John 6:28
Good News Translation
So they asked him, "What can we do in order to do what God wants us to do?"

Contemporary English Version
"What exactly does God want us to do?" the people asked.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They said therefore unto him: What shall we do, that we may work the works of God?

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They said therefore unto him: What shall we do, that we may work the works of God?

What.

Deuteronomy 5:27 Approach thou rather: and hear all things that the Lord our God shall say to thee, and thou shalt speak to us, and we will hear and will do them.

Jeremiah 42:3-6,20 And let the Lord thy God shew us the way by which we may walk, and the thing that we must do. . . .

Micah 6:7,8 May the Lord be appeased with thousands of rams, or with many thousands of fat he goats? shall I give my firstborn for my wickedness, the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul? . . .

Matthew 19:16 And behold one came and said to him: Good master, what good shall I do that I may have life everlasting?

Luke 10:25 And behold a certain lawyer stood up, tempting him and saying, Master, what must I do to possess eternal life?

Acts 2:37 Now when they had heard these things, they had compunction in their heart and said to Peter and to the rest of the apostles: What shall we do, men and brethren?

Acts 9:6 And he, trembling and astonished, said: Lord, what wilt thou have me to do?

Acts 16:30 And bringing them out, he said: Masters, what must I do, that I may be saved?

Context
Jesus the Bread of Life
27Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that which endureth unto life everlasting, which the Son of man will give you. For him hath God, the Father, sealed. 28They said therefore unto him: What shall we do, that we may work the works of God? 29Jesus answered and said to them: This is the work of God, that you believe in him whom he hath sent.…
Cross References
John 6:27
Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that which endureth unto life everlasting, which the Son of man will give you. For him hath God, the Father, sealed.

John 6:29
Jesus answered and said to them: This is the work of God, that you believe in him whom he hath sent.

Additional Translations
Then they inquired, “What must we do to perform the works of God?”

Therefore they said to Him, "What must we do, that we may be doing the works of God?"

Then said they to him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God?

They said therefore unto him, What must we do, that we may work the works of God?

They said therefore to him, What should we do that we may work the works of God?

They said therefore unto him, What must we do, that we may work the works of God?

Then said they to him, What shall we do, that we may work the works of God?

"What are we to do," they asked, "in order to carry out the things that God requires?"

They said therefore to him, "What must we do, that we may work the works of God?"

They said therefore unto him, 'What may we do that we may work the works of God?'
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