Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And John gave testimony, saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heaven 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.

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.

New simplified Bible

John said: I saw the spirit descending as a dove out of heaven upon 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.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And John bore witness, saying, I saw the Spirit descending as a dove from heaven, and it rested 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 
say , speak , call , tell ,
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: but that he should be made manifest to Israel, therefore am I come baptizing with water. 32 And John bore record, saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and it abode upon him. 33 And I knew him not: but he that sent me to baptize with water, the same said unto me, Upon whom you shall see the Spirit descending, and remaining on him, the same is he who baptizes with the Holy Spirit.



Cross References

Matthew 3:16

And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up immediately out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him:

Mark 1:10

And immediately coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens opened, and the Spirit like a dove descending upon him:

Luke 3:22

And the Holy Spirit descended in a bodily shape like a dove upon him, and a voice came from heaven, which said, You are my beloved Son; in you I am well pleased.

John 1:7

The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe.

John 5:32

There is another that bears witness of me; and I know that the witness which he witnesses of me is true.



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