Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

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 in by me, he will be saved, and will go in and go out, and will find pasture. 10 The thief only comes to steal, kill, and destroy. I came that they may have life, and may 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 came to seek and to save that which was lost."

John 12:47

If anyone listens to my sayings, and doesn't believe, I don't judge him. For I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.

John 3:17

For God didn't send his Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world should be saved through him.

John 6:33

For the bread of God is that which comes down out of heaven, and gives life to the world."

John 6:51

I am the living bread which came down out of heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever. Yes, the bread which I will give for the life of the world is my flesh."

John 10:1

"Most certainly, I tell you, one who doesn't enter by the door into the sheep fold, but climbs up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.

1 Timothy 1:15

The saying is faithful and worthy of all acceptance, 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 served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."

Matthew 21:13

He said to them, "It is written, 'My house shall be called a house of prayer,' but you have made it a den of robbers!"

Matthew 23:13

"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you devour widows' houses, and as a pretense you make long prayers. Therefore you will receive greater condemnation.

Mark 11:17

He taught, saying to them, "Isn't it written, 'My house will be called a house of prayer for all the nations?' But you have made it a den of robbers!"

Hebrews 7:25

Therefore he is also able to save to the uttermost those who draw near to God through him, seeing that he lives forever to make intercession for them.

2 Peter 1:11

For thus you will be richly supplied with the entrance into the eternal Kingdom of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

2 Peter 2:1-3

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

Isaiah 56:11

Yes, the dogs are greedy, they can never have enough; and these are shepherds who can't understand: they have all turned to their own way, each one to his gain, from every quarter.

Ezekiel 34:2-4

Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel, prophesy, and tell them, even to the shepherds, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Woe to the shepherds of Israel who feed themselves! Shouldn't the shepherds feed the sheep?

Hosea 7:1

When I would heal Israel, then the iniquity of Ephraim is uncovered, also the wickedness of Samaria; for they commit falsehood, and the thief enters in, and the gang of robbers ravages outside.

Matthew 18:10

See that you don't despise one of these little ones, for I tell you that in heaven their angels always see the face of my Father who is in heaven.

John 12:6

Now he said this, not because he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief, and having the money box, used to steal what was put into it.

Romans 2:21

You therefore who teach another, don't you teach yourself? You who preach that a man shouldn't steal, do you steal?

Romans 5:13-21

For until the law, sin was in the world; but sin is not charged when there is no law.

Hebrews 6:17

In this way God, being determined to show more abundantly to the heirs of the promise the immutability of his counsel, interposed with an oath;

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