Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

This statement is the testimony of an eye-witness, and it is true. He knows that he is telling the truth--in order that you also may believe.

New American Standard Bible

And he who has seen has testified, and his testimony is true; and he knows that he is telling the truth, so that you also may believe.

King James Version

And he that saw it bare record, and his record is true: and he knoweth that he saith true, that ye might believe.

Holman Bible

He who saw this has testified so that you also may believe. His testimony is true, and he knows he is telling the truth.

International Standard Version

The one who saw this has testified, and his testimony is true. He knows he is telling the truth so that you, too, may believe,

A Conservative Version

And he who has seen has testified, and his testimony is true. And that man knows that he speaks true, so that ye may believe.

American Standard Version

And he that hath seen hath borne witness, and his witness is true: and he knoweth that he saith true, that ye also may believe.

Amplified

And he who saw it (the eyewitness) gives this evidence, and his testimony is true; and he knows that he tells the truth, that you may believe also.

An Understandable Version

And the person who saw this happen is giving a true testimony about it. He knows it is true [and is giving it] so that you will believe [it, also].

Anderson New Testament

And he that saw it has given testimony, and his testimony is true, and he knows that he speaks the truth, that you may believe;

Bible in Basic English

And he who saw it has given witness (and his witness is true; he is certain that what he says is true) so that you may have belief.

Common New Testament

He who saw it has testified, and his testimony is true, and he knows that he tells the truth, that you also may believe.

Daniel Mace New Testament

he that relates this, was an eye-witness of it, and his relation is true: and he is so assured, what he says is true, that you may rely upon it.

Darby Translation

And he who saw it bears witness, and his witness is true, and he knows that he says true that ye also may believe.

Godbey New Testament

And He having seen hath testified, and his testimony is true: and he knows that he speaks the truth, that you also may believe.

Goodspeed New Testament

The man who saw it testifies to it??is testimony is true; he knows that he is telling the truth??o lead you also to believe.

John Wesley New Testament

And he that saw, hath testified it, and his testimony is true: and he knoweth that he saith true, that ye may believe.

Julia Smith Translation

And he having seen has testified, and his testimony is true: and he knows that he says true, that ye might believe.

King James 2000

And he that saw it bares record, and his record is true: and he knows that he says the truth, that you might believe.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the one who has seen [it] has testified, and his testimony is true, and that person knows that he is telling the truth, so that you also may believe.

Modern King James verseion

And he who saw bore record, and his record is true. And he knows that he speaks true, so that you might believe.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he that saw it bare record, and his record is true. And he knoweth that he saith true that ye might believe also.

Moffatt New Testament

He who saw it has borne witness (his witness is true; God knows he is telling the truth), that you may believe.

Montgomery New Testament

And he who saw it has borne testimony, and his testimony is trustworthy, and he knows that he is telling the truth in order that you may believe.

NET Bible

And the person who saw it has testified (and his testimony is true, and he knows that he is telling the truth), so that you also may believe.

New Heart English Bible

He who has seen has testified, and his testimony is true. He knows that he tells the truth, that you may believe.

Noyes New Testament

And he that hath seen hath borne witness, and his witness is true; and he knoweth that he saith what is true, that ye also may believe.

Sawyer New Testament

He who saw has testified, and his testimony is true, for he knows that he says what is true, that you also may believe.

The Emphasized Bible

And, he that hath seen, hath borne witness; and, genuine, is his testimony, and, he, knoweth that he saith, what is true, that, ye also, may believe.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And he that saw it bore witness, and we know that his testimony is true: and he himself is conscious that he speaketh what is true, that ye might believe.

Twentieth Century New Testament

This is the statement of one who actually saw it--and his statement may be relied upon, and he knows that he is speaking the truth--and it is given in order that you also may be convinced.

Webster

And he that saw it, testified, and his testimony is true: and he knoweth that he speaketh truth, that ye may believe.

Williams New Testament

The man who saw it has testified to it -- and his testimony is true, and he knows that he is telling the truth -- in order that you too may come to believe it.

World English Bible

He who has seen has testified, and his testimony is true. He knows that he tells the truth, that you may believe.

Worrell New Testament

And he who has seen has testified, and his testimony is true; and he knows that he says what is true, that ye also may believe.

Worsley New Testament

And he that saw it testifieth it, and his testimony is true: and he knoweth that he saith true, that ye may believe.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he who hath seen hath testified, and his testimony is true, and that one hath known that true things he speaketh, that ye also may believe.

Interlinear

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

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

he

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

ὁράω 
Horao 
see, take heed, behold, perceive, not tr
Usage: 36

μαρτυρέω 
Martureo 
Usage: 58

and

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

his

Usage: 0

μαρτυρία 
Marturia 
Usage: 29

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

ἀληθινός 
Alethinos 
ἀληθής 
Alethes 
Usage: 16
Usage: 17

and he
κακεῖνος 
Kakeinos 
and he, and they, he also, and them, and the other, and him, they also, him also,
Usage: 9

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ὅτι 
Hoti 
ἵνα 
Hina 
Usage: 764
Usage: 472

he saith
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120

Context Readings

Jesus Dies On The Cross

34 One of the soldiers, however, made a thrust at His side with a lance, and immediately blood and water flowed out. 35 This statement is the testimony of an eye-witness, and it is true. He knows that he is telling the truth--in order that you also may believe. 36 For all this took place that the Scripture might be fulfilled which declares, "Not one of His bones shall be broken."



Cross References

John 21:24

That is the disciple who gives his testimony as to these matters, and has written this history; and we know that his testimony is true.

John 15:27

And you also are witnesses, because you have been with me from the first.

John 20:31

But these have been recorded in order that you may believe that He is the Christ, the Son of God, and that, through believing, you may have Life through His name.

Romans 15:4

For all that was written of old has been written for our instruction, so that we may always have hope through the power of endurance and the encouragement which the Scriptures afford.

1 John 1:1-3

That which was from the beginning, which we have listened to, which we have seen with our own eyes, and our own hands have handled concerning the Word of Life--

John 11:15

"Lazarus is dead; and for your sakes I am glad I was not there, in order that you may believe. But let us go to him."

John 11:42

I know that Thou always hearest me; but for the sake of the crowd standing round I have said this--that they may believe that Thou didst send me."

John 14:29

I have now told you before it comes to pass, that when it has come to pass you may believe.

John 17:20-21

"Nor is it for them alone that I make request. It is also for those who trust in me through their teaching;

John 19:26

So Jesus, seeing His mother, and seeing the disciple whom He loved standing near, said to His mother, "Behold, your son!"

Acts 10:39

"And we are witnesses as to all that He did both in the country of the Jews and in Jerusalem. But they even put Him to death, by crucifixion.

Hebrews 2:3-4

how shall *we* escape if we are indifferent to a salvation as great as that now offered to us? This, after having first of all been announced by the Lord Himself, had its truth made sure to us by those who heard Him,

1 Peter 5:1

So I exhort the Elders among you--I who am their fellow Elder and have been an eye-witness of the sufferings of the Christ, and am also a sharer in the glory which is soon to be revealed.

1 John 5:13

I write all this to you in order that you who believe in the Son of God may know for certain that you already have the Life of the Ages.

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