John 12:49

For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father which sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for John 12:49

For I haue not spoken of my selfe; but the Father which sent me, he gaue me a commaundement what I should say, and what I should speake.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For I did not speak on My own initiative, but the Father Himself who sent Me has given Me a commandment {as to} what to say and what to speak.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For I spake not from myself; but the Father that sent me, he hath given me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For I have not said it on my authority, but the Father who sent me gave me orders what to say and how to say it.
- Basic English Bible

For I have not spoken from myself, but the Father who sent me has himself given me commandment what I should say and what I should speak;
- Darby Bible

For I have not spoken from myself; but the Father who sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.
- Webster's Bible

Because I have not spoken on my own authority; but the Father who sent me, Himself gave me a command what to say and in what words to speak.
- Weymouth Bible

For I spoke not from myself, but the Father who sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.
- World English Bible

For Y haue not spokun of my silf, but thilke fadir that sente me, yaf to me a maundement, what Y schal seie, and what Y schal speke.
- Wycliffe Bible

because I spake not from myself, but the Father who sent me, He did give me a command, what I may say, and what I may speak,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for John 12:49

Wesley's Notes for John 12:49


12:47 I judge him not - Not now: for I am not come to judge the world. See, Christ came to save even them that finally perish! Even these are a part of that world, which he lived and died to save.

12:50 His commandment - Kept, is life everlasting - That is the way to it, and the beginning of it.


Discussion for John 12:49



 

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