John 6:57

“As the liuing Father hath sent me, and I liue by the Father: so, he that eateth me, euen he shall liue by me.”

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Other Translations

As the living Father hath sent me, and I live by the Father: so he that eateth me, even he shall live by me.
- King James Version

"As the living Father sent Me, and I live because of the Father, so he who eats Me, he also will live because of Me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

As the living Father sent me, and I live because of the Father; so he that eateth me, he also shall live because of me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

As the living Father has sent me, and I have life because of the Father, even so he who takes me for his food will have life because of me.
- Basic English Bible

As the living Father has sent me and I live on account of the Father, *he* also who eats me shall live also on account of me.
- Darby Bible

As the living Father hath sent me, and I live by the Father: so he that eateth me, even he shall live by me.
- Webster's Bible

As the ever-living Father has sent me, and I live because of the Father, so also he who eats me will live because of me.
- Weymouth Bible

As the living Father sent me, and I live because of the Father; so he who feeds on me, he will also live because of me.
- World English Bible

He that etith my fleisch, and drynkith my blood, dwellith in me, and Y in hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

`According as the living Father sent me, and I live because of the Father, he also who is eating me, even that one shall live because of me;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 6:57


6:57 I live by the Father - Being one with him. He shall live by me - Being one with me. Amazing union!


People's Bible Notes for John 6:57


Joh 6:57 The living Father. Who is the fountain of all life.

Discussion for John 6

  • Sally
    John 6:70 Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you twelve, and one of you is a devil? This devil is a person, who steals and who will betray the Lord Jesus Christ.
  • Betty Weaver
    John 6:44-45.God DRAWS His children to HIM.If you believe Me ,Obey Me,Love Me you will have Everlasting Life
  • Teri
    1 cor 13 for now we see through a glass darkly, one day we will see clearly and begin to understand..
  • 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.
  • Sally
    It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.
  • Foxy what does it have to do with this
    jesus was tell what is true. and we had better believe it true .that he came from heaven.and is god son . that is the differ in us. he what us to be like him. he give us our faith to live by. and our love to live by and our hope. in jesus

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