New Living Translation
Not that he cared for the poor--he was a thief, and since he was in charge of the disciples' money, he often stole some for himself.
King James Bible
This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bare what was put therein.
Darby Bible Translation
But he said this, not that he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief and had the bag, and carried what was put into it.
World English Bible
Now he said this, not because he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief, and having the money box, used to steal what was put into it.
Young's Literal Translation
and he said this, not because he was caring for the poor, but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and what things were put in he was carrying.
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LibraryJune 12. "We Would See Jesus" (John xii. 21).
"We would see Jesus" (John xii. 21). Glory to Him for all the things laid up for us in the days to come. Glory to Him for all the visions of service in the future; the opportunities of doing good that are far away as well as close at hand. Our Saviour was able to despise the cross for the joy that was before Him. Let us look up to Him, and rise up to Him till we get on high and are able to look out from the mount of vision over all the land of far distances. There shall not a single thing come to …
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Joanna, the wife of Chuza, Herod's business manager; Susanna; and many others who were contributing from their own resources to support Jesus and his disciples.
"That perfume was worth a year's wages. It should have been sold and the money given to the poor."
Since Judas was their treasurer, some thought Jesus was telling him to go and pay for the food or to give some money to the poor.
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