John 6:38
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English Standard Version
For I have come down from heaven, not to do my own will but the will of him who sent me.

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

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

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

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

Weymouth New Testament
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.

John 6:38 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

From heaven (ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ)

But the best texts read ἐκ, from, instead of ἐκ, out of, the idea being rather that of departure (I came down) than of origin. I came down should be as Rev. (I am come down). The tense is the perfect.

John 6:38 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I came.

John 6:33 For the bread of God is he which comes down from heaven, and gives life to the world.

John 3:13,31 And no man has ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven...

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

not.

John 4:34 Jesus said to them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

John 5:30 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...

Psalm 40:7,8 Then said I, See, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me...

Isaiah 53:10 Yet it pleased the LORD to bruise him; he has put him to grief: when you shall make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his seed...

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

Matthew 26:39-42 And he went a little farther, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me...

Romans 15:3 For even Christ pleased not himself; but, as it is written, The reproaches of them that reproached you fell on me.

Philippians 2:7,8 But made himself of no reputation, and took on him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men...

Hebrews 5:8 Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered;

Hebrews 10:7-9 Then said I, See, I come (in the volume of the book it is written of me,) to do your will, O God...

Cross References
Matthew 26:39
And going a little farther he fell on his face and prayed, saying, "My Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as you will."

Matthew 26:42
Again, for the second time, he went away and prayed, "My Father, if this cannot pass unless I drink it, your will be done."

John 3:13
No one has ascended into heaven except he who descended from heaven, the Son of Man.

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 5:19
So Jesus said to them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of his own accord, but only what he sees the Father doing. For whatever the Father does, that the Son does likewise.

John 5:30
"I can do nothing on my own. As I hear, I judge, and my judgment is just, because I seek not my own will but the will of him who sent me.

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