John 10:29

“My father which gaue them me, is greater then all: and no man is able to plucke them out of my fathers hand.”

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Other Translations

My Father, which gave [them] me, is greater than all; and no [man] is able to pluck [them] out of my Father's hand.
- King James Version

"My Father, who has given {them} to Me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch {them} out of the Father's hand.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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.
- American Standard Version (1901)

That which my Father has given to me has more value than all; and no one is able to take anything out of the Father's hand.
- Basic English Bible

My Father who has given [them] to me is greater than all, and no one can seize out of the hand of my Father.
- Darby Bible

My Father, who gave them to me, is greater than all; and none is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand.
- Webster's Bible

What my Father has given me is more precious than all besides; and no one is able to wrest anything from my Father's hand.
- Weymouth Bible

My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all. No one is able to snatch them out of my Father's hand.
- World English Bible

That thing that my fadir yaf to me, is more than alle thingis; and no man may rauysche fro my fadris hoond.
- Wycliffe Bible

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;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for John 10:29


Joh 10:29 No [man] is able to pluck [them] out of my Father's hand. The sheep who hear his voice and follow him (Joh 10:27). This is the condition of their safety. If they comply with it God's grace will save them from the adversary.

Discussion for John 10

  • Steve morrow
    **JOHN 10:30 I AND MY FATHER ARE ONE** 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 1 TIM 2:5 for there is one GOD and one mediator between GOD and men the man JESUS CHRIST
  • Margaret

    Yes, and though this can be discouraging, it only serves to confirm the truth of God’s Word, (see 2 Tim 4:3-4) but in verse 5 is the answer. He speaks specifically to Timothy here, but the instruction to all is clear: watch. We are to watch and pray. If something you hear doesn’t ring true, check it; search the scriptures. It is good practice to check out the preacher, even if you you know him.
  • Gonzalo
    Verse 39,...Therefore they sought again to take him:" but he escaped out of their hand", this vanishing of Jesus happened many times in Luke 4:30," But he passing through the mist of them went his way"...This is a great Miracle by GOD, just when Jesus was going to be stoned or apprehended suddenly time was frozen and stood still and he just walk away ,there is no other explanation. a Miracle.
  • Michael Conrad
    And how many who have come after our LORD are also thieves and robbers? This may not be taken well but my only intent is to be truthful. I find that in most of our denominations today we find men who claim to speak truth about Jesus Christ but subtily preach a gospel that does not save but instead only tickles ears. Not that we who are in His word should be surprised because we were warned.
  • Mark
    Those who were in leadership could not understand they were face to face with the coming Messiah, which was held in the scriptures given to them to teach and be an example. Jesus is not calling us all gods. He is making a reference to their inflated sense of authority in relation to their impending judgement of supposed blasphemy.
  • Servant of God
    The door, the Shepard and the Porter, and we sheep who graze whilst the wolf looks on with hunger pangs, are mindlessly involved ingrazing. The Shepherd is watchfull with uncanny intuition and looks to the door of the Porter, which door only he, and those whom he chooses can open. On the other side is a garden, free of predators, evil thoughts, and longings for all are content, fruitful,present

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