Parallel Verses

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.

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:

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,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For as the Father has life in himself, so has he given to the Son 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 Believe Me when I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, the time is coming and is here now when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God and those who hear it shall live. 26 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. 27 And He has given Him authority and granted Him power to execute (exercise, practice) judgment because He is a Son of man [very man].



Cross References

John 1:4

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

John 11:26

And whoever continues to live and believes in (has faith in, cleaves to, and relies on) Me shall never [actually] die at all. 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 except by (through) Me.

John 17:2-3

[Just as] You have granted Him power and authority over all flesh (all humankind), [now glorify Him] so that He may give eternal life to all whom You have given Him.

1 Corinthians 15:45

Thus it is written, The first man Adam became a living being (an individual personality); the last Adam (Christ) became a life-giving Spirit [restoring the dead to life].

1 Timothy 1:17

Now to the King of eternity, incorruptible and immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever (to the ages of ages). Amen (so be it).

1 Timothy 6:16

Who alone has immortality [in the sense of exemption from every kind of death] and lives in unapproachable light, Whom no man has ever seen or can see. Unto Him be honor and everlasting power and dominion. Amen (so be it).

1 John 1:1-3

[We are writing] about the Word of Life [ in] Him Who existed from the beginning, Whom we have heard, Whom we have seen with our [own] eyes, Whom we have gazed upon [for ourselves] and have touched with our [own] hands.

Exodus 3:14

And God said to Moses, I Am Who I Am and What I Am, and I Will Be What I Will Be; and He said, You shall say this to the Israelites: I Am has sent me to you!

Psalm 36:9

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

Psalm 90:2

Before the mountains were brought forth or ever You had formed and given 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 and the God of truth (the God Who is Truth). He is the living God and the everlasting King. At His wrath the earth quakes, and the nations are not able to bear His indignation.

John 4:10

Jesus answered her, If you had only known and had recognized God's gift and Who this is that is saying to you, Give Me a drink, you would have asked Him [instead] and He would have given you living water.

John 6:57

Just as the living Father sent Me and I live by (through, because of) the Father, even so whoever continues to feed on Me [whoever takes Me for his food and is nourished by Me] shall [in his turn] live through and because of Me.

John 7:37-38

Now on the final and most important day of the Feast, Jesus stood, and He cried in a loud voice, If any man is thirsty, let him come to Me and drink!

John 8:51

I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, if anyone observes My teaching [lives in accordance with My message, keeps My word], he will by no means ever see and experience death.

John 14:19

Just a little while now, and the world will not see Me any more, but you will see Me; because I live, you will live also.

Acts 17:25

Neither is He served by human hands, as though He lacked anything, for it is He Himself Who gives life and breath and all things to all [people].

Colossians 3:3-4

For [as far as this world is concerned] you have died, and your [new, real] life is hidden with Christ in God.

Revelation 7:17

For the Lamb Who is in the midst of the throne will be their Shepherd, and He will guide them to the springs of the waters of life; and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.

Revelation 21:6

And He [further] said to me, It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End. To the thirsty I [Myself] will give water without price from the fountain (springs) of the water of Life.

Revelation 22:1

Then he showed me the river whose waters give life, sparkling like crystal, flowing out from the throne of God and of the Lamb

Revelation 22:17

The [Holy] Spirit and the bride (the church, the true Christians) say, Come! And let him who is listening say, Come! And let everyone come who is thirsty [who is painfully conscious of his need of those things by which the soul is refreshed, supported, and strengthened]; and whoever [earnestly] desires to do it, let him come, take, appropriate, and drink the water of Life without cost.

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