Parallel Verses

King James 2000

As the Father knows me, even so know I the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep.

New American Standard Bible

even as the Father knows Me and I know the Father; and I lay down My life for the sheep.

King James Version

As the Father knoweth me, even so know I the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep.

Holman Bible

as the Father knows Me, and I know the Father. I lay down My life for the sheep.

International Standard Version

just as the Father knows me and I know the Father. And I lay down my life for the sheep.

A Conservative Version

just as the Father knows me, I also know the Father. And I lay down my life for the sheep.

American Standard Version

even as the Father knoweth me, and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep.

Amplified

even as the Father knows Me and I know the Father—and I lay down My [very own] life [sacrificing it] for the benefit of the sheep.

An Understandable Version

just like the Father knows me [intimately] and I know the Father [that way]. And I [am about to] give up my life for the sheep.

Anderson New Testament

As the Father knows me, I also know the Father, and I lay down my life for the sheep.

Bible in Basic English

Even as the Father has knowledge of me and I of the Father; and I am giving my life for the sheep.

Common New Testament

just as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep.

Daniel Mace New Testament

(as the father and I are known to one another:) and I lay down my life for them.

Darby Translation

as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep.

Godbey New Testament

as the Father knows Me, and I know the Father; and I lay down My soul for the sheep.

Goodspeed New Testament

just as the Father knows me and I know the Father, and I am giving my life for my sheep.

John Wesley New Testament

(As the Father knoweth me, and I know the Father) and I lay down my life for the sheep.

Julia Smith Translation

As the Father knows me, I also know the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep.

Lexham Expanded Bible

just as the Father knows me and I know the Father, and I lay down my life for the sheep.

Modern King James verseion

Even as the Father knows Me, I also know the Father. And I lay down My life for the sheep.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

As my father knoweth me: even so know I my father. And I give my life for the sheep,

Moffatt New Testament

(just as the Father knows me and I know the Father,) and I lay down my life for the sheep.

Montgomery New Testament

just as the Father knows me, I know the Father, and I lay down my life for the sheep.

NET Bible

just as the Father knows me and I know the Father -- and I lay down my life for the sheep.

New Heart English Bible

even as the Father knows me, and I know the Father. I lay down my life for the sheep.

Noyes New Testament

even as the Father knoweth me, and I know the Father; and I give my life for the sheep.

Sawyer New Testament

as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I give my life for the sheep.

The Emphasized Bible

Just as, the Father, knoweth me, and, I, know, the Father; and, my life, I lay down for the sheep.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

As the Father knoweth me, so know I the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Just as the Father knows me and I know the Father--and I lay down my life for the sheep.

Webster

As the Father knoweth me, even so I know the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep.

Weymouth New Testament

just as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I am laying down my life for the sheep.

Williams New Testament

just as the Father knows me and I know the Father, and I am giving my own life for my sheep.

World English Bible

even as the Father knows me, and I know the Father. I lay down my life for the sheep.

Worrell New Testament

even as the Father knoweth Me, and I know the Father; and I lay down My soul for the sheep.

Worsley New Testament

Even as the Father knoweth me, and I know the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep.

Youngs Literal Translation

according as the Father doth know me, and I know the Father, and my life I lay down for the sheep,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
As
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

the Father
πατήρ 
Pater 
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180
Usage: 180

γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

me
μέ 
me 
me, I, my, not tr
Usage: 122

even so
κἀγώ κἀμοί κἀμέ 
Kago 
and I, I also, so I, I, even I, me also,
Usage: 39

know I
γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

and

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

I lay down
τίθημι 
Tithemi 
Usage: 71

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

ψυχή 
Psuche 
Usage: 62

for
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 138

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 10:15

Images John 10:15

Prayers for John 10:15

Context Readings

Jesus As The Good Shepherd

14 I am the good shepherd, and know my sheep, and am known of mine. 15  As the Father knows me, even so know I the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep. 16 And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one fold, and one shepherd.



Cross References

Matthew 11:27

All things are delivered unto me of my Father: and no man knows the Son, but the Father; neither knows any man the Father, except the Son, and he to whomever the Son will reveal him.

John 10:11

I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd gives his life for the sheep.

Isaiah 53:10

Yet it pleased the LORD to bruise him; he has put him to grief: when you shall make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his offspring, he shall prolong his days, and the will of the LORD shall prosper in his hand.

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.

John 15:13

Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

Ephesians 5:2

And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us, and has given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet smelling fragrance.

1 Peter 3:18

For Christ also has once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive by the Spirit:

1 John 2:2

And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.

Isaiah 53:4-6

Surely he has borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted.

Isaiah 53:8

He was taken from prison and from judgment: and who shall declare his generation? for he was cut off out of the land of the living: for the transgression of my people was he stricken.

Zechariah 13:7

Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man that is close to me, says the LORD of hosts: strike the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered: and I will turn my hand against the little ones.

John 1:18

No man has seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, he has declared him.

John 10:17-18

Therefore does my Father love me, because I lay down my life, that I might take it again.

Galatians 1:4

Who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us from this present evil world, according to the will of God our Father:

1 Timothy 2:5-6

For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;

1 Peter 2:24

Who his own self bore our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes you were healed.

Daniel 9:26

And after threescore and two weeks shall Messiah be cut off, but not for himself: and the people of the prince that shall come shall destroy the city and the sanctuary; and its end shall be with a flood, and unto the end of the war desolations are determined.

Luke 10:21

In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hid these things from the wise and prudent, and have revealed them unto babes: even so, Father; for so it seemed good in your sight.

John 6:46

Not that any man has seen the Father, except he who is of God, he has seen the Father.

John 8:55

Yet you have not known him; but I know him: and if I should say, I know him not, I shall be a liar like unto you: but I know him, and keep his saying.

John 17:25

O righteous Father, the world has not known you: but I have known you, and these have known that you have sent me.

Galatians 3:13

Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangs on a tree:

Titus 2:14

Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a people for his own, zealous of good works.

Revelation 5:2-9

And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the scroll, and to loose the seals thereof?

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