John 4:34
Good News Translation
"My food," Jesus said to them, "is to obey the will of the one who sent me and to finish the work he gave me to do.

Contemporary English Version
Jesus said: My food is to do what God wants! He is the one who sent me, and I must finish the work that he gave me to do.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Jesus saith to them: My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, that I may perfect his work.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Jesus saith to them: My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, that I may perfect his work.

My meat.

John 4:32 But he said to them: I have meat to eat which you know not.

John 6:33,38 For the bread of God is that which cometh down from heaven and giveth life to the world. . . .

Job 23:12 I have not departed from the commandments of his lips, and the words of his mouth I have hid in my bosom.

Psalm 40:8 That I should do thy will: O my God, I have desired it, and thy law in the midst of my heart.

Isaiah 61:1-3 The spirit of the Lord is upon me, because the Lord hath anointed me: he hath sent me to preach to the meek, to heal the contrite of heart, and to preach a release to the captives, and deliverance to them that are shut up. . . .

Luke 15:4-6,10 What man of you that hath an hundred sheep, and if he shall lose one of them, doth he not leave the ninety-nine in the desert and go after that which was lost, until he find it? . . .

Luke 19:10 For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.

Acts 20:35 I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring you ought to support the weak and to remember the word of the Lord Jesus, how he said: It is a more blessed thing to give, rather than to receive.

and.

John 5:36 But I have a greater testimony than that of John: for the works which the Father hath given me to perfect, the works themselves which I do, give testimony of me, that the Father hath sent me.

John 17:4 I have glorified thee on the earth; I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do.

John 19:30 Jesus therefore, when he had taken the vinegar, said: It is consummated. And bowing his head, he gave up the ghost.

Hebrews 12:2 Looking on Jesus, the author and finisher of faith, who, having joy set before him, endured the cross, despising the shame, and now sitteth on the right hand of the throne of God.

Context
The Disciples Return and Marvel
33The disciples therefore said one to another: Hath any man brought him to eat? 34Jesus saith to them: My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, that I may perfect his work. 35Do not you say: There are yet four months, and then the harvest cometh? Behold, I say to you, lift up your eyes, and see the countries. For they are white already to harvest.…
Cross References
Psalm 40:8
That I should do thy will: O my God, I have desired it, and thy law in the midst of my heart.

Matthew 3:15
And Jesus answering, said to him: Suffer it to be so now. For so it becometh us to fulfil all justice. Then he suffered him.

Luke 2:49
And he said to them: How is it that you sought me? Did you not know that I must be about my father's business?

John 5:30
I cannot of myself do any thing. As I hear, so I judge. And my judgment is just: because I seek not my own will. but the will of him that sent me.

John 5:36
But I have a greater testimony than that of John: for the works which the Father hath given me to perfect, the works themselves which I do, give testimony of me, that the Father hath sent me.

John 6:38
Because I came down from heaven, not to do my own will but the will of him that sent me.

John 8:29
And he that sent me is with me: and he hath not left me alone. For I do always the things that please him.

John 17:4
I have glorified thee on the earth; I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do.

John 19:28
Afterwards, Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the scripture might be fulfilled, said: I thirst.

John 19:30
Jesus therefore, when he had taken the vinegar, said: It is consummated. And bowing his head, he gave up the ghost.

Additional Translations
Jesus explained, “My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to finish His work.

Jesus says to them, "My food is that I should do the will of the One having sent Me, and should finish His work.

Jesus said to them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

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

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.

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

Jesus saith to them, My food is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

"My food," said Jesus, "is to be obedient to Him who sent me, and fully to accomplish His work.

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

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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