Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"I knew that You always hear Me; but because of the people standing around I said it, so that they may believe that You sent Me."

King James Version

And I knew that thou hearest me always: but because of the people which stand by I said it, that they may believe that thou hast sent me.

Holman Bible

I know that You always hear Me, but because of the crowd standing here I said this, so they may believe You sent Me.”

International Standard Version

Then Jesus looked upward and said, "Father, I thank you for hearing me. I know that you always hear me, but I have said this for the sake of the crowd standing here, so that they may believe that you sent me."

A Conservative Version

And I had known that thou always hear me, but because of the multitude that stands by I spoke, so that they may believe that thou sent me.

American Standard Version

And I knew that thou hearest me always: but because of the multitude that standeth around I said it, that they may believe that thou didst send me.

Amplified

Yes, I know You always hear and listen to Me, but I have said this on account of and for the benefit of the people standing around, so that they may believe that You did send Me [that You have made Me Your Messenger].

An Understandable Version

I know that you always hear me, but I said this for the sake of the crowd standing here, so they would believe that you sent me."

Anderson New Testament

I know, in deed, that thou dost always hear me. But for the sake of the multitude who stand around me, I have said it, that they may believe that thou hast sent me.

Bible in Basic English

I was certain that your ears are at all times open to me, but I said it because of these who are here, so that they may see that you sent me.

Common New Testament

I knew that you always hear me, but I said this for the benefit of the people standing by, that they may believe that you sent me."

Daniel Mace New Testament

I know that thou hearest me always: but I say this, because of the people here present, that they may believe that thou hast sent me."

Darby Translation

but I knew that thou always hearest me; but on account of the crowd who stand around I have said it, that they may believe that thou hast sent me.

Godbey New Testament

I know that Thou dost always hear Me; but on account of the multitude standing around I spoke, in order that they might believe that Thou didst send Me.

Goodspeed New Testament

though I knew that you always listen to me. But I have said this for the sake of the people that are standing around me that they may believe that you have made me your messenger."

John Wesley New Testament

Father, I thank thee, that thou hast heard me. And I knew that thou hearest me always: but I spake this, because of the people who stand by, that they may believe thou hast sent me.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And I knew that thou hearest me always, but because of the people who stand by I said it, that they may believe that thou hast sent me.

Julia Smith Translation

And I knew that thou always hearest me: but for the crowd standing round I said, that they might believe that thou didst send me.

King James 2000

And I knew that you hear me always: but because of the people who stand by I said it, that they may believe that you have sent me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I know that you always hear me, but for the sake of the crowd standing around I said [it], so that they may believe that you sent me."

Modern King James verseion

And I know that You hear Me always, but because of the people who stand by I said it, so that they may believe that You have sent Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I know that thou hearest me always: but because of the people that stand by I said it, that they may believe that thou hast sent me."

Moffatt New Testament

(I knew thou wouldst always listen to me, but I spoke on account of the crowd around, that they might believe thou hast sent me.)"

Montgomery New Testament

"Father, I thank thee that thou hast listened to me. And I knew that thou art ever listening to me, but for the sake of the crowd who are standing about, I said it, in order that they may believe that thou hast sent me."

NET Bible

I knew that you always listen to me, but I said this for the sake of the crowd standing around here, that they may believe that you sent me."

New Heart English Bible

I know that you always listen to me, but because of the crowd that stands around I said this, that they may believe that you sent me."

Noyes New Testament

Yet I knew that thou hearest me always; but for the sake of the multitude standing around I said it, that they might believe that thou didst send me.

Sawyer New Testament

and I knew that thou hearest me always; but for the sake of the multitude who stand by I said it, that they may believe that thou hast sent me.

The Emphasized Bible

I, indeed, knew that, always, unto me, thou dost hearken; but, for the sake of the multitude standing around, I spake, - that they might believe that, thou, didst send me forth.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And I knew that thou always dost hear me: but for the sake of the multitude standing by I spake, that they may believe that thou hast sent me.

Twentieth Century New Testament

I know that thou always headrest me; but I say this for the sake of the people standing near, so that they may believe that thou has sent me as thy Messenger."

Webster

And I knew that thou hearest me always: but because of the people who stand by, I said it, that they may believe that thou hast sent me.

Weymouth New Testament

I know that Thou always hearest me; but for the sake of the crowd standing round I have said this--that they may believe that Thou didst send me."

Williams New Testament

yes, I knew that you always listen to me. But I have said this for the sake of the crowd that is standing by, that they may come to believe that you have sent me."

World English Bible

I know that you always listen to me, but because of the multitude that stands around I said this, that they may believe that you sent me."

Worrell New Testament

And I knew that Thou always hearest Me; but, because of the multitude standing around, I said it, that they may believe that Thou didst send Me."

Worsley New Testament

I knew indeed that Thou always hearest me: but because of the people standing by I say this, that they may believe that Thou hast sent me.

Youngs Literal Translation

and I knew that Thou always dost hear me, but, because of the multitude that is standing by, I said it, that they may believe that Thou didst send me.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

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

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ὅτι 
Hoti 
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764
Usage: 764

thou hearest
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

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

πάντοτε 
Pantote 
Usage: 30

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

because of
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

the people
ὄχλος 
Ochlos 
Usage: 172

περιΐ́στημι 
Periistemi 
Usage: 3

I said
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

it, that
ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
Usage: 163

thou
σύ 
Su 
thou
Usage: 132

ἀποστέλλω 
Apostello 
Usage: 73

Context Readings

Lazarus Is Raised

41 So they removed the stone Then Jesus raised His eyes, and said, "Father, I thank You that You have heard Me. 42 "I knew that You always hear Me; but because of the people standing around I said it, so that they may believe that You sent Me." 43 When He had said these things, He cried out with a loud voice, "Lazarus, come forth."


Cross References

John 3:17

"For God did not send the Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world might be saved through Him.

John 17:21

that they may all be one; even as You, Father, are in Me and I in You, that they also may be in Us, so that the world may believe that You sent Me.

Matthew 26:53

"Or do you think that I cannot appeal to My Father, and He will at once put at My disposal more than twelve legions of angels?

John 11:22

"Even now I know that whatever You ask of God, God will give You."

John 17:8

for the words which You gave Me I have given to them; and they received them and truly understood that I came forth from You, and they believed that You sent Me.

Matthew 12:22-24

Then a demon-possessed man who was blind and mute was brought to Jesus, and He healed him, so that the mute man spoke and saw.

John 6:38-40

"For I have come down from heaven, not to do My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.

John 7:28-29

Then Jesus cried out in the temple, teaching and saying, "You both know Me and know where I am from; and I have not come of Myself, but He who sent Me is true, whom you do not know.

John 8:16

"But even if I do judge, My judgment is true; for I am not alone in it, but I and the Father who sent Me.

John 8:29

"And He who sent Me is with Me; He has not left Me alone, for I always do the things that are pleasing to Him."

John 8:42

Jesus said to them, "If God were your Father, you would love Me, for I proceeded forth and have come from God, for I have not even come on My own initiative, but He sent Me.

John 9:24-34

So a second time they called the man who had been blind, and said to him, "Give glory to God; we know that this man is a sinner."

John 10:36-38

do you say of Him, whom the Father sanctified and sent into the world, 'You are blaspheming,' because I said, 'I am the Son of God'?

John 11:31

Then the Jews who were with her in the house, and consoling her, when they saw that Mary got up quickly and went out, they followed her, supposing that she was going to the tomb to weep there.

John 11:45-50

Therefore many of the Jews who came to Mary, and saw what He had done, believed in Him.

John 12:27-30

"Now My soul has become troubled; and what shall I say, 'Father, save Me from this hour'? But for this purpose I came to this hour.

John 17:25

"O righteous Father, although the world has not known You, yet I have known You; and these have known that You sent Me;

John 20:31

but these have been written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing you may have life in His name.

Romans 8:3

For what the Law could not do, weak as it was through the flesh, God did: sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and as an offering for sin, He condemned sin in the flesh,

Galatians 4:4

But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law,

Hebrews 5:7

In the days of His flesh, He offered up both prayers and supplications with loud crying and tears to the One able to save Him from death, and He was heard because of His piety.

Hebrews 7:25

Therefore He is able also to save forever those who draw near to God through Him, since He always lives to make intercession for them.

1 John 4:9-10

By this the love of God was manifested in us, that God has sent His only begotten Son into the world so that we might live through Him.

1 John 4:14

We have seen and testify that the Father has sent the Son to be the Savior of the world.

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