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John 12:17

    John 12:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The people therefore that was with him when he called Lazarus out of his grave, and raised him from the dead, bare record.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The people therefore that was with him when he called Lazarus out of his grave, and raised him from the dead, bore record.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The multitude therefore that was with him when he called Lazarus out of the tomb, and raised him from the dead, bare witness.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Now the people who were with him when his voice came to Lazarus in the place of the dead, and gave him life again, had been talking about it.

    Webster's Revision

    The multitude therefore that was with him when he called Lazarus out of the tomb, and raised him from the dead, bare witness.

    World English Bible

    The multitude therefore that was with him when he called Lazarus out of the tomb, and raised him from the dead, was testifying about it.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The multitude therefore that was with him when he called Lazarus out of the tomb, and raised him from the dead, bare witness.

    Clarke's Commentary on John 12:17

    When he called - It appears that these people, who had seen him raise Lazarus from the dead, were publishing abroad the miracle, which increased the popularity of Christ, and the envy of the Pharisees.

    Barnes' Notes on John 12:17

    Bare record - Testified that he had raised him, and, as was natural, spread the report through the city. This excited much attention, and the people came out in multitudes to meet one who had power to work such miracles.

    Wesley's Notes on John 12:17

    12:17 When he called Lazarus out of the tomb - How admirably does the apostle express, as well the greatness of the miracle, as the facility with which it was wrought! The easiness of the Scripture style on the most grand occurrences, is more sublime than all the pomp of orators.