John 10:2

“But hee that entreth in by the doore, is the shepherd of the sheepe.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.
- King James Version

"But he who enters by the door is a shepherd of the sheep.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who goes in by the door is the keeper of the sheep.
- Basic English Bible

but he that enters in by the door is [the] shepherd of the sheep.
- Darby Bible

But he that entereth by the door, is the shepherd of the sheep.
- Webster's Bible

But he who enters by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.
- Weymouth Bible

But one who enters in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.
- World English Bible

But he that entrith bi the dore, is the scheepherde of the scheep.
- Wycliffe Bible

and he who is entering through the door is shepherd of the sheep;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for John 10:2


Joh 10:2 He that entereth by the door. The one who comes in by the door is the shepherd. The figure is very plain to those familiar with Eastern sheepfolds. The door is for the shepherd and the sheep, while those who get in otherwise are robbers who seek to prey upon the sheep.

Discussion for John 10

  • Muneer ahmed
    When jesus said i and the father are one so jews stoned him then jesus asked why are you pelting stones at me for what i have done wrong? they replied we are not stoned you for your any wrong we stoned you for blasphemy.then jesus realised they misunderstood him so he clarified by giving the reference of old testament psalms 82:6 isaid " you are gods"the judges and priest were called as elohim.
  • Steve morrow
    MATTHEW 24:11 AND MANY FALSE PROPHETS SHALL RISE AND DECEIVE MANY 1 CORINTHIANS 8:5 for though there be that are called gods whether in heaven or in earth as there be gods many and lords many --8:6-- but to us there is but one GOD THE FATHER of whom are all things and we in HIM and ONE LORD JESUS CHRIST by whom are all things and we by HIM
  • Steve morrow
    COLOSSIANS 1:27 TO WHOM GOD WOULD MAKE KNOWN WHAT IS THE RICHES OF THE GLORY OF THIS MYSTERY AMONG THE GENTILES WHICH IS --- CHRIST IN YOU --- THE HOPE OF GLORY --1:28-- whom we preach warning every man and teaching every man in --- all wisdom --- that we may present every man perfect in CHRIST JESUS
  • Ivy Johnson
    Truthseeker: The Godhead: The Holy Trinity, is one, but Three Different Persons. At the Moment, God the Holy Spirit is on the Earth, while God the Father and God the Son are both in Heaven. At Present, God the Son Sits at the Father’s Right Hand Pleading and Making Intercession for us, Christians.(When the enemy accuses us of our Sins) Jesus reminds The Father of: Trial:Suffering: Death: Burial:
  • Stevie
    Who has faith to survive every doubt. Noone alive on earth at present, I suspect. The mind can't wrangle it, the heart grows faint in hardship. The world clamors out its dismay, Teachers scramble for the exits when tried. The the Word exists. Someone wrote it. Some human(I imagine) sat down to record things he, or she observed. Faith is personal, for it is no less than a relationship w/God.
  • 𝓥𝓲𝓻𝓽𝓾𝓸𝓾𝓼 ⻣
    Hear and follow Continue in the faith. More...

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