The reason my Father loves me is that I lay down my life— only to take it up again.
"For this reason the Father loves Me, because I lay down My life so that I may take it again.
"The Father loves me because I lay down my life that I may have it back again.
This is why the Father loves me: because I freely lay down my life. And so I am free to take it up again.
For this reason am I loved by the Father, because I give up my life so that I may take it again.
For this reason the Father loves me, because I lay down my life in order to take it up again.
"Therefore My Father loves Me, because I lay down My life that I may take it again.
|NET © [draft] ITL|
|NET © Notes||
1 tn Grk “Because of this the Father loves me.”
2 tn Or “die willingly.”