John 6:28

“Then said they unto him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then said they vnto him, What shall we doe, that we might worke the workes of God?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore they said to Him, "What shall we do, so that we may work the works of God?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They said therefore unto him, What must we do, that we may work the works of God?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then they said to him, How may we do the works of God?
- Basic English Bible

They said therefore to him, What should we do that we may work the works of God?
- Darby Bible

Then said they to him, What shall we do, that we may work the works of God?
- Webster's Bible

What are we to do, they asked, "in order to carry out the things that God requires?"
- Weymouth Bible

They said therefore to him, "What must we do, that we may work the works of God?"
- World English Bible

Therfor thei seiden to hym, What schulen we do, that we worche the werkis of God?
- Wycliffe Bible

They said therefore unto him, `What may we do that we may work the works of God?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 6:28


6:28 The works of God - Works pleasing to God.


People's Bible Notes for John 6:28


Joh 6:28 What shall we do, that we might work the works of God? These seekers of Christ are eager for more information. He had bidden them work for the food of eternal life. What works then shall they do that they may please God and receive the divine gift?

Discussion for John 6

  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 6:63 IT IS THE SPIRIT THAT QUICKENETH THE FLESH PROFITETH NOTHING THE WORDS THAT I SPEAK UNTO YOU THEY ARE SPIRIT AND THEY ARE LIFE REVELATION 19:10 AND I FELL AT HIS FEET TO WORSHIP HIM AND HE SAID UNTO ME SEE THOU DO IT NOT I AM THY FELLOWSERVANT AND OF THY BRETHREN THAT HAVE THE TESTIMONY OF JESUS WORSHIP GOD FOR THE TESTIMONY OF JESUS IS THE --- SPIRIT OF PROPHECY ---
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 6:63 IT IS THE SPIRIT THAT QUICKENETH THE FLESH ( IRENE ) PROFITETH NOTHING THE WORDS THAT I SPEAK UNTO YOU THEY ARE SPIRIT AND THEY ARE LIFE *******1 TIMOTHY 2:11 LET THE WOMAN LEARN IN SILENCE WITH ALL SUBJECTION 2:12 BUT I SUFFER NOT A WOMAN TO TEACH NOR TO USURP AUTHORITY OVER THE MAN --- BUT TO BE IN SILENCE
  • Bruce
    April: Eating food that's Forbidden in the Old Testament is Ok, if Giving Thanks, for every creature of God is good--- for it is sanctified by the word of God and Prayer--- put the brethren in remembrance of these things---:1Timothy 4:4-6 / it's not what goes in the mouth but what comes out, defileth:Mark 7:15-23 / John 6:44, 1John 1-9, Revelation1:5,
    Matthew 3:11, 2Corinthians 5:17
  • Robert Van Der Walle
    The Word Of God Give You Life. So Put Into Your Hearts
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 6:54 WHOSO EATETH MY FLESH AND DRINKETH MY BLOOD HATH ETERNAL LIFE AND I WILL RAISE HIM UP THE LAST DAY 6:55 FOR MY FLESH IS MEAT INDEED AND MY BLOOD IS DRINK INDEED 6:56 HE THAT EATETH MY FLESH AND DRINKETH MY BLOOD DWELLETH IN ME AND I IN HIM 6:57 AS THE LIVING FATHER HATH SENT ME AND I LIVE BY THE FATHER SO HE THAT EATETH ME EVEN HE SHALL LIVE --- BY ME ---
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 6:63 IT IS THE SPIRIT THAT QUICKENETH THE FLESH PROFITETH NOTHING THE WORDS THAT -- I SPEAK -- UNTO YOU THEY ARE SPIRIT AND THEY ARE LIFE JOHN5:21 FOR AS THE FATHER RAISETH UP THE DEAD AND QUICKENETH THEM EVEN SO THE SON QUICKENETH WHOM HE WILL PSALM119:107 I AM AFFLICTED VERY MUCH QUICKEN ME O LORD ACCORDING UNTO THY WORD 119:154 PLEAD MY CAUSE AND DELIVER ME QUICKEN ME ACCORDING TO THY WORD

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