John 5:26

For as the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the Son to have life in himself;

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For as the Father hath life in himselfe: so hath he giuen to the Sonne to haue life in himselfe:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For just as the Father has life in Himself, even so He gave to the Son also to have life in Himself;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For as the Father hath life in himself, even so gave he to the Son also to have life in himself:
- American Standard Version (1901)

For even as the Father has life in himself, so he has given to the Son to have life in himself.
- Basic English Bible

For even as the Father has life in himself, so he has given to the Son also to have life in himself,
- Darby Bible

For as the Father hath life in himself, so hath he given to the Son to have life in himself;
- Webster's Bible

For just as the Father has life in Himself, so He has also given to the Son to have life in Himself.
- Weymouth Bible

For as the Father has life in himself, even so he gave to the Son also to have life in himself.
- World English Bible

For as the fadir hath lijf in hym silf, so he yaf to the sone, to haue lijf in him silf;
- Wycliffe Bible

for, as the Father hath life in himself, so He gave also to the Son to have life in himself,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 5:26


5:26 He hath given to the Son - By eternal generation, to have life in himself - Absolute, independent.


Discussion for John 5

  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 5:26 FOR AS THE FATHER HATH LIFE IN HIMSELF SO HATH HE GIVEN TO THE SON TO HAVE LIFE IN HIMSELF 5:27 AND HATH GIVEN --- HIM --- AUTHORITY TO EXECUTE JUDGEMENT ALSO BECAUSE HE IS THE SON OF MAN
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 5:28 MARVEL NOT AT THIS FOR THE HOUR IS COMING IN THE WHICH ALL THAT ARE IN THE GRAVES SHALL HEAR HIS VOICE ***5:29 AND SHALL COME FORTH THEY THAT --- HAVE DONE GOOD --- UNTO THE RESURRECTION OF LIFE AND THEY THAT HAVE EVIL UNTO THE RESURRECTION OF DAMNATION
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 5:34 BUT I RECEIVE NOT TESTIMONY FROM MAN BUT THESE THINGS --- I SAY --- THAT YOU MIGHT BE SAVED 2 THESSALONIANS 2:10 AND WITH ALL DECEIVABLENESS OF UNRIGHTEOUSNESS IN THEM THAT PERISH BECAUSE THEY RECEVED NOT THE LOVE OF THE TRUTH THAT THEY MIGHT BE SAVED MARK 13:13 AND YOU SHALL BE HATED OF ALL MEN FOR MY NAMES SAKE BUT HE THAT SHALL ENDURE UNTO THE END THE SAME SHALL BE SAVED
  • Irene123
    Jack - Jn. 5:39; Acts 17:11. Tell your cousin you'd rather believeth the Word of God, and remember - God is waiting for your witness of His truth, because He loves you. Just maybe God will move on your cousin to do some reading ..... ?
  • Bruce
    Matt:---We must Through much Tribulation enter The Kingdom of God: Acts 14:22 / Persecution,Tribulation,Falling away started thousands of yrs ago.From that time many of His disciples went back and walked no more with Him.John 6:66 /The Holocaust:Millions of people tortured, raped, killed! End times will be worse! It will rapidly increase until the End. Wars,rumors of wars,just like now! NO PEACE!
  • Julie Warr
    Forever I am : is how perceived I do this scripture abd apply to Temple and Soul in Jesus The Lords Holy Name I do Amen :

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