Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

The thief comes not but that he may steal, and kill, and destroy: I am come that they might have life, and might have it abundantly.

New American Standard Bible

"The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.

King James Version

The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

Holman Bible

A thief comes only to steal and to kill and to destroy. I have come that they may have life and have it in abundance.

International Standard Version

The thief comes only to steal, slaughter, and destroy. I've come that they may have life, and have it abundantly.

A Conservative Version

The thief comes not, except that he might steal and kill and destroy. I came so that they might have life, and have it more abundantly.

American Standard Version

The thief cometh not, but that he may steal, and kill, and destroy: I came that they may have life, and may have it abundantly.

Amplified

The thief comes only in order to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have and enjoy life, and have it in abundance (to the full, till it overflows).

An Understandable Version

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came so that people could have life to its fullest.

Anderson New Testament

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I have come that they may have life, and have it in abundance.

Bible in Basic English

The thief comes only to take the sheep and to put them to death: he comes for their destruction: I have come so that they may have life and have it in greater measure.

Common New Testament

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it abundantly.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the thief comes only to steal, to kill, and destroy: but I am come that they might have life, and have it with all its advantages.

Godbey New Testament

The thief does not come, but that he may steal, and slay, and destroy: I came that they may have life, and have it more abundantly.

Goodspeed New Testament

A thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come to let them have life, and to let them have it in abundance.

John Wesley New Testament

The thief cometh not, but to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they may have life, and that they may have it abundantly.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The thief comes not but for to steal and to kill and to destroy the sheep; I am come that they might have life and that they might have it in abundance.

Julia Smith Translation

The thief comes not, except that he steal, and sacrifice, and destroy: I came that they might have life, and have above measure.

King James 2000

The thief comes not, but to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The thief {comes only} so that he can steal and kill and destroy; I have come so that they may have life, and have [it] abundantly.

Modern King James verseion

The thief does not come except to steal and to kill and to destroy. I have come so that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The thief cometh not but for to steal and kill, and destroy. I am come that they might have life, and have it more abundantly.

Moffatt New Testament

The thief only comes to steal, to slay, and to destroy: I have come that they may have life and have it to the full.

Montgomery New Testament

"The thief never comes except to steal and kill and destroy. I am come that they may have life, and may have it in abundance.

NET Bible

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come so that they may have life, and may have it abundantly.

New Heart English Bible

The thief only comes to steal, kill, and destroy. I came that they may have life, and may have it abundantly.

Noyes New Testament

The thief cometh not but to steal, and to kill, and to destroy; I came that they might have life, and have abundance.

Sawyer New Testament

The thief comes not, except to steal, and kill, and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.

The Emphasized Bible

The thief, cometh not, save that he may thieve and slay and destroy: I, came, that, life, they might have, and, above measure, might have.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

The thief cometh not but to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.

Twentieth Century New Testament

The thief comes only to steal, to kill, and to destroy; I have come that they may have Life, and may have it in greater fullness.

Webster

The thief cometh not, but to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.

Weymouth New Testament

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy: I have come that they may have Life, and may have it in abundance.

Williams New Testament

A thief does not come for any purpose but to steal and kill and destroy; I have come for people to have life and have it till it overflows.

World English Bible

The thief only comes to steal, kill, and destroy. I came that they may have life, and may have it abundantly.

Worrell New Testament

The thief comes not, but that he may steal, and kill, and destroy: I came, that they may have life, and that they may have it abundantly.

Worsley New Testament

The thief cometh only to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they may have life, and may have it in perfection.

Youngs Literal Translation

The thief doth not come, except that he may steal, and kill, and destroy; I came that they may have life, and may have it abundantly.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
κλέπτης 
Kleptes 
Usage: 6

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

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

but
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

for
ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

to steal
κλέπτω 
Klepto 
Usage: 7

and





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

to kill
θύω 
Thuo 
Usage: 9

to destroy
ἀπόλλυμι 
Apollumi 
Usage: 37

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

am come
ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

ἵνα 
Hina 
ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
that, to,
Usage: 472
Usage: 472

ἔχω 
Echo 
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479
Usage: 479

ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 88

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Images John 10:10

Context Readings

Jesus As The Good Shepherd

9 I am the door: if any one enter in by me, he shall be saved, and shall go in and shall go out and shall find pasture. 10 The thief comes not but that he may steal, and kill, and destroy: I am come that they might have life, and might have it abundantly. 11 I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep:



Cross References

Luke 19:10

for the Son of man has come to seek and to save that which is lost.

John 12:47

and if any one hear my words and do not keep them, I judge him not, for I am not come that I might judge the world, but that I might save the world.

John 3:17

For God has not sent his Son into the world that he may judge the world, but that the world may be saved through him.

John 6:33

For the bread of God is he who comes down out of heaven and gives life to the world.

John 6:51

I am the living bread which has come down out of heaven: if any one shall have eaten of this bread he shall live for ever; but the bread withal which I shall give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.

John 10:1

Verily, verily, I say to you, He that enters not in by the door to the fold of the sheep, but mounts up elsewhere, he is a thief and a robber;

1 Timothy 1:15

Faithful is the word, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the first.

Matthew 20:28

as indeed the Son of man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many.

Matthew 21:13

And he says to them, It is written, My house shall be called a house of prayer, but ye have made it a den of robbers.

Matthew 23:13

But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, for ye shut up the kingdom of the heavens before men; for ye do not enter, nor do ye suffer those that are entering to go in.

Mark 11:17

And he taught saying to them, Is it not written, My house shall be called a house of prayer for all the nations? but ye have made it a den of robbers.

Hebrews 7:25

Whence also he is able to save completely those who approach by him to God, always living to intercede for them.

2 Peter 1:11

for thus shall the entrance into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ be richly furnished unto you.

2 Peter 2:1-3

But there were false prophets also among the people, as there shall be also among you false teachers, who shall bring in by the bye destructive heresies, and deny the master that bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction;

Isaiah 56:11

and the dogs are greedy, they know not to be satisfied, and these are shepherds that know not how to discern: they all turn to their own way, every one for his gain, even to the last of them:

Ezekiel 34:2-4

Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel, prophesy; and say unto them, unto the shepherds, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Woe to the shepherds of Israel that feed themselves! Should not the shepherds feed the flock?

Hosea 7:1

When I would heal Israel, then the iniquity of Ephraim is discovered, and the wickedness of Samaria: for they practise falsehood; and the thief entereth in, and the troop of robbers assaileth without.

Matthew 18:10

See that ye do not despise one of these little ones; for I say unto you that their angels in the heavens continually behold the face of my Father who is in the heavens.

John 12:6

But he said this, not that he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief and had the bag, and carried what was put into it.

Romans 2:21

thou then that teachest another, dost thou not teach thyself? thou that preachest not to steal, dost thou steal?

Romans 5:13-21

(for until law sin was in the world; but sin is not put to account when there is no law;

Hebrews 6:17

Wherein God, willing to shew more abundantly to the heirs of the promise the unchangeableness of his purpose, intervened by an oath,

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