John 5:21
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New International Version
For just as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, even so the Son gives life to whom he is pleased to give it.

New Living Translation
For just as the Father gives life to those he raises from the dead, so the Son gives life to anyone he wants.

English Standard Version
For as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, so also the Son gives life to whom he will.

Berean Study Bible
For just as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, so also the Son gives life to whom He wishes.

Berean Literal Bible
For even as the Father raises up the dead and gives life, thus also the Son gives life to whom He will.

New American Standard Bible
"For just as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, even so the Son also gives life to whom He wishes.

King James Bible
For as the Father raiseth up the dead, and quickeneth them; even so the Son quickeneth whom he will.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And just as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, so the Son also gives life to anyone He wants to.

International Standard Version
Just as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, so also the Son gives life to those he chooses.

NET Bible
For just as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, so also the Son gives life to whomever he wishes.

New Heart English Bible
For as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, even so the Son also gives life to whom he desires.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For just as The Father raises the dead and gives them life, thus also The Son gives life to them whom he will.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
In the same way that the Father brings back the dead and gives them life, the Son gives life to anyone he chooses.

New American Standard 1977
“For just as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, even so the Son also gives life to whom He wishes.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For as the Father raises up the dead and gives them life; even so the Son gives life unto whom he will.

King James 2000 Bible
For as the Father raises up the dead, and gives them life; even so the Son gives life to whom he will.

American King James Version
For as the Father raises up the dead, and vivifies them; even so the Son vivifies whom he will.

American Standard Version
For as the Father raiseth the dead and giveth them life, even so the Son also giveth life to whom he will.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For as the Father raiseth up the dead, and giveth life: so the Son also giveth life to whom he will.

Darby Bible Translation
For even as the Father raises the dead and quickens [them], thus the Son also quickens whom he will:

English Revised Version
For as the Father raiseth the dead and quickeneth them, even so the Son also quickeneth whom he will.

Webster's Bible Translation
For as the Father raiseth the dead, and reviveth them; even so the Son reviveth whom he will.

Weymouth New Testament
For just as the Father awakens the dead and gives them life, so the Son also gives life to whom He wills.

World English Bible
For as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, even so the Son also gives life to whom he desires.

Young's Literal Translation
'For, as the Father doth raise the dead, and doth make alive, so also the Son doth make alive whom he willeth;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
5:17-23 The Divine power of the miracle proved Jesus to be the Son of God, and he declared that he worked with, and like unto his Father, as he saw good. These ancient enemies of Christ understood him, and became more violent, charging him not only with sabbath-breaking, but blasphemy, in calling God his own Father, and making himself equal with God. But all things now, and at the final judgment, are committed to the Son, purposely that all men might honour the Son, as they honour the Father; and every one who does not thus honour the Son, whatever he may think or pretend, does not honour the Father who sent him.
Study Bible
The Father and the Son
20The Father loves the Son and shows Him all He does. And to your amazement, He will show Him even greater works than these. 21For just as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, so also the Son gives life to whom He wishes. 22Furthermore, the Father judges no one, but has assigned all judgment to the Son,…
Cross References
John 6:63
The Spirit gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The words I have spoken to you are spirit and they are life.

John 11:25
Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me will live, even though he dies.

Romans 4:17
As it is written: "I have made you a father of many nations." He is our father in the presence of God, in whom he believed, the God who gives life to the dead and calls into being what does not yet exist.

Romans 8:11
And if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead lives in you, He who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit, who dwells within you.

1 Corinthians 15:45
So it is written: "The first man Adam became a living being;" the last Adam a life-giving spirit.
Treasury of Scripture

For as the Father raises up the dead, and vivifies them; even so the Son vivifies whom he will.

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Romans 4:17-19 (As it is written, I have made you a father of many nations,) before …

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John 11:25,43,44 Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believes …

John 17:2 As you have given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal …

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