John 4:38



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"I sent you to reap that for which you have not labored; others have labored and you have entered into their labor."

King James Version

I sent you to reap that whereon ye bestowed no labour: other men laboured, and ye are entered into their labours.

International Standard Version

I have sent you to harvest what you have not worked for. Others have worked, and you have adopted their work as your own."

A Conservative Version

I sent you to reap what ye have not labored. Others have labored, and ye have entered into their labor.

American Standard Version

I sent you to reap that whereon ye have not labored: others have labored, and ye are entered into their labor.

Amplified

I sent you to reap a crop for which you have not toiled. Other men have labored and you have stepped in to reap the results of their work.

An Understandable Version

I sent you [disciples] to harvest [a crop] that you did not work on; other people have done the work and you have reaped the results of their work." [Note: This is probably an allusion to the preliminary work of preaching done by John, the Immerser, with results occurring under the preaching of the apostles].

Anderson New Testament

I have sent you to reap that on which you bestowed no labor. Others have labored, and you have entered into their labors.

Bible in Basic English

I sent you to get in grain which you had no hand in planting: other men did that work, and you take the reward.

Common New Testament

I sent you to reap that for which you have not labored; others have labored, and you have entered into their labor."

Daniel Mace New Testament

I sent you to reap where you bestowed no labour: other men laboured, and you are entred into their labours.

Darby Translation

I have sent you to reap that on which ye have not laboured; others have laboured, and ye have entered into their labours.

Godbey New Testament

I have sent you to reap that upon which you have never labored: others have labored, and you have entered into their labor.

Goodspeed New Testament

I have sent you to reap a harvest on which you have not worked. Other men have worked and you have profited by their work."

Holman Bible

I sent you to reap what you didn't labor for; others have labored, and you have benefited from their labor."

John Wesley New Testament

I have sent you to reap that whereon ye have bestowed no labour: others have laboured, and ye are entered into their labour.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I have sent you to reap that upon which ye bestowed no labour; others laboured, and ye have entered into their labours.

Julia Smith Translation

I sent you to reap that with which ye have not been wearied: some have been wearied, and others have come into their labor.

King James 2000

I sent you to reap that on which you bestowed no labor: other men labored, and you are entered into their labors.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I sent you to reap what you did not work for; others have worked, and you have entered into their work."

Modern King James verseion

I sent you to reap that on which you bestowed no labor. Other men labored, and you have entered into their labor.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I sent you to reap that whereon ye bestowed no labor. Other men laboured; And ye are entered into their labors."

Moffatt New Testament

I sent you to reap a crop for which you did not toil; other men have toiled, and you reap the profit of their toil."

Montgomery New Testament

I sent you to reap a crop on which you have not toiled. Others have toiled, and you have reaped the benefit of their toil."

NET Bible

I sent you to reap what you did not work for; others have labored and you have entered into their labor."

New Heart English Bible

I sent you to reap that for which you have not labored. Others have labored, and you have entered into their labor."

New simplified Bible

I sent you to reap that for which you did not labor. Other men labored and you entered into their labors.

Noyes New Testament

I have sent you to reap that whereon ye have not labored. Others have labored, and ye have entered into their labor.

Sawyer New Testament

I have sent you to reap that on which you have not labored; others have labored and you have entered into their labor.

The Emphasized Bible

I, sent you forth, to be reaping that whereon, ye, have not toiled: Others, have toiled, and, ye, into their toil, have entered.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

I have sent you to reap that on which ye have bestowed no labour: others have laboured, and ye have entered into their labour.

Twentieth Century New Testament

I have sent you to reap that on which you have spent no labor; others have labored, and you have entered upon the results of their labor."

Webster

I sent you to reap that on which ye bestowed no labor: other men labored, and ye have entered into their labors.

Weymouth New Testament

I sent you to reap a harvest which is not the result of your own labours. Others have laboured, and you are getting benefit from their labours."

Williams New Testament

I have sent you to reap a harvest which you have not labored to make. Other men have labored, but you have reaped the results of their labors."

World English Bible

I sent you to reap that for which you haven't labored. Others have labored, and you have entered into their labor."

Worrell New Testament

I sent you to reap that on which ye bestowed no labor; others have labored, and ye entered into their labor."

Worsley New Testament

in as much as I have sent you to reap that on which ye have not laboured: others have laboured, and ye are entered into their labors.

Youngs Literal Translation

I sent you to reap that on which ye have not laboured; others laboured, and ye into their labour have entered.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I , my , me , not tr
Usage: 174

ἀποστέλλω 
Apostello 
Usage: 73

ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you , ye , for your sakes Trans , not tr ,
Usage: 314

to reap
θερίδω 
therizo 
Usage: 11

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye , ye yourselves , you , not tr
ye , ye yourselves , you , not tr
Usage: 120
Usage: 120

κοπιάω 
Kopiao 
Usage: 17

no
οὐ 
Ou 
not , no , cannot ,
Usage: 1032

κοπιάω 
Kopiao 
Usage: 17

ἄλλος 
Allos 
other" , another , some , one ,
Usage: 119

κοπιάω 
Kopiao 
Usage: 17

and

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

εἰσέρχομαι 
Eiserchomai 
enter , go , come in , go in , enter in , come , arise
Usage: 120

εἰς 
Eis 
into , to , unto , for , in , on , toward , against ,
Usage: 1267


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

Context Readings

The Disciples And The Harvest

37 "For in this case the saying is true, 'One sows and another reaps.' 38 "I sent you to reap that for which you have not labored; others have labored and you have entered into their labor." 39 From that city many of the Samaritans believed in Him because of the word of the woman who testified, "He told me all the things that I have done."


Cross References

Acts 8:14-17

Now when the apostles in Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent them Peter and John,

2 Chronicles 36:15

The LORD, the God of their fathers, sent word to them again and again by His messengers, because He had compassion on His people and on His dwelling place;

Jeremiah 44:4

'Yet I sent you all My servants the prophets, again and again, saying, "Oh, do not do this abominable thing which I hate."

Matthew 3:1-6

Now in those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea, saying,

Matthew 4:23

Jesus was going throughout all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every kind of disease and every kind of sickness among the people.

Matthew 11:8-13

"But what did you go out to see? A man dressed in soft clothing? Those who wear soft clothing are in kings' palaces!

John 1:7

He came as a witness, to testify about the Light, so that all might believe through him.

Acts 2:41

So then, those who had received his word were baptized; and that day there were added about three thousand souls.

Acts 4:4

But many of those who had heard the message believed; and the number of the men came to be about five thousand.

Acts 4:32

And the congregation of those who believed were of one heart and soul; and not one of them claimed that anything belonging to him was his own, but all things were common property to them.

Acts 5:14

And all the more believers in the Lord, multitudes of men and women, were constantly added to their number,

Acts 6:7

The word of God kept on spreading; and the number of the disciples continued to increase greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests were becoming obedient to the faith.

Acts 8:4-8

Therefore, those who had been scattered went about preaching the word.

Acts 10:37-38

you yourselves know the thing which took place throughout all Judea, starting from Galilee, after the baptism which John proclaimed.

Acts 10:42-43

"And He ordered us to preach to the people, and solemnly to testify that this is the One who has been appointed by God as Judge of the living and the dead.

1 Peter 1:11-12

seeking to know what person or time the Spirit of Christ within them was indicating as He predicted the sufferings of Christ and the glories to follow.

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