Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

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.

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 anyone enters by Me, he will be saved and will come in and go out and find pasture. 10 A thief comes only to steal and to kill and to destroy. I have come so that they may have life and have it in abundance. 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 the lost.”

John 12:47

If anyone hears My words and doesn’t keep them, I do not judge him; for I did not come to judge the world but to save the world.

John 3:17

For God did not send His Son into the world that He might condemn the world, but that the world might be saved through Him.

John 6:33

For the bread of God is the One who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world.”

John 6:51

I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread he will live forever. The bread that I will give for the life of the world is My flesh.”

John 10:1

“I assure you: Anyone who doesn’t enter the sheep pen by the door but climbs in some other way, is a thief and a robber.

1 Timothy 1:15

This saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance: “Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners”—and I am the worst of them.

Matthew 20:28

just as 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 said to them, “It is written, My house will be called a house of prayer. But you are making it a den of thieves!”

Matthew 23:13

“But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You lock up the kingdom of heaven from people. For you don’t go in, and you don’t allow those entering to go in.

Mark 11:17

Then He began to teach them: “Is it not written,My housewill be called a house of prayerfor all nations? But you have made it a den of thieves!”

Hebrews 7:25

Therefore, He is always able to save those who come to God through Him, since He always lives to intercede for them.

2 Peter 1:11

For in this way, entry into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will be richly supplied to you.

2 Peter 2:1-3

But there were also false prophets among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you. They will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, and will bring swift destruction on themselves.

Isaiah 56:11

These dogs have fierce appetites;
they never have enough.
And they are shepherds
who have no discernment;
all of them turn to their own way,
every last one for his own gain.

Ezekiel 34:2-4

“Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel. Prophesy, and say to them: This is what the Lord God says to the shepherds: Woe to the shepherds of Israel, who have been feeding themselves! Shouldn’t the shepherds feed their flock?

Hosea 7:1

when I heal Israel,
the sins of Ephraim and the crimes of Samaria
will be exposed.
For they practice fraud;
a thief breaks in;
a raiding party pillages outside.

Matthew 18:10

“See that you don’t look down on one of these little ones, because I tell you that in heaven their angels continually view the face of My Father in heaven.

John 12:6

He didn’t say this because he cared about the poor but because he was a thief. He was in charge of the money-bag and would steal part of what was put in it.

Romans 2:21

you then, who teach another, don’t you teach yourself? You who preach, “You must not steal”—do you steal?

Romans 5:13-21

In fact, sin was in the world before the law, but sin is not charged to a person’s account when there is no law.

Hebrews 6:17

Because God wanted to show His unchangeable purpose even more clearly to the heirs of the promise, He guaranteed it with an oath,

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