New King James Version
New American Standard Bible
49 (A)For I did not speak [a]on My own, but the Father Himself who sent Me (B)has given Me a commandment as to what to say and what to speak. 50 And I know that (C)His commandment is eternal life; therefore the things I speak, I speak (D)just as the Father has told Me.”Read full chapter
- John 12:49 Lit from Myself
49 For I have never spoken on My own initiative or authority, but the Father Himself who sent Me has given Me a commandment regarding what to say and what to speak.(A) 50 I know that His commandment is eternal life. So the things I speak, I speak [in accordance with His exact instruction,] just as the Father has told Me.”Read full chapter
King James Version
49 For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father which sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.
50 And I know that his commandment is life everlasting: whatsoever I speak therefore, even as the Father said unto me, so I speak.Read full chapter