Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Amplified

I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, We speak only of what we know [we know absolutely what we are talking about]; we have actually seen what we are testifying to [we were eyewitnesses of it]. And still you do not receive our testimony [you reject and refuse our evidence -- "that of Myself and of all those who are born of the Spirit].

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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 unto him, Art thou the teacher of Israel, and understandest not these things? 11 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. 12 If I told you earthly things and ye believe not, how shall ye believe if I tell you heavenly things?


Cross References

John 1:18

No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him .

John 7:16

Jesus therefore answered them and said, My teaching is not mine, but his that sent me.

John 5:43

I am come in my Father's name, and ye receive me not: if another shall come in his own name, him ye will receive.

John 12:49

For I spake not from myself; but the Father that sent me, he hath given me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

John 14:24

He that loveth me not keepeth not my words: and the word which ye hear is not mine, but the Father's who sent me.

Isaiah 50:2

Wherefore, when I came, was there no man? when I called, was there none to answer? Is my hand shortened at all, that it cannot redeem? or have I no power to deliver? Behold, at my rebuke I dry up the sea, I make the rivers a wilderness: their fish stink, because there is no water, and die for thirst.

Isaiah 53:1

Who hath believed our message? and to whom hath the arm of Jehovah been revealed?

Isaiah 55:4

Behold, I have given him for a witness to the peoples, a leader and commander to the peoples.

Isaiah 65:2

I have spread out my hands all the day unto a rebellious people, that walk in a way that is not good, after their own thoughts;

Matthew 11:27

All things have been delivered unto me of my Father: and no one knoweth the Son, save the Father; neither doth any know the Father, save the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son willeth to reveal him.

Matthew 23:37

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, that killeth the prophets, and stoneth them that are sent unto her! how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!

Luke 10:22

All things have been delivered unto me of my Father: and no one knoweth who the Son is, save the Father; and who the Father is, save the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son willeth to reveal him .

John 1:11

He came unto his own, and they that were his own received him not.

John 3:3

Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except one be born anew, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

John 3:5

Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except one be born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God!

John 3:13

And no one hath ascended into heaven, but he that descended out of heaven, even the Son of man, who is in heaven.

John 3:32-34

What he hath seen and heard, of that he beareth witness; and no man receiveth his witness.

John 5:31-40

If I bear witness of myself, my witness is not true.

John 8:14

Jesus answered and said unto them, Even if I bear witness of myself, my witness is true; for I know whence I came, and whither I go; but ye know not whence I come, or whither I go.

John 8:28-29

Jesus therefore said, When ye have lifted up the Son of man, then shall ye know that I am he , and that I do nothing of myself, but as the Father taught me, I speak these things.

John 8:38

I speak the things which I have seen with my Father: and ye also do the things which ye heard from your father.

John 12:37-38

But though he had done so many signs before them, yet they believed not on him:

Acts 22:18

and saw him saying unto me, Make haste, and get thee quickly out of Jerusalem; because they will not receive of thee testimony concerning me.

Acts 28:23-27

And when they had appointed him a day, they came to him into his lodging in great number; to whom he expounded the matter, testifying the kingdom of God, and persuading them concerning Jesus, both from the law of Moses and from the prophets, from morning till evening.

2 Corinthians 4:4

in whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of the unbelieving, that the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should not dawn upon them .

1 John 1:1-3

That which was from the beginning, that which we have heard, that which we have seen with our eyes, that which we beheld, and our hands handled, concerning the Word of life

1 John 5:6-12

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.

Revelation 1:5

and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loveth us, and loosed us from our sins by his blood;

Revelation 3:14

And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God:

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