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John 10:38

    John 10:38 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But if I do, though ye believe not me, believe the works: that ye may know, and believe, that the Father is in me, and I in him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But if I do, though you believe not me, believe the works: that you may know, and believe, that the Father is in me, and I in him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But if I do them, though ye believe not me, believe the works: that ye may know and understand that the Father is in me, and I in the Father.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But if I am doing them, then have belief in the works even if you have no belief in me; so that you may see clearly and be certain that the Father is in me and I am in the Father.

    Webster's Revision

    But if I do them, though ye believe not me, believe the works: that ye may know and understand that the Father is in me, and I in the Father.

    World English Bible

    But if I do them, though you don't believe me, believe the works; that you may know and believe that the Father is in me, and I in the Father."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But if I do them, though ye believe not me, believe the works: that ye may know and understand that the Father is in me, and I in the Father.

    Clarke's Commentary on John 10:38

    Believe the works - Though ye do not now credit what I have said to you, yet consider my works, and then ye will see that these works prove that I am in the Father and the Father in me; and, consequently, that I and the Father are one. This seems to be the force of our Lord's argument; and every man must see and feel that it is conclusive. There was no possibility of weakening the force of this reasoning but by asserting that these miracles were not wrought by the power of God; and then they must have proved that not only a man, but a bad man, such as they said Jesus was, could work these miracles. As this was impossible, then the argument of Christ had a complete triumph.

    Barnes' Notes on John 10:38

    Believe the works - Though you do not credit me, yet consider my works, for they prove that I came from God. No one could do them unless he was sent of God.

    Father is in me ... - Most intimately connected. See John 5:36. This expression denotes most intimate union - such as can exist in no other case. See Matthew 11:27; Notes, John 17:21.

    Wesley's Notes on John 10:38

    10:38 That ye may know and believe - In some a more exact knowledge precedes, in others it follows faith. I am in the Father and the Father in me. I and the Father are one - These two sentences illustrate each other.