New International Version
Then Jesus cried out, "Whoever believes in me does not believe in me only, but in the one who sent me.
King James Bible
Jesus cried and said, He that believeth on me, believeth not on me, but on him that sent me.
Darby Bible Translation
But Jesus cried and said, He that believes on me, believes not on me, but on him that sent me;
World English Bible
Jesus cried out and said, "Whoever believes in me, believes not in me, but in him who sent me.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jesus cried and said, 'He who is believing in me, doth not believe in me, but in Him who sent me;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Jesus cried and said - This is our Lord's concluding discourse to this wicked people: probably this and the following verses should be understood as a part of the discourse which was left off at the 36th verse.
Jesus cried - he spoke these words aloud, and showed his earnest desire for their salvation.
Believeth not on me, (only), but on him that sent me - Here he asserts again his indivisible unity with the Father: - he who believes on the Son believes on the Father: he who hath seen the Son hath seen the Father: he who honors the Son honors the Father. Though it was for asserting this (his oneness with God) that they were going to crucify him, yet he retracts nothing of what he had spoken, but strongly reasserts it, in the very jaws of death!
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Chester Cathedral. 1870. St John xii. 24, 25. "Verily, verily, I say unto you, except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit. He that loveth his life shall lose it; and he that hateth his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal." This is our Lord's own parable. In it He tells us that His death, His resurrection, His ascension, is a mystery which we may believe, not only because the Bible tells us of it, but because …
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"Anyone who welcomes you welcomes me, and anyone who welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me.
"'If you can'?" said Jesus. "Everything is possible for one who believes."
"Very truly I tell you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged but has crossed over from death to life.
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