John 5:30
Good News Translation
"I can do nothing on my own authority; I judge only as God tells me, so my judgment is right, because I am not trying to do what I want, but only what he who sent me wants.

Contemporary English Version
I cannot do anything on my own. The Father sent me, and he is the one who told me how to judge. I judge with fairness, because I obey him, and I don't just try to please myself.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

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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.

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John 5:19 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.

John 8:28,42 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 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.

I judge.

John 8:15,16 You judge according to the flesh: I judge not any man. . . .

Genesis 18:25 Far be it from thee to do this thing, and to slay the just with the wicked, and for the just to be in like case as the wicked; this is not beseeming thee: thou who judgest all the earth, wilt not make this judgment.

Psalm 96:13 before the face of the Lord, because he cometh: because he cometh to judge the earth. He shall judge the world with justice, and the people with his truth.

Isaiah 11:3,4 And he shall be filled with the spirit of the fear of the Lord, He shall not judge according to the sight of the eyes, nor reprove according to the hearing of the ears. . . .

Romans 2:2,5 For we know that the judgment of God is, according to truth, against them that do such things. . . .

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John 4:34 Jesus saith to them: My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, that I may perfect his work.

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

John 8:50 But I seek not my own glory: there is one that seeketh and judgeth.

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

John 18:11 Jesus therefore said to Peter: Put up thy sword into the scabbard. The chalice which my father hath given me, shall I not drink it?

Psalm 40:7,8 Then said I, Behold I come. In the head of the book it is written of me . . .

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.

Romans 15:3 For Christ did not please himself: but, as it is written: The reproaches of them that reproached thee fell upon me.

Hosea 10:7-10 Samaria hath made her king to pass as froth upon the face of the water. . . .

Context
The Father and the Son
29And they that have done good things shall come forth unto the resurrection of life: but they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of judgment. 30I 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. 31If I bear witness of myself, my witness is not true.…
Cross References
Isaiah 28:6
And a spirit of judgment to him that sitteth in judgment, and strength to them that return out of the battle to the gate.

Zephaniah 3:15
The Lord hath taken away thy judgment, he hath turned away thy enemies: the king of Israel, the Lord, is in the midst of thee, thou shalt fear evil no more.

John 4:34
Jesus saith to them: My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, that I may perfect his work.

John 5:19
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.

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

John 8:16
And if I do judge, my judgment is true: because I am not alone, but I and the Father that sent me.

Additional Translations
I can do nothing by Myself; I judge only as I hear. And My judgment is just, because I do not seek My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.

I am able to do nothing of Myself. As I hear, I judge; and My judgment is just, because I do not seek My will, but the will of the One having sent Me.

I can of my own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not my own will, but the will of the Father which has sent me.

I can of myself do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is righteous; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of him that sent me.

I cannot do anything of myself; as I hear, I judge, and my judgment is righteous, because I do not seek my will, but the will of him that has sent me.

I can of myself do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is righteous; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of him that sent me.

I can of my own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not my own will, but the will of the Father who hath sent me.

"I can of my own self do nothing. As I am bidden, so I judge; and mine is a just judgement, because it is not my own will that guides me, but the will of Him who sent me.

I can of myself do nothing. As I hear, I judge, and my judgment is righteous; because I don't seek my own will, but the will of my Father who sent me.

'I am not able of myself to do anything; according as I hear I judge, and my judgment is righteous, because I seek not my own will, but the will of the Father who sent me.
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