John 12:20
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English Standard Version
Now among those who went up to worship at the feast were some Greeks.

King James Bible
And there were certain Greeks among them that came up to worship at the feast:

American Standard Version
Now there were certain Greeks among those that went up to worship at the feast:

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now there were certain Gentiles among them, who came up to adore on the festival day.

English Revised Version
Now there were certain Greeks among those that went up to worship at the feast:

Webster's Bible Translation
And there were certain Greeks among them, that came to worship at the feast.

Weymouth New Testament
Now some of those who used to come up to worship at the Festival were Greeks.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Greeks (Ἕλληνες)

Gentiles, not Hellenists. See on Acts 6:1. Jesus comes into contact with the Gentile world at His birth (the Magi) and at the close of His ministry.

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John 7:35 Then said the Jews among themselves, Where will he go, that we shall not find him? will he go to the dispersed among the Gentiles...

Mark 7:26 The woman was a Greek, a Syrophenician by nation; and she sought him that he would cast forth the devil out of her daughter.

Acts 14:1 And it came to pass in Iconium, that they went both together into the synagogue of the Jews, and so spoke...

Acts 16:1 Then came he to Derbe and Lystra: and, behold, a certain disciple was there, named Timotheus, the son of a certain woman...

Acts 17:4 And some of them believed, and consorted with Paul and Silas; and of the devout Greeks a great multitude...

Acts 20:21 Testifying both to the Jews, and also to the Greeks, repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ.

Acts 21:28 Crying out, Men of Israel, help: This is the man, that teaches all men every where against the people, and the law, and this place...

Romans 1:16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God to salvation to every one that believes; to the Jew first...

Romans 10:12 For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich to all that call on him.

Galatians 2:3 But neither Titus, who was with me, being a Greek, was compelled to be circumcised:

Galatians 3:28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

Colossians 3:11 Where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free: but Christ is all...

to worship.

1 Kings 8:41-43 Moreover concerning a stranger, that is not of your people Israel, but comes out of a far country for your name's sake...

Isaiah 11:10 And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse, which shall stand for an ensign of the people; to it shall the Gentiles seek...

Isaiah 60:2-14 For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the LORD shall arise on you...

Isaiah 66:19-21 And I will set a sign among them, and I will send those that escape of them to the nations, to Tarshish, Pul, and Lud...

Acts 8:27 And he arose and went: and, behold, a man of Ethiopia, an eunuch of great authority under Candace queen of the Ethiopians...

Cross References
John 7:35
The Jews said to one another, "Where does this man intend to go that we will not find him? Does he intend to go to the Dispersion among the Greeks and teach the Greeks?

John 12:1
Six days before the Passover, Jesus therefore came to Bethany, where Lazarus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead.

John 12:19
So the Pharisees said to one another, "You see that you are gaining nothing. Look, the world has gone after him."

Acts 8:27
And he rose and went. And there was an Ethiopian, a eunuch, a court official of Candace, queen of the Ethiopians, who was in charge of all her treasure. He had come to Jerusalem to worship

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