New International Version
Then Jesus replied, "Have I not chosen you, the Twelve? Yet one of you is a devil!"
King James Bible
Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you twelve, and one of you is a devil?
Darby Bible Translation
Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you the twelve? and of you one is a devil.
World English Bible
Jesus answered them, "Didn't I choose you, the twelve, and one of you is a devil?"
Young's Literal Translation
Jesus answered them, 'Did not I choose you -- the twelve? and of you -- one is a devil.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Have not I chosen you twelve - Have I not, in an especial manner, called you to believe in my name, and chosen you to be my disciples and the propagators of my doctrine! Nevertheless, one of you is a devil, or accuser, enlisted on the side of Satan, who was a murderer from the beginning.
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It is I; be not afraid.--JOHN 6:20. When I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the first and the last: I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.--I, even I, am he that blotteth out thy transgressions for mine own sake, and will not remember thy sins. Woe is me! for I am undone; . . . mine eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts. Then flew one of the seraphims …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
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June 22. "This is that Bread which came Down from Heaven" (John vi. 58).
The Fourth Miracle in John's Gospel
These are the names of the twelve apostles: first, Simon (who is called Peter) and his brother Andrew; James son of Zebedee, and his brother John;
and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding.
"You do not want to leave too, do you?" Jesus asked the Twelve.
(He meant Judas, the son of Simon Iscariot, who, though one of the Twelve, was later to betray him.)
You belong to your father, the devil, and you want to carry out your father's desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, not holding to the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks his native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies.
The evening meal was in progress, and the devil had already prompted Judas, the son of Simon Iscariot, to betray Jesus.
"I am not referring to all of you; I know those I have chosen. But this is to fulfill this passage of Scripture: 'He who shared my bread has turned against me.'
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