New Living Translation
You don't realize that it's better for you that one man should die for the people than for the whole nation to be destroyed."
King James Bible
Nor consider that it is expedient for us, that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation perish not.
Darby Bible Translation
nor consider that it is profitable for you that one man die for the people, and not that the whole nation perish.
World English Bible
nor do you consider that it is advantageous for us that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation not perish."
Young's Literal Translation
nor reason that it is good for us that one man may die for the people, and not the whole nation perish.'
John 11:50 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:50 It is expedient that one man should die for the people - So God overruled his tongue, for he spake not of himself, by his own spirit only, but by the spirit of prophecy. And thus he gave unawares as clear a testimony to the priestly, as Pilate did to the kingly office of Christ.
LibraryThe Open Grave at Bethany
'Now Jesus was not yet come into the town, but was in that place where Martha met Him. The Jews then which were with her in the house, and comforted her, when they saw Mary, that she rose up hastily and went out, followed her, saying, She goeth unto the grave to weep there. Then when Mary was come where Jesus was, and saw Him, she fell down at His feet, saying unto Him, Lord, if Thou hadst been here, my brother had not died. When Jesus therefore saw her weeping, and the Jews also weeping which came …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Seventh Miracle in John's Gospel --The Raising of Lazarus
The Delays of Love
So if your eye--even your good eye--causes you to lust, gouge it out and throw it away. It is better for you to lose one part of your body than for your whole body to be thrown into hell.
Caiaphas was the one who had told the other Jewish leaders, "It's better that one man should die for the people."
Jump to PreviousAccount Advantageous Better Consider Death Destruction Die Expedient Good Interest Nation Perish Rather Realize Reason Reflect Understand Whole
Jump to NextAccount Advantageous Better Consider Death Destruction Die Expedient Good Interest Nation Perish Rather Realize Reason Reflect Understand Whole
LinksJohn 11:50 NIV
John 11:50 NLT
John 11:50 ESV
John 11:50 NASB
John 11:50 KJV
John 11:50 Bible Apps
John 11:50 Biblia Paralela
John 11:50 Chinese Bible
John 11:50 French Bible
John 11:50 German Bible
John 11:50 Commentaries