Parallel Verses

World English Bible

For this cause the Jews persecuted Jesus, and sought to kill him, because he did these things on the Sabbath.

New American Standard Bible

For this reason the Jews were persecuting Jesus, because He was doing these things on the Sabbath.

King James Version

And therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, and sought to slay him, because he had done these things on the sabbath day.

Holman Bible

Therefore, the Jews began persecuting Jesus because He was doing these things on the Sabbath.

International Standard Version

So the Jewish leaders began persecuting Jesus, because he kept doing such things on the Sabbath.

A Conservative Version

And because of this the Jews persecuted Jesus, and sought to kill him, because he did these things on a Sabbath.

American Standard Version

And for this cause the Jews persecuted Jesus, because he did these things on the sabbath.

Amplified

For this reason the Jews began to persecute (annoy, torment) Jesus and sought to kill Him, because He was doing these things on the Sabbath.

An Understandable Version

So, for this reason the Jews began persecuting Jesus, because He did these [kinds of] things on the Sabbath day.

Anderson New Testament

And for this reason did the Jews persecute Jesus, and seek to kill him, because he had done these things on the sabbath.

Bible in Basic English

And for this reason the Jews were turned against Jesus, because he was doing these things on the Sabbath.

Common New Testament

For this reason the Jews persecuted Jesus, because he was doing these things on the Sabbath.

Daniel Mace New Testament

upon which occasion the Jews persecuted Jesus, and sought to slay him, because he did such things on the sabbath-day.

Darby Translation

And for this the Jews persecuted Jesus and sought to kill him, because he had done these things on sabbath.

Godbey New Testament

And on account of this the Jews continued to persecute Jesus, because He was doing these things on the Sabbath.

Goodspeed New Testament

This was why the Jews used to persecute Jesus, because he did things like this on the Sabbath.

John Wesley New Testament

And therefore the Jews persecuted Jesus, and sought to kill him, because he had done these things on the sabbath.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And for this reason the Jews persecuted Jesus and sought to kill him: because he had done these things on a sabbath.

Julia Smith Translation

And therefore the Jews drove out Jesus, and sought to kill him, because he did these in the sabbath.

King James 2000

And therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, and sought to slay him, because he had done these things on the sabbath day.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And on account of this the Jews began to persecute Jesus, because he was doing these [things] on the Sabbath.

Modern King James verseion

And therefore the Jews persecuted Jesus and sought to kill Him, because He had done these things on the sabbath day.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And therefore the Jews did persecute Jesus, and sought the means to slay him, because he had done these things on the Sabbath day.

Moffatt New Testament

And this was why the Jews persecuted Jesus, because he did things like this on the sabbath.

Montgomery New Testament

and because of this the Jews began to persecute Jesus, because he had done it on the Sabbath.

NET Bible

Now because Jesus was doing these things on the Sabbath, the Jewish leaders began persecuting him.

New Heart English Bible

For this cause the Jewish leaders persecuted Jesus, because he did these things on the Sabbath.

Noyes New Testament

And on this account the Jews persecuted Jesus, because he did these things on the sabbath.

Sawyer New Testament

and on this account the Jews persecuted Jesus, because he had done these things on the sabbath.

The Emphasized Bible

And, on this account, were the Jews persecuting Jesus, because, these things, he had been doing, on Sabbath.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, and sought to kill him, because he had done these things on the sabbath-day.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And that was why the Jews began to persecute Jesus--because he did things of this kind on the Sabbath.

Webster

And therefore the Jews persecuted Jesus, and sought to slay him, because he had done these things on the sabbath.

Weymouth New Testament

and on this account the Jews began to persecute Jesus--because He did these things on the Sabbath.

Williams New Testament

This is why the Jews were persecuting Jesus, because He persisted in doing such things on the Sabbath.

Worrell New Testament

And, on this account, the Jews were persecuting Jesus, because He was doing these things on the sabbath.

Worsley New Testament

And for this did the Jews persecute Jesus, and endeavoured to put Him to death; because He had done these things on the sabbath-day.

Youngs Literal Translation

and because of this were the Jews persecuting Jesus, and seeking to kill him, because these things he was doing on a sabbath.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

did
διώκω 
Dioko 
Usage: 28

the Jews
Ἰουδαῖος 
Ioudaios 
Usage: 190

διώκω 
Dioko 
Usage: 28

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

and

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

ζητέω 
Zeteo 
Usage: 79

to slay
ἀποκτείνω 
Apokteino 
Usage: 40

him

Usage: 0

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

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

ταῦτα 
Tauta 
Usage: 188

on
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 5:16

References

Fausets

Hastings

Images John 5:16

Prayers for John 5:16

Context Readings

Equal With God

15 The man went away, and told the Jews that it was Jesus who had made him well. 16 For this cause the Jews persecuted Jesus, and sought to kill him, because he did these things on the Sabbath. 17 But Jesus answered them, "My Father is still working, so I am working, too."



Cross References

John 15:20

Remember the word that I said to you: 'A servant is not greater than his lord.' If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you. If they kept my word, they will keep yours also.

Acts 9:4-5

He fell on the earth, and heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?"

Matthew 12:13

Then he told the man, "Stretch out your hand." He stretched it out; and it was restored whole, just like the other.

Mark 3:6

The Pharisees went out, and immediately conspired with the Herodians against him, how they might destroy him.

Luke 6:11

But they were filled with rage, and talked with one another about what they might do to Jesus.

John 5:13

But he who was healed didn't know who it was, for Jesus had withdrawn, a crowd being in the place.

John 7:19-20

Didn't Moses give you the law, and yet none of you keeps the law? Why do you seek to kill me?"

John 7:25

Therefore some of them of Jerusalem said, "Isn't this he whom they seek to kill?

John 10:39

They sought again to seize him, and he went out of their hand.

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