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 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 he laid his hands on them and 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 unto him, Why dost thou call me good? There is none good but one, that is, God, but if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments.


Cross References

Matthew 25:46

And they shall go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.

John 3:15

that whosoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

1 John 1:2

(for the life is manifested, and we also saw it and bear witness and show unto you that eternal life, which was with the Father and appeared unto us);

Daniel 12:2

And many of those that sleep in the dust of the earth shall be awakened, some for eternal life, and some for shame and everlasting confusion.

Matthew 19:17-18

And he said unto him, Why dost thou call me good? There is none good but one, that is, God, but if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments.

Matthew 19:26

But Jesus beheld them and said unto them, With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.

Matthew 19:29

And every one that has forsaken houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or lands for my name's sake shall receive a hundredfold and shall inherit eternal life.

Mark 10:17-30

And as he was leaving to continue his way, there came one running, who kneeled before him and asked him, Good Master, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?

Luke 10:25-28

And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?

Luke 18:18-30

And a certain prince asked him, saying, Good Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?

John 4:14

but whosoever drinks of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst, but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a fountain of water springing up into eternal life.

John 5:39

Search the scriptures, for in them ye think ye have eternal life; and they are those who testify of me.

John 6:27-29

Labour not for the food which perishes, but for the food which abides unto eternal life, which the Son of man shall give unto you, for him has God the Father sealed.

John 6:47

Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believes in me has eternal life.

John 6:68

Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? thou hast the words of eternal life.

John 10:28

and I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall anyone pluck them out of my hand.

John 12:25

He that loves his life shall lose it, and he that hates his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal.

John 17:2-3

as thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him.

Acts 16:30

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

Romans 2:7

to those who persevered in well doing, glory and honour and incorruption, to those who seek eternal life;

Romans 5:21

so that in the same manner as sin has reigned unto death, even so might grace reign through righteousness unto eternal life by Jesus, the Christ, our Lord.

Romans 6:22-23

But now freed from sin and made slaves to God, ye have as your fruit sanctification and as the end, everlasting life.

1 Timothy 1:16

But for this cause I was received unto mercy that in me first, Jesus Christ might show forth all clemency, for an example to those who should hereafter believe in him for eternal life.

1 Timothy 6:12

Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, unto which thou art also called, having made a good profession before many witnesses.

1 Timothy 6:19

laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the future, that they may lay hold on eternal life.

Titus 1:2

for the hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before the times of the ages

Titus 3:7

that being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

1 John 2:25

And this is the promise that he has promised us, even eternal life.

1 John 5:11-13

And this is the witness, that God has given eternal life to us, and this life is in his Son.

1 John 5:20

But we know that the Son of God is come and has given us understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God and eternal life.

Jude 1:21

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

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