John 12:6 Now he said this, not because he was concerned about the poor, but because he was a thief, and as he had the money box, he used to pilfer what was put into it.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now he said this, not because he was concerned about the poor, but because he was a thief, and as he had the money box, he used to pilfer what was put into it.

King James Version

This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bare what was put therein.

Holman Bible

He didn't say this because he cared about the poor but because he was a thief. He was in charge of the money-bag and would steal part of what was put in it.

International Standard Version

He said this, not because he cared about the destitute, but because he was a thief. He was in charge of the moneybag and would steal what was put into it.

A Conservative Version

Now he said this, not because it was a concern to him about the poor, but because he was a thief, and he had the purse and removed things that were put in.

American Standard Version

Now this he said, not because he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and having the bag took away what was put therein.

Amplified

Now he did not say this because he cared for the poor but because he was a thief; and having the bag (the money box, the purse of the Twelve), he took for himself what was put into it [pilfering the collections].

An Understandable Version

Now he did not say this because he cared about poor people, but because he was in charge of the money bag, and being a thief, he used to steal from it.

Anderson New Testament

But he said this, not because he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief, and had the purse, and took what was put in it.

Bible in Basic English

(He said this, not because he had any love for the poor; but because he was a thief, and, having the money-bag, took for himself what was put into it.)

Common New Testament

This he said, not that he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief; and as he had the money box, he used to take what was put into it.

Daniel Mace New Testament

this he said, not out of any concern for the poor; but because being purse-bearer he used to pilfer what was in bank.

Darby Translation

But he said this, not that he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief and had the bag, and carried what was put into it.

Godbey New Testament

And He spoke this, not because there was a care to him for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the purse, and was carrying those things cast in.

Goodspeed New Testament

But he did not say this because he cared about the poor, but because he was a thief and when he had charge of the purse he used to take what was put in it.

John Wesley New Testament

This he said, not because he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief, and had the purse, and bare what was put therein.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

This he said, not that he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief and had the bag and would take from what was put therein.

Julia Smith Translation

And this he said, not that care was to him for the poor: but because he was a thief, and had the small coffer, and carried things deposited.

King James 2000

This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bore what was put therein.

Lexham Expanded Bible

(Now he said this not because {he was concerned} about the poor, but because he was a thief, and having the money box, he used to steal what was put into [it].)

Modern King James verseion

He said this, not that he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief and held the moneybag and carried the things put in.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This said he, not that he cared for the poor: but because he was a thief, and kept the bag, and bare that which was given.

Moffatt New Testament

(Not that he cared for the poor; he said this because he was a thief, and because he carried the money-box and pilfered what was put in.)

Montgomery New Testament

This he said not because he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief, and, carrying the purse,

NET Bible

(Now Judas said this not because he was concerned about the poor, but because he was a thief. As keeper of the money box, he used to steal what was put into it.)

New Heart English Bible

Now he said this, not because he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief, and having the money box, used to steal what was put into it.

Noyes New Testament

And this he said, not because he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief, and kept the purse, and bore what was put therein.

Sawyer New Testament

But he said this, not that he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief, and had the treasure-chest, and carried off the things put in it.

The Emphasized Bible

Howbeit he said this, not that, for the destitute, he cared, but because, a thief, he was, and holding, the bag, used to carry away, what was cast therein.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now he said this, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and kept the purse, and carried the money put therein.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He said this, not because he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief, and, being in charge of the purse, used to take what was put in it.

Webster

This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bore what was put in it.

Weymouth New Testament

The reason he said this was not that he cared for the poor, but that he was a thief, and that being in charge of the money-box, he used to steal what was put into it.

Williams New Testament

He said this, not because he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief and as the carrier of the purse for the Twelve he was in the habit of taking what was put into it.

World English Bible

Now he said this, not because he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief, and having the money box, used to steal what was put into it.

Worrell New Testament

And he said this, not because he cared about the poor; but because he was a thief; and, having the money-box, he was wont to carry what was put therein.

Worsley New Testament

He said this, not that he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief, and having the common purse he carried what was put into it.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he said this, not because he was caring for the poor, but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and what things were put in he was carrying.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

he said
ἔπω 
Epo 
Usage: 824

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

he

Usage: 0

μέλω 
melo 
Usage: 9

περί 
Peri 
Usage: 254

the poor
πτωχός 
Ptochos 
Usage: 16

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
Usage: 461

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

he was
ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

κλέπτης 
Kleptes 
Usage: 6

and



and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

the bag
γλωσσόκομον 
Glossokomon 
Usage: 2

βαστάζω 
Bastazo 
Usage: 18

Context Readings

Jesus Is Anointed At Bethany

5 "Why was this perfume not sold for three hundred denarii and given to poor people?" 6 Now he said this, not because he was concerned about the poor, but because he was a thief, and as he had the money box, he used to pilfer what was put into it. 7 Therefore Jesus said, "Let her alone, so that she may keep it for the day of My burial.


Cross References

John 13:29

For some were supposing, because Judas had the money box, that Jesus was saying to him, "Buy the things we have need of for the feast"; or else, that he should give something to the poor.

2 Kings 5:20-27

But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, thought, "Behold, my master has spared this Naaman the Aramean, by not receiving from his hands what he brought As the LORD lives, I will run after him and take something from him."

2 Kings 12:14-15

for they gave that to those who did the work, and with it they repaired the house of the LORD.

Ezra 8:24-34

Then I set apart twelve of the leading priests, Sherebiah, Hashabiah, and with them ten of their brothers;

Psalm 14:1

The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God " They are corrupt, they have committed abominable deeds; There is no one who does good.

Psalm 50:16-20

But to the wicked God says, "What right have you to tell of My statutes And to take My covenant in your mouth?

Proverbs 29:7

The righteous is concerned for the rights of the poor, The wicked does not understand such concern.

Ezekiel 33:31

"They come to you as people come, and sit before you as My people and hear your words, but they do not do them, for they do the lustful desires expressed by their mouth, and their heart goes after their gain.

Matthew 21:13

And He said to them, "It is written, 'MY HOUSE SHALL BE CALLED A HOUSE OF PRAYER'; but you are making it a ROBBERS' DEN."

John 10:8-10

"All who came before Me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not hear them.

John 10:13

"He flees because he is a hired hand and is not concerned about the sheep.

1 Corinthians 6:10

nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, will inherit the kingdom of God.

2 Corinthians 8:19-21

and not only this, but he has also been appointed by the churches to travel with us in this gracious work, which is being administered by us for the glory of the Lord Himself, and to show our readiness,

Galatians 2:10

They only asked us to remember the poor--the very thing I also was eager to do.

1 Thessalonians 5:22

abstain from every form of evil.

James 2:2

For if a man comes into your assembly with a gold ring and dressed in fine clothes, and there also comes in a poor man in dirty clothes,

James 2:6

But you have dishonored the poor man. Is it not the rich who oppress you and personally drag you into court?



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