John 12 :45

John 12 :45 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

And he that sees me sees him that sent me.

King James Version (KJV)

And he that sees me sees him that sent me.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And he that beholdeth me beholdeth him that sent me.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And he who sees me, sees him who sent me.

Webster's Revision

And he that seeth me, seeth him that sent me:

World English Bible

He who sees me sees him who sent me.

English Revised Version (ERV)

And he that beholdeth me beholdeth him that sent me.

Definitions for John 12 :45

Clarke's Commentary on John 12 :45

Barnes' Commentary on John 12 :45

Seeth me ... - This verse is a strong confirmation of his equality with God. In no other way can it be true that he who saw Jesus saw him that sent him, unless he were the same in essence. Of no man could it be affirmed that he who saw him saw God. To say this of Paul or Isaiah would have been blasphemy. And yet Jesus uses this language familiarly and constantly. It shows that he had a consciousness that he was divine, and that it was the natural and proper way of speaking when speaking of himself. Compare John 5:17.

Wesley's Commentary on John 12 :45

12:45 And he that seeth me - By the eye of faith.
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