John 10:9

“I am the doore by me if any man enter in, he shall be saued, and shall goe in and out, and find pasture.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.
- King James Version

"I am the door; if anyone enters through Me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find pasture.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I am the door: if any man goes in through me he will have salvation, and will go in and go out, and will get food.
- Basic English Bible

I am the door: if any one enter in by me, he shall be saved, and shall go in and shall go out and shall find pasture.
- Darby Bible

I am the door: by me if any man shall enter he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.
- Webster's Bible

I am the Door. If any one enters by me, he will find safety, and will go in and out and find pasture.
- Weymouth Bible

I am the door. If anyone enters in by me, he will be saved, and will go in and go out, and will find pasture.
- World English Bible

Y am the dore. If ony man schal entre bi me, he schal be sauyd; and he schal go ynne, and schal go out, and he schal fynde lesewis.
- Wycliffe Bible

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.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 10:9


10:9 If any one - As a sheep, enter in by me - Through faith, he shall be safe - From the wolf, and from those murdering shepherds. And shall go in and out - Shall continually attend on the shepherds whom I have sent; and shall find pasture - Food for his soul in all circumstances.


People's Bible Notes for John 10:9


Joh 10:9 By me if any man enter in, he shall be saved. Christ is at once the door, the shepherd and the pasture. His pasture is the bread of life (Joh 6:35,48) and the water of life (Joh 4:14).

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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