Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"I know that His commandment is eternal life; therefore the things I speak, I speak just as the Father has told Me."

King James Version

And I know that his commandment is life everlasting: whatsoever I speak therefore, even as the Father said unto me, so I speak.

Holman Bible

I know that His command is eternal life. So the things that I speak, I speak just as the Father has told Me.”

International Standard Version

And I know that what he commands brings eternal life. What I speak, therefore, I speak just as the Father has told me."

A Conservative Version

And I know that his commandment is eternal life. Therefore what things I speak, just as the Father has said to me, so I speak.

American Standard Version

And I know that his commandment is life eternal: the things therefore which I speak, even as the Father hath said unto me, so I speak.

Amplified

And I know that His commandment is (means) eternal life. So whatever I speak, I am saying [exactly] what My Father has told Me to say and in accordance with His instructions.

An Understandable Version

And I know that [obeying] His commandments [leads to] never ending life. So, the things which I say are what the Father has told me [to say]."

Anderson New Testament

And I know that his commandment is life eternal. What things I speak therefore, as the Father has said to me, so I speak.

Bible in Basic English

And I have knowledge that his order is eternal life: so that the things which I say, I say them even as the Father says them to me.

Common New Testament

And I know that his command is eternal life. Whatever I say, therefore, I say just as the Father has told me."

Daniel Mace New Testament

and I know that it is a commission of eternal life: whatever therefore I say, I deliver just as the father directed me.

Darby Translation

and I know that his commandment is life eternal. What therefore I speak, as the Father has said to me, so I speak.

Godbey New Testament

And I know that His commandment is eternal life. Now whatsoever thing I say, as the Father has spoken unto me, so I say.

Goodspeed New Testament

And I know his orders mean eternal life. So whatever I say, I say only as the Father has told me."

John Wesley New Testament

And I know that his commandment is life everlasting; what therefore I speak to you, as the Father hath said to me, so I speak.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And I know that his commandment is eternal life; whatsoever I speak therefore, even as the Father said unto me, so I speak.

Julia Smith Translation

And I know that his command is life eternal: therefore what I speak, as the Father said to me, so I speak.

King James 2000

And I know that his commandment is life everlasting: whatsoever I speak therefore, even as the Father said unto me, so I speak.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I know that his commandment is eternal life. So [the things] that I say, just as the Father said to me, thus I say."

Modern King James verseion

And I know that His command is life everlasting. Therefore whatever I speak, even as the Father said to Me, so I speak.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And I know well that his commandment is life everlasting. Whatsoever I speak therefore: even as the father bade me, so I speak."

Moffatt New Testament

And I know his orders mean eternal life. Therefore when I speak, I speak as the Father has told me."

Montgomery New Testament

And I know that his commandment is eternal life. So whatever I speak, I speak as the Father has told me."

NET Bible

And I know that his commandment is eternal life. Thus the things I say, I say just as the Father has told me."

New Heart English Bible

I know that his commandment is eternal life. The things therefore which I speak, even as the Father has said to me, so I speak."

Noyes New Testament

and I know that what he hath committed to me is everlasting life. What I speak therefore, I speak as the Father hath directed me.

Sawyer New Testament

and I know that his commandment is eternal life. What things I speak, therefore, I so speak as the Father has told me.

The Emphasized Bible

And I know that, his commandment, is, life age-abiding; The things, therefore, which I speak, just as the Father hath told me, so, I speak.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And I know that his commandment is life eternal: therefore the things which I speak to you, just as the Father spake to me, so speak I.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And I know that Immortal Life lies in keeping his command. Therefore, whatever I say, I say only what the Father has taught me."

Webster

And I know that his commandment is life everlasting: whatever I speak therefore, even as the Father said to me, so I speak.

Weymouth New Testament

And I know that His command is the Life of the Ages. What therefore I speak, I speak just as the Father has bidden me."

Williams New Testament

And I know that His orders mean eternal life. So whatever I speak I am speaking as the Father has told me."

World English Bible

I know that his commandment is eternal life. The things therefore which I speak, even as the Father has said to me, so I speak."

Worrell New Testament

And I know that His commandment is life eternal. What things, therefore, I speak, even as My Father hath told Me, so I speak."

Worsley New Testament

And I know that his commandment is life eternal: the things therefore which I speak, I so speak, as the Father hath directed me.

Youngs Literal Translation

and I have known that His command is life age-during; what, therefore, I speak, according as the Father hath said to me, so I speak.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

I know
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

his

Usage: 0

ἐντολή 
Entole 
Usage: 47

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 88

αἰώνιος 
Aionios 
Usage: 47

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

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

λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

even as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

the Father
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

ἐρέω 
Ereo 
Usage: 41

unto me
μοί 
Moi 
me, my, I, mine
Usage: 152

so
οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

References

Context Readings

Jesus' Final Public Appeal

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 6:68

Simon Peter answered Him, "Lord, to whom shall we go? You have words of eternal life.

John 6:63

"It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing; the words that I have spoken to you are spirit and are life.

John 17:3

"This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.

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.

1 Timothy 1:16

Yet for this reason I found mercy, so that in me as the foremost, Jesus Christ might demonstrate His perfect patience as an example for those who would believe in Him for eternal life.

1 John 2:25

This is the promise which He Himself made to us: eternal life.

1 John 3:23-24

This is His commandment, that we believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, just as He commanded us.

1 John 5:11-13

And the testimony is this, that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son.

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding so that we may know Him who is true; and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ This is the true God and eternal life.

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