Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

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

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

he

Usage: 0

μέλω 
melo 
Usage: 9

for
περί 
Peri 
Usage: 254

the poor
πτωχός 
Ptochos 
Usage: 16

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

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

a thief
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

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

the bag
γλωσσόκομον 
Glossokomon 
bag
Usage: 2

βαστάζω 
Bastazo 
bear, carry, take up
Usage: 18

Context Readings

Jesus Is Anointed At Bethany

5 Why was this ointment not sold for three hundred denarii and given to the poor? 6 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. 7 Jesus therefore said, Suffer her to have kept this for the day of my preparation for burial;


Cross References

John 13:29

for some supposed, because Judas had the bag, that Jesus was saying to him, Buy the things of which we have need for the feast; or that he should give something to the poor.

2 Kings 5:20-27

And Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my master has spared Naaman, this Syrian, in not receiving at his hands that which he brought; but as Jehovah liveth, I will run after him and take somewhat of him.

2 Kings 12:14-15

but they gave that to the workmen, and repaired the house of Jehovah with it.

Ezra 8:24-34

And I separated twelve of the chiefs of the priests, Sherebiah, Hashabiah, and ten of their brethren with them,

Psalm 14:1

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They have corrupted themselves, they have done abominable works: there is none that doeth good.

Psalm 50:16-20

But unto the wicked God saith, What hast thou to do to declare my statutes, or that thou shouldest take my covenant into thy mouth,

Proverbs 29:7

The righteous taketh knowledge of the cause of the poor; the wicked understandeth not knowledge.

Ezekiel 33:31

And they come unto thee as a people cometh, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but they do them not; for with their mouth they shew much love, but their heart goeth after their dishonest gain.

Matthew 21:13

And he says to them, It is written, My house shall be called a house of prayer, but ye have made it a den of robbers.

John 10:8-10

All whoever came before me are thieves and robbers; but the sheep did not hear them.

John 10:13

Now he who serves for wages flees because he serves for wages, and is not himself concerned about the sheep.

1 Corinthians 6:10

nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor abusive persons, nor the rapacious, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

2 Corinthians 8:19-21

and not only so, but is also chosen by the assemblies as our fellow-traveller with this grace, ministered by us to the glory of the Lord himself, and a witness of our readiness;

Galatians 2:10

only that we should remember the poor, which same thing also I was diligent to do.

1 Thessalonians 5:22

hold aloof from every form of wickedness.

James 2:2

for if there come unto your synagogue a man with a gold ring in splendid apparel, and a poor man also come in in vile apparel,

James 2:6

But ye have despised the poor man. Do not the rich oppress you, and do not they drag you before the tribunals?

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