Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For I did not speak on My own initiative, but the Father Himself who sent Me has given Me a commandment as to what to say and what to speak.

King James Version

For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father which sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

Holman Bible

For I have not spoken on My own, but the Father Himself who sent Me has given Me a command as to what I should say and what I should speak.

International Standard Version

because I haven't spoken on my own authority. Instead, the Father who sent me has himself commanded me what to say and how to speak.

A Conservative Version

Because I spoke not from myself, but the Father who sent me, he gave me commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

American Standard Version

For I spake not from myself; but the Father that sent me, he hath given me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

Amplified

This is because I have never spoken on My own authority or of My own accord or as self-appointed, but the Father Who sent Me has Himself given Me orders [concerning] what to say and what to tell.

An Understandable Version

For I did not speak from myself [i.e., on my own authority], but the Father Himself, who sent me, has ordered me what to say and speak.

Anderson New Testament

For I have not spoken of myself: but the Father who sent me, he gave me commandment what I should say, and what I should speak.

Bible in Basic English

For I have not said it on my authority, but the Father who sent me gave me orders what to say and how to say it.

Common New Testament

For I have not spoken on my own authority; but the Father who sent me gave me a command, what to say and what to speak.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for I have not spoken for my self; but the father who sent me, he commission'd me, what I should teach, and what I should speak.

Darby Translation

For I have not spoken from myself, but the Father who sent me has himself given me commandment what I should say and what I should speak;

Godbey New Testament

Because I have not spoken of Myself; but the Father Himself having sent me, gave me commandment, what I shall speak, and what I shall say.

Goodspeed New Testament

for I have not spoken on my account, but the Father who has sent me has himself given me orders what to tell and what to say.

John Wesley New Testament

For I have not spoken of myself, but the Father who sent me, he gave me commandment, what I should say, and how I should speak.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father who sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say and what I should speak.

Julia Smith Translation

For I spake not of myself; but the Father having sent me, he gave me a command, what I should say, and what I should speak.

King James 2000

For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father who sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For I have not spoken from myself, but the Father himself who sent me {has commanded me} what I should say and what I should speak.

Modern King James verseion

For I have not spoken of Myself, but the Father who sent Me gave Me a command, what I should say, and what I should speak.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For I have not spoken of myself: but the father which sent me, he gave me a commandment what I should say, and what I should speak.

Moffatt New Testament

for I have not spoken of my own accord ??the Father who sent me, he it was who ordered me what to say and what to speak.

Montgomery New Testament

because I have never spoken on my own authority, but the Father himself who sent me gave me commandment what to say and what words to speak.

NET Bible

For I have not spoken from my own authority, but the Father himself who sent me has commanded me what I should say and what I should speak.

New Heart English Bible

For I spoke not from myself, but the Father who sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

New simplified Bible

I spoke not from myself but from the Father who sent me. He has given me a commandment concerning what I should say when I speak.

Noyes New Testament

Because I have not spoken from myself; but the Father who sent me hath himself committed to me what I should say, and what I should speak;

Sawyer New Testament

For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father who sent me gave me commandment what to say and what to speak;

The Emphasized Bible

Because, I, out of myself, spake not, but, the Father who sent me, hath, himself, given me commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Because I have not spoken of myself; but the Farther who has sent me, he gave me commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For I have not delivered it on my own authority; but the Father, who sent me, has himself given me his command as to what I should say, and what message I should deliver.

Webster

For I have not spoken from myself; but the Father who sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

Weymouth New Testament

Because I have not spoken on my own authority; but the Father who sent me, Himself gave me a command what to say and in what words to speak.

Williams New Testament

This is because I have not spoken on my own authority, but the Father who has sent me has given me orders Himself what to say and what to tell.

World English Bible

For I spoke not from myself, but the Father who sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

Worrell New Testament

For I spake not from Myself; but the Father, Who sent Me, Himself hath given Me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

Worsley New Testament

For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father, who sent me, gave me a commandment, what I should say and what I should speak.

Youngs Literal Translation

because I spake not from myself, but the Father who sent me, He did give me a command, what I may say, and what I may speak,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
ὅτι 
Hoti 
that , for , because , how that , how ,
Usage: 764

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

λαλέω 
Laleo 
speak , say , tell , talk , preach , utter , , vr speak
Usage: 235

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not , no , cannot ,
Usage: 1032

λαλέω 
Laleo 
speak , say , tell , talk , preach , utter , , vr speak
Usage: 235

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of , from , out of , by , on , with ,
Usage: 709

ἐμαυτοῦ ἐμαυτῷ ἐμαυτόν 
Emautou 
myself , me , mine own self , mine own , I myself
Usage: 21

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

the Father
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

πέμπω 
Pempo 
Usage: 39

me
μέ 
me 
μοί 
Moi 
me , I , my , not tr
me , my , I , mine
Usage: 122
Usage: 152

he

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
give , grant , put , show , deliver , make ,
Usage: 254

ἐντολή 
Entole 
Usage: 47

τίς 
Tis 
τίς 
Tis 
what , who , why , whom , which ,
what , who , why , whom , which ,
Usage: 344
Usage: 344

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

and

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

Devotionals

Devotionals containing John 12:49

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Jesus' Final Public Appeal

48 "He who rejects Me and does not receive My sayings, has one who judges him; the word I spoke is what will judge him at the last day. 49 "For I did not speak on My own initiative, but the Father Himself who sent Me has given Me a commandment as to what to say and what to speak. 50 "I know that His commandment is eternal life; therefore the things I speak, I speak just as the Father has told Me."


Cross References

John 3:11

"Truly, truly, I say to you, we speak of what we know and testify of what we have seen, and you do not accept our testimony.

John 5:30

"I can do nothing on My own initiative As I hear, I judge; and My judgment is just, because I do not seek My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.

John 8:26

"I have many things to speak and to judge concerning you, but He who sent Me is true; and the things which I heard from Him, these I speak to the world."

John 14:10

"Do you not believe that I am in the Father, and the Father is in Me? The words that I say to you I do not speak on My own initiative, but the Father abiding in Me does His works.

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.

Deuteronomy 18:18

'I will raise up a prophet from among their countrymen like you, and I will put My words in his mouth, and he shall speak to them all that I command him.

John 3:32

"What He has seen and heard, of that He testifies; and no one receives His testimony.

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 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 14:31

but so that the world may know that I love the Father, I do exactly as the Father commanded Me Get up, let us go from here.

John 15:15

"No longer do I call you slaves, for the slave does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all things that I have heard from My Father I have made known to you.

Revelation 1:1

The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave Him to show to His bond-servants, the things which must soon take place; and He sent and communicated it by His angel to His bond-servant John,



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