To him the porter opens; and the sheep hear his voice: and he calls his own sheep by name, and leads them out.…
There is a sense in which these words ought to be spoken by every true teacher. Taken in their lowest meaning, and yet in a very high and noble meaning, they express what should be the aim of everyone who claims to have any truth to tell his fellow men. His motive for telling it ought to be this, and this only, that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.
Parallel VersesKJV: To him the porter openeth; and the sheep hear his voice: and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out.
WEB: The gatekeeper opens the gate for him, and the sheep listen to his voice. He calls his own sheep by name, and leads them out.