Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture. 10 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. 11 I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep.



Cross References

Luke 19:10

For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.

John 12:47

And if any man hear my words, and believe not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.

John 3:17

For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

John 6:33

For the bread of God is he which cometh down from heaven, and giveth life unto the world.

John 6:51

I am the living bread which came down from heaven: if any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever: and the bread that I will give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.

John 10:1

Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.

1 Timothy 1:15

This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.

Matthew 20:28

Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.

Matthew 21:13

And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves.

Matthew 23:13

But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye shut up the kingdom of heaven against men: for ye neither go in yourselves, neither suffer ye them that are entering to go in.

Mark 11:17

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

Hebrews 7:25

Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them.

2 Peter 1:11

For so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

2 Peter 2:1-3

But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.

Isaiah 56:11

Yea, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, every one for his gain, from his quarter.

Ezekiel 34:2-4

Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel, prophesy, and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD unto the shepherds; Woe be to the shepherds of Israel that do feed themselves! should not the shepherds feed the flocks?

Hosea 7:1

When I would have healed Israel, then the iniquity of Ephraim was discovered, and the wickedness of Samaria: for they commit falsehood; and the thief cometh in, and the troop of robbers spoileth without.

Matthew 18:10

Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven.

John 12:6

This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bare what was put therein.

Romans 2:21

Thou therefore which teachest another, teachest thou not thyself? thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal?

Romans 5:13-21

(For until the law sin was in the world: but sin is not imputed when there is no law.

Hebrews 6:17

Wherein God, willing more abundantly to shew unto the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel, confirmed it by an oath:

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