Parallel Verses

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?

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?"

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 someone came to Him and said, “Teacher, what [essentially] good thing shall I do to obtain eternal life [that is, eternal salvation in the Messiah’s kingdom]?”

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?

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


Usage: 0

G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

διδάσκαλος 
Didaskalos 
Usage: 48

τίς 
Tis 
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 And having laid his hands on them, he departed from there. 16 And behold one man having come to him, said, Good teacher, what good thing should I do so that I may have eternal life? 17 And he said to him, Why do thou call me good? There is none good except one, God. But if thou want to enter into life, keep the commandments.


Cross References

Matthew 25:46

And these will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.

John 3:15

so that every man who believes in him would not perish, but may have eternal life.

1 John 1:2

(and the life was made known, and we have seen, and testify, and declare to you the eternal life that was with the Father, and was made known to us),

Daniel 12:2

And many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.

Matthew 19:17-18

And he said to him, Why do thou call me good? There is none good except one, God. But if thou want to enter into life, keep the commandments.

Matthew 19:26

And having looked, Jesus said to them, With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.

Matthew 19:29

And every man who has forsaken houses, or brothers, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, because of my name, will receive a hundredfold, and will inherit eternal life.

Mark 10:17-30

And as he was going forth on the way, one man having ran to him, and having knelt to him, questioned him, Good teacher, what should I do that I may inherit eternal life?

Luke 10:25-28

And behold, a certain lawyer stood up testing him, and saying, Teacher, having done what, would I inherit eternal life?

Luke 18:18-30

And a certain ruler questioned him, saying, Good teacher, having done what, will I inherit eternal life?

John 4:14

but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will, no, not thirst into the age. But the water that I will give him will become in him a well of water springing up to eternal life.

John 5:39

Ye search the scriptures, because ye think to have eternal life in them, and those are testifying about me.

John 6:27-29

Work not for the food that perishes, but for the food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of man will give to you, for God the Father put a seal on this man.

John 6:47

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

John 6:68

Simon Peter therefore answered him, Lord, to whom will we go? Thou have sayings of eternal life.

John 10:28

And I give them eternal life, and they will, no, not perish into the age, and not any will snatch them out of my hand.

John 12:25

He who loves his life will lose it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.

John 17:2-3

just as thou gave him authority over all flesh, so that all things that thou have given him, he will give them eternal life.

Acts 16:30

And after bringing them outside, he said, Sirs, what must I do so that I may be saved?

Romans 2:7

to those who indeed seek by perseverance of good work, glory and esteem and immortality--eternal life--

Romans 5:21

so that, as sin reigned in death, so also grace might reign, through righteousness, for eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Romans 6:22-23

But now having been made free from sin, and having become servile to God, ye have your fruit for sanctification, and the end, eternal life.

1 Timothy 1:16

But because of this I obtained mercy, so that in me, the foremost, Jesus Christ might show forth all longsuffering for an example of those who were going to believe in him for eternal life.

1 Timothy 6:12

Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life for which thou are called, and confessed the good confession in the sight of many witnesses.

1 Timothy 6:19

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

Titus 1:2

in hope of eternal life, which the non-lying God promised before times eternal,

Titus 3:7

So that, having been made righteous by the grace of that man, we may become heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

1 John 2:25

And this is the promise that he promised us: the eternal life.

1 John 5:11-13

And this is the testimony, that God gave eternal life to us, and this life is in his Son.

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God comes, and has given us understanding, so that we may know the true. And we are in the true, in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the TRUE God, and the eternal life.

Jude 1:21

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

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