A thief comes to steal, kill, and destroy. But I came so that my sheep will have life and so that they will have everything they need.
GOD’S WORD Translation
Closest Natural Equivalence
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and haveit abundantly.
New American Standard Bible
A thief comes to steal and kill and destroy, but I came to give life—life in all its fullness.
New Century Version
A thief comes only to rob, kill, and destroy. I came so that everyone would have life, and have it in its fullest.
Contemporary English Version