Parallel Verses

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."

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.

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 Verily, verily, I say unto thee, When thou wast young, thou didst gird thyself and walk where thou wouldest, but when thou shalt be old, thou shalt stretch forth thy hands, and another shall gird thee and carry thee where thou wouldest not. 19 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!” 20 Then Peter, turning about, saw the disciple whom Jesus loved following, who also leaned on his breast at supper, and said, Lord, which is he that betrays thee?


Cross References

2 Peter 1:14

knowing that shortly I must put off this my tabernacle, even as our Lord Jesus Christ has declared unto me.

John 21:22

Jesus said unto him, If I will that he tarry until I come, what is that to thee? follow thou me.

Numbers 14:24

But my slave Caleb, because there was another spirit in him, and he proved to follow after me, I will bring him into the land that he entered into, and his seed shall receive it by inheritance,

1 Samuel 12:20

And Samuel said unto the people, Do not fear. Ye have done all this wickedness, yet do not turn aside from following the LORD, but serve the LORD with all your heart;

Matthew 10:38

And he that does not take his cross and follow after me is not worthy of me.

Matthew 16:21-25

From that time forth Jesus began to declare unto his disciples, how it was expedient for him to go unto Jerusalem and to suffer many things of the elders and the princes of the priests and of the scribes and to be killed and to be raised again the third day.

Matthew 19:28

And Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That ye who have followed me, in the regeneration when the Son of man shall sit in the throne of his glory, ye also shall sit upon twelve thrones, to judge the twelve tribes of Israel.

Mark 8:33-38

And he, turning about and looking at his disciples, rebuked Peter, saying, Get thyself from me, Satan, for thou knowest not the things that are of God, but the things that are of men.

Luke 9:22-26

saying, The Son of man must suffer many things and be rejected of the elders and of the princes of the priests and scribes and be slain and be raised the third day.

John 12:26

If anyone serves me, let them follow me; and where I am, there shall my servant be also; the one that serves me, will my Father honour.

John 12:33

This he said, signifying what death he should die.

John 13:36-37

Simon Peter said unto him, Lord, where goest thou? Jesus answered him, Where I go, thou canst not follow me now; but thou shalt follow me afterwards.

John 18:32

that the saying of Jesus might be fulfilled, which he spoke, signifying what death he should die.

Philippians 1:20

according to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life or by death.

1 Peter 4:11-14

If anyone speaks, let him speak as the oracles of God; if anyone ministers, let them do it according to the virtue which God gives, that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus, the Christ, unto whom is glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.

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