Parallel Bible results for John 10:2-12

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John 10:2-12

NLT 2 But the one who enters through the gate is the shepherd of the sheep. NIV 2 The man who enters by the gate is the shepherd of his sheep. NLT 3 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. NIV 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. NLT 4 After he has gathered his own flock, he walks ahead of them, and they follow him because they know his voice. NIV 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. NLT 5 They won’t follow a stranger; they will run from him because they don’t know his voice.” NIV 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." NLT 6 Those who heard Jesus use this illustration didn’t understand what he meant, NIV 6 Jesus used this figure of speech, but they did not understand what he was telling them. NLT 7 so he explained it to them: “I tell you the truth, I am the gate for the sheep. NIV 7 Therefore Jesus said again, "I tell you the truth, I am the gate for the sheep. NLT 8 All who came before me were thieves and robbers. But the true sheep did not listen to them. NIV 8 All who ever came before me were thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not listen to them. NLT 9 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. NIV 9 I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved. He will come in and go out, and find pasture. NLT 10 The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life. NIV 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. NLT 11 “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd sacrifices his life for the sheep. NIV 11 "I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. NLT 12 A hired hand will run when he sees a wolf coming. He will abandon the sheep because they don’t belong to him and he isn’t their shepherd. And so the wolf attacks them and scatters the flock. NIV 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.