Parallel Verses

Amplified

Jesus replied, This is the work (service) that God asks of you: that you believe in the One Whom He has sent [that you cleave to, trust, rely on, and have faith in His Messenger].

New American Standard Bible

Jesus answered and said to them, "This is the work of God, that you believe in Him whom He has sent."

King James Version

Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.

Holman Bible

Jesus replied, “This is the work of God—that you believe in the One He has sent.”

International Standard Version

Jesus answered them, "This is God's work: to believe in the one whom he has sent."

A Conservative Version

Jesus answered, and said to them, This is the work of God, that ye believe in that man whom he has sent.

American Standard Version

Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.

An Understandable Version

Jesus answered them, "This is the deed that God requires: You should believe in Him whom God has sent [i.e., in Jesus]."

Anderson New Testament

Jesus answered and said to them: This is the work of God, that you believe on him whom he has sent.

Bible in Basic English

Jesus, answering, said to them, This is to do the work of God: to have faith in him whom God has sent.

Common New Testament

Jesus answered them, "This is the work of God, that you believe in him whom he has sent."

Daniel Mace New Testament

Jesus answered them, the work which God requires is to believe on him whom he hath sent.

Darby Translation

Jesus answered and said to them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he has sent.

Godbey New Testament

Jesus responded and said to them, This is the work of God, that you may believe on Him whom He hath sent.

Goodspeed New Testament

Jesus answered them, "The work God has for you is to believe in the messenger that he has sent to you."

John Wesley New Testament

Jesus answered and said to them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe in him whom he has sent.

Julia Smith Translation

Jesus answered and said to them, This is the work of God, that ye should believe in him whom he has sent.

King James 2000

Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that you believe on him whom he has sent.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Jesus answered and said to them, "This is the work of God: that you believe in [the one] whom that one sent."

Modern King James verseion

Jesus answered and said to them, This is the work of God, that you believe on Him whom He has sent.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Jesus answered, and said unto them, "This is the work of God: that ye believe on him whom he hath sent."

Moffatt New Testament

Jesus replied to them, "This is the work of God, to believe in him whom God has sent."

Montgomery New Testament

"This is the work of God," answered Jesus, "that you believe on him whom He has sent you."

NET Bible

Jesus replied, "This is the deed God requires -- to believe in the one whom he sent."

New Heart English Bible

Jesus answered them, "This is the work of God, that you believe in him whom he has sent."

Noyes New Testament

Jesus answered and said to them, This is the work of God, that ye believe in him whom he sent.

Sawyer New Testament

Jesus answered and said to them, This is the work of God; to believe on him whom he has sent.

The Emphasized Bible

Jesus answered, and said unto them - This, is the work of God: that ye believe on him whom, he, hath sent forth.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye should believe on him whom he hath sent.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"The work that God would have you do," answered Jesus, "is to believe in him whom God sent as his Messenger."

Webster

Jesus answered and said to them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.

Weymouth New Testament

"This," replied Jesus, "is above all the thing that God requires--that you should be believers in Him whom He has sent."

Williams New Testament

Jesus answered them, "The work that God demands of you is this, to believe in the messenger whom He has sent."

World English Bible

Jesus answered them, "This is the work of God, that you believe in him whom he has sent."

Worrell New Testament

Jesus answered, and said to them, "This is the work of God, that ye believe on Him Whom He sent."

Worsley New Testament

Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on Him, whom He hath sent.

Youngs Literal Translation

Jesus answered and said to them, 'This is the work of God, that ye may believe in him whom He did send.'

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

and

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

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


Usage: 0

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

the work
ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

ye believe
πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
Usage: 163

on
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

he
ἐκεῖνος 
Ekeinos 
that, those, he, the same, they,
Usage: 148

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 6:29

Devotionals containing John 6:29

References

Hastings

Images John 6:29

Prayers for John 6:29

Context Readings

Discourse About The Bread Of Life

28 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?] 29 Jesus replied, This is the work (service) that God asks of you: that you believe in the One Whom He has sent [that you cleave to, trust, rely on, and have faith in His Messenger]. 30 Therefore they said to Him, What sign (miracle, wonderwork) will You perform then, so that we may see it and believe and rely on and adhere to You? What [supernatural] work have You [to show what You can do]?



Cross References

1 John 3:23

And this is His order (His command, His injunction): that we should believe in (put our faith and trust in and adhere to and rely on) the name of His Son Jesus Christ (the Messiah), and that we should love one another, just as He has commanded us.

Deuteronomy 18:18-19

I will raise up for them a prophet (Prophet) from among their brethren like you, and will put My words in his mouth; and he shall speak to them all that I command him.

Psalm 2:12

Kiss the Son [pay homage to Him in purity], lest He be angry and you perish in the way, for soon shall His wrath be kindled. O blessed (happy, fortunate, and to be envied) are all those who seek refuge and put their trust in Him!

Matthew 17:5

While he was still speaking, behold, a shining cloud [ composed of light] overshadowed them, and a voice from the cloud said, This is My Son, My Beloved, with Whom I am [and have always been] delighted. Listen to Him!

Mark 16:16

He who believes [who adheres to and trusts in and relies on the Gospel and Him Whom it sets forth] and is baptized will be saved [ from the penalty of eternal death]; but he who does not believe [who does not adhere to and trust in and rely on the Gospel and Him Whom it sets forth] will be condemned.

John 3:16-18

For God so greatly loved and dearly prized the world that He [even] gave up His only begotten ( unique) Son, so that whoever believes in (trusts in, clings to, relies on) Him shall not perish (come to destruction, be lost) but have eternal (everlasting) life.

John 3:36

And he who believes in (has faith in, clings to, relies on) the Son has (now possesses) eternal life. But whoever disobeys (is unbelieving toward, refuses to trust in, disregards, is not subject to) the Son will never see (experience) life, but [instead] the wrath of God abides on him. [God's displeasure remains on him; His indignation hangs over him continually.]

John 5:39

You search and investigate and pore over the Scriptures diligently, because you suppose and trust that you have eternal life through them. And these [very Scriptures] testify about Me!

Acts 16:31

And they answered, Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ [ give yourself up to Him, take yourself out of your own keeping and entrust yourself into His keeping] and you will be saved, [and this applies both to] you and your household as well.

Acts 22:14-16

And he said, The God of our forefathers has destined and appointed you to come progressively to know His will [to perceive, to recognize more strongly and clearly, and to become better and more intimately acquainted with His will], and to see the Righteous One (Jesus Christ, the Messiah), and to hear a voice from His [own] mouth and a message from His [own] lips;

Romans 4:4-5

Now to a laborer, his wages are not counted as a favor or a gift, but as an obligation (something owed to him).

Romans 9:30-31

What shall we say then? That Gentiles who did not follow after righteousness [who did not seek salvation by right relationship to God] have attained it by faith [a righteousness imputed by God, based on and produced by faith],

Romans 10:3-4

For being ignorant of the righteousness that God ascribes [which makes one acceptable to Him in word, thought, and deed] and seeking to establish a righteousness (a means of salvation) of their own, they did not obey or submit themselves to God's righteousness.

Hebrews 5:9

And, [His completed experience] making Him perfectly [equipped], He became the Author and Source of eternal salvation to all those who give heed and obey Him,

1 John 5:1

Everyone who believes (adheres to, trusts, and relies on the fact) that Jesus is the Christ (the Messiah) is a born-again child of God; and everyone who loves the Father also loves the one born of Him (His offspring).

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