John 10:29
New International Version
My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all; no one can snatch them out of my Father’s hand.

New Living Translation
for my Father has given them to me, and he is more powerful than anyone else. No one can snatch them from the Father’s hand.

English Standard Version
My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all, and no one is able to snatch them out of the Father’s hand.

Berean Study Bible
My Father who has given them to Me is greater than all. No one can snatch them out of My Father’s hand.

Berean Literal Bible
My Father who has given them to Me is greater than all, and no one is able to seize them out of the Father's hand.

King James Bible
My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand.

New King James Version
My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch them out of My Father’s hand.

New American Standard Bible
My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch them out of the Father’s hand.

NASB 1995
“My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch them out of the Father’s hand.

NASB 1977
“My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch them out of the Father’s hand.

Amplified Bible
My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater and mightier than all; and no one is able to snatch them out of the Father’s hand.

Christian Standard Bible
My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all. No one is able to snatch them out of the Father’s hand.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all. No one is able to snatch them out of the Father’s hand.

American Standard Version
My Father, who hath given them unto me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch them out of the Father's hand.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“My Father who gave them to me is greater than all, and no one is able to snatch anything from my Father's hand.”

Contemporary English Version
My Father gave them to me, and he is greater than all others. No one can snatch them from his hands,

Douay-Rheims Bible
That which my Father hath given me, is greater than all: and no one can snatch them out of the hand of my Father.

English Revised Version
My Father, which hath given them unto me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch them out of the Father's hand.

Good News Translation
What my Father has given me is greater than everything, and no one can snatch them away from the Father's care.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
My Father, who gave them to me, is greater than everyone else, and no one can tear them away from my Father.

International Standard Version
What my Father has given me is more important than anything, and no one can snatch it from the Father's hand.

Literal Standard Version
My Father, who has given to Me, is greater than all, and no one is able to snatch out of the hand of My Father;

NET Bible
My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all, and no one can snatch them from my Father's hand.

New Heart English Bible
My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all. No one is able to snatch them out of the Father's hand.

Weymouth New Testament
What my Father has given me is more precious than all besides; and no one is able to wrest anything from my Father's hand.

World English Bible
My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all. No one is able to snatch them out of my Father's hand.

Young's Literal Translation
my Father, who hath given to me, is greater than all, and no one is able to pluck out of the hand of my Father;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Unbelief of the Jews
28I give them eternal life, and they will never perish. No one can snatch them out of My hand. 29My Father who has given them to Me is greater than all. No one can snatch them out of My Father’s hand. 30I and the Father are one.”…

Cross References
John 10:28
I give them eternal life, and they will never perish. No one can snatch them out of My hand.

John 10:30
I and the Father are one."

John 14:28
You heard Me say, 'I am going away, and I am coming back to you.' If you loved Me, you would rejoice that I am going to the Father, because the Father is greater than I.


Treasury of Scripture

My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand.

which.

John 6:37
All that the Father giveth me shall come to me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.

John 17:2,6,9,11
As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him…

is greater.

John 14:28
Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I.

Exodus 18:11
Now I know that the LORD is greater than all gods: for in the thing wherein they dealt proudly he was above them.

Psalm 145:3
Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable.









(29) My Father, which gave them me (better, hath given them Me), is greater than all.--For the thought that they are given by the Father, comp. Note on John 6:37. Here our version has rightly made no limiting addition to "all" (comp. last verse). In the width of the word, which extends to every creature and to every power, and even to the Son in His subordination to the Father, the Father is thought of as greater than all. Again the thought mounts with each succeeding sentence: (1) "None shall pluck them out of My hand;" (2) "They are My Father's gifts, and He is greater than all;" (3) "None shall pluck them out of My Father's hand."

Verse 29. - The last statement is sustained by a still loftier assumption. Before translating, it is necessary to notice the three readings of the text.

(1) That of the T.R. and the Revisers' Text: My Father who gave (them) to me is greater than all the powers that can possibly be arrayed against them.

(2) The reading of א, D, With reference to that which my Father, One greater than all, gave me, and no one is able to pluck from the hand of the Father. Meyer, however, translates this differently; he supposes the μεῖζον to refer to the Father "a something greater, a greater potence." Westcott and Hort prefer the reading with and μείζον; and Westcott translates, That which my Father has given me is greater than all, and regards it as a reference to the sheep as a collective unity. The internal reasons compel Luthardt, Godet, and Lange to fall back on T.R., and surely the extraordinary strain of the meaning justifies them. Our Lord would sustain with even stronger assurance the safety of his sheep. The Father's gift to himself, the Father's own eternal love and power, the Divine omnipotence of the Lord God himself, is pledged to their security. "My hand" becomes "my Father's hand." He seems to say, "If you question my capacity, you need not question his power. Sacrilegious violence may apparently nail my hands to the cross; the sword may awake against Jehovah's Shepherd. But none can outwit, surprise, crucify, conquer, my Father, none can invalidate his care."

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
My
μου (mou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Singular
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

Father
Πατήρ (Patēr)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3962: Father, (Heavenly) Father, ancestor, elder, senior. Apparently a primary word; a 'father'.

who
(ho)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3739: Who, which, what, that.

has given [them]
δέδωκέν (dedōken)
Verb - Perfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1325: To offer, give; I put, place. A prolonged form of a primary verb; to give.

to Me
μοι (moi)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 1st Person Singular
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

is
ἐστιν (estin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

greater
μεῖζόν (meizon)
Adjective - Nominative Neuter Singular - Comparative
Strong's 3173: Large, great, in the widest sense.

than all.
πάντων (pantōn)
Adjective - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

No one
οὐδεὶς (oudeis)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3762: No one, none, nothing.

can
δύναται (dynatai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1410: (a) I am powerful, have (the) power, (b) I am able, I can. Of uncertain affinity; to be able or possible.

snatch [them]
ἁρπάζειν (harpazein)
Verb - Present Infinitive Active
Strong's 726: To seize, snatch, obtain by robbery. From a derivative of haireomai; to seize.

out of
ἐκ (ek)
Preposition
Strong's 1537: From out, out from among, from, suggesting from the interior outwards. A primary preposition denoting origin, from, out.

[My]
τῆς (tēs)
Article - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Father’s
Πατρός (Patros)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 3962: Father, (Heavenly) Father, ancestor, elder, senior. Apparently a primary word; a 'father'.

hand.
χειρὸς (cheiros)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 5495: A hand.


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