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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
Iesus saith vnto them, My meat is, to doe the will of him that sent mee, and to finish his worke.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
Jesus *said to them, "My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to accomplish His work.
- New American Standard Version (1995)
Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to accomplish his work.
- American Standard Version (1901)
Jesus said, My food is to do the pleasure of him who sent me and to make his work complete.
- Basic English Bible
Jesus says to them, My food is that I should do the will of him that has sent me, and that I should finish his work.
- Darby Bible
Jesus saith to them, My food is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.
- Webster's Bible
My food, said Jesus, "is to be obedient to Him who sent me, and fully to accomplish His work.
- Weymouth Bible
Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of him who sent me, and to accomplish his work.
- World English Bible
Jhesus seith to hem, My mete is, that Y do the wille of hym that sente me, that Y perfourme the werk of hym.
- Wycliffe Bible
Jesus saith to them, `My food is, that I may do the will of Him who sent me, and may finish His work;
- Youngs Literal Bible
4:34 My meat - That which satisfies the strongest appetite of my soul.
Joh 4:34 My meat is to do the will of him that sent me. The Savior declares that to do the will of God is food to him. It is enjoyment and strength. It does not weary, but refreshes.
Grant's comment on 2014-09-02 08:52:29:
What was "the will " of him who sent him? That he be obedient even, shed his blood, untill death. Heb.10 10 12.
Shay's comment on 2014-06-17 06:33:00:
Jesus words and actions showed that he sought to fulfill the will of his Heavenly Father, Jehovah. Jesus found great joy in doing Gods will. He compared doing so to food.
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