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John 10 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:1 - Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the fold of the sheep, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:2 - But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:3 - To him the porter openeth; and the sheep hear his voice: and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:4 - When he hath put forth all his own, he goeth before them, and the sheep follow him: for they know his voice.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:5 - And a stranger will they not follow, but will flee from him: for they know not the voice of strangers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:6 - This parable spake Jesus unto them: but they understood not what things they were which he spake unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:7 - Jesus therefore said unto them again, Verily, verily, I say unto you, I am the door of the sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:8 - All that came before me are thieves and robbers: but the sheep did not hear them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:9 - I am the door; by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and go out, and shall find pasture.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:10 - The thief cometh not, but that he may steal, and kill, and destroy: I came that they may have life, and may have it abundantly.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:11 - I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd layeth down his life for the sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:12 - He that is a hireling, and not a shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, beholdeth the wolf coming, and leaveth the sheep, and fleeth, and the wolf snatcheth them, and scattereth them:
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:13 - he fleeth because he is a hireling, and careth not for the sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:14 - I am the good shepherd; and I know mine own, and mine own know me,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:15 - even as the Father knoweth me, and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 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 they shall become one flock, one shepherd.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:17 - Therefore doth the Father love me, because I lay down my life, that I may take it again.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:18 - No one taketh it away 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 received I from my Father.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:19 - There arose a division again among the Jews because of these words.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:20 - And many of them said, He hath a demon, and is mad; why hear ye him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:21 - Others said, These are not the sayings of one possessed with a demon. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?

Jesus Asserts His Deity

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:22 - And it was the feast of the dedication at Jerusalem:
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:23 - it was winter; and Jesus was walking in the temple in Solomon’s porch.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:24 - The Jews therefore came round about him, and said unto him, How long dost thou hold us in suspense? If thou art the Christ, tell us plainly.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:25 - Jesus answered them, I told you, and ye believe not: the works that I do in my Father’s name, these bear witness of me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:26 - But ye believe not, because ye are not of my sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:27 - My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:28 - and I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, and no one shall snatch them out of my hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:29 - My Father, who hath given them unto me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch them out of the Father’s hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:30 - I and the Father are one.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:31 - The Jews took up stones again to stone him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:32 - Jesus answered them, Many good works have I showed you from the Father; for which of those works do ye stone me?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:33 - The Jews answered him, For a good work we stone thee not, but for blasphemy; and because that thou, being a man, makest thyself God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:34 - Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, Ye are gods?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:35 - If he called them gods, unto whom the word of God came (and the scripture cannot be broken),
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:36 - say ye of him, whom the Father sanctified and sent into the world, Thou blasphemest; because I said, I am the Son of God?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:37 - If I do not the works of my Father, believe me not.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:38 - But if I do them, though ye believe not me, believe the works: that ye may know and understand that the Father is in me, and I in the Father.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:39 - They sought again to take him: and he went forth out of their hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:40 - And he went away again beyond the Jordan into the place where John was at the first baptizing; and there he abode.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:41 - And many came unto him; and they said, John indeed did no sign: but all things whatsoever John spake of this man were true.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:42 - And many believed on him there.

Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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