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John 6:4

    John 6:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the passover, a feast of the Jews, was nigh.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the passover, a feast of the Jews, was near.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Now the passover, the feast of the Jews, was at hand.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Now the Passover, a feast of the Jews, was near.

    Webster's Revision

    Now the passover, the feast of the Jews, was at hand.

    World English Bible

    Now the Passover, the feast of the Jews, was at hand.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Now the passover, the feast of the Jews, was at hand.

    Definitions for John 6:4

    Nigh - Near.

    Clarke's Commentary on John 6:4

    And the passover - was nigh - This happened about ten or twelve days before the third passover which Christ celebrated after his baptism. Calmet. For a particular account of our Lord's four passovers see the note on John 2:13.

    For thirty days before the Passover there were great preparations made by the Jews, but especially in the last nineteen days, in order to celebrate the feast with due solemnity. Lightfoot supposes that what is here related happened within the last fifteen days. See Calmet's opinion above.

    Barnes' Notes on John 6:4

    The passover - See the notes at Matthew 26:2, Matthew 26:17.

    A feast of the Jews - This is one of the circumstances of explanation thrown in by John which show that he wrote for those who were unacquainted with Jewish customs.
    Book: John