John 4:34



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to accomplish His work.

King James Version

Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

International Standard Version

Jesus told them, "My food is doing the will of the one who sent me and completing his work.

A Conservative Version

Jesus says to them, My food is that I do the will of him who sent me, and may finish his work.

American Standard Version

Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to accomplish his work.

Amplified

Jesus said to them, My food (nourishment) is to do the will (pleasure) of Him Who sent Me and to accomplish and completely finish His work.

An Understandable Version

Jesus answered them, "My food is doing what God, who sent me, wants me to, and accomplishing His work.

Anderson New Testament

Jesus said to them: My food is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

Bible in Basic English

Jesus said, My food is to do the pleasure of him who sent me and to make his work complete.

Common New Testament

Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of him who sent me, and to finish his work.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Jesus said to them, my meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

Darby Translation

Jesus says to them, My food is that I should do the will of him that has sent me, and that I should finish his work.

Godbey New Testament

Jesus says to them, My food is that I may do the will of Him that sent me, and finish His work.

Goodspeed New Testament

Jesus said to them, "My food is doing the will of him who has sent me, and finishing his work.

Holman Bible

"My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to finish His work," Jesus told them.

John Wesley New Testament

My meat is, to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Jesus said unto them, My food is to do the will of him that sent me and to finish his work.

Julia Smith Translation

Jesus says to them, My food is that I might do the will of him having sent me, and finish his work.

King James 2000

Jesus said unto them, My food is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Jesus said to them, "My food is that I do the will of the one who sent me and complete his work.

Modern King James verseion

Jesus said to them, My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to finish His work.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Jesus said unto them, "My meat is to do the will of him that sent me. And to finish his work.

Moffatt New Testament

Jesus said, "My food is to do the will of him who sent me, and to accomplish his work.

Montgomery New Testament

Jesus said to them. "My food is to do the will of Him who sent me, and to accomplish his work.

NET Bible

Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of the one who sent me and to complete his work.

New Heart English Bible

Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of him who sent me, and to accomplish his work.

New simplified Bible

Jesus said: My food is to do the will of him that sent me. To finish his work!

Noyes New Testament

Jesus saith to them, My food is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

Sawyer New Testament

Jesus said to them, My food is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

The Emphasized Bible

Jesus saith unto them - My food, is, that I should do the will of him that sent me, and complete, his work.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"My food," replied Jesus, "is to do the will of him who sent me, and to complete his work.

Webster

Jesus saith to them, My food is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

Weymouth New Testament

"My food," said Jesus, "is to be obedient to Him who sent me, and fully to accomplish His work.

Williams New Testament

Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of Him who sent me, and to finish His work.

World English Bible

Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of him who sent me, and to accomplish his work.

Worrell New Testament

Jesus saith to them, "My food is to do the will of Him Who sent Me, and to finish His work.

Worsley New Testament

Jesus saith unto them, My food is to do the will of Him that sent me, and to finish his work.

Youngs Literal Translation

Jesus saith to them, 'My food is, that I may do the will of Him who sent me, and may finish His work;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

λέγω 
Lego 
say , speak , call , tell ,
Usage: 1045


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

My
ἐμός 
Emos 
my , mine , mine own , of me , I
Usage: 25

βρῶμα 
Broma 
Usage: 15

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is , are , was , be , have , not tr , , vr is
Usage: 585

to
ἵνα 
Hina 
that , to ,
Usage: 472

do
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do , make , bring forth , commit , cause , work , show , bear , keep , fulfil , deal , perform , not tr , , vr do
Usage: 372

the will
θέλημα 
thelema 
will , desire , pleasure
Usage: 45

πέμπω 
Pempo 
Usage: 39

me
μέ 
me 
me , I , my , not tr
Usage: 122

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

to finish
τελειόω 
Teleioo 
Usage: 18


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

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References

Context Readings

The Disciples And The Harvest

33 So the disciples were saying to one another, "No one brought Him anything to eat, did he?" 34 Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to accomplish His work. 35 "Do you not say, 'There are yet four months, and then comes the harvest'? Behold, I say to you, lift up your eyes and look on the fields, that they are white for harvest.


Cross References

John 6:38

"For I have come down from heaven, not to do My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.

John 17:4

"I glorified You on the earth, having accomplished the work which You have given Me to do.

John 19:30

Therefore when Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, "It is finished!" And He bowed His head and gave up His spirit.

John 5:36

"But the testimony which I have is greater than the testimony of John; for the works which the Father has given Me to accomplish--the very works that I do--testify about Me, that the Father has sent Me.

Job 23:12

"I have not departed from the command of His lips; I have treasured the words of His mouth more than my necessary food.

John 5:30

"I can do nothing on My own initiative As I hear, I judge; and My judgment is just, because I do not seek My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.

Hebrews 12:2

fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Psalm 40:8

I delight to do Your will, O my God; Your Law is within my heart."

Isaiah 61:1-3

The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, Because the LORD has anointed me To bring good news to the afflicted; He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to captives And freedom to prisoners;

Matthew 26:39

And He went a little beyond them, and fell on His face and prayed, saying, "My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me; yet not as I will, but as You will."

Luke 15:4-6

"What man among you, if he has a hundred sheep and has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the open pasture and go after the one which is lost until he finds it?

Luke 15:10

"In the same way, I tell you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents."

Luke 19:10

"For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost."

John 4:32

But He said to them, "I have food to eat that you do not know about."

John 6:33

"For the bread of God is that which comes down out of heaven, and gives life to the world."

Acts 20:35

"In everything I showed you that by working hard in this manner you must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He Himself said, 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"

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