The apostle John writing (God speaking via scripture...The
Word), this being from an extensive direct quote of Jesus as He explained His Father-Son
relationship to the Jews who
wanted to kill Him.
Wycliffe Bible of 1384:
30 Y may no thing do of my silf, but as Y here, Y deme,
and my doom is iust, for Y seke not my wille, but the wille of the fadir that sente
King James Bible of 1611:
30 I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge:
and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which
hath sent me.
NAS Bible of 1960: 30 "I can do nothing on My own initiative. As I hear, I judge; and My
judgment is just, because I do not seek My own will, but the will of Him who sent
1973-78: 30 By myself I can do nothing; I judge only
as I hear, and my judgment is just, for I seek not to please myself but him who sent me.
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(posted 2 January 2004)