New Living Translation
Yes, I am the gate. Those who come in through me will be saved. They will come and go freely and will find good pastures.
King James Bible
I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.
Darby Bible Translation
I am the door: if any one enter in by me, he shall be saved, and shall go in and shall go out and shall find pasture.
World English Bible
I am the door. If anyone enters in by me, he will be saved, and will go in and go out, and will find pasture.
Young's Literal Translation
I am the door, through me if any one may come in, he shall be saved, and he shall come in, and go out, and find pasture.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
10:9 If any one - As a sheep, enter in by me - Through faith, he shall be safe - From the wolf, and from those murdering shepherds. And shall go in and out - Shall continually attend on the shepherds whom I have sent; and shall find pasture - Food for his soul in all circumstances.
[Footnote: Preached before the Baptist Missionary Society.] 'Other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and they shall hear My voice; and they shall become one flock and one Shepherd.'--JOHN x. 16 (R.V.). There were many strange and bitter lessons in this discourse for the false shepherds, the Pharisees, to whom it was first spoken. But there was not one which would jar more upon their minds, and as they fancied, on their sacredest convictions, than this, that God's flock …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Gifts to the Flock
The Good Shepherd
January the Seventeenth Spiritual Discernment
Yes, I will give them good pastureland on the high hills of Israel. There they will lie down in pleasant places and feed in the lush pastures of the hills.
They will be as numerous as the sacred flocks that fill Jerusalem's streets at the time of her festivals. The ruined cities will be crowded with people once more, and everyone will know that I am the LORD."
"I tell you the truth, anyone who sneaks over the wall of a sheepfold, rather than going through the gate, must surely be a thief and a robber!
The gatekeeper opens the gate for him, and the sheep recognize his voice and come to him. He calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.
so he explained it to them: "I tell you the truth, I am the gate for the sheep.
Jesus told him, "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one can come to the Father except through me.
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