Parallel Verses

NET Bible

For I have come down from heaven not to do my own will but the will of the one who sent me.

New American Standard Bible

For I have come down from heaven, not to do My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.

King James Version

For I came down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me.

Holman Bible

For I have come down from heaven, not to do My will, but the will of Him who sent Me.

International Standard Version

I have come down from heaven, not to do my own will, but the will of the one who sent me.

A Conservative Version

Because I have come down from heaven, not so that I might do my will, but the will of him who sent me.

American Standard Version

For I am come down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me.

Amplified

For I have come down from heaven, not to do My own will, but to do the will of Him who sent Me.

An Understandable Version

For I have come down from heaven to do what God, who sent me, wants me to do, not what I want to do.

Anderson New Testament

For I came down from heaven, not to do my own will, but the will of him that sent me.

Bible in Basic English

For I have come down from heaven, not to do my pleasure, but the pleasure of him who sent me.

Common New Testament

For I have come down from heaven, not to do my own will, but the will of him who sent me.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for I came down from heaven, not to do my own will, but the will of him that sent me.

Darby Translation

For I am come down from heaven, not that I should do my will, but the will of him that has sent me.

Godbey New Testament

Because I have come down from heaven, not that I may do my own will, but the will of Him that sent me.

Goodspeed New Testament

for I have come down from heaven not to do what I please but what pleases him who has sent me.

John Wesley New Testament

For I came down from heaven, not to do my own will, but the will of him that sent me.

Julia Smith Translation

For I have come down from heaven, not that I might do my will, but the will of him having sent me.

King James 2000

For I came down from heaven, not to do my own will, but the will of him that sent me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

because I have come down from heaven not that I should do my will, but the will of the one who sent me.

Modern King James verseion

For I came down from Heaven, not to do My own will but the will of Him who sent Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For I came down from heaven: not to do mine own will, but his will which hath sent me.

Moffatt New Testament

for I have come down from heaven not to carry out my own will but the will of him who sent me,

Montgomery New Testament

"For I am come down from heaven, not to do my own will, but the will of him who sent me.

New Heart English Bible

For I have come down from heaven, not to do my own will, but the will of him who sent me.

Noyes New Testament

for I have come down from heaven, not to do my own will, but the will of him that sent me.

Sawyer New Testament

for I came down from heaven not to do my will, but the will of him that sent me.

The Emphasized Bible

Because I have come down from heaven, - Not that I should be doing my own will, but the will of him that sent me.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For I came down from heaven, not with a view to do my own will, but the will of him that sent me.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For I have come down from Heaven, to do, not my own will, but the will of him who sent me;

Webster

For I came down from heaven, not to do my own will, but the will of him that sent me.

Weymouth New Testament

For I have left Heaven and have come down to earth not to seek my own pleasure, but to do the will of Him who sent me.

Williams New Testament

because I have come down from heaven, not to do my own will but the will of Him who sent me.

World English Bible

For I have come down from heaven, not to do my own will, but the will of him who sent me.

Worrell New Testament

because I have come down from Heaven, not to do My Own will, but the will of Him Who sent Me.

Worsley New Testament

For I came down from heaven, not to do my own will, but the will of Him that sent me.

Youngs Literal Translation

because I have come down out of the heaven, not that I may do my will, but the will of Him who sent me.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

καταβαίνω 
Katabaino 
Usage: 63

ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

to
ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

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

ἐμός 
Emos 
my, mine, mine own, of me, I
Usage: 25

will
θέλημα 
thelema 
will, desire, pleasure
Usage: 45

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

the will
θέλημα 
thelema 
will, desire, pleasure
Usage: 45

πέμπω 
Pempo 
Usage: 39

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Images John 6:38

Prayers for John 6:38

Context Readings

Discourse About The Bread Of Life

37 Everyone whom the Father gives me will come to me, and the one who comes to me I will never send away. 38 For I have come down from heaven not to do my own will but the will of the one who sent me. 39 Now this is the will of the one who sent me -- that I should not lose one person of every one he has given me, but raise them all up at the last day.



Cross References

John 4:34

Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of the one who sent me and to complete his work.

John 5:30

I can do nothing on my own initiative. Just as I hear, I judge, and my judgment is just, because I do not seek my own will, but the will of the one who sent me.

John 3:13

No one has ascended into heaven except the one who descended from heaven -- the Son of Man.

Isaiah 53:10

Though the Lord desired to crush him and make him ill, once restitution is made, he will see descendants and enjoy long life, and the Lord's purpose will be accomplished through him.

Psalm 40:7-8

Then I say, "Look! I come! What is written in the scroll pertains to me.

Matthew 20:28

just as the Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."

Matthew 26:39-42

Going a little farther, he threw himself down with his face to the ground and prayed, "My Father, if possible, let this cup pass from me! Yet not what I will, but what you will."

John 3:31

The one who comes from above is superior to all. The one who is from the earth belongs to the earth and speaks about earthly things. The one who comes from heaven is superior to all.

John 6:33

For the bread of God is the one who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world."

Romans 15:3

For even Christ did not please himself, but just as it is written, "The insults of those who insult you have fallen on me."

Ephesians 4:9

Now what is the meaning of "he ascended," except that he also descended to the lower regions, namely, the earth?

Philippians 2:7-8

but emptied himself by taking on the form of a slave, by looking like other men, and by sharing in human nature.

Hebrews 5:8

Although he was a son, he learned obedience through the things he suffered.

Hebrews 10:7-9

"Then I said, 'Here I am: I have come -- it is written of me in the scroll of the book -- to do your will, O God.'"

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