Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Jesus says to them, My food is that I should do the will of him that has sent me, and that I should finish his work.

New American Standard Bible

Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to accomplish His work.

King James Version

Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

Holman Bible

“My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to finish His work,” Jesus told them.

International Standard Version

Jesus told them, "My food is doing the will of the one who sent me and completing his work.

A Conservative Version

Jesus says to them, My food is that I do the will of him who sent me, and may finish his work.

American Standard Version

Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to accomplish his work.

Amplified

Jesus said to them, My food (nourishment) is to do the will (pleasure) of Him Who sent Me and to accomplish and completely finish His work.

An Understandable Version

Jesus answered them, "My food is doing what God, who sent me, wants me to, and accomplishing His work.

Anderson New Testament

Jesus said to them: My food is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

Bible in Basic English

Jesus said, My food is to do the pleasure of him who sent me and to make his work complete.

Common New Testament

Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of him who sent me, and to finish his work.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Jesus said to them, my meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

Godbey New Testament

Jesus says to them, My food is that I may do the will of Him that sent me, and finish His work.

Goodspeed New Testament

Jesus said to them, "My food is doing the will of him who has sent me, and finishing his work.

John Wesley New Testament

My meat is, to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Jesus said unto them, My food is to do the will of him that sent me and to finish his work.

Julia Smith Translation

Jesus says to them, My food is that I might do the will of him having sent me, and finish his work.

King James 2000

Jesus said unto them, My food is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Jesus said to them, "My food is that I do the will of the one who sent me and complete his work.

Modern King James verseion

Jesus said to them, My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to finish His work.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Jesus said unto them, "My meat is to do the will of him that sent me. And to finish his work.

Moffatt New Testament

Jesus said, "My food is to do the will of him who sent me, and to accomplish his work.

Montgomery New Testament

Jesus said to them. "My food is to do the will of Him who sent me, and to accomplish his work.

NET Bible

Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of the one who sent me and to complete his work.

New Heart English Bible

Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of him who sent me, and to accomplish his work.

Noyes New Testament

Jesus saith to them, My food is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

Sawyer New Testament

Jesus said to them, My food is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

The Emphasized Bible

Jesus saith unto them - My food, is, that I should do the will of him that sent me, and complete, his work.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"My food," replied Jesus, "is to do the will of him who sent me, and to complete his work.

Webster

Jesus saith to them, My food is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

Weymouth New Testament

"My food," said Jesus, "is to be obedient to Him who sent me, and fully to accomplish His work.

Williams New Testament

Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of Him who sent me, and to finish His work.

World English Bible

Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of him who sent me, and to accomplish his work.

Worrell New Testament

Jesus saith to them, "My food is to do the will of Him Who sent Me, and to finish His work.

Worsley New Testament

Jesus saith unto them, My food is to do the will of Him that sent me, and to finish his work.

Youngs Literal Translation

Jesus saith to them, 'My food is, that I may do the will of Him who sent me, and may finish His work;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045


Usage: 0

My
ἐμός 
Emos 
my, mine, mine own, of me, I
Usage: 25

βρῶμα 
Broma 
Usage: 15

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

to
ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

do
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

the will
θέλημα 
thelema 
will, desire, pleasure
Usage: 45

πέμπω 
Pempo 
Usage: 39

me
μέ 
me 
me, I, my, not tr
Usage: 122

and

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

to finish
τελειόω 
Teleioo 
Usage: 18

his

Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 4:34

Devotionals containing John 4:34

References

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The Disciples And The Harvest

33 The disciples therefore said to one another, Has any one brought him anything to eat? 34 Jesus says to them, My food is that I should do the will of him that has sent me, and that I should finish his work. 35 Do not ye say, that there are yet four months and the harvest comes? Behold, I say to you, Lift up your eyes and behold the fields, for they are already white to harvest.


Cross References

John 6:38

For I am come down from heaven, not that I should do my will, but the will of him that has sent me.

John 17:4

I have glorified thee on the earth, I have completed the work which thou gavest me that I should do it;

John 19:30

When therefore Jesus had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished; and having bowed his head, he delivered up his spirit.

John 5:36

But I have the witness that is greater than that of John; for the works which the Father has given me that I should complete them, the works themselves which I do, bear witness concerning me that the Father has sent me.

Job 23:12

Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have laid up the words of his mouth more than the purpose of my own heart.

John 5:30

I cannot do anything of myself; as I hear, I judge, and my judgment is righteous, because I do not seek my will, but the will of him that has sent me.

Hebrews 12:2

looking stedfastly on Jesus the leader and completer of faith: who, in view of the joy lying before him, endured the cross, having despised the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Psalm 40:8

To do thy good pleasure, my God, is my delight, and thy law is within my heart.

Isaiah 61:1-3

The Spirit of the Lord Jehovah is upon me, because Jehovah hath anointed me to announce glad tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and opening of the prison to them that are bound;

Matthew 26:39

And going forward a little he fell upon his face, praying and saying, My Father, if it be possible let this cup pass from me; but not as I will, but as thou wilt.

Luke 15:4-6

What man of you having a hundred sheep, and having lost one of them, does not leave the ninety and nine in the wilderness and go after that which is lost, until he find it?

Luke 15:10

Thus, I say unto you, there is joy before the angels of God for one repenting sinner.

Luke 19:10

for the Son of man has come to seek and to save that which is lost.

John 4:32

But he said to them, I have food to eat which ye do not know.

John 6:33

For the bread of God is he who comes down out of heaven and gives life to the world.

Acts 20:35

I have shewed you all things, that thus labouring we ought to come in aid of the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that he himself said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

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