New Living Translation
And I know his commands lead to eternal life; so I say whatever the Father tells me to say."
King James Bible
And I know that his commandment is life everlasting: whatsoever I speak therefore, even as the Father said unto me, so I speak.
Darby Bible Translation
and I know that his commandment is life eternal. What therefore I speak, as the Father has said to me, so I speak.
World English Bible
I know that his commandment is eternal life. The things therefore which I speak, even as the Father has said to me, so I speak."
Young's Literal Translation
and I have known that His command is life age-during; what, therefore, I speak, according as the Father hath said to me, so I speak.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:50 His commandment - Kept, is life everlasting - That is the way to it, and the beginning of it.
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I will raise up a prophet like you from among their fellow Israelites. I will put my words in his mouth, and he will tell the people everything I command him.
So Jesus explained, "I tell you the truth, the Son can do nothing by himself. He does only what he sees the Father doing. Whatever the Father does, the Son also does.
Simon Peter replied, "Lord, to whom would we go? You have the words that give eternal life.
So Jesus said, "When you have lifted up the Son of Man on the cross, then you will understand that I Am he. I do nothing on my own but say only what the Father taught me.
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