all of you are clean.” 12When Jesus had washed their feet and put on His outer garments, He reclined with them again and asked, “Do you know what I have done for you?…
Cross References
John 2:25
He did not need any testimony about man, for He knew what was in a man.

John 6:64
However, there are some of you who do not believe." (For Jesus had known from the beginning which of them did not believe and who would betray Him.)

John 13:2
The evening meal was underway, and the devil had already put into the heart of Judas, the son of Simon Iscariot, to betray Jesus.

John 18:4
Jesus, knowing all that was coming upon Him, stepped forward and asked them, "Whom are you seeking?"

Treasury of Scripture

For he knew who should betray him; therefore said he, You are not all clean.

John 13:18,21,26
I speak not of you all: I know whom I have chosen: but that the scripture may be fulfilled, He that eateth bread with me hath lifted up his heel against me…

John 2:25
And needed not that any should testify of man: for he knew what was in man.

John 6:64-71
But there are some of you that believe not. For Jesus knew from the beginning who they were that believed not, and who should betray him…







Lexicon
For
γὰρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

He knew
ᾔδει (ēdei)
Verb - Pluperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1492: To know, remember, appreciate.

who
τὸν (ton)
Article - Accusative 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.

would betray
παραδιδόντα (paradidonta)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3860: From para and didomi; to surrender, i.e yield up, intrust, transmit.

Him.
αὐτόν (auton)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

That is why
διὰ (dia)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1223: A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through.

He said,
εἶπεν (eipen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

“Not
Οὐχὶ (Ouchi)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3780: By no means, not at all. Intensive of ou; not indeed.

all
πάντες (pantes)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

of you
ἐστε (este)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

are clean.”
καθαροί (katharoi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 2513: Clean.
(11) For he knew who should betray him.--Comp. John 18:2, and Note on Matthew 26:48. This is the first reference to the betrayal during the feast. The words are words of warning, spoken in the love which even then might have redeemed and cleansed the heart, if it had been open to receive it. The feet of Judas were washed by his Master. Had he learnt the lesson of humility and love, he might have conquered the foul spirit of ambition and covetousness which was carrying him to destruction.

Verse 11. - For he knew who was betraying him; therefore he said, Ye are not all clean. That Christ should have been ignorant of the devices of Judas, or of his true character, is repeatedly denied by all the evangelists. John certainly calls attention to the Lord's knowledge of the secret of Judas, and justifies thus his Divine prerogative. That Strauss, Hilgenfeld, and others should see here an innuendo against Peter, and the charge against Peter of advocating a kind of Ebionitie daily ablution of the whole body, is willful and uncalled for. 13:1-17 Our Lord Jesus has a people in the world that are his own; he has purchased them, and paid dear for them, and he has set them apart for himself; they devote themselves to him as a peculiar people. Those whom Christ loves, he loves to the end. Nothing can separate a true believer from the love of Christ. We know not when our hour will come, therefore what we have to do in constant preparation for it, ought never to be undone. What way of access the devil has to men's hearts we cannot tell. But some sins are so exceedingly sinful, and there is so little temptation to them from the world and the flesh, that it is plain they are directly from Satan. Jesus washed his disciples' feet, that he might teach us to think nothing below us, wherein we may promote God's glory, and the good of our brethren. We must address ourselves to duty, and must lay aside every thing that would hinder us in what we have to do. Christ washed his disciples' feet, that he might signify to them the value of spiritual washing, and the cleansing of the soul from the pollutions of sin. Our Lord Jesus does many things of which even his own disciples do not for the present know the meaning, but they shall know afterward. We see in the end what was the kindness from events which seemed most cross. And it is not humility, but unbelief, to put away the offers of the gospel, as if too rich to be made to us, or too good news to be true. All those, and those only, who are spiritually washed by Christ, have a part in Christ. All whom Christ owns and saves, he justifies and sanctifies. Peter more than submits; he begs to be washed by Christ. How earnest he is for the purifying grace of the Lord Jesus, and the full effect of it, even upon his hands and head! Those who truly desire to be sanctified, desire to be sanctified throughout, to have the whole man, with all its parts and powers, made pure. The true believer is thus washed when he receives Christ for his salvation. See then what ought to be the daily care of those who through grace are in a justified state, and that is, to wash their feet; to cleanse themselves from daily guilt, and to watch against everything defiling. This should make us the more cautious. From yesterday's pardon, we should be strengthened against this day's temptation. And when hypocrites are discovered, it should be no surprise or cause of stumbling to us. Observe the lesson Christ here taught. Duties are mutual; we must both accept help from our brethren, and afford help to our brethren. When we see our Master serving, we cannot but see how ill it becomes us to domineer. And the same love which led Christ to ransom and reconcile his disciples when enemies, still influences him.
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