Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

No one takes it from me, but I lay it down {voluntarily}. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take possession of it again. This commandment I received from my Father."

New American Standard Bible

No one has taken it away from Me, but I lay it down on My own initiative. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it up again. This commandment I received from My Father.”

King James Version

No man taketh it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This commandment have I received of my Father.

Holman Bible

No one takes it from Me, but I lay it down on My own. I have the right to lay it down, and I have the right to take it up again. I have received this command from My Father.”

International Standard Version

No one is taking it from me; I lay it down of my own free will. I have the authority to lay it down, and I have the authority to take it back again. This is what my Father has commanded me."

A Conservative Version

No man takes it 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.

American Standard Version

No one taketh it away from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This commandment received I from my Father.

Amplified

No one takes it away from Me, but I lay it down voluntarily. I am authorized and have power to lay it down and to give it up, and I am authorized and have power to take it back. This command I have received from My Father.”

An Understandable Version

No one is taking it away from me, but I am giving it up voluntarily. I have the right to give it up and I have the right to take it back again. I received the commandment to do this from my Father."

Anderson New Testament

No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it again. This commandment I have received from my Father.

Bible in Basic English

No one takes it away from me; I give it up of myself. I have power to give it up, and I have power to take it again. These orders I have from my Father.

Common New Testament

No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of my own accord. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This command I have received from my Father."

Daniel Mace New Testament

no man can take it from me, but I voluntarily lay it down: I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. this is the order I have received from my father.

Darby Translation

No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have authority to lay it down and I have authority to take it again. I have received this commandment of my Father.

Godbey New Testament

No one takes it from Me, but I lay it down of myself. I have power to lay it down, and power to receive it again. I received this commandment from my Father.

Goodspeed New Testament

No one has taken it from me, but I am giving it of my own accord. I have power to give it, and I have power to take it back again. These are the orders I have received from my Father."

John Wesley New Testament

No one taketh it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again.

Julia Smith Translation

No one takes it away from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This command received I of my Father.

King James 2000

No man takes it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This commandment have I received of my Father.

Modern King James verseion

No one takes it from Me, but I lay it down from Myself. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it again. I have received this commandment from My Father.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

No man taketh it from me: but I put it away of myself. I have power to put it from me, and power I have to take it again. This commandment have I received of my father."

Moffatt New Testament

No one takes it from me, I lay it down of my own accord: I have power to lay it down and also power to take it up again; I have my Father's orders for this.

Montgomery New Testament

"No man is taking it away from me. I am laying it down on my own accord. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it again. I received this commandment from my Father."

NET Bible

No one takes it away from me, but I lay it down of my own free will. I have the authority to lay it down, and I have the authority to take it back again. This commandment I received from my Father."

New Heart English Bible

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."

Noyes New Testament

No one taketh it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it again; this charge I received from my Father.

Sawyer New Testament

No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have a right to lay it down, and I have a right to take it again; this commandment have I received from my Father.

The Emphasized Bible

No one, forced it from me, but, I, lay it down, of myself, - Authority, have I, to lay it down, and, authority, have I, again, to receive it: This commandment, received I, from my Father.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

No man taketh it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This commandment I have received from my Father.

Twentieth Century New Testament

No one took it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to receive it again. This is the command which I received from my Father."

Webster

No man taketh it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This commandment have I received from my Father.

Weymouth New Testament

No one is taking it away from me, but I myself am laying it down. I am authorized to lay it down, and I am authorized to receive it back again. This is the command I received from my Father."

Williams New Testament

No one has taken it from me, but I am giving it as a free gift. I have the right to give it and I have the right to take it back. I have gotten this order from my Father."

World English Bible

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."

Worrell New Testament

No one takes it from Me, but I lay it down of Myself. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it again. This commandment I received from My Father.

Worsley New Testament

None taketh it from me, but I lay it down of myself: I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This commandment I have received from my Father.

Youngs Literal Translation

no one doth take it from me, but I lay it down of myself; authority I have to lay it down, and authority I have again to take it; this command I received from my Father.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὐδείς 
Oudeis 
Usage: 160

αἴρω 
Airo 
take up, take away, take, away with, lift up, bear,
Usage: 52

it







Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

me
ἐμοῦ 
Emou 
me, my, mine
Usage: 36

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

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

lay
τίθημι 
Tithemi 
Usage: 71

τίθημι 
Tithemi 
τίθημι 
Tithemi 
Usage: 71
Usage: 71

of
ἀπό 
Apo 
παρά 
Para 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
of, with, from, by ... side, at, than,
Usage: 490
Usage: 145

ἐμαυτοῦ ἐμαυτῷ ἐμαυτόν 
Emautou 
Usage: 21

I have
ἔχω 
Echo 
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479
Usage: 479

ἐξουσία 
Exousia 
ἐξουσία 
Exousia 
Usage: 79
Usage: 79

to lay
τίθημι 
Tithemi 
Usage: 71

and

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

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

πάλιν 
Palin 
Usage: 120

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

ἐντολή 
Entole 
Usage: 47

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

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 10:18

Images John 10:18

Prayers for John 10:18

Context Readings

Jesus As The Good Shepherd

17 Because of this the Father loves me, because I lay down my life so that I may take possession of it again. 18 No one takes it from me, but I lay it down {voluntarily}. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take possession of it again. This commandment I received from my Father." 19 Again there was a division among the Jews because of these words.



Cross References

John 15:10

If you keep my commandments, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father's commandments and remain in his love.

John 14:31

But so that the world may know that I love the Father, and just as the Father has commanded me, thus I am doing. Get up, let us go from here!

John 10:17

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

Hebrews 2:9

but we see Jesus, for a short [time] made lower than the angels, because of the suffering of death crowned with glory and honor, so that apart from God he might taste death on behalf of everyone.

Psalm 40:6-8

A sacrifice and offering you do not desire. {My ears you have opened}. Burnt offering and sin offering you have not demanded.

Isaiah 53:10-12

Yet Yahweh was pleased to crush him; he {made him sick}. If she places his life a guilt offering, he will see offspring. He will prolong days, and the will of Yahweh will succeed in his hand.

Matthew 26:53-56

Or do you think that I cannot call upon my Father, and he would put at my disposal at once more than twelve legions of angels?

John 2:19-21

Jesus answered and said to them, "Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up!"

John 5:30

I am able to do nothing from myself. Just as I hear, I judge, and my judgment is just, because I do not seek my [own] will, but the will of the one who sent me.

John 6:38

because I have come down from heaven not that I should do my will, but the will of the one who sent me.

John 10:11

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

John 10:15

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

John 18:5-6

They replied to him, "Jesus the Nazarene." He said to them, "I am [he]." (Now Judas, the one who betrayed him, was also standing with them.)

John 19:11

Jesus replied to him, "You would not have any authority over me unless it was given to you from above. For this [reason] the one who handed me over to you has greater sin."

Acts 2:24

God raised {him} up, having brought to an end the pains of death, because it was not possible [for] him to be held by it.

Acts 2:32

This Jesus God raised up, of which we all are witnesses.

Acts 3:15

And you killed the originator of life, whom God raised from the dead, of which we are witnesses!

Philippians 2:6-8

who, existing in the form of God, did not consider being equal with God something to be grasped,

Titus 2:14

who gave himself for us, in order that he might redeem us from all lawlessness and purify for himself a people for his own possession, zealous for good deeds.

Hebrews 2:14-15

Therefore, since the children share in blood and flesh, he also in like manner shared in these [same things], in order that through death he could destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil,

Hebrews 5:6-9

just as also in another [place] he says, "You [are] a priest {forever} according to the order of Melchizedek,"

Hebrews 10:6-10

you did not delight in whole burnt offerings and [offerings] for sins.

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