New Living Translation
My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me.
King James Bible
My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:
Darby Bible Translation
My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me;
World English Bible
My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.
Young's Literal Translation
according as I said to you: My sheep my voice do hear, and I know them, and they follow me,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
10:27-29 My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me, and c. - Our Lord still alludes to the discourse he had before this festival. As if he had said, My sheep are they who, Hear my voice by faith; Are known (that is, approved) by me, as loving me; and Follow me, keep my commandments, with a believing, loving heart. And to those who, Truly believe (observe three promises annexed to three conditions) I give eternal life. He does not say, I will, but I give. For he that believeth hath everlasting life. Those whom, I know truly to love me, shall never perish, provided they abide in my love. Those who follow me, neither men nor devils can pluck out of my hand. My Father who hath, by an unchangeable decree, given me all that believe, love, and obey, is greater than all in heaven or earth, and none is able to pluck them out of his hand.
[Footnote: Preached before the Baptist Missionary Society.] 'Other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and they shall hear My voice; and they shall become one flock and one Shepherd.'--JOHN x. 16 (R.V.). There were many strange and bitter lessons in this discourse for the false shepherds, the Pharisees, to whom it was first spoken. But there was not one which would jar more upon their minds, and as they fancied, on their sacredest convictions, than this, that God's flock …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Gifts to the Flock
The Good Shepherd
January the Seventeenth Spiritual Discernment
"As surely as my new heavens and earth will remain, so will you always be my people, with a name that will never disappear," says the LORD.
After he has gathered his own flock, he walks ahead of them, and they follow him because they know his voice.
"I am the good shepherd; I know my own sheep, and they know me,
I have other sheep, too, that are not in this sheepfold. I must bring them also. They will listen to my voice, and there will be one flock with one shepherd.
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