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John 10 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:1 - 'Verily, verily, I say to you, He who is not entering through the door to the fold of the sheep, but is going up from another side, that one is a thief and a robber;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:2 - and he who is entering through the door is shepherd of the sheep;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:3 - to this one the doorkeeper doth open, and the sheep hear his voice, and his own sheep he doth call by name, and doth lead them forth;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:4 - and when his own sheep he may put forth, before them he goeth on, and the sheep follow him, because they have known his voice;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:5 - and a stranger they will not follow, but will flee from him, because they have not known the voice of strangers.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:6 - This similitude spake Jesus to them, and they knew not what the things were that he was speaking to them;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:7 - Jesus said therefore again to them, 'Verily, verily, I say to you -- I am the door of the sheep;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:8 - all, as many as came before me, are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not hear them;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:9 - I am the door, through me if any one may come in, he shall be saved, and he shall come in, and go out, and find pasture.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:10 - 'The thief doth not come, except 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 his life layeth down for the sheep;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:12 - and the hireling, and not being a shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, doth behold the wolf coming, and doth leave the sheep, and doth flee; and the wolf catcheth them, and scattereth the sheep;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:13 - and the hireling doth flee because he is an hireling, and is not caring for the sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:14 - 'I am the good shepherd, and I know my sheep, and am known by mine,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:15 - according as the Father doth know me, and I know the Father, and my life I lay down for the sheep,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:16 - and other sheep I have that are not of this fold, these also it behoveth me to bring, and my voice they will hear, and there shall become one flock -- one shepherd.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:17 - 'Because of this doth the Father love me, because I lay down my life, that again I may take it;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:18 - no one doth take it from me, but I lay it down of myself; authority I have to lay it down, and authority I have again to take it; this command I received from my Father.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:19 - Therefore, again, there came a division 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 do ye hear him?'
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:21 - others said, 'These sayings are not those of a demoniac; is a demon able blind men's eyes to open?'

Jesus Asserts His Deity

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:22 - And the dedication in Jerusalem came, and it was winter,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:23 - and Jesus was walking in the temple, in the porch of Solomon,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:24 - the Jews, therefore, came round about him, and said to him, 'Till when our soul dost thou hold in suspense? if thou art the Christ, tell us freely.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:25 - Jesus answered them, 'I told you, and ye do not believe; the works that I do in the name of my Father, these testify concerning me;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:26 - but ye do not believe, for ye are not of my sheep,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:27 - according as I said to you: My sheep my voice do hear, and I know them, and they follow me,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:28 - and life age-during I give to them, and they shall not perish -- to the age, and no one shall pluck them out of my hand;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:29 - my Father, who hath given to me, is greater than all, and no one is able to pluck out of the hand of my Father;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:30 - I and the Father are one.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:31 - Therefore, again, did the Jews take up stones that they may stone him;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:32 - Jesus answered them, 'Many good works did I shew you from my Father; because of which work of them do ye stone me?'
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:33 - The Jews answered him, saying, 'For a good work we do not stone thee, but for evil speaking, and because thou, being a man, dost make thyself God.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:34 - Jesus answered them, 'Is it not having been written in your law: I said, ye are gods?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:35 - if them he did call gods unto whom the word of God came, (and the Writing is not able to be broken,)
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:36 - of him whom the Father did sanctify, and send to the world, do ye say -- Thou speakest evil, because I said, Son of God I am?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:37 - if I do not the works of my Father, do not believe me;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:38 - and if I do, even if me ye may not believe, the works believe, that ye may know and may believe that in me is the Father, and I in Him.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:39 - Therefore were they seeking again to seize him, and he went forth out of their hand,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:40 - and went away again to the other side of the Jordan, to the place where John was at first baptizing, and remained there,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:41 - and many came unto him, and said -- 'John, indeed, did no sign, and all things, as many as John said about this one were true;'
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:42 - and many did believe in him there.

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version 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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