"1I am the good shepherd; the good shepherd 2lays down His life for the sheep.
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"He who is a hired hand, and not a 3shepherd, who is not the owner of the sheep, sees the wolf coming, and leaves the sheep and flees, and the wolf snatches them and scatters them.
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"He flees because he is a hired hand and is not concerned about the sheep.
"4I am the good shepherd, and 5I know My own and My own know Me,
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even as 6the Father knows Me and I know the Father; and 7I lay down My life for the sheep.
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"I have 8other sheep, which are not of this fold; I must bring them also, and they will hear My voice; and they will become 9one flock with 10one shepherd.
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"For this reason the Father loves Me, because I 11lay down My life so that I may take it again.
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"12No one has taken it away from Me, but I 13lay it down on My own initiative. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it up again. 14This commandment I received from My Father."
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