John 10:10
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English Standard Version
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.

King James Bible
The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

American Standard Version
The thief cometh not, but that he may steal, and kill, and destroy: I came that they may have life, and may have it abundantly.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I am come that they may have life, and may have it more abundantly.

English Revised Version
The thief cometh not, but that he may steal, and kill, and destroy: I came that they may have life, and may have it abundantly.

Webster's Bible Translation
The thief cometh not, but to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.

Weymouth New Testament
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy: I have come that they may have Life, and may have it in abundance.

John 10:10 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

The thief (ὁ κλέπτης)

Christ puts Himself in contrast with the meaner criminal.

I am come (ἦλθον)

More correctly, I came. I am come would be the perfect tense.

More abundantly (περισσὸν)

Literally, may have abundance.

John 10:10 Parallel Commentaries

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thief.

John 10:1 Truly, truly, I say to you, He that enters not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbs up some other way...

John 12:6 This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bore what was put therein.

Isaiah 56:11 Yes, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way...

Ezekiel 34:2-4 Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel, prophesy, and say to them, Thus said the Lord GOD to the shepherds...

Hosea 7:1 When I would have healed Israel, then the iniquity of Ephraim was discovered, and the wickedness of Samaria: for they commit falsehood...

Matthew 21:13 And said to them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but you have made it a den of thieves.

Matthew 23:14 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayer...

Mark 11:17 And he taught, saying to them, Is it not written, My house shall be called of all nations the house of prayer?...

Romans 2:21 You therefore which teach another, teach you not yourself? you that preach a man should not steal, do you steal?

2 Peter 2:1-3 But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you...

I am.

John 3:17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

John 6:33,51 For the bread of God is he which comes down from heaven, and gives life to the world...

John 12:47 And if any man hear my words, and believe not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.

Matthew 18:11 For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost.

Matthew 20:28 Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered to, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.

Luke 19:10 For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.

1 Timothy 1:15 This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.

more abundantly.

Romans 5:13-21 (For until the law sin was in the world: but sin is not imputed when there is no law...

Hebrews 6:17 Wherein God, willing more abundantly to show to the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel, confirmed it by an oath:

Hebrews 7:25 Why he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come to God by him, seeing he ever lives to make intercession for them.

2 Peter 1:11 For so an entrance shall be ministered to you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Cross References
John 5:40
yet you refuse to come to me that you may have life.

John 10:11
I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.

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