Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Therefore the Father loves me, because I lay down my life, that I may take it again.

New American Standard Bible

"For this reason the Father loves Me, because I lay down My life so that I may take it again.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

This is why the Father loves Me, because I am laying down My life so I may take it up again.

International Standard Version

This is why the Father loves me, because I lay down my life in order to take it back again.

A Conservative Version

Because of this the Father loves me, because I lay down my life, so that I may take it again.

American Standard Version

Therefore doth the Father love me, because I lay down my life, that I may take it again.

Amplified

For this [reason] the Father loves Me, because I lay down My [own] life -- "to take it back again.

An Understandable Version

The Father loves me because I [am about to] give up my life, so that I can take it back again.

Anderson New Testament

For this reason, my Father loves me, because I lay down my life that I may take it again.

Bible in Basic English

For this reason am I loved by the Father, because I give up my life so that I may take it again.

Common New Testament

For this reason my Father loves me, because I lay down my life, that I may take it again.

Daniel Mace New Testament

therefore doth my father love me, because I lay down my life, but I shall reassume it.

Darby Translation

On this account the Father loves me, because I lay down my life that I may take it again.

Godbey New Testament

Therefore my Father loves Me, because I lay down my soul, that I may take it again.

Goodspeed New Testament

This is why the Father loves me, because I am giving my life, but giving it to take it back again.

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Because of this the Father loves me, because I lay down my life so that I may take possession of it again.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore My Father loves Me, because I lay down My life so that I might take it again.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore doth my father love me: because I put my life from me, that I might take it again.

Moffatt New Testament

This is why my Father loves me, because I lay down my life to take it up again.

Montgomery New Testament

"The Father loves me for this, because I am laying down my life that I may take it again.

NET Bible

This is why the Father loves me -- because I lay down my life, so that I may take it back again.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore the Father loves me, because I lay down my life, that I may take it again.

Noyes New Testament

On this account the Father loveth me, because I lay down my life, that I may take it again.

Sawyer New Testament

Therefore my Father loves me, because I lay down my life that I may take it again.

The Emphasized Bible

Therefore, doth the Father, love, me, because, I, lay down my life, that, again, I may receive it: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Therefore doth the Father love me, because I lay down my life, that I may take it again.

Twentieth Century New Testament

This is why the Father loves me, because I lay down my life- -to receive it again.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

For this reason my Father loves me, because I am laying down my life in order to receive it back again.

Williams New Testament

This is why the Father loves me, because I am giving my own life to take it back again.

Worrell New Testament

On this account My Father loveth Me, because I lay down My soul, that I may take it again.

Worsley New Testament

For this doth the Father love me; because I lay down my life: that I may take it again.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Because of this doth the Father love me, because I lay down my life, that again I may take it;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

my Father
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

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

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

τίθημι 
Tithemi 
Usage: 71

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

ψυχή 
Psuche 
Usage: 62

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

it

Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 10:17

Devotionals containing John 10:17

Images John 10:17

Prayers for John 10:17

Context Readings

Jesus As The Good Shepherd

16 I have other sheep, which are not of this fold. I must bring them also, and they will hear my voice. They will become one flock with one shepherd. 17 Therefore the Father loves me, because I lay down my life, that I may take it again. 18 No one takes it away from me, but I lay it down by myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. I received this commandment from my Father."



Cross References

John 10:11

I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.

John 10:18

No one takes it away from me, but I lay it down by myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. I received this commandment from my Father."

Hebrews 2:9

But we see him who has been made a little lower than the angels, Jesus, because of the suffering of death crowned with glory and honor, that by the grace of God he should taste of death for everyone.

John 10:15

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

Isaiah 42:1

"Behold, my servant, whom I uphold; my chosen, in whom my soul delights -- I have put my Spirit on him. He will bring justice to the nations.

Isaiah 42:21

It pleased Yahweh, for his righteousness' sake, to magnify the law, and make it honorable.

Isaiah 53:7-12

He was oppressed, yet when he was afflicted he didn't open his mouth. As a lamb that is led to the slaughter, and as a sheep that before its shearers is mute, so he didn't open his mouth.

John 3:25

There arose therefore a questioning on the part of John's disciples with some Jews about purification.

John 15:9-10

Even as the Father has loved me, I also have loved you. Remain in my love.

John 17:4-5

I glorified you on the earth. I have accomplished the work which you have given me to do.

John 17:24-26

Father, I desire that they also whom you have given me be with me where I am, that they may see my glory, which you have given me, for you loved me before the foundation of the world.

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