John 6:65

“And he said, Therefore said I vnto you, that no man can come vnto me, except it were giuen vnto him of my Father.”

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Other Translations

And he said, Therefore said I unto you, that no man can come unto me, except it were given unto him of my Father.
- King James Version

And He was saying, "For this reason I have said to you, that no one can come to Me unless it has been granted him from the Father."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he said, For this cause have I said unto you, that no man can come unto me, except it be given unto him of the Father.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said, This is why I said to you, No man is able to come to me if he is not given the power to do so by the Father.
- Basic English Bible

And he said, Therefore said I unto you, that no one can come to me unless it be given to him from the Father.
- Darby Bible

And he said, Therefore I said to you, that no man can come to me, except it were given to him by my Father.
- Webster's Bible

So He added, "That is why I told you that no one can come to me unless it be granted him by the Father."
- Weymouth Bible

He said, "For this cause have I said to you that no one can come to me, unless it is given to him by my Father."
- World English Bible

But ther ben summe of you that bileuen not. For Jhesus wiste fro the bigynnynge, which weren bileuynge, and who was to bitraye hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

and he said, `Because of this I have said to you -- No one is able to come unto me, if it may not have been given him from my Father.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 6:65


6:65 Unless it be given - And it is given to those only who will receive it on God's own terms.


People's Bible Notes for John 6:65


Joh 6:65 No man can come unto me. See note Joh 6:44,45.

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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