Parallel Verses

Daniel Mace New Testament

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

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?"

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 and he laid his hands upon them, and departed thence. 16 Immediately one came near him, saying, good master, what good shall I do, to obtain eternal life? 17 and he said to him, why do you stile me good? there is but one that is good, that is God. but if you would enter into life, keep the commandments.


Cross References

Matthew 25:46

and these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but the righteous into life eternal.

John 3:15

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

1 John 1:2

for the life was manifested, we have seen it, we testify of it, and denounce unto you, that eternal life which was with the father, and was manifested unto us.

1 John 1:2

for the life was manifested, we have seen it, we testify of it, and denounce unto you, that eternal life which was with the father, and was manifested unto us.

Matthew 19:17-18

and he said to him, why do you stile me good? there is but one that is good, that is God. but if you would enter into life, keep the commandments.

Matthew 19:26

but Jesus looking at them, said, however impracticable this is to men, all things are possible to God.

Matthew 19:29

and every one that abandons his family, his brothers, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands for my sake, shall receive in that age an hundred times the value, and shall inherit hereafter everlasting life.

Mark 10:17-30

When he was set out upon his journey, there met him one, who kneeling down before him, said, good master, what must I do to inherit eternal life?

Luke 10:25-28

Then a doctor of the law stood up to try him, saying, master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?

Luke 18:18-30

Then a person of distinction ask'd him this question, good master, what must I do to inherit eternal life?

John 4:14

but whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him, shall never thirst: for the water that I shall give him, shall be in him a fountain springing up to everlasting life.

John 5:39

You search the scriptures, for you think by their means to have eternal life, and they are the very writings which do testify of me.

John 6:27-29

work not for the food which perisheth, but for that which endureth unto everlasting life, and which the son of man shall give unto you, for to him it is that the father, that is God, has given his credentials.

John 6:47

I declare unto you, he that believeth on me hath everlasting life.

John 6:68

but Simon Peter answered, Lord, to whom shall we go? you have the words of eternal life.

John 10:28

it is I that give them eternal life, and they shall never perish, neither shall any one force them out of my hand.

John 12:25

he that loveth his life, shall lose it: but he that sacrifices his life in this world, shall preserve it to eternity.

John 17:2-3

for thou hast given him power over all men, that he might give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him.

Acts 16:30

and bringing them out, he said, sirs, what must I do to be saved?

Romans 2:7

who by patient continuance in well doing, seek for glory, honour, and immortality;

Romans 5:21

that as sin prevailed unto death, even so might the divine favour prevail by righteousness unto eternal life, thro' Jesus Christ our Lord.

Romans 6:22-23

but now being set free from sin, and actually in the service of God, the present advantage you reap is holiness, and the future everlasting life.

1 Timothy 1:16

however I obtained mercy, that Jesus Christ might demonstrate the greatness of his clemency, by making me an eminent instance of it to those who should hereafter believe in him, in order to eternal life.

1 Timothy 6:12

exert yourself in the glorious cause of faith, and secure the prize of eternal life, to which you were called, when you made that excellent profession of faith before so many witnesses.

1 Timothy 6:19

securing to themselves a well-grounded expectation of obtaining hereafter an immortal life.

Titus 1:2

and gives the expectation of eternal life, which the God of veracity promised so many ages ago;

Titus 3:7

that being justified by his favour, we should have the inheritance of eternal life, according to our hopes.

1 John 2:25

and this is the reward that he hath promised us, even eternal life.

1 John 5:11-13

Now what is testified, is this, that God has given to us eternal life: and this life is by his son.

1 John 5:20

We know that the son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding to know him that is true: and we are with him that is true, by his son Jesus Christ. "he is the true God, who is the author of eternal life."

Jude 1:21

and thereby cultivate the divine favour, in the expectation of eternal life by the mercy of Jesus Christ our Lord.

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