John 5:19
Good News Translation
So Jesus answered them, "I tell you the truth: the Son can do nothing on his own; he does only what he sees his Father doing. What the Father does, the Son also does.

Contemporary English Version
Jesus told the people: I tell you for certain the Son cannot do anything on his own. He can do only what he sees the Father doing, and he does exactly what he sees the Father do.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then Jesus answered and said to them: Amen, amen, I say unto you, the Son cannot do any thing of himself, but what he seeth the Father doing: for what things soever he doth, these the Son also doth in like manner.

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Then Jesus answered and said to them: Amen, amen, I say unto you, the Son cannot do any thing of himself, but what he seeth the Father doing: for what things soever he doth, these the Son also doth in like manner.

Verily.

John 5:24,25 Amen, amen, I say unto you that he who heareth my word and believeth him that sent me hath life everlasting: and cometh not into judgment, but is passed from death to life. . . .

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John 3:3 Jesus answered and said to him: Amen, amen, I say to thee, unless a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

The Son.

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 8:28 Jesus therefore said to them: When you shall have lifted up, the Son of man, then shall you know that I am he and that I do nothing of myself. But as the Father hath taught me, these things I speak.

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 12:49 For I have not spoken of myself: but the Father who sent me, he gave me commandment what I should say and what I should speak.

John 14:10,20 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. . . .

for.

John 14:16-23 And I will ask the Father: and he shall give you another Paraclete, that he may abide with you for ever: . . .

Genesis 1:1,26 In the beginning God created heaven, and earth. . . .

Isaiah 44:24 Thus saith the Lord thy redeemer, and thy maker, from the womb: I am the Lord, that make all things, that alone stretch out the heavens, that established the earth, and there is none with me.

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.

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John 5:22 For neither does the Father judge any man: but hath given all judgment to the Son.

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Psalm 50:6 And the heavens shall declare his justice: for God is judge.

2 Corinthians 5:10 For we must all be manifested before the judgment seat of Christ, that every one may receive the proper things of the body, according as he hath done, whether it be good or evil.

John 2:19 Jesus answered and said to them: Destroy this temple; and in three days I will raise it up.

John 10:18 No man taketh it away from me: but I lay it down of myself. And I have power to lay it down: and I have power to take it up again. This commandment have I received of my Father.

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Acts 2:24 Whom God hath raised up, having loosed the sorrows of hell, as it was impossible that he should be holden by it.

Romans 6:4 For we are buried together with him by baptism into death: that, as Christ is risen from the dead by the glory of the Father, so we also may walk in newness of life.

1 Corinthians 15:12 Now if Christ be preached, that he arose again from the dead, how do some among you say that there is no resurrection of the dead?

1 Peter 3:18 Because Christ also died once for our sins, the just for the unjust: that he might offer us to God, being put to death indeed in the flesh, but enlivened in the spirit,

and.

John 5:21,25,26 For as the Father raiseth up the dead and giveth life: so the Son also giveth life to whom he will. . . .

with.

Ephesians 1:18,19 The eyes of your heart enlightened that you may know what the hope is of his calling and what are the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints. . . .

Ephesians 2:5 Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together in Christ (by whose grace you are saved)

and.

John 5:28,29 Wonder not at this: for the hour cometh wherein all that are in the graves shall hear the voice of the Son of God. . . .

John 11:25,26 Jesus said to her: I am the resurrection and the life: he that believeth in me, although he be dead, shall live: . . .

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Romans 8:11 And if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you; he that raised up Jesus Christ, from the dead shall quicken also your mortal bodies, because of his Spirit that dwelleth in you.

2 Corinthians 4:14 Knowing that he who raised up Jesus will raise us up also with Jesus and place us with you.

Philippians 3:21 Who will reform the body of our lowness, made like to the body of his glory, according to the operation whereby also he is able to subdue all things unto himself.

1 Thessalonians 4:14 For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again: even so them who have slept through Jesus, will God bring with him.

Psalm 27:14 Expect the Lord, do manfully, and let thy heart take courage, and wait thou for the Lord.

Psalm 138:3 In what day soever I shall call upon thee, hear me: thou shalt multiply strength in my soul.

Isaiah 45:24 For every knee shall be bowed to me, and every tongue shall swear.

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2 Corinthians 12:9,10 And he said to me: My grace is sufficient for thee: for power is made perfect in infirmity. Gladly therefore will I glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may dwell in me. . . .

Ephesians 3:16 That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened by his Spirit with might unto the inward man:

Philippians 4:13 I can do all things in him who strengtheneth me.

Colossians 1:11 Strengthened with all might according to the power of his glory, in all patience and longsuffering with joy,

Exodus 4:11 The Lord said to him: Who made man's mouth? or who made the dumb and the deaf, the seeing and the blind? did not I?

Proverbs 2:6 He wilt keep the salvation of the righteous, and protect them that walk in simplicity,

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Luke 21:15 For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to resist and gainsay.

Jeremiah 17:10 I am the Lord who search the heart, and prove the reins: who give to every one according to his way, and according to the fruit of his devices.

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Revelation 2:23 And I will kill her children with death: and all the churches shall know that I am he that searcheth the reins and hearts. And I will give to every one of you according to your works. But to you I say

Context
The Father and the Son
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. 19Then Jesus answered and said to them: Amen, amen, I say unto you, the Son cannot do any thing of himself, but what he seeth the Father doing: for what things soever he doth, these the Son also doth in like manner. 20For the Father loveth the Son and sheweth him all things which himself doth: and greater works than these will he shew him, that you may wonder.…
Cross References
Matthew 26:39
And going a little further, he fell upon his face, praying and saying: My Father, if it be possible, let this chalice pass from me. Nevertheless, not as I will but as thou wilt.

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

John 8:28
Jesus therefore said to them: When you shall have lifted up, the Son of man, then shall you know that I am he and that I do nothing of myself. But as the Father hath taught me, these things I speak.

John 12:49
For I have not spoken of myself: but the Father who sent me, he gave me commandment what I should say and what I should speak.

John 12:50
And I know that his commandment is life everlasting. The things therefore that I speak, even as the Father said unto me, so do I speak.

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.

Additional Translations
So Jesus replied, “Truly, truly, I tell you, the Son can do nothing by Himself, unless He sees the Father doing it. For whatever the Father does, the Son also does.

Therefore Jesus answered and was saying to them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, the Son is able to do nothing of Himself, if not anything He may see the Father doing; for whatever He does, these things also the Son does likewise.

Then answered Jesus and said to them, Truly, truly, I say to you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he sees the Father do: for what things soever he does, these also does the Son likewise.

Jesus therefore answered and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father doing: for what things soever he doeth, these the Son also doeth in like manner.

Jesus therefore answered and said to them, Verily, verily, I say to you, The Son can do nothing of himself save whatever he sees the Father doing: for whatever things he does, these things also the Son does in like manner.

Jesus therefore answered and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father doing: for what things soever he doeth, these the Son also doeth in like manner.

Then answered Jesus, and said to them, Verily, verily, I say to you, The Son can do nothing by himself, but what he seeth the Father do: for whatever things he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise.

"In most solemn truth I tell you," replied Jesus, "that the Son can do nothing of Himself--He can only do what He sees the Father doing; for whatever He does, that the Son does in like manner.

Jesus therefore answered them, "Most certainly, I tell you, the Son can do nothing of himself, but what he sees the Father doing. For whatever things he does, these the Son also does likewise.

Jesus therefore responded and said to them, 'Verily, verily, I say to you, The Son is not able to do anything of himself, if he may not see the Father doing anything; for whatever things He may do, these also the Son in like manner doth;
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