Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And someone came to Him and said, "Teacher, what good thing shall I do that I may obtain eternal life?"

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Just then someone came up and asked Him, "Teacher, what good must I do to have eternal life?"

International Standard Version

Just then a man came up to Jesus. "Teacher," he asked, "what good deed should I do to have eternal life?"

A Conservative Version

And behold one man having come to him, said, Good teacher, what good thing should I do so that I may have eternal life?

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

And behold, there came a man up to Him, saying, Teacher, what excellent and perfectly and essentially good deed must I do to possess eternal life?

An Understandable Version

Then a rich, young man [See verse 22] came to Him and said, "Teacher, what good deed should I do in order to have never ending life?"

Anderson New Testament

And behold, one came and said to him: Good teacher, what good thing must I do that I may have eternal life? He said to him:

Bible in Basic English

And one came to him and said, Master, what good thing have I to do, so that I may have eternal life?

Common New Testament

Now behold, one came up and said to him, "Teacher, what good thing must I do to have eternal life?"

Daniel Mace New Testament

Immediately one came near him, saying, good master, what good shall I do, to obtain eternal life?

Darby Translation

And lo, one coming up said to him, Teacher, what good thing shall I do that I may have life eternal?

Godbey New Testament

Behold, one coming to Him said, Good Teacher, what good thing shall I do, in order that I may have eternal life?

Goodspeed New Testament

A man came up to him and said, "Master, what good deed must I do to obtain eternal life?"

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

And, behold, one having come said to him, Good teacher, what good shall I do, that I might have eternal life?

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

And behold, someone came up to him [and] said, "Teacher, what good [thing] must I do so that I will have eternal life?"

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

Moffatt New Testament

Up came a man and said to him, "Teacher, what good deed must I do to gain life eternal?"

Montgomery New Testament

But look! a certain man came up to him and asked, "Teacher, what good thing shall I do to inherit eternal life?"

NET Bible

Now someone came up to him and said, "Teacher, what good thing must I do to gain eternal life?"

New Heart English Bible

And just then someone came to him and said, "Teacher, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life?"

Noyes New Testament

And lo! one came to him and said, Teacher, what good thing shall I do, that I may have everlasting life?

Sawyer New Testament

And behold one came and said to him, Teacher, what good [work] shall I do that I may have eternal life?

The Emphasized Bible

And lo! one coming near unto him, said, Teacher! what good thing shall I do, that I may have life age-abiding?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And lo! a person coming to him, said, Good Master, what good thing shall I do, in order to attain eternal life?

Twentieth Century New Testament

And a man came up to Jesus, and said: "Teacher, what good thing must I do to obtain Immortal life?"

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

"Teacher," said one man, coming up to Him, "what that is good shall I do in order to win the Life of the Ages?"

Williams New Testament

And a man came up to Him and asked, "What is there good that I can do to possess eternal life?"

World English Bible

Behold, one came to him and said, "Good teacher, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life?"

Worrell New Testament

And, behold, one, having come near, said to Him, "Teacher, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life?"

Worsley New Testament

And behold, there came one to Him, and said, Good master, what good shall I do, that I may have eternal life?

Youngs Literal Translation

And lo, one having come near, said to him, 'Good teacher, what good thing shall I do, that I may have life age-during?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

ἰδού 
Idou 
behold , lo , see
Usage: 140

one
εἷς 
heis 
one , a , other , some , not tr ,
Usage: 188

προσέρχομαι 
Proserchomai 
come , come to , come unto , go to , go unto , draw near ,
Usage: 79

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


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

διδάσκαλος 
Didaskalos 
Usage: 48

τίς 
Tis 
what , who , why , whom , which ,
Usage: 344

G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

shall I 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

I may have
ἔχω 
Echo 
have , be , need , , vr have
Usage: 479

αἰώνιος 
Aionios 
Usage: 47

References

Fausets

Context Readings

A Rich Young Man

15 After laying His hands on them, He departed from there. 16 And someone came to Him and said, "Teacher, what good thing shall I do that I may obtain eternal life?" 17 And He said to him, "Why are you asking Me about what is good? There is only One who is good; but if you wish to enter into life, keep the commandments."


Cross References

Matthew 25:46

"These will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life."

John 3:15

so that whoever believes will in Him have eternal life.

1 John 1:2

and the life was manifested, and we have seen and testify and proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and was manifested to us--

Daniel 12:2

"Many of those who sleep in the dust of the ground will awake, these to everlasting life, but the others to disgrace and everlasting contempt.

Matthew 19:17-18

And He said to him, "Why are you asking Me about what is good? There is only One who is good; but if you wish to enter into life, keep the commandments."

Matthew 19:26

And looking at them Jesus said to them, "With people this is impossible, but with God all things are possible."

Matthew 19:29

"And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or farms for My name's sake, will receive many times as much, and will inherit eternal life.

Mark 10:17-30

As He was setting out on a journey, a man ran up to Him and knelt before Him, and asked Him, "Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"

Luke 10:25-28

And a lawyer stood up and put Him to the test, saying, "Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"

Luke 18:18-30

A ruler questioned Him, saying, "Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"

John 4:14

but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him shall never thirst; but the water that I will give him will become in him a well of water springing up to eternal life."

John 5:39

"You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; it is these that testify about Me;

John 6:27-29

"Do not work for the food which perishes, but for the food which endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give to you, for on Him the Father, God, has set His seal."

John 6:47

"Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes has eternal life.

John 6:68

Simon Peter answered Him, "Lord, to whom shall we go? You have words of eternal life.

John 10:28

and I give eternal life to them, and they will never perish; and no one will snatch them out of My hand.

John 12:25

"He who loves his life loses it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it to life eternal.

John 17:2-3

even as You gave Him authority over all flesh, that to all whom You have given Him, He may give eternal life.

Acts 16:30

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

Romans 2:7

to those who by perseverance in doing good seek for glory and honor and immortality, eternal life;

Romans 5:21

so that, as sin reigned in death, even so grace would reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Romans 6:22-23

But now having been freed from sin and enslaved to God, you derive your benefit, resulting in sanctification, and the outcome, eternal life.

1 Timothy 1:16

Yet for this reason I found mercy, so that in me as the foremost, Jesus Christ might demonstrate His perfect patience as an example for those who would believe in Him for eternal life.

1 Timothy 6:12

Fight the good fight of faith; take hold of the eternal life to which you were called, and you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.

1 Timothy 6:19

storing up for themselves the treasure of a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is life indeed.

Titus 1:2

in the hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised long ages ago,

Titus 3:7

so that being justified by His grace we would be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

1 John 2:25

This is the promise which He Himself made to us: eternal life.

1 John 5:11-13

And the testimony is this, that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son.

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding so that we may know Him who is true; and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ This is the true God and eternal life.

Jude 1:21

keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting anxiously for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life.



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