John 5:16
Modern Translations
New International Version
So, because Jesus was doing these things on the Sabbath, the Jewish leaders began to persecute him.

New Living Translation
So the Jewish leaders began harassing Jesus for breaking the Sabbath rules.

English Standard Version
And this was why the Jews were persecuting Jesus, because he was doing these things on the Sabbath.

Berean Study Bible
Now because Jesus was doing these things on the Sabbath, the Jews began to persecute Him.

New American Standard Bible
For this reason the Jews were persecuting Jesus, because He was doing these things on a Sabbath.

NASB 1995
For this reason the Jews were persecuting Jesus, because He was doing these things on the Sabbath.

NASB 1977
And for this reason the Jews were persecuting Jesus, because He was doing these things on the Sabbath.

Amplified Bible
For this reason the Jews began to persecute Jesus continually because He was doing these things on the Sabbath.

Christian Standard Bible
Therefore, the Jews began persecuting Jesus because he was doing these things on the Sabbath.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore, the Jews began persecuting Jesus because He was doing these things on the Sabbath.

Contemporary English Version
They started making a lot of trouble for Jesus because he did things like this on the Sabbath.

Good News Translation
So they began to persecute Jesus, because he had done this healing on a Sabbath.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The Jews began to persecute Jesus because he kept healing people on the day of worship.

International Standard Version
So the Jewish leaders began persecuting Jesus, because he kept doing such things on the Sabbath.

NET Bible
Now because Jesus was doing these things on the Sabbath, the Jewish leaders began persecuting him.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, and sought to slay him, because he had done these things on the sabbath day.

New King James Version
For this reason the Jews persecuted Jesus, and sought to kill Him, because He had done these things on the Sabbath.

King James 2000 Bible
And therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, and sought to slay him, because he had done these things on the sabbath day.

New Heart English Bible
For this cause the Jewish leaders persecuted Jesus, because he did these things on the Sabbath.

World English Bible
For this cause the Jews persecuted Jesus, and sought to kill him, because he did these things on the Sabbath.

American King James Version
And therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, and sought to slay him, because he had done these things on the sabbath day.

American Standard Version
And for this cause the Jews persecuted Jesus, because he did these things on the sabbath.

A Faithful Version
And for this cause, the Jews persecuted Jesus and sought to kill Him, because He had done these things on a Sabbath.

Darby Bible Translation
And for this the Jews persecuted Jesus [and sought to kill him], because he had done these things on sabbath.

English Revised Version
And for this cause did the Jews persecute Jesus, because he did these things on the sabbath.

Webster's Bible Translation
And therefore the Jews persecuted Jesus, and sought to slay him, because he had done these things on the sabbath.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And therefore the Iewes did persecute Iesus, and sought to slay him, because he had done these things on the Sabbath day.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And therefore the Iewes dyd persecute Iesus, and sought the meanes to slea hym, because he hadde done these thynges on the Sabboth day.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Therfore dyd ye Iewes persecute Iesus, and sought to slaye him, because he had done this vpo ye Sabbath.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
And therfore the Iewes dyd persecute Iesus and sought the meanes to slee him because he had done these thinges on the Saboth daye.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and because of this were the Jews persecuting Jesus, and seeking to kill Him, because these things He was doing on a Sabbath.

Berean Literal Bible
And because of this, the Jews were persecuting Jesus, because He was doing these things on the Sabbath.

Young's Literal Translation
and because of this were the Jews persecuting Jesus, and seeking to kill him, because these things he was doing on a sabbath.

Smith's Literal Translation
And therefore the Jews drove out Jesus, and sought to kill him, because he did these in the sabbath.

Literal Emphasis Translation
And because of this, the Jews persecuted Jesus because He did these things on a Sabbath.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, because he did these things on the sabbath.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Because of this, the Jews were persecuting Jesus, for he was doing these things on the Sabbath.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And because of this, the Jews were persecuting Yeshua and were seeking to kill him, because he did these things on the Sabbath.

Lamsa Bible
And for this reason the Jews persecuted Jesus and wanted to kill him, because he was doing these things on the sabbath.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
And for this reason did the Jews persecute Jesus, and seek to kill him, because he had done these things on the sabbath.

Godbey New Testament
And on account of this the Jews continued to persecute Jesus, because He was doing these things on the Sabbath.

Haweis New Testament
And therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, and sought to kill him, because he had done these things on the sabbath-day.

Mace New Testament
upon which occasion the Jews persecuted Jesus, and sought to slay him, because he did such things on the sabbath-day.

Weymouth New Testament
and on this account the Jews began to persecute Jesus--because He did these things on the Sabbath.

Worrell New Testament
And, on this account, the Jews were persecuting Jesus, because He was doing these things on the sabbath.

Worsley New Testament
And for this did the Jews persecute Jesus, and endeavoured to put Him to death; because He had done these things on the sabbath-day.








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