Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Just then someone came up and asked Him, “Teacher, what good must I do to 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?

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


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 After putting His hands on them, He went on from there. 16 Just then someone came up and asked Him, “Teacher, what good must I do to have eternal life?” 17 “Why do you ask Me about what is good?” He said to him. “There is only One who is good. If you want to enter into life, keep the commandments.”


Cross References

Matthew 25:46

“And they will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.”

John 3:15

so that everyone who believes in Him will have eternal life.

1 John 1:2

that life was revealed,
and we have seen it
and we testify and declare to you
the eternal life that was with the Father
and was revealed to us

Daniel 12:2

Many of those who sleep in the dust
of the earth will awake,
some to eternal life,
and some to shame and eternal contempt.

Matthew 19:17-18

“Why do you ask Me about what is good?” He said to him. “There is only One who is good. If you want to enter into life, keep the commandments.”

Matthew 19:26

But Jesus looked at them and said, “With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”

Matthew 19:29

And everyone who has left houses, brothers or sisters, father or mother, children, or fields because of My name will receive 100 times more and will inherit eternal life.

Mark 10:17-30

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

Luke 10:25-28

Just then an expert in the law stood up to test Him, saying, “Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”

Luke 18:18-30

A ruler asked Him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”

John 4:14

But whoever drinks from the water that I will give him will never get thirsty again—ever! In fact, the water I will give him will become a wellof water springing up within him for eternal life.”

John 5:39

You pore over the Scriptures because you think you have eternal life in them, yet they testify about Me.

John 6:27-29

Don’t work for the food that perishes but for the food that lasts for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you, because God the Father has set His seal of approval on Him.”

John 6:47

“I assure you: Anyone who believes has eternal life.

John 6:68

Simon Peter answered, “Lord, who will we go to? You have the words of eternal life.

John 10:28

I give them eternal life, and they will never perish—ever! No one will snatch them out of My hand.

John 12:25

The one who loves his life will lose it, and the one who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.

John 17:2-3

for You gave Him authority
over all flesh;
so He may give eternal life
to all You have given Him.

Acts 16:30

Then he escorted them out and said, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?”

Romans 2:7

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

Romans 5:21

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

Romans 6:22-23

But now, since you have been liberated from sin and have become enslaved to God, you have your fruit, which results in sanctification—and the end is eternal life!

1 Timothy 1:16

But I received mercy for this reason, so that in me, the worst of them, Christ Jesus might demonstrate His extraordinary patience as an example to those who would believe in Him for eternal life.

1 Timothy 6:12

Fight the good fight for the faith;
take hold of eternal life
that you were called to
and have made a good confession about
in the presence of many witnesses.

1 Timothy 6:19

storing up for themselves a good reserve for the age to come, so that they may take hold of life that is real.

Titus 1:2

in the hope of eternal life that God, who cannot lie, promised before time began.

Titus 3:7

so that having been justified by His grace,
we may become heirs with the hope of eternal life.

1 John 2:25

And this is the promise that He Himself made to us: eternal life.

1 John 5:11-13

And this is the testimony: 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 the true One. We are in the true One—that is, in His Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.

Jude 1:21

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

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