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1 “Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter by the door into the fold of the sheep, but climbs up some other way, he is aa thief and a robber.
2 “But he who enters by the door is aa shepherd of the sheep.
4 “When he puts forth all his own, he goes ahead of them, and the sheep follow him because they know ahis voice.
5 “A stranger they simply will not follow, but will flee from him, because they do not know athe voice of strangers.”
6 This afigure of speech Jesus spoke to them, but they did not understand what those things were which He had been saying to them.
7 So Jesus said to them again, “Truly, truly, I say to you, I am athe door of the sheep.
8 “All who came before Me are athieves and robbers, but the sheep did not hear them.
9 “aI am the door; if anyone enters through Me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find pasture.
12 “He who is a hired hand, and not a ashepherd, who is not the owner of the sheep, sees the wolf coming, and leaves the sheep and flees, and the wolf snatches them and scatters them.
17 “For this reason the Father loves Me, because I alay down My life so that I may take it again.
18 “aNo one has taken it away from Me, but I blay it down on My own initiative. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it up again. cThis commandment I received from My Father.”
19 aA division occurred again among the Jews because of these words.
22 At that time the Feast of the Dedication took place at Jerusalem;
23 it was winter, and Jesus was walking in the temple in the portico of aSolomon.
26 “But you do not believe because ayou are not of My sheep.
29 “1My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch them out of the Father’s hand.
31 The Jews apicked up stones again to stone Him.
37 “aIf I do not do the works of My Father, do not believe Me;
40 And He went away aagain beyond the Jordan to the place where John was first baptizing, and He was staying there.
42 aMany believed in Him there.
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