Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then they said unto him, What shall we do that we might work the works of God?

New American Standard Bible

Therefore they said to Him, "What shall we do, so that we may work the works of God?"

King James Version

Then said they unto him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God?

Holman Bible

“What can we do to perform the works of God?” they asked.

International Standard Version

Then they asked him, "What must we do to perform God's works?"

A Conservative Version

They said to him therefore, What shall we do that we may work the works of God?

American Standard Version

They said therefore unto him, What must we do, that we may work the works of God?

Amplified

They then said, What are we to do, that we may [habitually] be working the works of God? [What are we to do to carry out what God requires?]

An Understandable Version

Then the people said to Jesus, "What must we do in order to perform the deeds that God requires?"

Anderson New Testament

Then they said to him: What shall we do, that we may work the works of God?

Bible in Basic English

Then they said to him, How may we do the works of God?

Common New Testament

Then they said to him, "What must we do, to be doing the works of God?"

Daniel Mace New Testament

then said they to him, what shall we do, that our works may he agreeable to God?

Darby Translation

They said therefore to him, What should we do that we may work the works of God?

Godbey New Testament

Then they said to Him, What must we do, that we may work the works of God?

Goodspeed New Testament

Then they said to him, "What must we do to carry out God's work?"

John Wesley New Testament

Then said they to him, What shall we do, that we may work the works of God?

Julia Smith Translation

Then said they to him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God?

King James 2000

Then said they unto him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God?

Lexham Expanded Bible

So they said to him, "What shall we do that we can accomplish the works of God?"

Modern King James verseion

Then they said to Him, What shall we do that we might work the works of God?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said they unto him, "What shall we do that we might work the works of God?"

Moffatt New Testament

Then they asked him, "What must we do to perform the works of God?"

Montgomery New Testament

"What are we to do habitually," they asked him, "that we may keep working the words of God?"

NET Bible

So then they said to him, "What must we do to accomplish the deeds God requires?"

New Heart English Bible

They said therefore to him, "What must we do, that we may work the works of God?"

Noyes New Testament

Then they said to him, What are we to do, that we may work the works of God?

Sawyer New Testament

Then they said to him, What shall we do to perform the works of God?

The Emphasized Bible

They said, therefore, unto him - What are we to do, that we may be working the works of God?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then said they unto him, What shall we do, that we may work the works of God?

Twentieth Century New Testament

"How," they asked, "are we to do the work that God would have us do?"

Webster

Then said they to him, What shall we do, that we may work the works of God?

Weymouth New Testament

"What are we to do," they asked, "in order to carry out the things that God requires?"

Williams New Testament

Then they asked Him, "What must we do to perform the works that God demands?"

World English Bible

They said therefore to him, "What must we do, that we may work the works of God?"

Worrell New Testament

They said, therefore, "What must we do, that we may work the works of God?"

Worsley New Testament

Therefore said they unto Him, What should we do, that we may work the works approved of God?

Youngs Literal Translation

They said therefore unto him, 'What may we do that we may work the works of God?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

him

Usage: 0

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

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

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

we might work
ἐργάζομαι 
Ergazomai 
Usage: 28

the works
ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Discourse About The Bread Of Life

27 Labour not for the food which perishes, but for the food which abides unto eternal life, which the Son of man shall give unto you, for him has God the Father sealed. 28 Then they said unto him, What shall we do that we might work the works of God? 29 Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe in him whom he has sent.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 5:27

Go thou near and hear all that the LORD our God shall say, and thou shalt tell us all that the LORD our God shall speak unto thee; and we will hear it, and do it.

Jeremiah 42:3-6

that the LORD thy God may show us the way in which we walk, and that which we should do.

Jeremiah 42:20

Why did ye cause your souls to err? For ye sent me unto the LORD your God, saying, Pray for us unto the LORD our God; and according unto all that the LORD our God shall say, so declare unto us, and we will do it.

Micah 6:7-8

Will the LORD be pleased with thousands of rams, or with ten thousands of rivers of oil? shall I give my firstborn for my rebellion, the fruit of my bowels for the sin of my soul?

Matthew 19:16

And, behold, one came and said unto him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do that I may have eternal life?

Luke 10:25

And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?

Acts 2:37

Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do?

Acts 9:6

And he trembling and astonished said, Lord, what wilt thou have me to do? And the Lord said unto him, Arise and go into the city, and it shall be told thee what it behooves thee to do.

Acts 16:30

and brought them out and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved?

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