John 21:22
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English Standard Version
Jesus said to him, “If it is my will that he remain until I come, what is that to you? You follow me!”

King James Bible
Jesus saith unto him, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to thee? follow thou me.

American Standard Version
Jesus saith unto him, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to thee? Follow thou me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Jesus saith to him: So I will have him to remain till I come, what is it to thee? follow thou me.

English Revised Version
Jesus saith unto him, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to thee? follow thou me.

Webster's Bible Translation
Jesus saith to him, If I will that he shall tarry till I come, what is that to thee? Follow thou me.

Weymouth New Testament
"If I desire him to remain till I come," replied Jesus, "what concern is that of yours? You, yourself, must follow me."

John 21:22 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Till I come (ἕως ἔρχομαι)

Rather, while I am coming. Compare John 9:4; John 12:35, John 12:36; 1 Timothy 4:13.

What is that to thee (τί πρός σε;)?

Literally, what as concerns thee?

John 21:22 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

If.

Matthew 16:27,28 For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels; and then he shall reward every man according to his works...

Matthew 24:3,27,44 And as he sat on the mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be...

Matthew 25:31 When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit on the throne of his glory:

Mark 9:1 And he said to them, Truly I say to you, That there be some of them that stand here, which shall not taste of death...

1 Corinthians 4:5 Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness...

1 Corinthians 11:26 For as often as you eat this bread, and drink this cup, you do show the Lord's death till he come.

Revelation 1:7 Behold, he comes with clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they also which pierced him...

Revelation 2:25 But that which you have already hold fast till I come.

Revelation 3:11 Behold, I come quickly: hold that fast which you have, that no man take your crown.

Revelation 22:7,20 Behold, I come quickly: blessed is he that keeps the sayings of the prophecy of this book...

follow.

John 21:19 This spoke he, signifying by what death he should glorify God. And when he had spoken this, he said to him, Follow me.

Cross References
Matthew 8:22
And Jesus said to him, "Follow me, and leave the dead to bury their own dead."

Matthew 16:24
Then Jesus told his disciples, "If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.

Matthew 16:27
For the Son of Man is going to come with his angels in the glory of his Father, and then he will repay each person according to what he has done.

Matthew 16:28
Truly, I say to you, there are some standing here who will not taste death until they see the Son of Man coming in his kingdom."

John 21:19
(This he said to show by what kind of death he was to glorify God.) And after saying this he said to him, "Follow me."

John 21:21
When Peter saw him, he said to Jesus, "Lord, what about this man?"

1 Corinthians 4:5
Therefore do not pronounce judgment before the time, before the Lord comes, who will bring to light the things now hidden in darkness and will disclose the purposes of the heart. Then each one will receive his commendation from God.

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