John 5:36
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English Standard Version
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.

King James Bible
But I have greater witness than that of John: for the works which the Father hath given me to finish, the same works that I do, bear witness of me, that the Father hath sent me.

American Standard Version
But the witness which I have is greater than that of John; for the works which the Father hath given me to accomplish, the very works that I do, bear witness of me, that the Father hath sent me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But I have a greater testimony than that of John: for the works which the Father hath given me to perfect; the works themselves, which I do, give testimony of me, that the Father hath sent me.

English Revised Version
But the witness which I have is greater than that of John: for the works which the Father hath given me to accomplish, the very works that I do, bear witness of me, that the Father hath sent me.

Webster's Bible Translation
But I have greater testimony than that of John: for the works which the Father hath given me to finish, the same works that I do, bear testimony concerning me, that the Father hath sent me.

Weymouth New Testament
"But the testimony which I have is weightier than that of John; for the work the Father has assigned to me for me to bring it to completion--the very work which I am doing--affords testimony concerning me that the Father has sent me.

John 5:36 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Greater witness (τήν μαρτυρίαν μείζω)

The article, omitted in A.V., has the force of my, as in John 5:34. Rev., the witness which I have is greater.

Hath given

See on John 5:22.

To finish (ἵνα τελειώσω)

Literally, in order that I should accomplish. Rev., accomplish. See on John 4:34.

The same works (αὐτὰ τὰ ἔργα)

Rev., more correctly, the very works.

John 5:36 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I have.

John 5:32 There is another that bears witness of me; and I know that the witness which he witnesses of me is true.

1 John 5:9,11,12 If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater: for this is the witness of God which he has testified of his Son...

the works.

John 3:2 The same came to Jesus by night, and said to him, Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God...

John 9:30-33 The man answered and said to them, Why herein is a marvelous thing, that you know not from where he is, and yet he has opened my eyes...

John 10:25,37,38 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 11:37 And some of them said, Could not this man, which opened the eyes of the blind, have caused that even this man should not have died?

John 14:10,11 Believe you not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? the words that I speak to you I speak not of myself...

John 15:24 If I had not done among them the works which none other man did, they had not had sin...

John 17:4 I have glorified you on the earth: I have finished the work which you gave me to do.

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...

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

Cross References
Matthew 11:4
And Jesus answered them, "Go and tell John what you hear and see:

Luke 2:49
And he said to them, "Why were you looking for me? Did you not know that I must be in my Father's house?"

John 2:23
Now when he was in Jerusalem at the Passover Feast, many believed in his name when they saw the signs that he was doing.

John 3:17
For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

John 4:34
Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of him who sent me and to accomplish his work.

John 10:25
Jesus answered them, "I told you, and you do not believe. The works that I do in my Father's name bear witness about 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."

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