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John 13:32

    John 13:32 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    If God be glorified in him, God shall also glorify him in himself, and shall straightway glorify him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    If God be glorified in him, God shall also glorify him in himself, and shall straightway glorify him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    and God shall glorify him in himself, and straightway shall he glorify him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    If God is given glory in him, God will give him glory in himself, and will give him glory even now.

    Webster's Revision

    and God shall glorify him in himself, and straightway shall he glorify him.

    World English Bible

    If God has been glorified in him, God will also glorify him in himself, and he will glorify him immediately.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    and God shall glorify him in himself, and straightway shall he glorify him.

    Definitions for John 13:32

    Straightway - Immediately.

    Clarke's Commentary on John 13:32

    And shall straightway glorify him - Or, glorify him, ευθυς, immediately; "he did, not only in the miracles wrought at his death, but also in that remarkable case mentioned, John 18:6, when the whole crowd that came to seize him were driven back with a word of his mouth, and fell to the ground.

    Barnes' Notes on John 13:32

    If God be glorified in him - If God is honored by him. If the life and death of the Messiah be such as to lead to the honor of God, such as shall manifest its perfections, and show his goodness, truth, and justice, then he will show that he thus approves his work.

    God shall also glorify him - He will honor the Messiah. He will not suffer him to go without a proper attestation of his acceptance, and of the honor that God puts on him. Jesus here confidently anticipated that the Father would show that he was pleased with what he had done. He did it in the miracles that attended his death, in his resurrection, ascension, exaltation, and in the success of the gospel. We may remark that God will always, in the proper time and way, manifest his approbation of those who live so as to promote the honor of his name.

    In himself - Or by himself; by a direct and public expression of his approbation. Not by the ministry of angels or by any other subordinate attestation, but by an expression that shall be direct from him. This was done by his direct interposition in his resurrection and ascension to heaven.

    Shall straightway - Immediately, or without delay. This refers to the fact that the time when God would put this honor on him was at hand. His death, resurrection, and ascension were near.