John 5:30

I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I can of mine owne selfe doe nothing: as I heare, I iudge: and my iudgement is iust, because I seeke not mine owne will, but the will of the Father, which hath sent me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I can do nothing on My own initiative. As I hear, I judge; and My judgment is just, because I do not seek My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I can of myself do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is righteous; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of him that sent me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Of myself I am unable to do anything: as the voice comes to me so I give a decision: and my decision is right because I have no desire to do what is pleasing to myself, but only what is pleasing to him who sent me.
- Basic English Bible

I cannot do anything of myself; as I hear, I judge, and my judgment is righteous, because I do not seek my will, but the will of him that has sent me.
- Darby Bible

I can of my own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not my own will, but the will of the Father who hath sent me.
- Webster's Bible

I can of my own self do nothing. As I am bidden, so I judge; and mine is a just judgement, because it is not my own will that guides me, but the will of Him who sent me.
- Weymouth Bible

I can of myself do nothing. As I hear, I judge, and my judgment is righteous; because I don't seek my own will, but the will of my Father who sent me.
- World English Bible

Y may no thing do of my silf, but as Y here, Y deme, and my doom is iust, for Y seke not my wille, but the wille of the fadir that sente me.
- Wycliffe Bible

`I am not able of myself to do anything; according as I hear I judge, and my judgment is righteous, because I seek not my own will, but the will of the Father who sent me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 5:30


5:30 I can do nothing of myself - It is impossible I should do any thing separately from my Father. As I hear - Of the Father, and see, so I judge and do; A because I am essentially united to him. See #Joh 5:19|.


People's Bible Notes for John 5:30


Joh 5:30 I can of my own self do nothing. Apart from the Father.

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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