John 10 ©
1 Christ declareth himself to be the door, and the good shepherd. 19 Various opinions concerning him. 22 He proveth to the Jews by his works that he is the Christ, and asserteth his unity with the Father. 31 The Jews go about to stone him; he justifieth his doctrine; 39 and escaping from them goeth beyond Jordan, where many believe on him.
cBut he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.
Then said Jesus unto them again, *Verily, verily, I say unto you, kI am the door of the sheep.
mI am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.
nThe thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: oI am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.
rBut he that is an hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, seeth the swolf coming, and leaveth the sheep, and fleeth: and the wolf catcheth them, and scattereth the sheep.
The hireling fleeth, because he is an hireling, and tcareth not for the sheep.
bNo man taketh it from me, but cI lay it down of myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. dThis commandment have I received of my Father.
¶eThere was a division therefore again among the Jews for these sayings.
¶And it was at Jerusalem the feast of the dedication, and it was winter.
Then came the Jews round about him, and said unto him, How long dost thou 1make us to doubt? If thou be the Christ, tell us plainly.
Say ye of him, whom xthe Father hath sanctified, and sent into the world, Thou blasphemest; because I said, yI am the Son of God?
And cwent away again beyond Jordan into the place where John at first baptized; and there he abode.
dAnd many resorted unto him, and said, John did no miracle: but eall things that John spake of this man were true.