John 6:38
Good News Translation
because I have come down from heaven to do not my own will but the will of him who sent me.

Contemporary English Version
I didn't come from heaven to do what I want! I came to do what the Father wants me to do. He sent me,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Because I came down from heaven, not to do my own will but the will of him that sent me.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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

I came.

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

John 3:13,31 And no man hath ascended into heaven, but he that descended from heaven, the Son of man who is in heaven. . . .

Ephesians 4:9 Now that he ascended, what is it, but because he also descended first into the lower parts of the earth?

not.

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 5:30 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.

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

Isaiah 53:10 And the Lord was pleased to bruise him in infirmity: if he shall lay down his life for sin, he shall see a longlived seed, and the will of the Lord shall be prosperous in his hand.

Matthew 20:28 Even as the Son of man is not come to be ministered unto, but to minister and to give his life a redemption for many.

Matthew 26:39-42 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.

Philippians 2:7,8 But emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, being made in the likeness of men, and in habit found as a man. . . .

Hebrews 5:8 And whereas indeed he was the Son of God, he learned obedience by the things which he suffered.

Hebrews 10:7-9 Then said I: Behold I come: in the head of the book it is written of me: that I should do thy will, O God. . . .

Context
Jesus the Bread of Life
37All that the Father giveth to me shall come to me: and him that cometh to me, I will not cast out. 38Because I came down from heaven, not to do my own will but the will of him that sent me. 39Now this is the will of the Father who sent me: that of all that he hath given me, I should lose nothing; but should raise it up again in the last day.…
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.

Matthew 26:42
Again the second time, he went and prayed, saying: My Father, if this chalice may not pass away, but I must drink it, thy will be done.

John 3:13
And no man hath ascended into heaven, but he that descended from heaven, the Son of man who is in heaven.

John 3:17
For God sent not his Son into the world, to judge the world: but that the world may be saved by him.

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

John 6:42
And they said: Is not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know? How then saith he: I came down from heaven?

John 6:57
As the living Father hath sent me and I live by the Father: so he that eateth me, the same also shall live by me.

Additional Translations
For I have come down from heaven, not to do My own will, but to do the will of Him who sent Me.

For I have come down from heaven, not that I should do My will, but the will of the One having sent Me.

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

For I am come down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me.

For I am come down from heaven, not that I should do my will, but the will of him that has sent me.

For I am come down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me.

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

For I have left Heaven and have come down to earth not to seek my own pleasure, but to do the will of Him who sent me.

For I have come down from heaven, not to do my own will, but the will of him who sent me.

because I have come down out of the heaven, not that I may do my will, but the will of Him who sent me.
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