John Chapter 12

70 weeks of Daniel 9 Prophecy

Unto Messiah the Prince. 7 wks and 62 more wks (49&434 yrs), brings us to Christ's first coming in the "fullness of time" Galatians 4:4,5. Many other too numerous to list, but some listed below relating to His first coming and entry into Jerusalem.

John 12:12-15

Christ's entry into Jerusalem.

2 Samuel 7:8

" to be a prince over my people".

Isaiah 16:5 (G)

Isaiah 55:4

"a prince and commander to the peoples".

Daniel 9:25 (P,M)

Matthew 21:4-9

Christ's entry into Jerusalem fulfilling Zechariah 9:9. See more details of time calculations of Daniel's 7 wks.&434 wks in " The Coming Prince" by Sir Robert Anderson.

Mark 11:1-10

Christ's entry in to Jerualem.

Luke 19:28-38

Christ's entry into Jerusalem.

John 1:41

"We have found the Messias".

Galatians 4:4,5

Fullness of time.

Christ's Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem

The King comes into Jerusalem, lowly and riding upon an ass. See Dan. 9:20-27 70 wks and also chart of 70 wks. Note comments on "69 weeks end about the time of Christ's death". See also "The Coming Prince" by Sir Robert Anderson for calculations.

John 12:12-15

Daniel 9:20-27

Especially note vs. 26

Zechariah 9:9 (P,M)

Note the gap between vss..9 &10. Christ fulfilled vs. 9 ,the rest awaits to coming day.

Matthew 21:4-9

Mark 11:1-10

Luke 19:28-38

JND v2, pp366

JND Collected writings.

Christ's Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem

Christ entering Jerusalem riding upon an ass, and the crowd crying: Hosanna, blessed is he that comes in the name of the Lord,the King of Israel. See Most references in Matt 21:4-9.

John 12:12-16 (P,M)

Matthew 21:4-9

Christ's Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem

Christ entering Jerusalem riding upon the colt, the foal of an ass. See many references in Dan. 9:25,especially comments in Matt 21:4-9 about Sir Robert Anderson's book and the chart of 70 wks. Main link is Zech 9:9.

John 12:12-15

Isaiah 40:9-10 (P)

His triumphal second coming to Zion, Jerusalem.

Daniel 9:25

Zechariah 9:9

Matthew 21:4-9 (P,M)

Mark 11:1-10

Luke 19:28-38

Christ's Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem

Crowd who followed cried Hosanna (save now) to the Son of David: blessed be he who comes in the name of the Lord. See Psalm 118:26.

John 12:13

Psalms 118:26

Matthew 21:9 (P,M)

Mark 11:9

Luke 19:38

Christ's Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem

Children crying in the temple: Hosanna to the Son of David. Jesus quotes Psalm 8:2 in response to the chief priests' and scribes' indignation.

John 12:13

Psalms 8:2

Matthew 21:15,16 (P,M)

Mark 11:9,10

Christ Suffering at the Hands of Men

Christ's portion with the great.

John 12:23,24

Psalms 2:8

Psalms 22:27-31

Isaiah 53:12 (P,M)

Christ saying that except the grain of wheat falling into the ground die, it abides alone, but if it die, it bears much fruit. This speaks of His death and the fruitful result.

John 12:24 (P)

Psalms 22:22,29-31

Acts 2:24-28

Hebrews 2:12

Christ's Resurrection

Peter's first preaching stressing Christ's resurrection. See many references in Psalm 16;8-11 and John 12:24.

John 12:24

Psalms 16:8-11

Acts 2:25-28 (P)

The Coming Messiah

Messiah asking for and given the nations. Compare Christ asking for His own in our day. Jn.17:20,21.

John 12:24

Psalms 2:8 (P,M)

Psalms 22:30

Psalms 72:8

Isaiah 49:6

Isaiah 53:12

Daniel 2:47

John 17:20,21

Christ asking for His own.

Acts 13:47

JND v11, pp247

JND Collected writings.

All the ends of the earth and nations turn to Christ, and a seed (Israel) shall serve Him. They shall come and declare His righteousness.

John 12:24

Psalms 2:8

Psalms 22:27-31 (P,M)

Isaiah 53:12

Christ declaring His name and singing in the midst of the congregation, and praise in the great congregation in the future. Much fruit as a result of His death and resurrection.

John 12:24

Psalms 22:22-25 (P,M)

Hebrews 2:11,12

Christ's trust and confidence in His Father.

John 12:24

Psalms 16:8,9 (P,M)

Psalms 31:1

Isaiah 53:10,11

Acts 2:25

Christ Suffering at the Hands of Men

Christ's anticipative sufferings when He is at Gethsemane.

John 12:27,28

Psalms 20:1

Matthew 26:36-46 (P)

Christ also felt the dread of being made sin as well as being delivered into the hands of sinners.

Mark 14:32-41

Luke 22:36-46

John 18:11

Hint of Christ's feelings in suffering before Him.

John 12:27,28

Psalms 20:1 (G)

Indication of Christ's anticipative sufferings at Gethsemane. What death, and separation from His Father meant to Him.

John 12:27

Psalms 22:19,20 (P,M)

And lion's mouth vs. 21.

Christ Suffering at the Hands of Men

Christ anticipating His sufferings both at the hands of men and His atoning sufferings, followed by a voice out of heaven saying: "I both have glorified and will glorify it again". This was the third time His Father's voice of approval was heard.

John 12:27,28 (P)

Matthew 3:17

The Father's voice the first time glorifying Christ. See also references in Mark and Luke.

Matthew 17:5

The Father's voice the second time glorifying Christ. See also references in Mark and Luke.

Matthew 26:35-25

His anticipative sufferings.See references in Matt. Mark and Luke.

John 12:27-29

Secret pace of thunder. The crowd in John 12 said it had thundered.

Psalms 81:7

Christ Suffering at the Hands of Men

Christ as despised and left alone, a man of sorrows. See also many references in Psalm 22. Also the reality of the cross that lay before Him in references in Matt, Mark, Luke and John.

John 12:27

Psalms 22:6

Psalms 69:20 (P)

Isaiah 53:3 (P,M)

Matthew 16:21

Matthew 17:22,23

Matthew 20:18,19

Mark 9:31

Mark 10:33,34

Luke 9:22

Luke 18:31-33

Luke 23:18

1 Peter 4:1

The Tranfiguration

His face shone as the sun, special to Matt. This is a preview of His coming Millennial glories. The Father's approval of His perfection in life and walk.

John 12:28

Not the transfiguration, but the Fathers voice the third time, assuring Christ he would be glorified in resurrection.

Malachi 4:2

Matthew 17:1-5 (P,M)

Mark 9:2-8

Luke 9:28-35

2 Peter 1:16

JND v11, pp146

JND Collected writings. Brief comments on Matt. 16 and 17.

Seven Thunders, mystery probably related to the final bowl judgements,

John 12:29

Exodus 19:16

2 Samuel 22:14

Job 37:5

Psalms 18:13

Psalms 29:3-9

Psalms 81:7

Mark 3:17

Revelation 4:5

Revelation 10:4 (P)

Seal the 7 thunders and write them not.

Revelation 19:6


4th SIGN: Michael and his angels go to war with the dragon (Satan, the devil) and his angels. He and his angels are then cast out of heaven to the earth. See references below.

John 12:31

Isaiah 14:12-20

Ezekiel 28:11-19

Daniel 10:12

Micheal wars with the prince of Persia.

Daniel 12:1 (G)

Luke 10:18

Revelation 12:7-9 (P)

Revelation 20:1-3,10

Satan cast into the abyss and chained during the 1,000 yr. millenium, then after that he is cast forever into the lake of fire.

JND v5, pp37

JND Collected writings.

JT v48, pp439

JND v2, pp209

JND Collected writings. Notes on Revelation.

JND v11, pp249,250

JND Collected writings.


Lucifer in setting of the king of Babylon. Note Lucifer's 5 "I will"s compared to Christ's "I love" in Ex.21. Also called the Devil,Satan,Serpent and the Dragon. Compare with Christ's exaltation Heb.1:3,Eph.1:20-22,Ps.48:2,Eph.4:8-11,Heb7:1,17,18.

John 12:31

Genesis 3:1

Job 1:6-11

Isaiah 14:12-20 (P)

Compare Ezek. 28:16-19.Prince of Tyre likened to Satan.

Ezekiel 28:11-19

Matthew 4:1

Matthew 4:8-9

Matthew 7:22

Mark 1:12-13

Mark 3:23-26

Luke 4:5-13

Luke 10:18

John 8:44

John 14:30

John 16:11

Romans 5:12-14

1 Corinthians 5:5

2 Corinthians 4:4

2 Corinthians 11:14

Ephesians 2:2

1 Thessalonians 2:18

1 Thessalonians 3:5

1 Timothy 1:20

1 Timothy 5:15

2 Timothy 2:26

Hebrews 2:14

1 Peter 5:8

Revelation 9:1,11

Revelation 12:3,7,9

Revelation 13:8

Revelation 20:1-3,10

JND v2, pp318,319

JND Collected writings.


Prince of Tyre likened to Satan. See Isaiah 14:12-14. Note references to "cast down" below. Satan's path is continually downward compared to Christ's upward path of exultation.

John 12:31

Isaiah 14:12-14

Note Isaiah 14, Satan likened to the king of Babylon compared to Ezekiel 28, prince of Tyre.

Ezekiel 28:11-19 (P)

Luke 10:18

1 Peter 5:8

Revelation 12:7-9

Revelation 20:1-3,10


The prince of this world cast out by Christ. See most references in Isaiah 14:12-20.

John 12:31 (P)

Isaiah 14:12-20

Christ Suffering at the Hands of Men

Christ saying that He would be lifted up from the earth, signifying what death He would die. See most references in John 3:14.

John 12:32,33 (P)

John 3:14

Caiaphas prophesied that Jesus was going to die for the nation and also gather together into one the children of God who were scattered abroad. Looks to the regathering of Judah and Israel and possibly blessing for the nations now and in the future.

John 12:32

Deuteronomy 30:3-10

Regathering and blessing for all Isreal in the future.

Psalms 22:27-31

Blessings for all the ends of the earth and families of the nations.

Isaiah 43:5

Isaiah 49:6

Salvation to the nations now, and in the future

Ezekiel 34:12

Matthew 24:31

John 11:51,52 (P,M)

Acts 11:18

Blessings for the Gentiles now.

Ephesians 2:14-17

The middle wall of enclosure broken down so Jew and Gentile come into blessing,as the two are formed into one new man.

JND v11, pp152

JND Collected writings.

Christ Suffering at the Hands of Men

Christ lifted up.

John 12:32-33

Numbers 21:4-9

Isaiah 6:1

Vision of Christ's glory.

John 3:14 (P)

John 8:28

Romans 8:3-4

The Lord high and lifted up.

John 12:32,33

John 12:41

Isaiah who saw his glory Isaiah 6-1-3.

Isaiah 6:1-3 (P,M)

John 3:14

John 8:28

Revelation 1:12-16

Christ in judicial appearance.

JT v48, pp478-484

Comments on Isaiah 6: 1 to 7.

JND v2, pp357

JND Collected writings.

Who has believed our report? See other links in Isaiah 6:9,10.

John 12:37-39

Isaiah 6:9,10

Isaiah 53:1 (P)

John 1:11

Romans 10:16

See footnote "k" in JND bible , word for report.

Although Christ had done so many signs before them, yet they did not believe on him. See many references in Isaiah 6:9,10.

John 12:37-40 (P,M)

Isaiah 6:9,10

Isaiah 53:1

Matthew 11:20

They would not hear. Also looks to the time of Christ speaking in parables Psalm 78:2-4.

John 12:40

Psalms 69:22

Psalms 78:2-4

Isaiah 6:9,10 (P)

Isaiah 29:10

Isaiah 53:1

Matthew 13:13-17,34,35

Acts 28:25-27

Romans 11:7-10

JND v11, pp269

JND Collected writings.

Esaias (Isaiah) saw His glory and spoke of Him. See Isaiah 6:1-3.

John 12:41 (P,M)

Isaiah 6:1-3

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

Christ will judge those that reject Him in the last day. See Matt.10:15.

John 12:48 (P)

Matthew 10:15

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

Judgment day, most events prior to the Millennium, but also may look on to the Great White Throne. See many references in Deut 28:1-69, Jer 17:10, Is.2:12,Is.24:1-23, Joel 3:2,9-17 and N.T. references below.

John 12:48

Deuteronomy 28:1-68

More long term historical judgments related to Isreal and Judah.

Psalms 96:13

Isaiah 2:12

Day of the Lord.

Isaiah 24:1-23

Day of the Lord.

Jeremiah 17:10

Joel 3:2,9-17


Matthew 10:15 (P)

Matthew 11:22-24

Matthew 12:36-42

Matthew 13:42

Matthew 16:27

Matthew 24:15-21

Matthew 24:5,6

Matthew 25:31-46

Mark 12:38-40

Luke 8:17

Luke 10:14

Luke 12:47,48

Luke 17:26-30

Acts 17:31

Romans 2:5,6,16

Romans 3:23

2 Thessalonians 1:8-10

Hebrews 9:27,28

Hebrews 10:29-31

1 Peter 1:7,13

2 Peter 2:9

Jude 1:14-15

Revelation 20:11-13

Great white throne.

JND v11, pp145

JND Collected writings, general comments about ch. 10.

Sea and death and hades gave up their dead and they were judged each according to their works. See many links below, especially Rev 20:12 and Matt 10:15.

John 12:48

Matthew 10:15

Matthew 11:22-24

Matthew 13:42

Luke 10:14

Luke 12:47,48

Acts 17:31

1 Corinthians 15:26

Hebrews 10:31

Revelation 1:18

Revelation 6:8

Revelation 20:12

Revelation 20:13 (P)