Parallel Verses

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And John bore witness, saying, I saw the Spirit descending as a dove from heaven, and it rested upon him.

New American Standard Bible

John testified saying, "I have seen the Spirit descending as a dove out of heaven, and He remained upon Him.

King James Version

And John bare record, saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and it abode upon him.

Holman Bible

And John testified, “I watched the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and He rested on Him.

International Standard Version

John also testified, "I saw the Spirit coming down from heaven like a dove, and it remained on him.

A Conservative Version

And John testified, saying, I have seen the Spirit descending like a dove out of heaven, and it remained upon him.

American Standard Version

And John bare witness, saying, I have beheld the Spirit descending as a dove out of heaven; and it abode upon him.

Amplified

John gave further evidence, saying, I have seen the Spirit descending as a dove out of heaven, and it dwelt on Him [never to depart].

An Understandable Version

So, John gave his testimony, saying, "I have seen the Holy Spirit descending as a dove out of heaven, and it remained on Him.

Anderson New Testament

And John testified, saying: I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and it remained on him.

Bible in Basic English

And John gave this witness, saying, I saw the Spirit coming down from heaven like a dove and resting on him.

Common New Testament

And John bore witness, "I saw the Spirit descend as a dove from heaven, and it remained on him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and John testified, saying, I saw the spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and it abode upon him.

Darby Translation

And John bore witness, saying, I beheld the Spirit descending as a dove from heaven, and it abode upon him.

Godbey New Testament

And John testified saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and remained on Him.

John Wesley New Testament

And John testified, saying, I saw the Spirit descending like a dove, and it abode upon him.

Julia Smith Translation

And John testified, saying, That I have seen the Spirit descending as a dove from heaven, and it remained up on him.

King James 2000

And John bore record, saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and it abode upon him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And John testified, saying, "I have seen the Spirit descending like a dove from heaven and remaining upon him.

Modern King James verseion

And John bore record, saying, I saw the Spirit descending from Heaven like a dove, and He abode on Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And John bare record, saying, "I saw the spirit descend from heaven, like unto a dove, and abide upon him, and I knew him not:

Moffatt New Testament

And John bore this testimony also: "I saw the Spirit descend like a dove from heaven and rest on him.

Montgomery New Testament

John also bore this testimony, saying. "I saw the Spirit like a dove descend from heaven and rest upon him.

NET Bible

Then John testified, "I saw the Spirit descending like a dove from heaven, and it remained on him.

New Heart English Bible

And John testified, saying, "I saw the Spirit descending like a dove out of heaven, and it remained on him.

Noyes New Testament

And John bore witness, saying, I have seen the Spirit descending as a dove from heaven, and it abode upon him.

Sawyer New Testament

And John testified saying, I saw the Spirit descend like a dove from heaven, and it remained on him.

The Emphasized Bible

And John bare witness, saying - I have gazed upon the Spirit, descending like a dove, out of heaven, - and it abode upon him.

Twentieth Century New Testament

John also made this statement--"I have seen the Spirit descending as a dove out of the heavens, and it remained upon him.

Webster

And John bore testimony, saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and it abode upon him.

Weymouth New Testament

John also gave testimony by stating: "I have seen the Spirit coming down like a dove out of Heaven; and it remained upon Him.

Williams New Testament

Then John gave this testimony: "I saw the Spirit coming down from heaven like a dove, and it remained on Him.

World English Bible

John testified, saying, "I have seen the Spirit descending like a dove out of heaven, and it remained on him.

Worrell New Testament

And John testified, saying, "I have beheld the Spirit descending as a dove out of Heaven, and He abode upon Him.

Worsley New Testament

And John testified saying, I saw the Spirit descending like a dove from heaven, and it abode upon Him.

Youngs Literal Translation

And John testified, saying -- 'I have seen the Spirit coming down, as a dove, out of heaven, and it remained on him;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

Ἰωάννης 
Ioannes 
John , John , John , John
Usage: 116

μαρτυρέω 
Martureo 
Usage: 58

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

I saw
θεάομαι 
theaomai 
Usage: 18

the Spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

καταβαίνω 
Katabaino 
Usage: 63

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

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

ὡσεί 
Hosei 
about, as, like, as it had been, as it were, like as
Usage: 34

a dove
περιστερά 
Peristera 
Usage: 9

and

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

it abode
μένω 
meno 
Usage: 85

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 1:32

Context Readings

John The Baptist Testifies To Jesus

31 And I knew him not: though that he might be manifested to Israel, therefore am I come baptising with water. 32 And John bore witness, saying, I saw the Spirit descending as a dove from heaven, and it rested upon him. 33 And I did not know him: but he that sent me baptising with water, he said to me, Upon whomsoever thou shalt see the Spirit descending as a dove, and resting upon him, that is he who baptiseth with the Holy Ghost.



Cross References

Matthew 3:16

And Jesus, after his baptism, came straight from the water: and lo! the heavens were opened for him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending as it were a dove, and coming upon him:

Mark 1:10

And immediately on going up from the water, he saw the heavens divided by a chasm, and the Spirit as a dove descending upon him:

Luke 3:22

and the Holy Ghost descended in a bodily form, like a dove, upon him, and a voice came from heaven, saying, Thou art my beloved Son, in thee I am well pleased.

John 1:7

He came for a witness, that he might bear testimony concerning the Light, that all men through him might believe.

John 5:32

There is another who beareth witness of me, and I know that his witness is true which he witnesseth concerning me.

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