Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 the one conquering the world, except the one believing that Jesus is the Son of God? 6 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. 7 Because there are three who are bearing witness,



Cross References

John 15:26

When the Comforter, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth, who proceeds from the Father, may come, He will witness concerning me,

John 14:17

the Spirit of truth: which the world is not able to receive, because it does not see Him, nor know Him: you know Him: because He abideth with you, and shall be in you.

John 16:13

But when He, the Spirit of truth, may come, He will guide you in all truth: for He will not speak from Himself; but so many things as He hears, He will speak: and will proclaim to you the things which are coming.

John 16:13

But when He, the Spirit of truth, may come, He will guide you in all truth: for He will not speak from Himself; but so many things as He hears, He will speak: and will proclaim to you the things which are coming.

John 16:13-4

But when He, the Spirit of truth, may come, He will guide you in all truth: for He will not speak from Himself; but so many things as He hears, He will speak: and will proclaim to you the things which are coming.

John 16:13

But when He, the Spirit of truth, may come, He will guide you in all truth: for He will not speak from Himself; but so many things as He hears, He will speak: and will proclaim to you the things which are coming.

John 16:13

But when He, the Spirit of truth, may come, He will guide you in all truth: for He will not speak from Himself; but so many things as He hears, He will speak: and will proclaim to you the things which are coming.

Matthew 26:28

for this is my blood which belongs to the new covenant, which is shed for many unto the remission of sin.

Mark 14:24

And He said to them, This is my blood, which belongs to the new covenant, which is poured out for many.

Luke 22:20

Likewise also the cup after supper, saying, This cup is the new covenant in my blood, which is poured out in your behalf.

John 1:31-33

And I did not know Him, but in order that He may be made manifest to Israel, on this account I came baptizing with water.

John 3:5

Jesus responded, Truly, truly, I say unto thee, Unless any one may be born of water and Spirit, he is not able to enter into the kingdom of the heavens.

John 4:10

And Jesus responded and said to her, If you knew the gift of God, and the one who is speaking to you, Give me to drink; you would have asked him, and he would have given you living water.

John 4:14

but whosoever may drink of the water that I shall give to him shall never thirst; but the water which I shall give to him shall be in him a well of water springing up unto eternal life.

John 6:55

For my flesh is the true food, and my blood is the true drink.

John 7:38-39

The one believing on me, as the Scripture said, out of his heart 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 cometh to the Father, but through me.

John 19:34-35

but one of the soldiers pierced His side through with the spear, and immediately blood and water came out.

Acts 8:36

And while they were journeying along the road, they came to a certain water: and the eunuch says, Behold water; what doth hinder me from being baptized?

Romans 3:25

whom God sent forth an expiation through faith in his blood, unto the manifestation of His righteousness through the remission of the sins which are passed,

Ephesians 1:7

in whom we have redemption through his blood, the remission of transgressions, according to the riches of his grace,

Ephesians 5:25-27

Husbands, love your wives with divine love, as Christ also loved the church with divine love, and gave himself for her;

Colossians 1:4

having heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and the divine love which you have toward all the saints.

1 Timothy 3:16

And assuredly great is the mystery of godliness; Who is manifested in the flesh, was justified in the spirit, was seen of angels, was preached among the Gentiles, was believed on in the world, was taken up in glory.

Titus 3:5

not from works which are in righteousness, which we did, but according to his own mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and the renewal of the Holy Ghost,

Hebrews 9:7

and into the second comes the high priest alone once a year, not without blood, which he offers for himself, and the errors of the people;

Hebrews 9:14

how much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered up himself without spot to God, purify our conscience from dead works to serve the living God?

Hebrews 10:29

of how much more terrible punishment, do you think, the one having trodden under foot the Son of God, and counted the blood of the covenant, by which he was sanctified, common, and insulted the Spirit of grace; be counted worthy!

Hebrews 12:24

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

Hebrews 13:20

And the God of peace, the one having raised up from the dead our Lord Jesus Christ, the great shepherd of the sheep, make you perfect, through the blood of the everlasting covenant,

1 Peter 1:2

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

1 Peter 3:21

Which antitype baptism does even now save you, not the removal of the filth of the flesh, but the seeking after a good conscience toward God, through 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 his Son cleanses us from all sin.

1 John 4:10

In him is divine love, not because we loved God with divine love, but because he loved us with divine love, and sent his Son an expiation for our sins.

1 John 5:7-8

Because there are three who are bearing witness,

Revelation 1:5

and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstbegotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. To the one loving us with divine love, and having washed us from our sins in His own blood,

Revelation 5:9

And they sing a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to receive the book, and to open its seals: because thou wast slain, and didst with thy blood redeem unto God out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation;

Revelation 7:14

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

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