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John 6:70 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Jesus answered them, Did not I choose you the twelve, and one of you is a devil?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you twelve, and one of you is a devil?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Jesus answered them, “Did I Myself not choose you, the twelve, and [yet] one of you is a devil?”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you twelve, and one of you is a devil?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you the twelve? and of you one is a devil.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Jesus answered them—Did not, I, make choice, of you, the twelve? And yet, from among you, one, is, an adversary.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Jesus answered them, 'Did not I choose you—the twelve? and of you—one is a devil.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Jesus answered them: Have not I chosen you twelve? And one of you is a devil.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Iesus answered them, Haue not I chosen you twelue, and one of you is a deuill?
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— Jeshu saith to them, Have I not chosen you twelve, and from you one is Satana?
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— Jesus said to them: Have not I chosen you twelve? Yet one of you is a devil.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Jesus 2424
{2424} Prime
Of Hebrew origin [H3091]; Jesus (that is, Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites.
answered 611
{0611} Prime
From G0575 and κρινω [[krino]]; to conclude for oneself, that is, (by implication) to respond; by Hebraism (compare [H6030]) to begin to speak (where an address is expected).
<5662> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Middle Deponent (See G5788)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 352
them, 846
{0846} Prime
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
Have y1586
[1586] Standard
Middle voice from G1537 and G3004 (in its primary sense); to select.
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
not 3756
{3756} Prime
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
I 1473
{1473} Prime
A primary pronoun of the first person, 'I' (only expressed when emphatic).
chosen 1586
{1586} Prime
Middle voice from G1537 and G3004 (in its primary sense); to select.
<5668> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Middle (See G5785)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 88
you 5209
{5209} Prime
Accusative of G5210; you (as the object of a verb or preposition).
twelve, 1427
{1427} Prime
From G1417 and G1176; two and ten, that is, a dozen.
and 2532
{2532} Prime
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
one 1520
{1520} Prime
(Including the neuter [etc.] ἕν [[hen]]); a primary numeral; one.
of 1537
{1537} Prime
A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence motion or action proceeds), from, out (of place, time or cause; literally or figuratively; direct or remote).
you 5216
{5216} Prime
Genitive case of G5210; of (from or concerning) you.
is 2076
{2076} Prime
Third person singular present indicative of G1510; he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are.
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
a devil? 1228
{1228} Prime
From G1225; a traducer; specifically Satan (compare [H7854]).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on John 6:66-71.

John 6:70

_ _ Have not I chosen ... and one of you is a devil: — “Well said, Simon-Barjonas, but that ‘we’ embraces not so wide a circle as in the simplicity of thine heart thou thinkest; for though I have chosen you but twelve, one even of these is a ‘devil’” (the temple, the tool of that wicked one).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 6:60-71.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

John 6:70

Jesus answered the — And yet even ye have not all acted suitable to this knowledge. Have I not chosen or elected you twelve? — But they might fall even from that election. Yet one of you — On this gracious warning, Judas ought to have repented; is a devil — Is now influenced by one.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

John 6:70

(16) Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you twelve, and one of you is a devil?

(16) The number of the professors of Christ is very small, and among them also there are some hypocrites, and those worse than all others.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

John 6:64 But there are some of you that believe not. For Jesus knew from the beginning who they were that believed not, and who should betray him.
John 13:18 I speak not of you all: I know whom I have chosen: but that the scripture may be fulfilled, He that eateth bread with me hath lifted up his heel against me.
John 17:12 While I was with them in the world, I kept them in thy name: those that thou gavest me I have kept, and none of them is lost, but the son of perdition; that the scripture might be fulfilled.
Matthew 10:1-4 And when he had called unto [him] his twelve disciples, he gave them power [against] unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease. ... Simon the Canaanite, and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him.
Luke 6:13-16 And when it was day, he called [unto him] his disciples: and of them he chose twelve, whom also he named apostles; ... And Judas [the brother] of James, and Judas Iscariot, which also was the traitor.
Acts 1:17 For he was numbered with us, and had obtained part of this ministry.

and one:

John 8:44 Ye are of [your] father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.
John 13:2 And supper being ended, the devil having now put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's [son], to betray him;
John 13:21 When Jesus had thus said, he was troubled in spirit, and testified, and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, that one of you shall betray me.
John 13:27 And after the sop Satan entered into him. Then said Jesus unto him, That thou doest, do quickly.
Acts 13:10 And said, O full of all subtilty and all mischief, [thou] child of the devil, [thou] enemy of all righteousness, wilt thou not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord?
1 John 3:8 He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.
Revelation 3:9-10 Behold, I will make them of the synagogue of Satan, which say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie; behold, I will make them to come and worship before thy feet, and to know that I have loved thee. ... Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.

a devil:

1 Timothy 3:11 Even so [must their] wives [be] grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things.
Titus 2:3 The aged women likewise, that [they be] in behaviour as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things;
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