John 6:28

“Then said they vnto him, What shall we doe, that we might worke the workes of God?”

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Other Translations

Then said they unto him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God?
- King James Version

Therefore they said to Him, "What shall we do, so that we may work the works of God?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They said therefore unto him, What must we do, that we may work the works of God?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then they said to him, How may we do the works of God?
- Basic English Bible

They said therefore to him, What should we do that we may work the works of God?
- Darby Bible

Then said they to him, What shall we do, that we may work the works of God?
- Webster's Bible

What are we to do, they asked, "in order to carry out the things that God requires?"
- Weymouth Bible

They said therefore to him, "What must we do, that we may work the works of God?"
- World English Bible

Therfor thei seiden to hym, What schulen we do, that we worche the werkis of God?
- Wycliffe Bible

They said therefore unto him, `What may we do that we may work the works of God?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 6:28


6:28 The works of God - Works pleasing to God.


People's Bible Notes for John 6:28


Joh 6:28 What shall we do, that we might work the works of God? These seekers of Christ are eager for more information. He had bidden them work for the food of eternal life. What works then shall they do that they may please God and receive the divine gift?

Discussion for John 6

  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 6:48 I am that bread of life 6:49 your fathers did eat manna in the wilderness and are dead 6:50 this is the bread which cometh down from heaven that a man may eat thereof and not die 6:51 I am the living bread which came down from heaven if any man eat of this bread he shall live forever and the bread that I will give is --- MY FLESH --- which I will give for the life of the world
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 6:53 then said JESUS unto them verily verily I say unto you except you eat the flesh of THE SON OF MAN and drink HIS blood you have no life in you 6:54 whoso eateth MY flesh and drinketh MY blood hath eternal life and I will raise him up the last day 6:55 for MY flesh is meat indeed and MY blood is drink indeed 6:56 he that eateth MY flesh and drinketh MY blood dwelleth in ME and I in him
  • Teri
    1 cor 13 for now we see through a glass darkly, one day we will see clearly and begin to understand..
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN6:68THEN SIMON PETER ANSWERED HIM LORD TO WHOM SHALL WE GO THOU HAST THE WORDS OF ETERNAL LIFE JOHN10:28AND I GIVE UNTO THEM ETERNAL LIFE AND THEY SHALL NEVER PERISH NEITHER SHALL ANY MAN PLUCK THEM OUT OF MY HANDS TITUS 3:7 that being justified by HIS grace we should be made heirs according to the HOPE of eternal life PSALM 71:5 for thou art my HOPE O LORD GOD thou art my trust from my youth
  • Obbie Beal
    1-71 above, we again see Jesus is focused on preparing the 'WAY' for you and I to secure
    Eternal-Life through HIM.
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 6:63 IT IS THE SPIRIT THAT QUICKENETH THE FLESH PROFITETH NOTHING THE WORDS THAT I SPEAK UNTO YOU THEY ARE SPIRIT AND THEY ARE LIFE GALATIANS 6:8 FOR HE THAT SOWETH TO HIS FLESH SHALL OF THE FLESH REAP CORRUPTION BUT HE THAT SOWETH TO THE SPIRIT SHALL OF THE SPIRIT REAP LIFE EVERLASTING

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