John 14:11
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English Standard Version
Believe me that I am in the Father and the Father is in me, or else believe on account of the works themselves.

King James Bible
Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me: or else believe me for the very works' sake.

American Standard Version
Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me: or else believe me for the very works'sake.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Believe you not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me?

English Revised Version
Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me: or else believe me for the very works' sake.

Webster's Bible Translation
Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me: or else believe me for the very works' sake.

Weymouth New Testament
Believe me, all of you, that I am in the Father and that the Father is in me; or at any rate, believe me because of what I do.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Believe me (πιστεύετέ μοι)

The plural of the imperative: "believe ye me." Compare believest thou, John 14:10. These words are addressed to the disciples collectively, whose thought Philip had voiced.

Or else (εἰ δὲ μὴ)

Literally, but if not. If you do not believe on the authority of my personal statement.

For the very works' sake (διὰ τὰ ἔργα αὐτὰ)

Literally, on account of the works themselves, irrespective of my oral testimony.

John 14:11 Parallel Commentaries

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John 5:36 But I have greater witness than that of John: for the works which the Father has given me to finish, the same works that I do...

John 10:25,32,38 Jesus answered them, I told you, and you believed not: the works that I do in my Father's name, they bear witness of me...

John 12:38-40 That the saying of Esaias the prophet might be fulfilled, which he spoke, Lord, who has believed our report...

Matthew 11:4,5 Jesus answered and said to them, Go and show John again those things which you do hear and see...

Luke 7:21-23 And in that same hour he cured many of their infirmities and plagues, and of evil spirits; and to many that were blind he gave sight...

Acts 2:22 You men of Israel, hear these words; Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God among you by miracles and wonders and signs...

Hebrews 2:4 God also bearing them witness, both with signs and wonders, and with divers miracles, and gifts of the Holy Ghost...

Cross References
John 5:36
But the testimony that I have is greater than that of John. For the works that the Father has given me to accomplish, the very works that I am doing, bear witness about me that the Father has sent me.

John 10:38
but if I do them, even though you do not believe me, believe the works, that you may know and understand that the Father is in me and I am in the Father."

John 14:10
Do you not believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in me? The words that I say to you I do not speak on my own authority, but the Father who dwells in me does his works.

John 14:20
In that day you will know that I am in my Father, and you in me, and I in you.

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