Vincent Word Studies - John 12:32 - 12:32

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Vincent Word Studies - John 12:32 - 12:32

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Be lifted up (ὑψωθῶ)

See on Joh 3:14. The primary reference is to the cross, but there is included a reference to the resurrection and ascension. Bengel says: “In the very cross there was already something tending towards glory.” Wyc., enhanced.

From the earth (ἐκ τῆς γῆς)

Literally, out of the earth.

Will draw (ἑλκύσω)

See on Joh 6:44.

All men (πάντας)

Some high authorities read πάντα, all things.

Unto Me (πρὸς ἐμαυτόν)

Rev., rightly, unto myself: in contrast with the prince of this world.