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John 12:20

Context
NETBible

Now some Greeks 1  were among those who had gone up to worship at the feast.

XREF

1Ki 8:41-43; Isa 11:10; Isa 60:2-14; Isa 66:19-21; Mr 7:26; Joh 7:35; Ac 8:27; Ac 14:1; Ac 16:1; Ac 17:4; Ac 20:21; Ac 21:28; Ro 1:16; Ro 10:12; Ga 2:3; Ga 3:28; Col 3:11

NET © Notes

sn These Greeks (῞Ελληνές τινες, {ellhne" tine") who had come up to worship at the feast were probably “God-fearers” rather than proselytes in the strict sense. Had they been true proselytes, they would probably not have been referred to as Greeks any longer. Many came to worship at the major Jewish festivals without being proselytes to Judaism, for example, the Ethiopian eunuch in Acts 8:27, who could not have been a proselyte if he were physically a eunuch.



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