John 5:17
Good News Translation
Jesus answered them, "My Father is always working, and I too must work."

Contemporary English Version
But Jesus said, "My Father has never stopped working, and this is why I keep on working."

Douay-Rheims Bible
But Jesus answered them: My Father worketh until now; and I work.

New American Bible
But Jesus answered them, “My Father is at work until now, so I am at work.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

But Jesus answered them: My Father worketh until now; and I work.

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John 9:4 I must work the works of him that sent me, whilst it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.

John 14:10 Do you not believe that I am in the Father and the Father in me? The words that I speak to you, I speak not of myself. But the Father who abideth in me, he doth the works.

Genesis 2:1,2 So the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the furniture of them. . . .

Psalm 65:6 Thou who preparest the mountains by thy strength, being girded with power:

Isaiah 40:26 Lift up your eyes on high, and see who hath created these things: who bringeth out their host by number, and calleth them all by their names: by the greatness of his might, and strength, and power, not one of them was missing.

Matthew 10:29 Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and not one of them shall fall on the ground without your Father.

Acts 14:17 Nevertheless he left not himself without testimony, doing good from heaven, giving rains and fruitful Seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.

Acts 17:28 For in him we live and move and are: as some also of your own poets said: For we are also his offspring.

1 Corinthians 12:6 And there are diversities of operations, but the same God, who worketh all in all.

Colossians 1:16 For in him were all things created in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones, or dominations, or principalities, or powers. All things were created by him and in him.

Hebrews 1:3 Who being the brightness of his glory and the figure of his substance and upholding all things by the word of his power, making purgation of sins, sitteth on the right hand of the majesty on high:

Context
The Father and the Son
16Therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, because he did these things on the sabbath. 17But Jesus answered them: My Father worketh until now; and I work. 18Hereupon therefore the Jews sought the more to kill him, because he did not only break the sabbath but also said God was his Father, making himself equal to God.…
Cross References
John 5:16
Therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, because he did these things on the sabbath.

John 5:18
Hereupon therefore the Jews sought the more to kill him, because he did not only break the sabbath but also said God was his Father, making himself equal to God.

John 10:36
Do you say of him whom the Father hath sanctified and sent into the world: Thou blasphemest; because I said: I am the Son of God?

1 Thessalonians 2:13
Therefore, we also give thanks to God without ceasing: because, that when you had received of us the word of the hearing of God, you received it not as the word of men, but (as it is indeed) the word of God, who worketh in you that have believed.

Additional Translations
But Jesus answered them, “To this very day My Father is at His work, and I too am working.”

But Jesus answered them, "My Father is working until now, and I am working."

But Jesus answered them, My Father works till now, and I work.

But Jesus answered them, My Father worketh even until now, and I work.

But Jesus answered them, My Father worketh hitherto and I work.

But Jesus answered them, My Father worketh even until now, and I work.

But Jesus answered them, My Father worketh hitherto, and I work.

His reply to their accusation was, "My Father works unceasingly, and so do I."

But Jesus answered them, "My Father is still working, so I am working, too."

And Jesus answered them, 'My Father till now doth work, and I work;'
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