Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

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Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

A Meeting With Nicodemus

10 Jesus answered and said unto him, Are you a Teacher of Israel, and know not these things? 11  Verily, verily, I say unto you, We speak what we do know, and testify what we have seen; and you receive not our witness. 12 If I have told you earthly things, and you believe not, how shall you believe, if I tell you of heavenly things?


Cross References

John 1:18

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

John 7:16

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

John 5:43

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

John 12:49

For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father who sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

John 14:24

He that loves me not keeps not my sayings: and the word which you hear is not mine, but the Father's who sent me.

Isaiah 50:2

Why, 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 of thirst.

Isaiah 53:1

Who has believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the LORD revealed?

Isaiah 55:4

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

Isaiah 65:2

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

Matthew 11:27

All things are delivered unto me of my Father: and no man knows the Son, but the Father; neither knows any man the Father, except the Son, and he to whomever the Son will reveal him.

Matthew 23:37

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you that kill the prophets, and stone them which are sent unto you, how often would I have gathered your children together, even as a hen gathers her chickens under her wings, and you would not!

Luke 10:22

All things are delivered to me by my Father: and no man knows who the Son is, but the Father; and who the Father is, but the Son, and he to whom the Son will reveal him.

John 1:11

He came unto his own, and his own received him not.

John 3:3

Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

John 3:5

Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.

John 3:13

And no man has ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man who is in heaven.

John 3:32-34

And what he has seen and heard, that he testifies; and no man receives his testimony.

John 5:31-40

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

John 8:14

Jesus answered and said unto them, Though I bear record of myself, yet my record is true: for I know from where I came, and where I go; but you cannot tell from where I come, and where I go.

John 8:28-29

Then said Jesus unto them, When you have lifted up the Son of man, then shall you know that I am he, and that I do nothing of myself; but as my Father has taught me, I speak these things.

John 8:38

I speak that which I have seen with my Father: and you do that which you have seen with your father.

John 12:37-38

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

Acts 22:18

And saw him saying unto me, Make haste, and get quickly out of Jerusalem: for they will not receive your testimony concerning me.

Acts 28:23-27

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

2 Corinthians 4:4

In whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of them who believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.

1 John 1:1-3

That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life;

1 John 5:6-12

This is he that came by water and blood, even Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit that bears witness, because the Spirit is truth.

Revelation 1:5

And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loves us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,

Revelation 3:14

And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things says the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God;

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