John 4:34
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New Living Translation
Then Jesus explained: "My nourishment comes from doing the will of God, who sent me, and from finishing his work.

King James Bible
Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

Darby Bible Translation
Jesus says to them, My food is that I should do the will of him that has sent me, and that I should finish his work.

World English Bible
Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of him who sent me, and to accomplish his work.

Young's Literal Translation
Jesus saith to them, 'My food is, that I may do the will of Him who sent me, and may finish His work;

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

4:34 My meat - That which satisfies the strongest appetite of my soul.

John 4:34 Parallel Commentaries

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March 1 Morning
The fruit of the Spirit is love.--GAL. 5:22. God is love: and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him.--The love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.--Unto you . . . which believe he is precious.--We love him, because he first loved us.--The love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead: and that he died for all, that they which live should not henceforth live unto themselves, but unto
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April 17 Evening
Draw me, we will run after thee.--SONG 1:4. I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee.--I drew them with cords of a man, with bands of love.--I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me.--Behold the Lamb of God.--As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up: that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life. Whom have I in heaven but thee? and there is none upon
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June 6 Morning
He will rest in his love.--ZEPH. 3:17. The Lord did not set his love upon you, nor choose you, because ye were more in number than any people; for ye were the fewest of all people: but because the Lord loved you.--We love him, because he first loved us.--You . . . hath he reconciled in the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight. Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our
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July 5 Morning
We have known and believed the love that God hath to us.--I JOHN 4:16. God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us, even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;) and hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus: that in the ages to come he might shew the exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness toward us through Christ Jesus. God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten
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Cross References
Psalm 40:8
I take joy in doing your will, my God, for your instructions are written on my heart."

Matthew 3:15
But Jesus said, "It should be done, for we must carry out all that God requires." So John agreed to baptize him.

Luke 2:49
"But why did you need to search?" he asked. "Didn't you know that I must be in my Father's house?"

John 5:30
I can do nothing on my own. I judge as God tells me. Therefore, my judgment is just, because I carry out the will of the one who sent me, not my own will.

John 5:36
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.

John 6:38
For I have come down from heaven to do the will of God who sent me, not to do my own will.

John 8:29
And the one who sent me is with me--he has not deserted me. For I always do what pleases him."

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