John 12:43
Strong's Lexicon
For
γὰρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

they loved
ἠγάπησαν (ēgapēsan)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 25: To love, wish well to, take pleasure in, long for; denotes the love of reason, esteem. Perhaps from agan; to love.

praise
δόξαν (doxan)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1391: From the base of dokeo; glory, in a wide application.

from men
ἀνθρώπων (anthrōpōn)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 444: A man, one of the human race. From aner and ops; man-faced, i.e. A human being.

more
μᾶλλον (mallon)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3123: More, rather. Neuter of the comparative of the same as malista; more) or rather.

than
ἤπερ (ēper)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2260: Than. From e and per; than at all.

praise
δόξαν (doxan)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1391: From the base of dokeo; glory, in a wide application.

from God.
Θεοῦ (Theou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
For they loved praise from men more than praise from God.

New American Standard Bible
for they loved the approval of men rather than the approval of God.

King James Bible
For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
for they loved human praise more than praise from God.

New Living Translation
For they loved human praise more than the praise of God.

English Standard Version
for they loved the glory that comes from man more than the glory that comes from God.

New American Standard Bible
for they loved the approval of men rather than the approval of God.

King James Bible
For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For they loved praise from men more than praise from God.

International Standard Version
For they loved the praise of human beings more than the praise of God.

NET Bible
For they loved praise from men more than praise from God.

American Standard Version
for they loved the glory that is of men more than the glory that is of God.

English Revised Version
for they loved the glory of men more than the glory of God.

Young's Literal Translation
for they loved the glory of men more than the glory of God.






Cross References
1 Samuel 15:30
Then he said, I have sinned: yet honour me now, I pray thee, before the elders of my people, and before Israel, and turn again with me, that I may worship the LORD thy God.

Proverbs 29:25
The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the LORD shall be safe.

John 5:41
I receive not honour from men.

John 5:44
How can ye believe, which receive honour one of another, and seek not the honour that cometh from God only?

John 7:18
He that speaketh of himself seeketh his own glory: but he that seeketh his glory that sent him, the same is true, and no unrighteousness is in him.

Romans 2:29
But he is a Jew, which is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit, and not in the letter; whose praise is not of men, but of God.

John 1:1
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

John 12:42
Nevertheless among the chief rulers also many believed on him; but because of the Pharisees they did not confess him, lest they should be put out of the synagogue:

John 12:41
These things said Esaias, when he saw his glory, and spake of him.

John 12:40
He hath blinded their eyes, and hardened their heart; that they should not see with their eyes, nor understand with their heart, and be converted, and I should heal them.

John 12:44
Jesus cried and said, He that believeth on me, believeth not on me, but on him that sent me.
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