Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

This is he that came by water and blood, Jesus the Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit that bears witness, for the Spirit is the truth.

New American Standard Bible

This is the One who came by water and blood, Jesus Christ; not with the water only, but with the water and with the blood. It is the Spirit who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.

King James Version

This is he that came by water and blood, even Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is truth.

Holman Bible

Jesus Christ—He is the One who came by water and blood, not by water only, but by water and by blood. And the Spirit is the One who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.

International Standard Version

This man, Jesus the Messiah, is the one who came by water and blood not with water only, but with water and with blood. The Spirit is the one who verifies this, because the Spirit is the truth.

A Conservative Version

This is he who came by water and blood, Jesus Christ, not by the water only, but by the water and the blood. And it is the Spirit that testifies, because the Spirit is truth.

American Standard Version

This is he that came by water and blood, even Jesus Christ; not with the water only, but with the water and with the blood.

Amplified

This is He who came through water and blood [His baptism and death], Jesus Christ—not by the water only, but by the water and the blood. It is the [Holy] Spirit who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth. [He is the essence and origin of truth itself.]

An Understandable Version

This Jesus is the one whose coming [to earth was introduced] by water [at His immersion. See Matt. 3:13] and [completed] by blood [at His crucifixion, John 19:17-37]. He did not come by the water only, but by the water and by the blood. And it is the Holy Spirit who gives testimony [at both of these events], because the Holy Spirit is [always] the truth. [See John 16:13].

Anderson New Testament

This is he that came by water and by blood, Jesus the Christ; not by water only, but by water and by blood: and it is the Spirit that testifies, because the Spirit is truth.

Bible in Basic English

This is he who came by water and by blood, Jesus Christ; not by water only but by water and by blood.

Common New Testament

This is he who came by water and bloodJesus Christ; not only by water, but by water and blood.

Daniel Mace New Testament

it appear'd by the water, and by the blood, who he was, even Jesus the Messiah; not by the water only, but by the water and by the blood: besides, the spirit is a witness too, now the spirit is truth itself.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

This is her who came by water and blood, even Jesus the Christ; not by the water only, but by the water and the blood.

Godbey New Testament

He is the one having come through water and blood, Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood; the Spirit is the one who bears witness, because the Spirit is the truth.

Goodspeed New Testament

It was he, Jesus Christ himself, who came in water and in blood; not in water only, but in water and in blood. The Spirit also testifies to this, for the Spirit is truth.

John Wesley New Testament

This is he that came by water and blood; even Jesus Christ; not by the water only, but by the water and the blood: and it is the Spirit who testifieth; because the Spirit is truth.

Julia Smith Translation

This is he having come by water and blood, Jesus the Christ; not by water alone, but by water and blood. And the Spirit is testifying, for the Spirit is truth.

King James 2000

This is he that came by water and blood, even Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit that bears witness, because the Spirit is truth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

This is the one who came by water and blood--Jesus Christ, not with the water only, but with the water and with the blood. And the Spirit is the one who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.

Modern King James verseion

This is He who came through water and blood, Jesus Christ, not by water only, but by the water and blood. And the Spirit is He who bears witness, because the Spirit is the truth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This Jesus Christ is he that came by water and blood, not by water only: but by water and blood.

Moffatt New Testament

Jesus Christ, he it is who came by water, blood, and Spirit ??not by the water alone, but by the water and the blood.

Montgomery New Testament

Jesus Christ is he who came by water and blood, not by the water only, but by the water and by the blood. The spirit is he who bears testimony, because the Spirit is the truth.

NET Bible

Jesus Christ is the one who came by water and blood -- not by the water only, but by the water and the blood. And the Spirit is the one who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.

New Heart English Bible

This is he who came by water and blood, Jesus Christ; not with the water only, but with the water and the blood. It is the Spirit who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.

Noyes New Testament

This is he who came by water and blood, Jesus Christ; not in the water only, but in the water and in the blood; and the Spirit is that which beareth witness, because the Spirit is truth.

Sawyer New Testament

This is he that came by water and blood, Jesus, the Christ; not by water only, but by water and by blood; and the Spirit is that which testifies, for the Spirit is the truth.

The Emphasized Bible

This, is he that came through means of water and blood, Jesus Christ: not, by the water, only, but, by the water and by the blood, - and, the Spirit, it is, that is bearing witness, because, the Spirit, is the truth.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

This is he who came by water and blood, Jesus the Messiah; not by the water only, but by the water and the blood: and the Spirit is the witnessing person, because the Spirit is the truth.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He it is whose Coming was attested by means of Water and Blood--Jesus Christ himself; not by Water only, but by Water and by Blood. And there is the Spirit also to bear testimony, and the Spirit is Truth itself.

Webster

This is he that came by water and blood, even Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit that beareth testimony, because the Spirit is truth.

Weymouth New Testament

Jesus Christ is He who came with water and blood; not with the water only, but with the water and with the blood. And it is the Spirit who gives testimony-- because the Spirit is the Truth.

Williams New Testament

He is the One who came through water and blood -- Jesus Christ; not through water only but through water and blood. The Spirit also testifies to this, because the Spirit is truth.

World English Bible

This is he who came by water and blood, Jesus Christ; not with the water only, but with the water and the blood. It is the Spirit who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.

Worrell New Testament

This is He Who came through water and blood, Jesus Christ; not in the water only, but in the water and in the blood.

Worsley New Testament

This is He that came by water and by blood, even Jesus the Messiah; not with water only, but with water and blood: and of this the Spirit beareth witness, for the Spirit is truth.

Youngs Literal Translation

This one is he who did come through water and blood -- Jesus the Christ, not in the water only, but in the water and the blood; and the Spirit it is that is testifying, because the Spirit is the truth,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

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

he that came
ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

by
διά 
Dia 
ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 527
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128

ὕδωρ ὕδατος 
Hudor 
ὕδωρ ὕδατος 
Hudor 
ὕδωρ ὕδατος 
Hudor 
Usage: 63
Usage: 63
Usage: 63

and



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

αἷμα 
Haima 
αἷμα 
Haima 
Usage: 83
Usage: 83

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

μόνον 
Monon 
only, alone, but
Usage: 62

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

And

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

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

the Spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334
Usage: 334

μαρτυρέω 
Martureo 
Usage: 58

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

Context Readings

God Has Given Us Eternal Life In The Son

5 Who is he that gets the victory over the world, but he that believes that Jesus is the Son of God? 6 This is he that came by water and blood, Jesus the Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit that bears witness, for the Spirit is the truth. 7 For they that bear witness are three:



Cross References

John 15:26

But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth who goes forth from with the Father, he shall bear witness concerning me;

John 14:17

the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it does not see him nor know him; but ye know him, for he abides with you, and shall be in you.

John 16:13

But when he is come, the Spirit of truth, he shall guide you into all the truth: for he shall not speak from himself; but whatsoever he shall hear he shall speak; and he will announce to you what is coming.

Leviticus 17:11

for the soul of the flesh is in the blood; and I have given it to you upon the altar to make atonement for your souls, for it is the blood that maketh atonement for the soul.

Isaiah 45:3-4

and I will give thee the treasures of darkness, and hidden riches of secret places; that thou mayest know that I, Jehovah, who call thee by name, am the God of Israel.

Ezekiel 36:25

And I will sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be clean: from all your uncleannesses and from all your idols will I cleanse you.

Zechariah 9:11

As for thee also, by the blood of thy covenant, I will send forth thy prisoners out of the pit wherein is no water.

Matthew 26:28

For this is my blood, that of the new covenant, that shed for many for remission of sins.

Mark 14:24

And he said to them, This is my blood, that of the new covenant, that shed for many.

Luke 22:20

In like manner also the cup, after having supped, saying, This cup is the new covenant in my blood, which is poured out for you.

John 1:31-33

and I knew him not; but that he might be manifested to Israel, therefore have I come baptising with water.

John 3:5

Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except any one be born of water and of Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.

John 4:10

Jesus answered and said to her, If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that says to thee, Give me to drink, thou wouldest have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water.

John 4:14

but whosoever drinks of the water which I shall give him shall never thirst for ever, but the water which I shall give him shall become in him a fountain of water, springing up into eternal life.

John 6:55

for my flesh is truly food and my blood is truly drink.

John 7:38-39

He that believes on me, as the scripture has said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.

John 14:6

Jesus says to him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father unless by me.

John 19:34-35

but one of the soldiers pierced his side with a spear, and immediately there came out blood and water.

Acts 8:36

And as they went along the way, they came upon a certain water, and the eunuch says, Behold water; what hinders my being baptised?

Romans 3:25

whom God has set forth a mercy-seat, through faith in his blood, for the shewing forth of his righteousness, in respect of the passing by the sins that had taken place before, through the forbearance of God;

Ephesians 1:7

in whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of offences, according to the riches of his grace;

Ephesians 5:25-27

Husbands, love your own wives, even as the Christ also loved the assembly, and has delivered himself up for it,

Colossians 1:4

having heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and the love which ye have towards all the saints,

1 Timothy 3:16

And confessedly the mystery of piety is great. God has been manifested in flesh, has been justified in the Spirit, has appeared to angels, has been preached among the nations, has been believed on in the world, has been received up in glory.

Titus 3:5

not on the principle of works which have been done in righteousness which we had done, but according to his own mercy he saved us through the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit,

Hebrews 9:7

but into the second, the high priest only, once a year, not without blood, which he offers for himself and for the errors of the people:

Hebrews 9:14

how much rather shall the blood of the Christ, who by the eternal Spirit offered himself spotless to God, purify your conscience from dead works to worship the living God?

Hebrews 10:29

of how much worse punishment, think ye, shall he be judged worthy who has trodden under foot the Son of God, and esteemed the blood of the covenant, whereby he has been sanctified, common, and has insulted the Spirit of grace?

Hebrews 12:24

and to Jesus, mediator of a new covenant; and to the blood of sprinkling, speaking better than Abel.

Hebrews 13:20

But the God of peace, who brought again from among the dead our Lord Jesus, the great shepherd of the sheep, in the power of the blood of the eternal covenant,

1 Peter 1:2

elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by sanctification of the Spirit, unto the obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace be multiplied.

1 Peter 3:21

which figure also now saves you, even baptism, not a putting away of the filth of flesh, but the demand as before God of a good conscience, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

1 John 1:7

But if we walk in the light as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanses us from all sin.

1 John 4:10

Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son a propitiation for our sins.

1 John 5:7-8

For they that bear witness are three:

Revelation 1:5

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us, and has washed us from our sins in his blood,

Revelation 5:9

And they sing a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open its seals; because thou hast been slain, and hast redeemed to God, by thy blood, out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation,

Revelation 7:14

And I said to him, My lord, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they who come out of the great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and have made them white in the blood of the Lamb.

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