Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For just as the Father has life in Himself, even so He gave to the Son also to have life in Himself;

King James Version

For as the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the Son to have life in himself;

Holman Bible

For just as the Father has life in Himself, so also He has granted to the Son to have life in Himself.

International Standard Version

Just as the Father has life in himself, so also he has granted the Son to have life in himself,

A Conservative Version

For as the Father has life in himself, so also he gave to the Son to have life in himself.

American Standard Version

For as the Father hath life in himself, even so gave he to the Son also to have life in himself:

Amplified

For even as the Father has life in Himself and is self-existent, so He has given to the Son to have life in Himself and be self-existent.

An Understandable Version

For [just] as the Father is Himself [the source of] life, in the same way He gave to His Son also [the power] to be [the source of] life.

Anderson New Testament

For as the Father has life in himself, so has he given to the Son also to have life in himself;

Bible in Basic English

For even as the Father has life in himself, so he has given to the Son to have life in himself.

Common New Testament

For as the Father has life in himself, so he has granted the Son also to have life in himself,

Daniel Mace New Testament

for as the father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the son, to have life in himself;

Darby Translation

For even as the Father has life in himself, so he has given to the Son also to have life in himself,

Godbey New Testament

For as the Father hath life in Himself, so also He has given to His Son to have life also in Himself.

Goodspeed New Testament

For just as the Father is self-existent, he has given self-existence to the Son,

John Wesley New Testament

For as the Father hath life in himself, so hath he given to the Son also to have life in himself,

Julia Smith Translation

For as the Father has life in himself, so also gave he to the Son to have life in himself;

King James 2000

For as the Father has life in himself; so has he given to the Son to have life in himself;

Lexham Expanded Bible

For just as the Father has life in himself, thus also he has granted to the Son to have life in himself.

Modern King James verseion

For as the Father has life in Himself, so He has given to the Son to have life within Himself,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For as the father hath life in himself, so likewise hath he given to the son to have life in himself.

Moffatt New Testament

for as the Father has life in himself, so too he has granted the Son to have life in himself,

Montgomery New Testament

"For as the Father has life in himself, so also has he granted to the Son to have life in himself.

NET Bible

For just as the Father has life in himself, thus he has granted the Son to have life in himself,

New Heart English Bible

For as the Father has life in himself, even so he gave to the Son also to have life in himself.

Noyes New Testament

For as the Father hath life in himself, so did he give to the Son also to have life in himself.

Sawyer New Testament

For as the Father has life in himself, so has he also given to the Son to have life in himself;

The Emphasized Bible

For, just as, the Father, hath life, in himself, in like manner, unto the Son also, hath he given, life, to have, in himself;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For as the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the Son also to have life in himself;

Twentieth Century New Testament

For, just as the Father has inherent Life within him, so also he has granted to the Son to have inherent Life within him;

Webster

For as the Father hath life in himself, so hath he given to the Son to have life in himself;

Weymouth New Testament

For just as the Father has life in Himself, so He has also given to the Son to have life in Himself.

Williams New Testament

For just as the Father has life in Himself, so He has granted to the Son to have life in Himself.

World English Bible

For as the Father has life in himself, even so he gave to the Son also to have life in himself.

Worrell New Testament

For, as the Father hath life in Himself, so also He gave to the Son to have life in Himself;

Worsley New Testament

For as the Father hath life in Himself, so hath He given also to the Son to have life in Himself.

Youngs Literal Translation

for, as the Father hath life in himself, so He gave also to the Son to have life in himself,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

as
ὥσπερ 
Hosper 
as, even as, like as
Usage: 24

the Father
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

ζωή 
Zoe 
ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 88
Usage: 88

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

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

so
οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

hath he given
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

to the Son
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

to have
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 5:26

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Images John 5:26

Prayers for John 5:26

Context Readings

Life And Judgment

25 Truly, truly, I say to you, an hour is coming and now is, when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God, and those who hear will live. 26 For just as the Father has life in Himself, even so He gave to the Son also to have life in Himself; 27 and He gave Him authority to execute judgment, because He is the Son of Man.



Cross References

John 1:4

In Him was life, and the life was the Light of men.

John 11:26

and everyone who lives and believes in Me will never die. Do you believe this?”

John 14:6

Jesus *said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.

John 17:2-3

even as You gave Him authority over all flesh, that to all whom You have given Him, He may give eternal life.

1 Corinthians 15:45

So also it is written, “The first man, Adam, became a living soul.” The last Adam became a life-giving spirit.

1 Timothy 1:17

Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.

1 Timothy 6:16

who alone possesses immortality and dwells in unapproachable light, whom no man has seen or can see. To Him be honor and eternal dominion! Amen.

1 John 1:1-3

What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and touched with our hands, concerning the Word of Life—

Exodus 3:14

God said to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM”; and He said, “Thus you shall say to the sons of Israel, ‘I AM has sent me to you.’”

Psalm 36:9

For with You is the fountain of life;
In Your light we see light.

Psalm 90:2

Before the mountains were born
Or You gave birth to the earth and the world,
Even from everlasting to everlasting, You are God.

Jeremiah 10:10

But the Lord is the true God;
He is the living God and the everlasting King.
At His wrath the earth quakes,
And the nations cannot endure His indignation.

John 4:10

Jesus answered and said to her, “If you knew the gift of God, and who it is who says to you, ‘Give Me a drink,’ you would have asked Him, and He would have given you living water.”

John 6:57

As the living Father sent Me, and I live because of the Father, so he who eats Me, he also will live because of Me.

John 7:37-38

Now on the last day, the great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried out, saying, If anyone is thirsty, let him come to Me and drink.

John 8:51

Truly, truly, I say to you, if anyone keeps My word he will never see death.”

John 14:19

After a little while the world will no longer see Me, but you will see Me; because I live, you will live also.

Acts 17:25

nor is He served by human hands, as though He needed anything, since He Himself gives to all people life and breath and all things;

Colossians 3:3-4

For you have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

Revelation 7:17

for the Lamb in the center of the throne will be their shepherd, and will guide them to springs of the water of life; and God will wipe every tear from their eyes.”

Revelation 21:6

Then He said to me, “It is done. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give to the one who thirsts from the spring of the water of life without cost.

Revelation 22:1

Then he showed me a river of the water of life, clear as crystal, coming from the throne of God and of the Lamb,

Revelation 22:17

The Spirit and the bride say, “Come.” And let the one who hears say, “Come.” And let the one who is thirsty come; let the one who wishes take the water of life without cost.

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