New Living Translation
But if I do his work, believe in the evidence of the miraculous works I have done, even if you don't believe me. Then you will know and understand that the Father is in me, and I am in the Father."
King James Bible
But if I do, though ye believe not me, believe the works: that ye may know, and believe, that the Father is in me, and I in him.
Darby Bible Translation
but if I do, even if ye believe not me, believe the works, that ye may know and believe that the Father is in me and I in him.
World English Bible
But if I do them, though you don't believe me, believe the works; that you may know and believe that the Father is in me, and I in the Father."
Young's Literal Translation
and if I do, even if me ye may not believe, the works believe, that ye may know and may believe that in me is the Father, and I in Him.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
10:38 That ye may know and believe - In some a more exact knowledge precedes, in others it follows faith. I am in the Father and the Father in me. I and the Father are one - These two sentences illustrate each other.
[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
After dark one evening, he came to speak with Jesus. "Rabbi," he said, "we all know that God has sent you to teach us. Your miraculous signs are evidence that God is with you."
But I have a greater witness than John--my teachings and my miracles. The Father gave me these works to accomplish, and they prove that he sent me.
Jesus replied, "I have already told you, and you don't believe me. The proof is the work I do in my Father's name.
But when Jesus heard about it he said, "Lazarus's sickness will not end in death. No, it happened for the glory of God so that the Son of God will receive glory from this."
Don't you believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in me? The words I speak are not my own, but my Father who lives in me does his work through me.
Just believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in me. Or at least believe because of the work you have seen me do.
When I am raised to life again, you will know that I am in my Father, and you are in me, and I am in you.
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