John 12 :46

John 12 :46 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

I am come a light into the world, that whoever believes on me should not abide in darkness.

American King James Version (AKJV)

I am come a light into the world, that whoever believes on me should not abide in darkness.

American Standard Version (ASV)

I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me may not abide in the darkness.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

I have come as a light into the world, so that no one who has faith in me will go on living in the dark.

Webster's Revision

I am come a light into the world, that whoever believeth on me should not abide in darkness.

World English Bible

I have come as a light into the world, that whoever believes in me may not remain in the darkness.

English Revised Version (ERV)

I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me may not abide in the darkness.

Definitions for John 12 :46

Clarke's Commentary on John 12 :46

I am come a light into the world - Probably referring to what his forerunner had said, John 1:5. Before the coming of this Savior, this sun of righteousness, into the world, all was darkness: at his rising the darkness is dispersed; but it only profits those whose eyes are open to receive the rays of this sun of righteousness. See on John 1:5 (note); John 3:19 (note); John 8:12 (note); John 9:5 (note).

Barnes's Commentary on John 12 :46

A light into the world - John 8:12; John 1:9; John 3:19.

Walk in darkness - In gross and dangerous errors. Darkness is put for error as well as for sin, John 3:19; 1 John 1:5. It is also used to denote the state when the comforts of religion are withdrawn from the soul, Isaiah 8:22; Joel 2:2; Isaiah 59:9; John 8:12.

Wesley's Commentary on John 12 :46

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