John 5:26
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English Standard Version
For as the Father has life in himself, so he has granted the Son also to have life in himself.

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

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

Douay-Rheims Bible
For as the Father hath life in himself, so he hath given the Son also to have life in himself:

English Revised Version
For as the Father hath life in himself, even so gave he to the Son also to have life in himself:

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

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

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Vincent's Word Studies

As - so (ὥσπερ - οὕτως)

The correspondence is that of fact, not of degree.

Hath he given (ἔδωκεν)

Rev., more strictly, gave, the aorist tense pointing back to the eternal past.

John 5:26 Parallel Commentaries

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hath life.

Exodus 3:14 And God said to Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shall you say to the children of Israel, I AM has sent me to you.

Psalm 36:9 For with you is the fountain of life: in your light shall we see light.

Psalm 90:2 Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting...

Jeremiah 10:10 But the LORD is the true God, he is the living God, and an everlasting king: at his wrath the earth shall tremble...

Acts 17:25 Neither is worshipped with men's hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing he gives to all life, and breath, and all things;

1 Timothy 1:17 Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honor and glory for ever and ever. Amen.

1 Timothy 6:16 Who only has immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach to; whom no man has seen, nor can see...

so hath.

John 1:4 In him was life; and the life was the light of men.

John 4:10 Jesus answered and said to her, If you knew the gift of God, and who it is that said to you, Give me to drink...

John 7:37,38 In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come to me, and drink...

John 8:51 Truly, truly, I say to you, If a man keep my saying, he shall never see death.

John 11:26 And whoever lives and believes in me shall never die. Believe you this?

John 14:6,19 Jesus said to him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man comes to the Father, but by me...

John 17:2,3 As you have given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as you have given him...

1 Corinthians 15:45 And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul; the last Adam was made a quickening spirit.

Colossians 3:3,4 For you are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God...

1 John 1:1-3 That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked on...

Revelation 7:17 For the Lamb which is in the middle of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them to living fountains of waters...

Revelation 21:6 And he said to me, It is done. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end...

Revelation 22:1,17 And he showed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb...

Cross References
John 1:4
In him was life, and the life was the light of men.

John 6:57
As the living Father sent me, and I live because of the Father, so whoever feeds on me, he also will live because of me.

John 10:18
No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of my own accord. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it up again. This charge I have received from my Father."

John 11:25
Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live,

Hebrews 1:2
but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world.

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