Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

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Context Readings

A Meeting With Nicodemus

10 Jesus answered and said to him, Art thou a teacher of Israel, and knowest not these? 11 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. 12 If I spake to you earthly things, and ye believe not, how, if I speak to you heavenly things, will ye believe


Cross References

John 1:18

None has seen God at any time; the only born Son, he being in the bosom of the Father, he has declared.

John 7:16

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

John 5:43

I have come in the name of my Father, and ye receive me not: if another should come in his own name, him will ye receive.

John 12:49

For I spake not of myself; but the Father having sent me, he gave me a command, what I should say, and what I should speak.

John 14:24

He not loving me will not keep my words.: and the word which ye hear is not of me, but of the Father having sent me.

Isaiah 50:2

Wherefore, I came, and no man? I called and none answered. Being short, was my hand shortened from redeeming? and if not power in me to deliver behold, in my rebuke I will dry up the sea; I will set the rivers a desert: their fish shall stink from no water, and they shall die with thirst

Isaiah 53:1

Who believed in our report? and to whom was the arm of Jehovah uncovered?

Isaiah 55:4

Behold, I gave him a witness of the nations, a leader and commanding the nations

Isaiah 65:2

I spread forth my hands all the day to a perverse people, going the way not good, after their purposes.

Matthew 11:27

All things were delivered to me by my Father; and none knows the Son, except the Father; nor knows any one the Father, except the Son, and to whom the Son will reveal

Matthew 23:37

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, killing the prophets, and stoning those sent to her; how often did I wish to gather thy children together, which manner a bird gathers together her young broods under the wings, and ye would not!

Luke 10:22

All things were delivered me by my Father: and none knows who is the Son, but the Father; and who the Father is, but the Son, and to whomsoever the Son would wish to reveal.

John 1:11

He came to his own things, and his own received him not.

John 3:3

Jesus answered and said to him, Amen, amen, I say to thee, Except any one be born from above, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

John 3:5

Jesus says to him, Truly, truly, I say to thee, Except any one be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot come into the kingdom of God.

John 3:13

And none has ascended to heaven, except he having descended from heaven, the Son of man, he being in heaven.

John 3:32-34

And what he saw and heard, this be testifies: and none receives his testimony.

John 5:31-40

If I testify of myself, my testimony is not true.

John 8:14

Jesus answered and said to them. Though I testify of myself; my testimony is true: for I know whence I came, and where I retire; but ye know not whence I came and where I retire.

John 8:28-29

Then said Jesus to them, When ye lift up the Son of man then shall ye know that I am, and I do nothing of myself; but as my Father taught me, these I speak.

John 8:38

I, what I have seen from my Father, speak: and ye, therefore, what ye have seen of your Father, do.

John 12:37-38

And he having done so many signs before them, they did not believe in him:

Acts 22:18

And saw him saying to me, Hasten, and come quickly out of Jerusalem: for they will not receive thy testimony of me.

Acts 28:23-27

And having appointed him a day, many came to him to the lodging; to whom testifying, he set forth the kingdom of God, and persuading them concerning Jesus, both from the law of Moses, and the prophets, from morn to eve.

2 Corinthians 4:4

In whom the God of this world blinded the minds of the unbelieving, so that the enlightening of the good news of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, does not enlighten them.

1 John 1:1-3

What was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we beheld, and our own hands felt, concerning the word of life;

1 John 5:6-12

This is he having come by water and blood, Jesus the Christ; not by water alone, but by water and blood. And the Spirit is testifying, for the Spirit is truth.

Revelation 1:5

And from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the first born from the dead, and the chief of the kings of the earth. To him having loved us, and washed us from our sins in his blood,

Revelation 3:14

And to the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; Thus says the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God;

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