Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Truly, truly, I say to you, we speak of what we know and testify of what we have seen, and you do not accept our testimony.

King James Version

Verily, verily, I say unto thee, We speak that we do know, and testify that we have seen; and ye receive not our witness.

Holman Bible

“I assure you: We speak what We know and We testify to what We have seen, but you do not accept Our testimony.

International Standard Version

Truly, I tell you emphatically, we know what we're talking about, and we testify about what we've seen. Yet you people do not accept our testimony.

A Conservative Version

Truly, truly, I say to thee, we speak that which we know, and testify of what we have seen, and ye do not accept our testimony.

American Standard Version

Verily, verily, I say unto thee, We speak that which we know, and bear witness of that which we have seen; and ye receive not our witness.

Amplified

I assure you and most solemnly say to you, we speak only of what we [absolutely] know and testify about what we have [actually] seen [as eyewitnesses]; and [still] you [reject our evidence and] do not accept our testimony.

An Understandable Version

Truly, truly, I tell you, we [i.e., Jesus and His disciples] speak about what we know, and testify about what we have seen, but you do not accept our testimony.

Anderson New Testament

Verily, verily, I say to you, we speak that which we know, and testify to that which we have seen; and you receive not our testimony.

Bible in Basic English

Truly, I say to you, We say that of which we have knowledge; we give witness of what we have seen; and you do not take our witness to be true.

Common New Testament

Truly, truly, I say to you, we speak of what we know, and testify to what we have seen; but you do not receive our testimony.

Daniel Mace New Testament

I declare unto thee, we speak what we know, and testify what we have seen; but you do not receive our testimony.

Darby Translation

Verily, verily, I say unto thee, We speak that which we know, and we bear witness of that which we have seen, and ye receive not our witness.

Godbey New Testament

Truly, truly, I say unto thee, that we speak what we know, and testify what we have seen; and you received not our testimony.

Goodspeed New Testament

I tell you, we know what we are talking about and we have seen the things we testify to, yet you all reject our testimony.

John Wesley New Testament

Verily, verily I say to thee, we speak what we know, and testify what we have seen; yet ye receive not our testimony.

Julia Smith Translation

Truly, truly, I say to thee, that what we know, we speak, and what we have seen we testify; and ye receive not our testimony.

King James 2000

Verily, verily, I say unto you, We speak what we do know, and testify what we have seen; and you receive not our witness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Truly, truly I say to you, we speak what we know, and we testify [about] what we have seen, and you do not accept our testimony!

Modern King James verseion

Truly, truly, I say to you, We speak what we know and testify what we have seen. And you do not receive our witness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Verily, verily I say unto thee, we speak that we know, and testify that we have seen: And ye receive not our witness.

Moffatt New Testament

Truly, truly I tell you, we are speaking of what we do understand, we testify to what we have actually seen ??and yet you refuse our testimony.

Montgomery New Testament

"Most solemnly I tell you we are speaking of what we know, and it is about that of which we were eyewitnesses that we give testimony. Yet all of you reject our testimony.

NET Bible

I tell you the solemn truth, we speak about what we know and testify about what we have seen, but you people do not accept our testimony.

New Heart English Bible

Truly, truly, I tell you, we speak that which we know, and testify of that which we have seen, and you do not receive our witness.

Noyes New Testament

Truly, truly do I say to thee, We speak that which we know, and testify that which we have seen; and ye receive not our testimony.

Sawyer New Testament

I tell you most truly, that we speak what we know, and what we have seen we testify; and you receive not our testimony.

The Emphasized Bible

Verily, verily, I say unto thee: What we know, we speak, and, of what we have seen, we bear witness, and, our witness, ye receive not.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Verily, verity, I tell thee, That what we know we speak, and what we have seen we affirm; and ye receive not our testimony.

Twentieth Century New Testament

In truth I tell you that we speak of what we know, and state what we have seen; and yet you do not accept our statements.

Webster

Verily, verily, I say to thee, We speak what we know, and testify what we have seen; and ye receive not our testimony.

Weymouth New Testament

In most solemn truth I tell you that we speak what we know, and give testimony of that of which we were eye-witnesses, and yet you all reject our testimony.

Williams New Testament

I most solemnly say to you, we know what we are talking about and we have seen what we are testifying to, yet you are all rejecting our testimony.

World English Bible

Most certainly I tell you, we speak that which we know, and testify of that which we have seen, and you don't receive our witness.

Worrell New Testament

Verily, verily, I say to you, We speak that which We know, and testify to that which We have seen; and ye receive not Our testimony.

Worsley New Testament

I assure thee, that we speak what we know, and testify what we have seen; though ye receive not our testimony.

Youngs Literal Translation

Verily, verily, I say to thee -- What we have known we speak, and what we have seen we testify, and our testimony ye do not receive;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀμήν 
amen 
Usage: 48

ἀμήν 
amen 
Usage: 48

I say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

σοί 
Soi 
thee, thou, thy, thine own, not tr
Usage: 113

We speak
λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980
Usage: 980

we do know
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

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

μαρτυρέω 
Martureo 
Usage: 58

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

ye receive
λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

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

our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

A Meeting With Nicodemus

10 Jesus answered and said to him, “Are you the teacher of Israel and do not understand these things? 11 Truly, truly, I say to you, we speak of what we know and testify of what we have seen, and you do not accept our testimony. 12 If I told you earthly things and you do not believe, how will you believe if I tell you heavenly things?


Cross References

John 1:18

No one has seen God at any time; the only begotten God who is in the bosom of the Father, He has explained Him.

John 7:16

So Jesus answered them and said, My teaching is not Mine, but His who sent Me.

John 5:43

I have come in My Father’s name, and you do not receive Me; if another comes in his own name, you will receive him.

John 12:49

For I did not speak on My own initiative, but the Father Himself who sent Me has given Me a commandment as to what to say and what to speak.

John 14:24

He who does not love Me does not keep My words; and the word which you hear is not Mine, but the Father’s who sent Me.

Isaiah 50:2

“Why was there no man when I came?
When I called, why was there none to answer?
Is My hand so short that it cannot ransom?
Or have I no power to deliver?
Behold, I dry up the sea with My rebuke,
I make the rivers a wilderness;
Their fish stink for lack of water
And die of thirst.

Isaiah 53:1

Who has believed our message?
And to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?

Isaiah 55:4

“Behold, I have made him a witness to the peoples,
A leader and commander for the peoples.

Isaiah 65:2

I have spread out My hands all day long to a rebellious people,
Who walk in the way which is not good, following their own thoughts,

Matthew 11:27

All things have been handed over to Me by My Father; and no one knows the Son except the Father; nor does anyone know the Father except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son wills to reveal Him.

Matthew 23:37

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, the way a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you were unwilling.

Luke 10:22

All things have been handed over to Me by My Father, and no one knows who the Son is except the Father, and who the Father is except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son wills to reveal Him.”

John 1:11

He came to His own, and those who were His own did not receive Him.

John 3:3

Jesus answered and said to him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.”

John 3:5

Jesus answered, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.

John 3:13

No one has ascended into heaven, but He who descended from heaven: the Son of Man.

John 3:32-34

What He has seen and heard, of that He testifies; and no one receives His testimony.

John 5:31-40

If I alone testify about Myself, My testimony is not true.

John 8:14

Jesus answered and said to them, Even if I testify about Myself, My testimony is true, for I know where I came from and where I am going; but you do not know where I come from or where I am going.

John 8:28-29

So Jesus said, “When you lift up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am He, and I do nothing on My own initiative, but I speak these things as the Father taught Me.

John 8:38

I speak the things which I have seen with My Father; therefore you also do the things which you heard from your father.”

John 12:37-38

But though He had performed so many signs before them, yet they were not believing in Him.

Acts 22:18

and I saw Him saying to me, Make haste, and get out of Jerusalem quickly, because they will not accept your testimony about Me.’

Acts 28:23-27

When they had set a day for Paul, they came to him at his lodging in large numbers; and he was explaining to them by solemnly testifying about the kingdom of God and trying to persuade them concerning Jesus, from both the Law of Moses and from the Prophets, from morning until evening.

2 Corinthians 4:4

in whose case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving so that they might not see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

1 John 1:1-3

What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and touched with our hands, concerning the Word of Life—

1 John 5:6-12

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.

Revelation 1:5

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who loves us and released us from our sins by His blood—

Revelation 3:14

“To the angel of the church in Laodicea write:The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the Beginning of the creation of God, says this:

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