Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Now he said this, signifying by what kind of death he will glorify God. And after saying this, he says to him, Follow me.

New American Standard Bible

Now this He said, signifying by what kind of death he would glorify God. And when He had spoken this, He *said to him, Follow Me!”

King James Version

This spake he, signifying by what death he should glorify God. And when he had spoken this, he saith unto him, Follow me.

Holman Bible

He said this to signify by what kind of death he would glorify God. After saying this, He told him, “Follow Me!”

International Standard Version

Now he said this to show by what kind of death he would glorify God. After saying this, Jesus told him, "Keep following me."

American Standard Version

Now this he spake, signifying by what manner of death he should glorify God. And when he had spoken this, he saith unto him, Follow me.

Amplified

Now He said this to indicate the kind of death by which Peter would glorify God. And after saying this, He said to him, “Follow Me [walk the same path of life that I have walked]!”

An Understandable Version

Now Jesus said this to indicate the kind of death Peter would experience in honoring God. [Note: Some see the "stretching out your hands," verse 18, as a reference to crucifixion]. And after saying this, Jesus said to him, "Be my follower."

Anderson New Testament

But this he said, signifying by what death he would glorify God. And when he had spoken this, he said to him: Follow me.

Bible in Basic English

Now this he said, pointing out the sort of death by which he would give God glory. And after saying this, he said to him, Come after me.

Common New Testament

This he said to show by what death he would glorify God. And after this he said to him, "Follow me."

Daniel Mace New Testament

this he said to signify to Peter by what death he should glorify God. and when he had spoken this, he said to him, follow me.

Darby Translation

But he said this signifying by what death he should glorify God. And having said this, he says to him, Follow me.

Godbey New Testament

And He spoke this, signifying by what death he shall glorify God. And having spoken this, He says to him, Follow me.

Goodspeed New Testament

He said this to show the kind of death by which Peter was to honor God; and after he had said it he said to Peter, "Follow me!"

John Wesley New Testament

This he said, signifying by what death he should glorify God. And having said this, he saith to him, Follow me.

Julia Smith Translation

And this he said, signifying by what death he shall honour God. And having said this, he says to him, Follow me.

King James 2000

This spoke he, signifying by what death he should glorify God. And when he had spoken this, he said unto him, Follow me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

(Now he said this to indicate by what kind of death he would glorify God.) And [after he] had said this, he said to him, "Follow me!"

Modern King James verseion

He spoke this signifying by what death he should glorify God. And when He had spoken this, He said to him, Follow Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

That spake he signifying by what death he should glorify God. And when he had said thus, he said to him, "Follow me."

Moffatt New Testament

(he said this to indicate the kind of death by which Peter would glorify God); then he added, "Follow me."

Montgomery New Testament

This he said to show by what kind of death Peter was to glorify God. After speaking thus, he said to him, "Follow me."

NET Bible

(Now Jesus said this to indicate clearly by what kind of death Peter was going to glorify God.) After he said this, Jesus told Peter, "Follow me."

New Heart English Bible

Now he said this, signifying by what kind of death he would glorify God. When he had said this, he said to him, "Follow me."

Noyes New Testament

This he said, signifying by what manner of death he was to glorify God. And having thus spoken, he saith to him, Follow me.

Sawyer New Testament

but he said this signifying by what death he should glorify God; and having said this, he said to him, Follow me.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, this, he said, signifying, by what manner of death, he should glorify God. And, having said this, he saith unto him - Be following me.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

This he told him, to intimate by what kind of death he should glorify God. And having thus spoken, he said to him, Follow me.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Jesus said this to show the death by which Peter was to honor God, and then he added: "Follow me."

Webster

This he spoke, signifying by what death he should glorify God. And when he had spoken this, he saith to him, Follow me.

Weymouth New Testament

This He said to indicate the kind of death by which that disciple would bring glory to God; and after speaking thus He said to him, "Follow me."

Williams New Testament

He said this to point out the sort of death by which Peter was to glorify God. So after He had said this, He said to Peter, "Keep on following me!"

World English Bible

Now he said this, signifying by what kind of death he would glorify God. When he had said this, he said to him, "Follow me."

Worrell New Testament

Now this He spake, signifying by what manner of death he would glorify God. And, having spoken this, He saith to him, "Follow Me."

Worsley New Testament

This He said, signifying by what death he should glorify God. And when He had said this, He saith unto him, Follow me.

Youngs Literal Translation

and this he said, signifying by what death he shall glorify God; and having said this, he saith to him, 'Be following me.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

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

σημαίνω 
Semaino 
Usage: 6

by what
ποῖος 
Poios 
Usage: 19

θάνατος 
Thanatos 
Usage: 100

δοξάζω 
Doxazo 
Usage: 42

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

And

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

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

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

he saith
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045


Usage: 0

ἀκολουθέω 
Akoloutheo 
Usage: 67

Devotionals

Devotionals containing John 21:19

Context Readings

Peter Is Restored Three Times

18 Truly, truly, I say to thee, When thou were younger, thou girded thyself, and walked where thou would, but when thou become old, thou will stretch forth thy hands, and another will gird thee, and carry thee where thou do not want. 19 Now he said this, signifying by what kind of death he will glorify God. And after saying this, he says to him, Follow me. 20 But Peter, having turned around, sees the disciple whom Jesus loves, following, who also leaned near his chest at the supper, and said, Lord, who is the man betraying thee?


Cross References

2 Peter 1:14

Knowing that the putting off of my tent is imminent, even as also our Lord Jesus Christ indicated to me.

John 21:22

Jesus says to him, If I want him to remain until I come, what is it to thee? Follow thou me.

Numbers 14:24

But my servant Caleb, because he had another spirit with him, and has followed me fully, him will I bring into the land into which he went, and his seed shall possess it.

1 Samuel 12:20

And Samuel said to the people, Fear not. Ye have indeed done all this evil, yet turn not aside from following LORD, but serve LORD with all your heart.

Matthew 10:38

And he who does not take his cross and follow behind me, is not worthy of me.

Matthew 16:21-25

From that time Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem, and suffer many things from the elders, and chief priests, and scholars, and be killed, and the third day be raised up.

Matthew 19:28

And Jesus said to them, Truly I say to you, that ye who have followed me, in the regeneration when the Son of man will sit on the throne of his glory, ye also will sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

Mark 8:33-38

But he, having turned around, and having looked on his disciples, he rebuked Peter, saying, Go thee behind me, Satan, because thou think not the things of God, but the things of men.

Luke 9:22-26

saying, It is necessary for the Son of man to suffer many things, and be rejected by the elders and chief priests and scholars, and be killed, and the third day to rise.

John 12:26

If any man serves me, let him follow me, and where I am, there my helper will also be. And if any man serves me, the Father will value him.

John 12:33

And he said this, signifying by what death he was going to die.

John 13:36-37

Simon Peter says to him, Lord, where do thou go? Jesus answered him, Where I go, thou cannot follow me now, but thou will follow me afterwards.

John 18:32

so that the word of Jesus might be fulfilled that he spoke, signifying what kind of death he was going to die.

Philippians 1:20

according to my eager expectation and hope that I will be shamed in nothing. But with all boldness, now as always, Christ will also be magnified in my body, whether through life or through death.

1 Peter 4:11-14

If any man speaks, as oracles of God. If any man serves, as of ability as God supplies. So that God may be glorified in all things through Jesus Christ, to whom is the glory and the dominion into the ages of the ages. Truly.

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