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New Testament, John, 12.43


ἠγάπησαν γὰρ τὴν δόξαν τῶν ἀνθρώπων μᾶλλον ἤπερ τὴν δόξαν τοῦ θεοῦ.for they loved men's praise more than God's praise.


Intertexts (texts cited often on the same page as the searched text):

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1. Hebrew Bible, Deuteronomy, 6.5 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

6.5. וְאָהַבְתָּ אֵת יְהוָה אֱלֹהֶיךָ בְּכָל־לְבָבְךָ וּבְכָל־נַפְשְׁךָ וּבְכָל־מְאֹדֶךָ׃ 6.5. And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might."
2. Hebrew Bible, Leviticus, 19.18 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

19.18. לֹא־תִקֹּם וְלֹא־תִטֹּר אֶת־בְּנֵי עַמֶּךָ וְאָהַבְתָּ לְרֵעֲךָ כָּמוֹךָ אֲנִי יְהוָה׃ 19.18. Thou shalt not take vengeance, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am the LORD."
3. Hebrew Bible, Isaiah, 6.9-6.10, 53.1 (8th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

6.9. וַיֹּאמֶר לֵךְ וְאָמַרְתָּ לָעָם הַזֶּה שִׁמְעוּ שָׁמוֹעַ וְאַל־תָּבִינוּ וּרְאוּ רָאוֹ וְאַל־תֵּדָעוּ׃ 53.1. וַיהוָה חָפֵץ דַּכְּאוֹ הֶחֱלִי אִם־תָּשִׂים אָשָׁם נַפְשׁוֹ יִרְאֶה זֶרַע יַאֲרִיךְ יָמִים וְחֵפֶץ יְהוָה בְּיָדוֹ יִצְלָח׃ 53.1. מִי הֶאֱמִין לִשְׁמֻעָתֵנוּ וּזְרוֹעַ יְהוָה עַל־מִי נִגְלָתָה׃ 6.9. And He said: ‘Go, and tell this people: Hear ye indeed, but understand not; and see ye indeed, but perceive not." 6.10. Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they, seeing with their eyes, and hearing with their ears, and understanding with their heart, return, and be healed.’" 53.1. 'Who would have believed our report? And to whom hath the arm of the LORD been revealed?"
4. Philo of Alexandria, On The Virtues, 103-104, 106-115, 117, 119, 130, 141, 144, 147, 152, 154-155, 161, 164-169, 171, 51, 57, 66, 80, 90, 95, 102 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

102. Moreover, after the lawgiver has established commandments respecting one's fellow countrymen, he proceeds to show that he looks upon strangers also as worthy of having their interests attended to by his laws, since they have forsaken their natural relations by blood, and their native land and their national customs, and the sacred temples of their gods, and the worship and honour which they had been wont to pay to them, and have migrated with a holy migration, changing their abode of fabulous inventions for that of the certainty and clearness of truth, and of the worship of the one true and living God.
5. Epictetus, Discourses, 3.22.54-3.22.55 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

6. New Testament, 1 Peter, 4.16 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

4.16. But if one of you suffers for being a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God in this matter.
7. New Testament, 1 Corinthians, 13 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

8. New Testament, Acts, 11.26, 26.28 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

11.26. When he had found him, he brought him to Antioch. It happened, that even for a whole year they were gathered together with the assembly, and taught many people. The disciples were first called Christians in Antioch. 26.28. Agrippa said to Paul, "With a little persuasion are you trying to make me a Christian?
9. New Testament, John, 1.10-1.13, 1.17, 9.28, 12.37-12.42 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

1.10. He was in the world, and the world was made through him, and the world didn't recognize him. 1.11. He came to his own, and those who were his own didn't receive him. 1.12. But as many as received him, to them he gave the right to become God's children, to those who believe in his name: 1.13. who were born not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God. 1.17. For the law was given through Moses. Grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. 9.28. They insulted him and said, "You are his disciple, but we are disciples of Moses. 12.37. But though he had done so many signs before them, yet they didn't believe in him 12.38. that the word of Isaiah the prophet might be fulfilled, which he spoke, "Lord, who has believed our report? To whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed? 12.39. For this cause they couldn't believe, for Isaiah said again 12.40. He has blinded their eyes and he hardened their heart, Lest they should see with their eyes, And perceive with their heart, And would turn, And I would heal them. 12.41. Isaiah said these things when he saw his glory, and spoke of him. 12.42. Nevertheless even of the rulers many believed in him, but because of the Pharisees they didn't confess it, so that they wouldn't be put out of the synagogue
10. New Testament, Mark, 12.29-12.31 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

12.29. Jesus answered, "The greatest is, 'Hear, Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one: 12.30. you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength.' This is the first commandment. 12.31. The second is like this, 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.' There is no other commandment greater than these.
11. Anon., Letter of Aristeas, 229

229. The king spoke kindly to him and then asked the next, What is it that resembles beauty in value? And he said, 'Piety, for it is the pre-eminent form of beauty, and its power lies in love, which is the gift of God. This you have already acquired and with it all the blessings of life.'


Subjects of this text:

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anthropology Hirsch-Luipold, Plutarch and the New Testament in Their Religio-Philosophical Contexts (2022) 154
apostle Tomson, Studies on Jews and Christians in the First and Second Centuries (2019) 638
authority of ~' Tomson, Studies on Jews and Christians in the First and Second Centuries (2019) 638
causes of corruption, stylistic alteration Doble and Kloha, Texts and Traditions: Essays in Honour of J. Keith Elliott (2014) 224
causes of corruption, unintentional alteration Doble and Kloha, Texts and Traditions: Essays in Honour of J. Keith Elliott (2014) 224
death of jesus Roskovec and Hušek, Interactions in Interpretation: The Pilgrimage of Meaning through Biblical Texts and Contexts (2021) 93
elazar ben dama, r. Tomson, Studies on Jews and Christians in the First and Second Centuries (2019) 638
epictetus Hirsch-Luipold, Plutarch and the New Testament in Their Religio-Philosophical Contexts (2022) 154
evangelists Roskovec and Hušek, Interactions in Interpretation: The Pilgrimage of Meaning through Biblical Texts and Contexts (2021) 93
excommunicate (see also aposynagôgos) Tomson, Studies on Jews and Christians in the First and Second Centuries (2019) 638
excommunication Tomson, Studies on Jews and Christians in the First and Second Centuries (2019) 638
faith Roskovec and Hušek, Interactions in Interpretation: The Pilgrimage of Meaning through Biblical Texts and Contexts (2021) 93
flesh Roskovec and Hušek, Interactions in Interpretation: The Pilgrimage of Meaning through Biblical Texts and Contexts (2021) 93
greek vocables and phrases, πρόβατα Doble and Kloha, Texts and Traditions: Essays in Honour of J. Keith Elliott (2014) 224
greek vocables and phrases, φιλέω Doble and Kloha, Texts and Traditions: Essays in Honour of J. Keith Elliott (2014) 224
greek vocables and phrases, ἀγαπάω Doble and Kloha, Texts and Traditions: Essays in Honour of J. Keith Elliott (2014) 224
greek vocables and phrases, ἀρνία Doble and Kloha, Texts and Traditions: Essays in Honour of J. Keith Elliott (2014) 224
isaiah Roskovec and Hušek, Interactions in Interpretation: The Pilgrimage of Meaning through Biblical Texts and Contexts (2021) 93; Tomson, Studies on Jews and Christians in the First and Second Centuries (2019) 638
jesus Hirsch-Luipold, Plutarch and the New Testament in Their Religio-Philosophical Contexts (2022) 154
john, gospel of Hirsch-Luipold, Plutarch and the New Testament in Their Religio-Philosophical Contexts (2022) 154
kinship language/terms Hirsch-Luipold, Plutarch and the New Testament in Their Religio-Philosophical Contexts (2022) 154
lazarus Tomson, Studies on Jews and Christians in the First and Second Centuries (2019) 638
martha (sister of mary) Tomson, Studies on Jews and Christians in the First and Second Centuries (2019) 638
mary of bethany Tomson, Studies on Jews and Christians in the First and Second Centuries (2019) 638
message Roskovec and Hušek, Interactions in Interpretation: The Pilgrimage of Meaning through Biblical Texts and Contexts (2021) 93
messiah Tomson, Studies on Jews and Christians in the First and Second Centuries (2019) 638
moses Tomson, Studies on Jews and Christians in the First and Second Centuries (2019) 638
nt manuscripts and witnesses, codex corbiensis Doble and Kloha, Texts and Traditions: Essays in Honour of J. Keith Elliott (2014) 224
nt manuscripts and witnesses, codex palatinus Doble and Kloha, Texts and Traditions: Essays in Honour of J. Keith Elliott (2014) 224
nt manuscripts and witnesses, codex vercellensis Doble and Kloha, Texts and Traditions: Essays in Honour of J. Keith Elliott (2014) 224
nt versions, old latin Doble and Kloha, Texts and Traditions: Essays in Honour of J. Keith Elliott (2014) 224
nt versions, sinaitic syriac Doble and Kloha, Texts and Traditions: Essays in Honour of J. Keith Elliott (2014) 224
nt versions, vulgate Doble and Kloha, Texts and Traditions: Essays in Honour of J. Keith Elliott (2014) 224
obstinacy Roskovec and Hušek, Interactions in Interpretation: The Pilgrimage of Meaning through Biblical Texts and Contexts (2021) 93
passion story Roskovec and Hušek, Interactions in Interpretation: The Pilgrimage of Meaning through Biblical Texts and Contexts (2021) 93
prophet Roskovec and Hušek, Interactions in Interpretation: The Pilgrimage of Meaning through Biblical Texts and Contexts (2021) 93
sabbath Tomson, Studies on Jews and Christians in the First and Second Centuries (2019) 638
sign Roskovec and Hušek, Interactions in Interpretation: The Pilgrimage of Meaning through Biblical Texts and Contexts (2021) 93
synagogue Tomson, Studies on Jews and Christians in the First and Second Centuries (2019) 638
yishmael, r. Tomson, Studies on Jews and Christians in the First and Second Centuries (2019) 638
ἀγάπη Hirsch-Luipold, Plutarch and the New Testament in Their Religio-Philosophical Contexts (2022) 154