Context9I am the door; if anyone enters through Me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find pasture. 10The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.
11I am the good shepherd; the good shepherd lays down His life for the sheep. 12He who is a hired hand, and not a shepherd, who is not the owner of the sheep, sees the wolf coming, and leaves the sheep and flees, and the wolf snatches them and scatters them. 13He flees because he is a hired hand and is not concerned about the sheep. 14I am the good shepherd, and I know My own and My own know Me, 15even as the Father knows Me and I know the Father; and I lay down My life for the sheep. 16I have other sheep, which are not of this fold; I must bring them also, and they will hear My voice; and they will become one flock with one shepherd. 17For this reason the Father loves Me, because I lay down My life so that I may take it again. 18No one has taken it away from Me, but I lay it down on My own initiative. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it up again. This commandment I received from My Father.
19A division occurred again among the Jews because of these words. 20Many of them were saying, He has a demon and is insane. Why do you listen to Him? 21Others were saying, These are not the sayings of one demon-possessed. A demon cannot open the eyes of the blind, can he?
Jesus Asserts His Deity
22At that time the Feast of the Dedication took place at Jerusalem; 23it was winter, and Jesus was walking in the temple in the portico of Solomon. 24The Jews then gathered around Him, and were saying to Him, How long will You keep us in suspense? If You are the Christ, tell us plainly. 25Jesus answered them, I told you, and you do not believe; the works that I do in My Fathers name, these testify of Me. 26But you do not believe because you are not of My sheep. 27My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me; 28and I give eternal life to them, and they will never perish; and no one will snatch them out of My hand. 29My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch them out of the Fathers hand. 30I and the Father are one.
31The Jews picked up stones again to stone Him. 32Jesus answered them, I showed you many good works from the Father; for which of them are you stoning Me? 33The Jews answered Him, For a good work we do not stone You, but for blasphemy; and because You, being a man, make Yourself out to be God. 34Jesus answered them, Has it not been written in your Law, I SAID, YOU ARE GODS? 35If he called them gods, to whom the word of God came (and the Scripture cannot be broken), 36do you say of Him, whom the Father sanctified and sent into the world, You are blaspheming, because I said, I am the Son of God? 37If I do not do the works of My Father, do not believe Me; 38but if I do them, though you do not believe Me, believe the works, so that you may know and understand that the Father is in Me, and I in the Father. 39Therefore they were seeking again to seize Him, and He eluded their grasp.
40And He went away again beyond the Jordan to the place where John was first baptizing, and He was staying there. 41Many came to Him and were saying, While John performed no sign, yet everything John said about this man was true. 42Many believed in Him there.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
I am the door; by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and go out, and shall find pasture.
I am the door. By me, if any man enter in, he shall be saved: and he shall go in, and go out, and shall find pastures.
Darby Bible Translation
I am the door: if any one enter in by me, he shall be saved, and shall go in and shall go out and shall find pasture.
English Revised Version
I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and go out, and shall find pasture.
Webster's Bible Translation
I am the door: by me if any man shall enter he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.
Weymouth New Testament
I am the Door. If any one enters by me, he will find safety, and will go in and out and find pasture.
World English Bible
I am the door. If anyone enters in by me, he will be saved, and will go in and go out, and will find pasture.
Young's Literal Translation
I am the door, through me if any one may come in, he shall be saved, and he shall come in, and go out, and find pasture.
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I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.--JOHN 10:10. In the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.--She took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat. The wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.--If by one man's offence death reigned by one; much more they which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by …
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