This happened so that the words Jesus had spoken indicating the kind of death he was going to die would be fulfilled.
to fulfill the word of Jesus which He spoke, signifying by what kind of death He was about to die.
This fulfilled Jesus’ prediction about the way he would die.
(This would confirm Jesus' word indicating the way he would die.)
(That the word of Jesus might come true, pointing to the sort of death he would have.)
(This was to fulfill what Jesus had said when he indicated the kind of death he was to die.)
that the saying of Jesus might be fulfilled which He spoke, signifying by what death He would die.
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1 tn The words “This happened” are not in the Greek text but are implied.
2 tn Or “making clear.”
3 sn A reference to John 12:32.