John 3:6



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

King James Version

That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Holman Bible

Whatever is born of the flesh is flesh, and whatever is born of the Spirit is spirit.

International Standard Version

What is born of the flesh is flesh, and what is born of the Spirit is spirit.

A Conservative Version

That which is begotten from the flesh is flesh, and that which is begotten from the Spirit is spirit.

American Standard Version

That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Amplified

What is born of [from] the flesh is flesh [of the physical is physical]; and what is born of the Spirit is spirit.

An Understandable Version

Whoever is born from human parents is a human being; and whoever is born from the Holy Spirit is a spiritual being.

Anderson New Testament

That which is begotten of the flesh, is flesh; and that which is begotten of the Spirit, is spirit.

Bible in Basic English

That which has birth from the flesh is flesh, and that which has birth from the Spirit is spirit.

Common New Testament

That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the cleansing of the body is only external, but the purification of the spirit is spiritual.

Darby Translation

That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Godbey New Testament

That which has been born of the flesh is flesh; and that which has been born of the Spirit is spirit.

Goodspeed New Testament

Whatever owes its birth to the physical is physical, and whatever owes its birth to the Spirit is spiritual.

John Wesley New Testament

That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit, is spirit.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Julia Smith Translation

That born of flesh is flesh; and that born of the Spirit is spirit.

King James 2000

That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Lexham Expanded Bible

What is born of the flesh is flesh, and what is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Modern King James verseion

That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

That which is born of the flesh, is flesh. And that which is born of the spirit, is spirit.

Moffatt New Testament

What is born of the flesh is flesh: what is born of the Spirit is Spirit.

Montgomery New Testament

What is born of the flesh is flesh; and what is born of the Spirit is spirit.

NET Bible

What is born of the flesh is flesh, and what is born of the Spirit is spirit.

New Heart English Bible

That which is born of the flesh is flesh. That which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

New simplified Bible

That which is born from the flesh is flesh and that which is born from the Spirit is spirit.

Noyes New Testament

That which is born of the flesh, is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit, is spirit.

Sawyer New Testament

That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is a spirit.

The Emphasized Bible

That which hath been born of the flesh, is, flesh, and, that which hath been born of the spirit, is, spirit.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Twentieth Century New Testament

All that owes its birth to human nature is human, and all that owes its birth to the Spirit is spiritual.

Webster

That which is born of the flesh, is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit, is spirit.

Weymouth New Testament

Whatever has been born of the flesh is flesh, and whatever has been born of the Spirit is spirit.

Williams New Testament

Whatever is born of the physical is physical, and whatever is born of the Spirit is spiritual.

World English Bible

That which is born of the flesh is flesh. That which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Worrell New Testament

That which has been born of the flesh is flesh: and that which has been born of the Spirit is spirit.

Worsley New Testament

That, which is born of the flesh, is flesh; and that, which is born of the Spirit, is spirit.

Youngs Literal Translation

that which hath been born of the flesh is flesh, and that which hath been born of the Spirit is spirit.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γεννάω 
Gennao 
begat , be born , bear , gender , bring forth , be delivered ,
Usage: 84

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of , from , out of , by , on , with ,
of , from , out of , by , on , with ,
Usage: 709
Usage: 709

the flesh
σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
ἐστί 
Esti 
is , are , was , be , have , not tr , , vr is
is , are , was , be , have , not tr , , vr is
Usage: 585
Usage: 585

σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

γεννάω 
Gennao 
begat , be born , bear , gender , bring forth , be delivered ,
Usage: 84

the Spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

Devotionals

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Context Readings

A Meeting With Nicodemus

5 Jesus answered, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. 6 "That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. 7 "Do not be amazed that I said to you, 'You must be born again.'


Cross References

Genesis 6:12

God looked on the earth, and behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted their way upon the earth.

Job 14:4

"Who can make the clean out of the unclean? No one!

Job 25:4

"How then can a man be just with God? Or how can he be clean who is born of woman?

Ezekiel 36:26-27

"Moreover, I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; and I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh.

Romans 8:4-9

so that the requirement of the Law might be fulfilled in us, who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.

Galatians 5:16-21

But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh.

Genesis 5:3

When Adam had lived one hundred and thirty years, he became the father of a son in his own likeness, according to his image, and named him Seth.

Genesis 6:5

Then the LORD saw that the wickedness of man was great on the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

Job 15:14-16

"What is man, that he should be pure, Or he who is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

Psalm 51:10

Create in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a steadfast spirit within me.

Ezekiel 11:19-20

"And I will give them one heart, and put a new spirit within them And I will take the heart of stone out of their flesh and give them a heart of flesh,

John 1:13

who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God.

Romans 7:5

For while we were in the flesh, the sinful passions, which were aroused by the Law, were at work in the members of our body to bear fruit for death.

Romans 7:18

For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my flesh; for the willing is present in me, but the doing of the good is not.

Romans 7:25-1

Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, on the one hand I myself with my mind am serving the law of God, but on the other, with my flesh the law of sin.

Romans 8:13

for if you are living according to the flesh, you must die; but if by the Spirit you are putting to death the deeds of the body, you will live.

1 Corinthians 6:17

But the one who joins himself to the Lord is one spirit with Him.

1 Corinthians 15:47-50

The first man is from the earth, earthy; the second man is from heaven.

2 Corinthians 5:17

Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.

Galatians 5:24

Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.

Ephesians 2:3

Among them we too all formerly lived in the lusts of our flesh, indulging the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest.

Colossians 2:11

and in Him you were also circumcised with a circumcision made without hands, in the removal of the body of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ;

1 John 3:9

No one who is born of God practices sin, because His seed abides in him; and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.

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