New International Version
The one who sent me is with me; he has not left me alone, for I always do what pleases him."
King James Bible
And he that sent me is with me: the Father hath not left me alone; for I do always those things that please him.
Darby Bible Translation
And he that has sent me is with me; he has not left me alone, because I do always the things that are pleasing to him.
World English Bible
He who sent me is with me. The Father hasn't left me alone, for I always do the things that are pleasing to him."
Young's Literal Translation
and He who sent me is with me; the Father did not leave me alone, because I, the things pleasing to Him, do always.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The Father hath not left me alone - Though ye shalt have power to put me to death, yet this shall not be because he hath abandoned me. No - he is ever with me, because I do that which pleaseth him; and it is his pleasure that I should lay down my life for the salvation of the world. Does not our Lord allude to the following scriptures? - Sacrifice and offering thou didst not desire; my ears hast thou opened: (or, a body hast thou prepared me: Hebrews 10:5): then said I, Lo, I:come: this is written in the volume of the book concerning me. I delight to do thy will, O my God! Thy law is in my heart. Psalm 40:6-8.
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Eversley. Chester Cathedral. 1872. St John viii. 58. "Before Abraham was, I am." Let us consider these words awhile. They are most fit for our thoughts on this glorious day, on which the Lord Jesus ascended to His Father, and to our Father, to His God, and to our God, that He might be glorified with the glory which He had with the Father before the making of the world. For it is clear that we shall better understand Ascension Day, just as we shall better understand Christmas or Eastertide, …
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On the Words of the Gospel, John viii. 31, "If Ye Abide in My Word, Then are Ye Truly My Disciples," Etc.
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The Sovereign LORD has opened my ears; I have not been rebellious, I have not turned away.
Jesus replied, "Let it be so now; it is proper for us to do this to fulfill all righteousness." Then John consented.
"My food," said Jesus, "is to do the will of him who sent me and to finish his work.
But if I do judge, my decisions are true, because I am not alone. I stand with the Father, who sent me.
If you keep my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father's commands and remain in his love.
"A time is coming and in fact has come when you will be scattered, each to your own home. You will leave me all alone. Yet I am not alone, for my Father is with me.
1 John 3:22
and receive from him anything we ask, because we keep his commands and do what pleases him.
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