John 12:4
New International Version
But one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, who was later to betray him, objected,

New Living Translation
But Judas Iscariot, the disciple who would soon betray him, said,

English Standard Version
But Judas Iscariot, one of his disciples (he who was about to betray him), said,

Berean Study Bible
But one of His disciples, Judas Iscariot, who was going to betray Him, asked,

Berean Literal Bible
But Judas Iscariot, one of His disciples, being about to betray Him, says,

King James Bible
Then saith one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, which should betray him,

New King James Version
But one of His disciples, Judas Iscariot, Simon’s son, who would betray Him, said,

New American Standard Bible
But Judas Iscariot, one of His disciples, the one who intended to betray Him, said,

NASB 1995
But Judas Iscariot, one of His disciples, who was intending to betray Him, said,

NASB 1977
But Judas Iscariot, one of His disciples, who was intending to betray Him, said,

Amplified Bible
But Judas Iscariot, one of His disciples, the one who was going to betray Him, said,

Christian Standard Bible
Then one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot (who was about to betray him), said,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then one of His disciples, Judas Iscariot (who was about to betray Him), said, “

American Standard Version
But Judas Iscariot, one of his disciples, that should betray him, saith,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Yehudah Scariota, one of the disciples, who was about to betray him, said:

Contemporary English Version
A disciple named Judas Iscariot was there. He was the one who was going to betray Jesus, and he asked,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, he that was about to betray him, said:

English Revised Version
But Judas Iscariot, one of his disciples, which should betray him, saith,

Good News Translation
One of Jesus' disciples, Judas Iscariot--the one who was going to betray him--said,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
One of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, who was going to betray him, asked,

International Standard Version
But Judas Iscariot, one of his disciples, who was going to betray him, asked,

Literal Standard Version
Therefore one of His disciples—Judas Iscariot, of Simon, who is about to deliver Him up—says,

NET Bible
But Judas Iscariot, one of his disciples (the one who was going to betray him) said,

New Heart English Bible
Then Judas Iscariot, one of his disciples, who would betray him, said,

Weymouth New Testament
Then said Judas (the Iscariot, one of the Twelve--the one who afterwards betrayed Jesus)

World English Bible
Then Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, one of his disciples, who would betray him, said,

Young's Literal Translation
Therefore saith one of his disciples -- Judas Iscariot, of Simon, who is about to deliver him up --

Additional Translations ...
Context
Mary Anoints Jesus
3Then Mary took about a pint of expensive perfume, made of pure nard, and she anointed Jesus’ feet and wiped them with her hair. And the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume. 4But one of His disciples, Judas Iscariot, who was going to betray Him, asked, 5“Why wasn’t this perfume sold for three hundred denarii and the money given to the poor?”…

Cross References
Matthew 10:4
Simon the Zealot, and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed Jesus.

Matthew 26:14
Then one of the Twelve, the one called Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests

John 6:71
He was speaking about Judas, the son of Simon Iscariot. For although Judas was one of the Twelve, he was later to betray Jesus.

John 12:5
"Why wasn't this perfume sold for three hundred denarii and the money given to the poor?"


Treasury of Scripture

Then said one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, which should betray him,

one.

1 Samuel 17:28,29
And Eliab his eldest brother heard when he spake unto the men; and Eliab's anger was kindled against David, and he said, Why camest thou down hither? and with whom hast thou left those few sheep in the wilderness? I know thy pride, and the naughtiness of thine heart; for thou art come down that thou mightest see the battle…

Ecclesiastes 4:4
Again, I considered all travail, and every right work, that for this a man is envied of his neighbour. This is also vanity and vexation of spirit.

Judas Iscariot.

John 6:70,71
Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you twelve, and one of you is a devil? …

John 13:2,26
And supper being ended, the devil having now put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray him; …

John 18:2-5
And Judas also, which betrayed him, knew the place: for Jesus ofttimes resorted thither with his disciples…









(4) Then saith one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot.--Comp. Notes on John 6:70-71. St. Matthew tells us that the question was asked by "the disciples;" St. Mark, that it was asked by "certain persons;" St. John remembers that it was Judas who spoke, and he remembers that his words were characteristic of the man (John 12:6). He implies by the form in which he relates these words, that he spoke for himself, and that the others did not join in his feeling.

Verse 4. - But Judas the Iscariot, one of his disciples, who was about to betray him, said. The speaker here is singled out by name. Matthew refers the speech to the disciples generally, in whom the suggestion of Judas had stirred up (without guile or blame on their part) a not unnatural inquiry. Mark says "some" murmured to themselves, "Why this waste?" (loss, destruction). John (without the malice which Renan has attributed to the writer) mentions the source of the suggestion, "Judas Iscariot, Simon's son." The word Σίμωνος, contained in T.R., is omitted here in the best texts. The fact that he was the traitor, being one of the well-known and awful events of the gospel history when John wrote some half a century later, might well be introduced by the evangelist, with no other than a purely historical motive.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
But
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

one
εἷς (heis)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 1520: One. (including the neuter Hen); a primary numeral; one.

of
ἐκ (ek)
Preposition
Strong's 1537: From out, out from among, from, suggesting from the interior outwards. A primary preposition denoting origin, from, out.

His
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

disciples,
μαθητῶν (mathētōn)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 3101: A learner, disciple, pupil. From manthano; a learner, i.e. Pupil.

Judas
Ἰούδας (Ioudas)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2455: Of Hebrew origin; Judas, the name of ten Israelites; also of the posterity of one of them and its region.

Iscariot,
Ἰσκαριώτης (Iskariōtēs)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2469: Iscariot, surname of Judas. Of Hebrew origin; inhabitant of Kerioth; Iscariotes, an epithet of Judas the traitor.

who
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

was going
μέλλων (mellōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3195: A strengthened form of melo; to intend, i.e. Be about to be, do, or suffer something.

to betray
παραδιδόναι (paradidonai)
Verb - Present Infinitive Active
Strong's 3860: From para and didomi; to surrender, i.e yield up, intrust, transmit.

Him,
αὐτὸν (auton)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

asked,
Λέγει (Legei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 3004: (a) I say, speak; I mean, mention, tell, (b) I call, name, especially in the pass., (c) I tell, command.


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