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John 10:13 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— [he fleeth] because he is a hireling, and careth not for the sheep.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The hireling fleeth, because he is an hireling, and careth not for the sheep.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “[He flees] because he is a hired hand and is not concerned about the sheep.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The hireling fleeth, because he is a hireling, and careth not for the sheep.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Now he who serves for wages flees because he serves for wages, and is not himself concerned about the sheep.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Because, a hireling, he is, and hath no care for the sheep.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the hireling doth flee because he is an hireling, and is not caring for the sheep.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the hireling flieth, because he is a hireling: and he hath no care for the sheep.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The hireling fleeth, because he is an hireling, & careth not for the sheepe.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— But the hireling fleeth because he is an hireling, and careth not for the flock.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And a hireling fleeth, because he is a hireling, and hath no concern for the flock.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
The x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
hireling 3411
{3411} Prime
μισθωτός
misthotos
{mis-tho-tos'}
From G3409; a wage worker (good or bad).
fleeth, 5343
{5343} Prime
φεύγω
pheugo
{fyoo'-go}
Apparently a primary verb; to run away (literally or figuratively); by implication to shun; by analogy to vanish.
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
because 3754
{3754} Prime
ὅτι
hoti
{hot'-ee}
Neuter of G3748 as conjugation; demonstrative that (sometimes redundant); causatively because.
he is 2076
{2076} Prime
ἐστί
esti
{es-tee'}
Third person singular present indicative of G1510; he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are.
z5748
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
an hireling, 3411
{3411} Prime
μισθωτός
misthotos
{mis-tho-tos'}
From G3409; a wage worker (good or bad).
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
careth 3199
{3199} Prime
μέλω
melo
{mel'-o}
A primary verb; to be of interest to, that is, to concern (only third person singular present indicative used impersonally it matters).
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
not 3756
{3756} Prime
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
for 4012
{4012} Prime
περί
peri
{per-ee'}
From the base of G4008; properly through (all over), that is, around; figuratively with respect to; used in various applications, of place, cause or time (with the genitive case denoting the subject or occasion or superlative point; with the accusative case the locality, circuit, matter, circumstance or general period).
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
sheep. 4263
{4263} Prime
πρόβατον
probaton
{prob'-at-on}
Properly the neuter of a presumed derivative of G4260; something that walks forward (a quadruped), that is, (specifically) a sheep (literally or figuratively).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on John 10:7-14.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 10:1-18.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

John 10:13

The hireling fleeth because he is a hireling — Because he loves the hire, not the sheep.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
careth not:

John 12:6 This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bare what was put therein.
Acts 18:17 Then all the Greeks took Sosthenes, the chief ruler of the synagogue, and beat [him] before the judgment seat. And Gallio cared for none of those things.
Philippians 2:20 For I have no man likeminded, who will naturally care for your state.
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