John 10:29
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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.

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.

Darby Bible Translation
My Father who has given [them] to me is greater than all, and no one can seize out of the hand of my Father.

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;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

My Father - is greater than all - More powerful than all the united energies of men and demons. He who loves God must be happy; and he who fears him need fear nothing on this side eternity.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

which.

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

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

is greater.

John 14:28 You have heard how I said to you, I go away, and come again to you. If you loved me, you would rejoice, because I said...

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.

Daniel 4:3 How great are his signs! and how mighty are his wonders! his kingdom is an everlasting kingdom...

Malachi 1:14 But cursed be the deceiver, which has in his flock a male, and vows, and sacrifices to the LORD a corrupt thing: for I am a great King...

Library
February 5 Morning
I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.--JOHN 10:10. In the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.--She took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat. The wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.--If by one man's offence death reigned by one; much more they which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

December 10 Morning
No man is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand.--JOHN 10:29. I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.--The Lord shall deliver me from every evil work, and will preserve me unto his heavenly kingdom.--We are more than conquerors through him that loved us. For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor height, nor depth,
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

The Shepherd of Our Souls.
"I am the good Shepherd: the good Shepherd giveth His life for the sheep."--John x. 11. Our Lord here appropriates to Himself the title under which He had been foretold by the Prophets. "David My servant shall be king over them," says Almighty God by the mouth of Ezekiel: "and they all shall have one Shepherd." And in the book of Zechariah, "Awake, O sword, against My Shepherd, and against the man that is My fellow, saith the Lord of Hosts; smite the Shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered."
John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VIII

On the Words of the Gospel, John x. 14, "I am the Good Shepherd," Etc. Against the Donatists.
1. We have heard the Lord Jesus setting forth to us the office of a good shepherd. And herein He hath doubtless given us to know, as we may understand it, that there are good shepherds. And yet that the multitude of shepherds might not be understood in a wrong sense; He saith, "I am the good Shepherd." [4124] And wherein He is the good Shepherd, He showeth in the words following; "The good Shepherd," saith He, "layeth down His life for the sheep. But he that is an hireling, and not the shepherd,
Saint Augustine—sermons on selected lessons of the new testament

Cross References
John 10:28
I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will 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 be glad that I am going to the Father, for the Father is greater than I.

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