John 10:2-12 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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2 but he who enters by the door is the shepherd of the sheep. 2 The man who enters by the gate is the shepherd of his sheep.
3 To him the gatekeeper opens; the sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. 3 The watchman opens the gate for him, and the sheep listen to his voice. He calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.
4 When he has brought out all his own, he goes before them, and the sheep follow him, for they know his voice. 4 When he has brought out all his own, he goes on ahead of them, and his sheep follow him because they know his voice.
5 A stranger they will not follow, but they will flee from him, for they do not know the voice of strangers." 5 But they will never follow a stranger; in fact, they will run away from him because they do not recognize a stranger's voice."
6 This figure Jesus used with them, but they did not understand what he was saying to them. 6 Jesus used this figure of speech, but they did not understand what he was telling them.
7 So Jesus again said to them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep. 7 Therefore Jesus said again, "I tell you the truth, I am the gate for the sheep.
8 All who came before me are thieves and robbers; but the sheep did not heed them. 8 All who ever came before me were thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not listen to them.
9 I am the door; if any one enters by me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find pasture. 9 I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved. He will come in and go out, and find pasture.
10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly. 10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.
11 I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. 11 "I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.
12 He who is a hireling and not a shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and flees; and the wolf snatches them and scatters them. 12 The hired hand is not the shepherd who owns the sheep. So when he sees the wolf coming, he abandons the sheep and runs away. Then the wolf attacks the flock and scatters it.