New Living Translation
If we allow him to go on like this, soon everyone will believe in him. Then the Roman army will come and destroy both our Temple and our nation."
King James Bible
If we let him thus alone, all men will believe on him: and the Romans shall come and take away both our place and nation.
Darby Bible Translation
If we let him thus alone, all will believe on him, and the Romans will come and take away both our place and our nation.
World English Bible
If we leave him alone like this, everyone will believe in him, and the Romans will come and take away both our place and our nation."
Young's Literal Translation
if we may let him alone thus, all will believe in him; and the Romans will come, and will take away both our place and nation.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:48 All men will believe - And receive him as the Messiah. And this will give such umbrage to the Romans that they will come and subvert both our place - Temple; and nation - Both our Church and state. Were they really afraid of this? Or was it a fair colour only? Certainly it was no more. For they could not but know, that he that raised the dead was able to conquer the Romans.
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