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Biblical Studies/Christianity/John 10
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The Updated Modernity Version (Parallel, Annotated) John 10
THE NEW TESTAMENT
Gospel of JOHN
Updated King James Version
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The Updated Modernity Version
10:1 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that enters not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbs up
some other way
, the same is a thief and a robber.
Some other way
1 "In all truthfulness, I tell you that anyone who does not enter the sheepfold by the door, but climbs up some other way, is a thief and a robber.
10:2 But he that enters in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.
10:3 To him the gate keeper opens; and the sheep hear his voice: and he calls his own sheep by name, and leads them out.
10:4 And when he puts forth his own sheep, he goes before them, and the sheep follow him: for they know his voice.
10:5 And a stranger will they not follow, but will flee from him: for they know not the voice of strangers.
10:6 This parable spoke Jesus unto them: but they understood not what things they were which he spoke unto them.
Jesus: universal language
10:7 Then said Jesus unto them again, Verily, verily, I say unto you, I am the door of the sheep.
10:8 All that ever came before me are thieves and robbers: but the sheep did not hear them.
10:9 I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.
10:10 The thief comes not, but in order to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it
10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy: I have come that they may have Life, and may have it more abundantly.
10:11 I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd gives his life for the sheep.
that is a
, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, sees the wolf coming, and left the sheep, and flees: and the wolf catches them, and scatters the sheep.
12 The hired man—one who is not a shepherd or owner of the sheep—no sooner sees the wolf coming than he leaves the sheep and runs away; and the wolf seizes the sheep and scatters them about.
10:13 The worker flees, because he is a worker, and cares not for the sheep.
I am the good shepherd
, and know my sheep, and am known of mine.
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10:15 As the Father knows me, even so know I the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep.
10:16 And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one fold, and one shepherd.
10:17 Therefore does my Father love me, because I lay down my life, that I might take it again.
10:18 No man takes it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This commandment have I received of my Father.
10:19 There was a division therefore again among the Jews for these sayings. (o. logos)
19 Again there arose a division among the Judeans because of this discourse.
10:20 And many of them said, He has a devil, and is mad; why hear all of you him?
10:21 Others said, These are not the words (o. rhema) of him that has a devil. Can a devil open the eyes of the blind?
10:22 And it was at Jerusalem the feast of the
, and it was winter.
22 The Dedication Festival was at this time in Jerusalem, for it was winter,
10:23 And Jesus walked in the temple in Solomon's porch.
10:24 Then came the Jews round about him, and said unto him, How long do you make us to doubt? If you be the Christ, tell us plainly.
24 when the Judeans gathered around Him and asked Him, "How long before you lift us up? If you are the Christ, tell us plainly."
10:25 Jesus answered them, I told you, and all of you believed not: the works that I do in my Father's name, they bear witness of me.
25 "I have told you," answered Jesus, "and you do not
. The deeds that I do in my Father's name—they testify of me.
10:26 But all of you believe not, because all of you are not of my sheep, as I said unto you.
26 But you do not
, because you are not my sheep, as I already said.
10:27 My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:
10:28 And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.
10:29 My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand.
10:30 I and my Father are one.
10:31 Then the Jews took up stones again to stone him.
31 Again the Judeans bore stones, preparing to stone Him.
10:32 Jesus answered them, Many good works have I showed you from my Father; for which of those works do all of you stone me?
10:33 The Jews answered him, saying, For a good work we stone you not; but for blasphemy; and because that you, being a man, make yourself God.
33 The Judeans replied, "We are not going to stone you for a good deed, but for blasphemy, because you are only a man, and make yourself to be God."
10:34 Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, All of you are gods?
10:35 If he called them gods, unto whom the word (o. logos) of God came, and the scripture cannot be broken;
10:36 Say all of you of him, whom the Father has sanctified, and sent into the world, You blaspheme; because I said, I am the Son of God?
10:37 If I do not the works of my Father, believe me not.
37 If I fail to do the deeds of my Father, do not
10:38 But if I do, though all of you believe not me, believe the works: that all of you may know, and believe, that the Father is in me, and I in him.
38 But if I do them, then even if you do not
me, at least
the deeds, that you may recognize and
that the Father is in me, and that I am in the Father."
10:39 Therefore they sought again to take him: but he escaped out of their hand,
10:40 And went away again beyond Jordan into the place where John at first baptized; and there he abode.
10:41 And many resorted unto him, and said, John did no miracle: but all things that John spoke of this man were true.
41 The people crowded up to Him, and reported, "John did not work a miracle here: but all that John said about this man was true."
10:42 And many believed on him there.
42 And many there came to
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