New American Standard Bible
even as the Father knows Me and I know the Father; and I lay down My life for the sheep.
King James Bible
As the Father knoweth me, even so know I the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep.
Darby Bible Translation
as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep.
World English Bible
even as the Father knows me, and I know the Father. I lay down my life for the sheep.
Young's Literal Translation
according as the Father doth know me, and I know the Father, and my life I lay down for the sheep,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
I lay down my life for the sheep - That is, I give my life as an atoning sacrifice for their sins. I die in their place, to redeem them from sin, and danger, and death. See John 10:17-18.
LibraryMay 11 Evening
My sheep hear my voice.--JOHN 10:27. Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: If any man hear my voice, and open the door, 1 will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me. I sleep, but my heart waketh: it is the voice of my beloved that knocketh, saying, Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled. I opened to my beloved; but my beloved had withdrawn himself, and was gone: my soul failed when he spake: I sought him, but I could not find him; I called him, but he gave me no answer. …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
April 19 Morning
The Good Shepherd
Abbott -- the Divinity in Humanity
"All things have been handed over to Me by My Father; and no one knows the Son except the Father; nor does anyone know the Father except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son wills to reveal Him.
"All things have been handed over to Me by My Father, and no one knows who the Son is except the Father, and who the Father is except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son wills to reveal Him."
"I am the good shepherd; the good shepherd lays down His life for the sheep.
"For this reason the Father loves Me, because I lay down My life so that I may take it again.
"No 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."
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