John 6:65
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New International Version
He went on to say, "This is why I told you that no one can come to me unless the Father has enabled them."

New Living Translation
Then he said, "That is why I said that people can't come to me unless the Father gives them to me."

English Standard Version
And he said, “This is why I told you that no one can come to me unless it is granted him by the Father.”

Berean Study Bible
Then Jesus said, "This is why I told you that no one can come to Me unless the Father has granted it to him."

Berean Literal Bible
And He was saying, "Because of this, I have said to you that no one is able to come to Me, unless it shall have been granted to him from the Father."

New American Standard Bible
And He was saying, "For this reason I have said to you, that no one can come to Me unless it has been granted him from the Father."

King James Bible
And he said, Therefore said I unto you, that no man can come unto me, except it were given unto him of my Father.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He said, "This is why I told you that no one can come to Me unless it is granted to him by the Father."

International Standard Version
So he said, "That's why I told you that no one can come to me unless it be granted him by the Father."

NET Bible
So Jesus added, "Because of this I told you that no one can come to me unless the Father has allowed him to come."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he said to them, “Because of this, I said to you that no man can come to me unless it has been given to him from my Father.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So he added, "That is why I told you that people cannot come to me unless the Father provides the way."

New American Standard 1977
And He was saying, “For this reason I have said to you, that no one can come to Me, unless it has been granted him from the Father.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And he said, Therefore I said unto you that no one can come unto me unless it is given unto them of my Father.

King James 2000 Bible
And he said, Therefore said I unto you, that no man can come unto me, except it were given unto him of my Father.

American King James Version
And he said, Therefore said I to you, that no man can come to me, except it were given to him of my Father.

American Standard Version
And he said, For this cause have I said unto you, that no man can come unto me, except it be given unto him of the Father.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said: Therefore did I say to you, that no man can come to me, unless it be given him by my Father.

Darby Bible Translation
And he said, Therefore said I unto you, that no one can come to me unless it be given to him from the Father.

English Revised Version
And he said, For this cause have I said unto you, that no man can come unto me, except it be given unto him of the Father.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he said, Therefore I said to you, that no man can come to me, except it were given to him by my Father.

Weymouth New Testament
So He added, "That is why I told you that no one can come to me unless it be granted him by the Father."

World English Bible
He said, "For this cause have I said to you that no one can come to me, unless it is given to him by my Father."

Young's Literal Translation
and he said, 'Because of this I have said to you -- No one is able to come unto me, if it may not have been given him from my Father.'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
6:60-65 The human nature of Christ had not before been in heaven, but being God and man, that wondrous Person was truly said to have come down from heaven. The Messiah's kingdom was not of this world; and they were to understand by faith, what he had said of a spiritual living upon him, and his fulness. As without the soul of man the flesh is of no value, so without the quickening Spirit of God all forms of religion are dead and worthless. He who made this provision for our souls, alone can teach us these things, and draw us unto Christ, that we may live by faith in him. Let us apply to Christ, thankful that it is declared that every one who is willing to come unto him shall be made welcome.
Study Bible
Many Disciples Turn Back
64However, there are some of you who do not believe.” (For Jesus had known from the beginning which of them did not believe and who would betray Him.) 65Then Jesus said, “This is why I told you that no one can come to Me unless the Father” has granted it to him. 66From that time on, many of His disciples turned back and no longer accompanied Him.…
Cross References
Matthew 13:11
He replied, "The knowledge of the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven has been given to you, but not to them.

John 3:27
John replied, "A man can receive only what is given him from heaven.

John 6:37
All that the Father gives Me will come to Me, and the one who comes to Me I will never turn away.

John 6:44
"No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him, and I will raise him up at the last day.
Treasury of Scripture

And he said, Therefore said I to you, that no man can come to me, except it were given to him of my Father.

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John 6:37,44,45 All that the Father gives me shall come to me; and him that comes …

John 10:16,26,27 And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must …

John 12:37-41 But though he had done so many miracles before them, yet they believed …

Ephesians 2:8,9 For by grace are you saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: …

Philippians 1:29 For to you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe …

1 Timothy 1:14 And the grace of our Lord was exceeding abundant with faith and love …

2 Timothy 2:25 In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure …

Titus 3:3-7 For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, …

Hebrews 12:2 Looking to Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the …

James 1:16-18 Do not err, my beloved brothers…

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