Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

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.

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 said to one another, “Could someone have brought Him something to eat?” 34 “My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to finish His work,” Jesus told them. 35 “Don’t you say, ‘There are still four more months, then comes the harvest’? Listen to what I’m telling you: Open your eyes and look at the fields, for they are ready for harvest.


Cross References

John 6:38

For I have come down from heaven, not to do My will, but the will of Him who sent Me.

John 17:4

I have glorified You on the earth
by completing the work You gave Me to do.

John 19:30

When Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, “It is finished!” Then bowing His head, He gave up His spirit.

John 5:36

“But I have a greater testimony than John’s because of the works that the Father has given Me to accomplish. These very works I am doing testify about Me that the Father has sent Me.

Job 23:12

I have not departed from the commands of His lips;
I have treasured the words of His mouth
more than my daily food.

John 5:30

“I can do nothing on My own. I judge only as I hear, and My judgment is righteous, because I do not seek My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.

Hebrews 12:2

keeping our eyes on Jesus, the source and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that lay before Him endured a cross and despised the shame and has sat down at the right hand of God’s throne.

Psalm 40:8

I delight to do Your will, my God;
Your instruction lives within me.”

Isaiah 61:1-3

The Spirit of the Lord God is on Me,
because the Lord has anointed Me
to bring good news to the poor.
He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted,
to proclaim liberty to the captives
and freedom to the prisoners;

Matthew 26:39

Going a little farther, He fell facedown and prayed, “My Father! If it is possible, let this cup pass from Me. Yet not as I will, but as You will.”

Luke 15:4-6

“What man among you, who has 100 sheep and loses one of them, does not leave the 99 in the open field and go after the lost one until he finds it?

Luke 15:10

I tell you, in the same way, there is joy in the presence of God’s angels over one sinner who repents.”

Luke 19:10

For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save the lost.”

John 4:32

But He said, “I have food to eat that you don’t know about.”

John 6:33

For the bread of God is the One who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world.”

Acts 20:35

In every way I’ve shown you that by laboring like this, it is necessary to help the weak and to keep in mind the words of the Lord Jesus, for He said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’

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