New Living Translation
The time for judging this world has come, when Satan, 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.
Darby Bible Translation
Now is the judgment of this world; now shall the prince of this world be cast 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;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:31 Now - This moment. And from this moment Christ thirsted more than ever, till his baptism was accomplished. Is the judgment of this world - That is, now is the judgment given concerning it, whose it shall be. Now shall the prince of this world - Satan, who had gained possession of it by sin and death, be cast out - That is, judged, condemned, cast out of his possession, and out of the bounds of Christ's kingdom.
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And the judgment is based on this fact: God's light came into the world, but people loved the darkness more than the light, for their actions were evil.
Then Jesus told him, "I entered this world to render judgment--to give sight to the blind and to show those who think they see that they are blind."
"I don't have much more time to talk to you, because the ruler of this world approaches. He has no power over me,
Judgment will come because the ruler of this world has already been judged.
1 Corinthians 1:20
So where does this leave the philosophers, the scholars, and the world's brilliant debaters? God has made the wisdom of this world look foolish.
1 Corinthians 1:21
Since God in his wisdom saw to it that the world would never know him through human wisdom, he has used our foolish preaching to save those who believe.
2 Corinthians 4:4
Satan, who is the god of this world, has blinded the minds of those who don't believe. They are unable to see the glorious light of the Good News. They don't understand this message about the glory of Christ, who is the exact likeness of God.
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