Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

John 18:36


Jesus replied, “My kingdom is not from this world. If my kingdom were from this world, my servants would be fighting to keep me from being 1  handed over 2  to the Jewish authorities. 3  But as it is, 4  my kingdom is not from here.”


Ps 45:3-7; Isa 9:6,7; Da 2:44; Da 7:14; Zec 9:9; Lu 12:14; Lu 17:20,21; Joh 6:15; Joh 8:15; Joh 18:11; Ro 14:17; Col 1:12-14; 1Ti 6:13

NET © Notes

tn Grk “so that I may not be.”

tn Or “delivered over.”

tn Or “the Jewish leaders”; Grk “the Jews.” Here the phrase refers to the Jewish leaders, especially members of the Sanhedrin. See the note on the phrase “Jewish leaders” in v. 12. In the translation “authorities” was preferred over “leaders” for stylistic reasons.

tn Grk “now.”

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