Parallel Verses

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.

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 so 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.

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.

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.

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. Whoever enters by me shall be saved, and he shall go in and come out and find pasture. 10  "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. 11 "I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his very life for the sheep.



Cross References

Luke 19:10

"For the Son of man is come to seek and to save the lost."

John 12:47

And if any one hears my words and does not keep them, it is not I who judge him; for I am not come to judge the world, but to save the world.

John 3:17

For God did not send 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 what come down from heaven, and gives life to the world."

John 6:51

"I myself am the living bread that has come down from heaven. Any one who eats this bread will live forever; and moreover, the bread which I will give is my flesh, given for the life of the world."

John 10:1

"In solemn truth I tell you that whoever does not enter the sheepfold by the door, but climbs up some other way, that man is a thief and a robber;

1 Timothy 1:15

Faithful is the saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that "Jesus Christ came into the world to save sinners"! And there is no greater sinner than I!

Matthew 20:28

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

Matthew 21:13

"It is written," he said, "My house shall be called a house of prayer, but you are making it a den of thieves."

Matthew 23:13

"But woe unto you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You shut the kingdom of heaven in men's faces; for you do not enter, yourselves, nor do you permit those who are about to come in, to enter.

Mark 11:17

"Is it not written," he said, "My house shall be called a house of prayer for all the nations? But you have made it a den of robbers."

Hebrews 7:25

Hence also he is able to continue saving to the uttermost those who are ever drawing near to God through him, seeing that he is ever living to intercede for them.

2 Peter 1:11

For so the entrance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ will be richly supplied to you.

2 Peter 2:1-3

But there were false prophets, too, among the people, just as among you also there will be false teachers. These will secretly bring in destructive sects, denying even the Master who bought them, and bringing swift ruin upon themselves.

2 Peter 2:1

But there were false prophets, too, among the people, just as among you also there will be false teachers. These will secretly bring in destructive sects, denying even the Master who bought them, and bringing swift ruin upon themselves.

2 Peter 2:1-4

But there were false prophets, too, among the people, just as among you also there will be false teachers. These will secretly bring in destructive sects, denying even the Master who bought them, and bringing swift ruin upon themselves.

2 Peter 2:1

But there were false prophets, too, among the people, just as among you also there will be false teachers. These will secretly bring in destructive sects, denying even the Master who bought them, and bringing swift ruin upon themselves.

Matthew 18:10

"See to it that you never despise one of these little ones, for I tell you that in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father in heaven.

John 12:6

This he said not because he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief, and, carrying the purse,

Romans 2:21

You who are preaching that a man should not steal, do you practise theft?

Romans 5:13-21

For prior to the Law, sin actually existed in the world, but sin was not set down to man's account when there was no law.

Hebrews 6:17

On which principle God, wishing to show more convincingly to the heirs of the promise the immutability of his purpose, mediated with an oath;

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