Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Jesus answered, "If I glorify Myself, My glory is nothing; it is My Father who glorifies Me, of whom you say, 'He is our God';

King James Version

Jesus answered, If I honour myself, my honour is nothing: it is my Father that honoureth me; of whom ye say, that he is your God:

Holman Bible

"If I glorify Myself," Jesus answered, "My glory is nothing. My Father-you say about Him, 'He is our God'-He is the One who glorifies Me.

International Standard Version

Jesus answered, "If I were trying to glorify myself, my glory would mean nothing. It is my Father who glorifies me, of whom you say, "He is our God.'

A Conservative Version

Jesus answered, If I glorify myself, my glory is nothing. My Father is he who glorifies me, of whom ye say, He is our God.

American Standard Version

Jesus answered, If I glorify myself, my glory is nothing: it is my Father that glorifieth me; of whom ye say, that he is your God;

Amplified

Jesus answered, If I were to glorify Myself (magnify, praise, and honor Myself), I would have no real glory, for My glory would be nothing and worthless. [My honor must come to Me from My Father.] It is My Father Who glorifies Me [Who extols Me, magnifies, and praises Me], of Whom you say that He is your God.

An Understandable Version

Jesus answered them, "If I were to honor myself, that honor would be worthless. [But] it is my Father who honors me [and] you say He is your God.

Anderson New Testament

Jesus answered: If I honor myself, my honor is nothing; it is my Father that honors me, of whom you say, that he is your God.

Bible in Basic English

Jesus said in answer, If I take glory for myself, my glory is nothing: it is my Father who gives me glory, of whom you say that he is your God.

Common New Testament

Jesus answered, "If I glorify myself, my glory is nothing. It is my Father who glorifies me, of whom you say that he is your God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Jesus answered, if I honour'd my self, my honour would be vain: it is my father that honoureth me, of whom ye say, that he is your God.

Darby Translation

Jesus answered, If I glorify myself, my glory is nothing: it is my Father who glorifies me, of whom ye say, He is our God.

Godbey New Testament

Jesus responded, If I may glorify myself, my glory is nothing: my Father is the one glorifying me; whom you say, that, He is our God;

Goodspeed New Testament

Jesus answered, "If I show special honor to myself, such honor counts for nothing. It is my Father who shows me honor. You say he is your God,

John Wesley New Testament

Whom makest thou thyself? Jesus answered, If I honour myself, my honour is nothing: it is my Father that honoureth me, of whom ye say, He is our God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Jesus answered, If I glorify myself, my glory is nothing; it is my Father that glorifies me, of whom ye say that he is your God;

Julia Smith Translation

Jesus answered, If I honour myself, my honour is nothing: it is my Father honouring me; whom ye say, that he is your God:

King James 2000

Jesus answered, If I honor myself, my honor is nothing: it is my Father that honors me; of whom you say, that he is your God:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Jesus replied, "If I glorify myself, my glory is nothing. The one who glorifies me is my Father, [about] whom you say, 'He is our God.'

Modern King James verseion

Jesus answered, If I glorify Myself, My glory is nothing; it is My Father who glorifies Me, of whom you say that He is your God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Jesus answered, "If I honour myself, mine honour is nothing worth. It is my father that honoureth me, which ye say is your God.

Moffatt New Testament

Jesus replied, "Were I to glorify myself, my glory would be nothing; it is my Father who glorifies me; you say 'He is our God,'

Montgomery New Testament

"If I glorify myself." said Jesus, "my glory is nothing. It is my Father that glorifies me, and you say, 'He is our God.'

NET Bible

Jesus replied, "If I glorify myself, my glory is worthless. The one who glorifies me is my Father, about whom you people say, 'He is our God.'

New Heart English Bible

Jesus answered, "If I glorify myself, my glory is nothing. It is my Father who glorifies me, of whom you say 'He is our God.'

Noyes New Testament

Jesus answered, If I glorify myself, my glory is nothing. It is my Father that glorifieth me, of whom ye say, He is our God:

Sawyer New Testament

Jesus answered, If I glorify myself, my glory is nothing; it is my Father who glorifies me, of whom you say, He is our God;

The Emphasized Bible

Jesus answered - If, I, glorify myself, my glory, is nothing: It is, my Father, that glorifieth me, - of whom, ye, say - He is, your God!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Jesus answered, If I assume glory to myself, my glory is nothing: it is the Father who glorifies me; of whom ye say, that he is your God:

Twentieth Century New Testament

"If I do honor to myself," answered Jesus, "such honor counts for nothing. It is my Father who does me honor--and you say that he is your God;

Webster

Jesus answered, If I honor myself, my honor is nothing: it is my Father that honoreth me, of whom ye say, that he is your God:

Weymouth New Testament

"Were I to glorify myself," answered Jesus, "I should have no real glory. There is One who glorifies me--namely my Father, who you say is your God.

Williams New Testament

Jesus answered, "If I glorify myself, such glory amounts to nothing. It is the Father who glorifies me; and you claim that He is your God.

World English Bible

Jesus answered, "If I glorify myself, my glory is nothing. It is my Father who glorifies me, of whom you say that he is our God.

Worrell New Testament

Jesus answered, "If I glorify Myself, My glory is nothing. It is My Father Who glorifieth Me, of Whom ye say, that He is your God.

Worsley New Testament

Jesus answered, If I honour myself, my honor is nothing: it is my Father that glorifieth me, of whom ye say that He is your God.

Youngs Literal Translation

Jesus answered, 'If I glorify myself, my glory is nothing; it is my Father who is glorifying me, of whom ye say that He is your God;

Interlinear

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

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

If
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

δοξάζω 
Doxazo 
δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 42
Usage: 141

ἐμαυτοῦ ἐμαυτῷ ἐμαυτόν 
Emautou 
Usage: 21

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313
Usage: 313

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

οὐδείς 
Oudeis 
Usage: 160

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

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

δοξάζω 
Doxazo 
Usage: 42

me
μέ 
me 
me, I, my, not tr
Usage: 122

of whom
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

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

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

Context Readings

Jesus And Abraham

53 "Surely You are not greater than our father Abraham, who died? The prophets died too; whom do You make Yourself out to be?" 54 Jesus answered, "If I glorify Myself, My glory is nothing; it is My Father who glorifies Me, of whom you say, 'He is our God'; 55 and you have not come to know Him, but I know Him; and if I say that I do not know Him, I will be a liar like you, but I do know Him and keep His word.



Cross References

John 8:50

"But I do not seek My glory; there is One who seeks and judges.

John 17:1

Jesus spoke these things; and lifting up His eyes to heaven, He said, "Father, the hour has come; glorify Your Son, that the Son may glorify You,

John 7:39

But this He spoke of the Spirit, whom those who believed in Him were to receive; for the Spirit was not yet given, because Jesus was not yet glorified.

John 8:41

"You are doing the deeds of your father " They said to Him, "We were not born of fornication; we have one Father: God."

John 17:5

"Now, Father, glorify Me together with Yourself, with the glory which I had with You before the world was.

Acts 3:13

"The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified His servant Jesus, the one whom you delivered and disowned in the presence of Pilate, when he had decided to release Him.

2 Peter 1:17

For when He received honor and glory from God the Father, such an utterance as this was made to Him by the Majestic Glory, "This is My beloved Son with whom I am well-pleased"--

Psalm 2:6-12

"But as for Me, I have installed My King Upon Zion, My holy mountain."

Psalm 110:1-4

The LORD says to my Lord: "Sit at My right hand Until I make Your enemies a footstool for Your feet."

Proverbs 25:27

It is not good to eat much honey, Nor is it glory to search out one's own glory.

Isaiah 48:1-2

"Hear this, O house of Jacob, who are named Israel And who came forth from the loins of Judah, Who swear by the name of the LORD And invoke the God of Israel, But not in truth nor in righteousness.

Isaiah 66:5

Hear the word of the LORD, you who tremble at His word: "Your brothers who hate you, who exclude you for My name's sake, Have said, 'Let the LORD be glorified, that we may see your joy ' But they will be put to shame.

Daniel 7:13-14

"I kept looking in the night visions, And behold, with the clouds of heaven One like a Son of Man was coming, And He came up to the Ancient of Days And was presented before Him.

Hosea 1:9

And the LORD said, "Name him Lo-ammi, for you are not My people and I am not your God."

John 2:11

This beginning of His signs Jesus did in Cana of Galilee, and manifested His glory, and His disciples believed in Him.

John 5:22-29

"For not even the Father judges anyone, but He has given all judgment to the Son,

John 5:31-32

"If I alone testify about Myself, My testimony is not true.

John 5:41

"I do not receive glory from men;

John 7:18

"He who speaks from himself seeks his own glory; but He who is seeking the glory of the One who sent Him, He is true, and there is no unrighteousness in Him.

John 13:31-32

Therefore when he had gone out, Jesus said, "Now is the Son of Man glorified, and God is glorified in Him;

John 16:14-15

"He will glorify Me, for He will take of Mine and will disclose it to you.

Romans 2:17-29

But if you bear the name "Jew" and rely upon the Law and boast in God,

2 Corinthians 10:18

For it is not he who commends himself that is approved, but he whom the Lord commends.

Ephesians 1:20-23

which He brought about in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places,

Philippians 2:9-11

For this reason also, God highly exalted Him, and bestowed on Him the name which is above every name,

Hebrews 5:4-5

And no one takes the honor to himself, but receives it when he is called by God, even as Aaron was.

1 Peter 1:12

It was revealed to them that they were not serving themselves, but you, in these things which now have been announced to you through those who preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven--things into which angels long to look.

1 Peter 1:21

who through Him are believers in God, who raised Him from the dead and gave Him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God.

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