John 5:17

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers

King James Version

But Jesus answered them, My Father worketh hitherto, and I work.
New King James Version

But Jesus answered them, “My Father has been working until now, and I have been working.”
New American Standard Bible

But He answered them, “My Father is working until now, and I Myself am working.”
New International Version

Jesus said to them, “My Father is always at His work to this very day, and I, too, am working.”
The Amplified Bible

But Jesus answered them, My Father has worked [even] until now, [He has never ceased working; He is still working] and I, too, must be at [divine] work.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

But He answered them, My Father keeps on working until now, and as for Myself, I also am continually working.
Phillips’ Modern English

But Jesus’ answer to them was this, “My Father is still at work and therefore I work as well.”
Williams’ Language of the People

Then He answered them, “My Father is still working, and so am I.”
Jn. 5:16 π Jn. 5:18
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That Reference This Scripture

  1. Co-Operation With God Does Not Mean Automatic Working; War On the Saints - Jesse Penn-Lewis Paul’s “I labour” did not mean that hands and feet and mind worked automatically in response to a Divine energizing, as the engine works in response to the steam, but rather “as I labour, God's power and energy energizes me in the acting.”

  2. 7. The Covering, Restraint, and Supply of the Body of Christ; The Body of Christ: A Reality - Watchman Nee In this chapter we shall look into a few more matters related to the body of Christ.

  3. The Do Nothing Gospel; - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Some are teaching that any work whatsoever is “self-effort” so as to be saved or a return to law as a way to earn one’s salvation. But is this so?
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