Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

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.

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 
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


Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 4:34

Devotionals containing John 4:34

References

Context Readings

The Disciples And The Harvest

33 Therefore said the disciples one to another, Hath any man brought him ought to eat? 34 Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work. 35 Say not ye, There are yet four months, and then cometh harvest? behold, I say unto you, Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already to harvest.


Cross References

John 6:38

For I came down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me.

John 17:4

I have glorified thee on the earth: I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do.

John 19:30

When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished: and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost.

John 5:36

But I have greater witness than that of John: for the works which the Father hath given me to finish, the same works that I do, bear witness of me, that the Father hath sent me.

Job 23:12

Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.

John 5:30

I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me.

Hebrews 12:2

Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Psalm 40:8

I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart.

Isaiah 61:1-3

The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;

Matthew 26:39

And he went a little further, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt.

Luke 15:4-6

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

Luke 15:10

Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.

Luke 19:10

For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.

John 4:32

But he said unto them, I have meat to eat that ye know not of.

John 6:33

For the bread of God is he which cometh down from heaven, and giveth life unto the world.

Acts 20:35

I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

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