Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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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Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

A Meeting With Nicodemus

10 Jesus answered and said unto him, "Art thou a master in Israel, and knowest not these things? 11 Verily, verily I say unto thee, we speak that we know, and testify that we have seen: And ye receive not our witness. 12 If, when I tell you earthly things, ye believe not: How should ye believe if I shall tell you of heavenly things?


Cross References

John 1:18

No man hath seen God at any time. The only begotten son, which is in the father's bosom, hath 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 ye receive me not. If another shall come in his own name, him will ye receive.

John 12:49

For I have not spoken of myself: but the father which sent me, he gave me a commandment what I should say, and what I should speak.

John 14:24

He that loveth me not, keepeth not my sayings. And the words which ye hear are not mine, but the father's, which sent me.

Isaiah 50:2

For why would no man receive me, when I came? And when I called, no man gave me answer. Was my hand clean smitten off, that it might not help? Or had I not power to deliver? Lo, at a word I drink up the sea, and of water floods I make dry land: so that for want of water, the fish corrupt and die of thirst.

Isaiah 53:1

Who believeth our sayings? And the arm of the LORD, to whom is it opened?

Isaiah 55:4

Behold, I shall give him for a witness among the folk, for a Prince and Captain unto the people.

Isaiah 65:2

For thus long have I ever holden out my hands to an unfaithful people, that go not the right way, but after their own imaginations:

Matthew 11:27

All things are given unto me of my father: And no man knoweth the son, but the father; neither knoweth any man the father, save the son, and he to whom the son will open him.

Matthew 23:37

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which killest prophets, and stonest them which are sent to thee: how often would I have gathered thy children together, as the hen gathereth her chicks under her wings? But ye would not.

Luke 10:22

All things are given me of my father. And no man knoweth who the son is, but the father: neither who the father is, save the son, and he to whom the son will show him."

John 1:11

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

John 3:3

Jesus answered, and said unto him, "Verily, verily I say unto thee: except a man be born anew, he cannot see the kingdom of God."

John 3:5

Jesus answered, "Verily, verily I say unto thee: Except that a man be born of water, and of the spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.

John 3:13

And no man ascendeth up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, that is to say, the son of man which is in heaven.

John 3:32-34

And what he hath seen and heard, that he testifieth: but no man receiveth 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 whence I came and whither I go. But ye cannot tell whence I come, and whither I go.

John 8:28-29

Then said Jesus unto them, "When ye have lift up on high the son of man, then shall ye know that I am he, and that I do nothing of myself; But as my father hath taught me, even so I speak.

John 8:38

"I speak that I have seen with my father: and ye do that which ye have seen with your father."

John 12:37-38

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

Acts 22:18

And saw him saying unto me, 'Make haste, and get thee quickly out of Jerusalem: for they will not receive thy witness that thou bearest of me.'

Acts 28:23-27

And when they had appointed him a day, there came many unto him into his lodging: to whom he expounded and testified the kingdom of God; and preached unto them of Jesus: both out of the law of Moses, and also out of the prophets, even from morning to night.

2 Corinthians 4:4

in whom the God of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest should shine unto them the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, which is the image of God.

1 John 1:1-3

That which was from the beginning, declare we unto you; 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 Jesus Christ is he that came by water and blood, not by water only: but by water and blood.

Revelation 1:5

and from Jesus Christ which is a faithful witness, and first begotten of the dead: and Lord over the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us and washed us from our sins in his own blood,

Revelation 3:14

"And unto the messenger of the congregation which is in Laodicea write, 'This saith - amen - the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creatures of God.

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