John 10:15

As the Father knoweth me, even so know I the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

As the father knoweth me, euen so know I the father: & I lay downe my life for the sheepe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

even as the Father knows Me and I know the Father; and I lay down My life for the sheep.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

even as the Father knoweth me, and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Even as the Father has knowledge of me and I of the Father; and I am giving my life for the sheep.
- Basic English Bible

as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep.
- Darby Bible

As the Father knoweth me, even so I know the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep.
- Webster's Bible

just as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I am laying down my life for the sheep.
- Weymouth Bible

even as the Father knows me, and I know the Father. I lay down my life for the sheep.
- World English Bible

As the fadir hath knowun me, Y knowe the fadir; and Y putte my lijf for my scheep.
- Wycliffe Bible

according as the Father doth know me, and I know the Father, and my life I lay down for the sheep,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 10:15


10:15 As the Father knoweth me, and I know the Father - With such a knowledge as implies an inexpressible union: and I lay down my life - Speaking of the present time. For his whole life was only a going unto death.


Discussion for John 10

  • Steve morrow
    JAMES 4:7 SUBMIT YOURSELVES THEREFORE TO GOD RESIST THE devil AND HE WILL FLEE FROM YOU--1 JOHN 5:14 AND THIS IS THE CONFIDENCE THAT WE HAVE IN HIM THAT IF WE ASK ANYTHING -- ACCORDING -- TO HIS WILL HE HEARETH US *** JOHN 15:5 I AM THE VINE YOU ARE THE BRANCHES HE THAT ABIDETH IN ME AND I IN HIM THE SAME BRINGETH FORTH MUCH FRUIT --- FOR WITHOUT ME YOU CAN DO NOTHING ---
  • Ray321
    Isaiah 53:5 But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him and with his stripes we are healed. AMEN
  • Joyce Ballentine
    2 PART- SATAN IS AN ACCUSER OF THE BRETHREN, WHO WANTS US DISCOURAGED, ANGRY, DEPRESSED, GIVING UP, ABUSED, BITTER, CONFUSED, DISEASED, AND CONDEMNED! NO MATTER WHAT WE GO THROUGH JUST REMEMBER: BY HIS STRIPES WE ARE HEALED!!!! AMEN! GLORY BE TO GOD!!!
  • Joyce Ballentine
    WHO IS THIS THIEF??? SATAN WHO IS AN EVIL SPIRIT, THAT WILL DRESS HIMSELF UP IN ANY WAY TO DESTROY US!!! THE ENEMY IS THROWING EVERYTHING AND THE KITCHEN SINK TO DESTROY ANYONE THAT GETS IN HIS WAY OF DESTROYING THE EARTH! THE ONLY WAY TO EXPERIENCE AN ABUNDANT LIFE AND RESIST HIM IS THROUGH THE POWER AND BLOOD OF JESUS CHRIST!!!!
  • Ray321
    John 10:27 My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: Jesus said to the Disciples follow me. Matthew 4:19 And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men. Now Apostle Paul said follow me . 1 Corinthians 11:1 Be ye followers of me, even as I also am of Christ. Now Jesus is using Paul for us Gentiles to follow him. I follow Paul thru Jesus Christ our Lord
  • The Father God's daughter-servant
    In Jesus Christ, I greet you! I'm wondering if verse 12 concerning "the wolf" refers to the contemporary charlatans that preach for gain and lust? It would seem to me that those that gather around them, most likely aren't The Lord's sheep.

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