JOHN 10:28

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And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.

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John 10:28 Translation & Meaning

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And I κἀγὼ So also the dative case κἀμοί, and accusative case κἀμέ and (or also, even, etc.) I, (to) me And I
give δίδωμι To give (used in a very wide application, properly, or by implication, literally or figuratively; greatly modified by the connection) give
unto them αὐτοῖς The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons unto them
eternal αἰώνιον Perpetual (also used of past time, or past and future as well) eternal
life; ζωὴν Life (literally or figuratively) life
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
they shall ἀπόλωνται To destroy fully (reflexively, to perish, or lose), literally or figuratively they shall
never οὐ The absolute negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not never
perish, ἀπόλωνται To destroy fully (reflexively, to perish, or lose), literally or figuratively perish
neither καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words neither
shall ἁρπάσει To seize (in various applications) shall
any τις Some or any person or object any
man (No Greek definition. English implied.)
pluck ἁρπάσει To seize (in various applications) pluck
them αὐτὰ The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons them
out of ἐκ A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote) out
my μου Of me my
hand. χειρός The hand (literally or figuratively (power); especially (by Hebraism) a means or instrument) hand

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  • 26  But ye believe not, because ye are not of my sheep, as I said unto you.

  • 27  My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:

  • 28  And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.

  • 29  My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand.

  • 30  I and my Father are one.




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