John 10:13

The hireling fleeth, because he is an hireling, and careth not for the sheep.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The hireling fleeth, because he is an hireling, & careth not for the sheepe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"{He flees} because he is a hired hand and is not concerned about the sheep.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

`he fleeth' because he is a hireling, and careth not for the sheep.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because he is a servant he has no interest in the sheep.
- Basic English Bible

Now he who serves for wages flees because he serves for wages, and is not himself concerned about the sheep.
- Darby Bible

The hireling fleeth, because he is a hireling, and careth not for the sheep.
- Webster's Bible

For he is only a hired servant and cares nothing for the sheep.
- Weymouth Bible

The hired hand flees because he is a hired hand, and doesn't care for the sheep.
- World English Bible

And the hirid hyne fleeth, for he is an hirid hyne, and it parteyneth not to hym of the scheep.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the hireling doth flee because he is an hireling, and is not caring for the sheep.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 10:13


10:13 The hireling fleeth because he is a hireling - Because he loves the hire, not the sheep.


Discussion for John 10:13

Bible Options