Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"If I told you earthly things and you do not believe, how will you believe if I tell you heavenly things?

King James Version

If I have told you earthly things, and ye believe not, how shall ye believe, if I tell you of heavenly things?

Holman Bible

If I have told you about things that happen on earth and you don't believe, how will you believe if I tell you about things of heaven?

International Standard Version

If I have told you people about earthly things and you do not believe, how will you believe if I tell you about heavenly things?

A Conservative Version

If I told you earthly things, and ye do not believe, how will ye believe if I should tell you heavenly things?

American Standard Version

If I told you earthly things and ye believe not, how shall ye believe if I tell you heavenly things?

Amplified

If I have told you of things that happen right here on the earth and yet none of you believes Me, how can you believe (trust Me, adhere to Me, rely on Me) if I tell you of heavenly things?

An Understandable Version

If I have told you about earthly things and you do not believe [it], how will you believe [it] if I tell you about heavenly things?

Anderson New Testament

If I have told you of earthly things, and you believe not, how will you believe, if I tell you of heavenly things?

Bible in Basic English

If you have no belief when my words are about the things of earth, how will you have belief if my words are about the things of heaven?

Common New Testament

If I have told you earthly things and you do not believe, how will you believe if I tell you heavenly things?

Daniel Mace New Testament

if you don't believe when I tell you what is plain, how should you believe, if I tell you of things more sublime?

Darby Translation

If I have said the earthly things to you, and ye believe not, how, if I say the heavenly things to you, will ye believe?

Godbey New Testament

If I spoke to you things upon the earth, and you do net believe, how will you believe, if I speak to you of things in heaven?

Goodspeed New Testament

If you will not believe the earthly things that I have told you, how can you believe the heavenly things I have to tell?

John Wesley New Testament

If I have told you earthly things, and ye believe not, how would ye believe, if I told you heavenly things?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If I have told you earthly things and ye do not believe, how shall ye believe if I tell you of heavenly things?

Julia Smith Translation

If I spake to you earthly things, and ye believe not, how, if I speak to you heavenly things, will ye believe

King James 2000

If I have told you earthly things, and you believe not, how shall you believe, if I tell you of heavenly things?

Lexham Expanded Bible

If I tell you earthly things and you do not believe, how will you believe if I tell you heavenly things?

Modern King James verseion

If I have told you earthly things and you do not believe, how shall you believe if I tell you heavenly things?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If, when I tell you earthly things, ye believe not: How should ye believe if I shall tell you of heavenly things?

Moffatt New Testament

If you will not believe when I speak to you about things on earth, how will you believe if I speak to you about things in heaven?

Montgomery New Testament

If I have told you earthly things and yet none of you believe me, how will you believe if I tell you concerning heavenly things?

NET Bible

If I have told you people about earthly things and you don't believe, how will you believe if I tell you about heavenly things?

New Heart English Bible

If I told you earthly things and you do not believe, how will you believe if I tell you heavenly things?

Noyes New Testament

If I have told you earthly things, and ye believe not, how will ye believe if I tell you heavenly things?

Sawyer New Testament

If I have told you earthly things and you believe not, how will you believe if I should tell you heavenly things?

The Emphasized Bible

If, the earthly things, I told you, and ye believe not, How, if I should tell you the heavenly things, will ye believe?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

If I have told you of earthly things, and ye believe not, how will you believe, if I tell you of heavenly things?

Twentieth Century New Testament

If, when I tell you earthly things, you do not believe me, how will you believe me when I tell you of heavenly things?

Webster

If I have told you earthly things, and ye believe not, how will ye believe if I tell you heavenly things?

Weymouth New Testament

If I have told you earthly things and none of you believe me, how will you believe me if I tell you of things in Heaven?

Williams New Testament

If you do not believe the earthly things I tell you, how can you believe the heavenly things, if I tell you about them?

World English Bible

If I told you earthly things and you don't believe, how will you believe if I tell you heavenly things?

Worrell New Testament

If I told you earthly things, and ye believe not, how will ye believe, if I tell you Heavenly things?

Worsley New Testament

If I have told you earthly things and ye believe not, how will ye believe if I should tell you heavenly ones?

Youngs Literal Translation

if the earthly things I said to you, and ye do not believe, how, if I shall say to you the heavenly things, will ye believe?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

ἔπω 
Epo 
Usage: 824

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293
Usage: 293

ἐπίγειος 
Epigeios 
Usage: 6

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
Usage: 163

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

πῶς 
Pos 
Usage: 65

πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
Usage: 163

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

I tell
ἔπω 
Epo 
Usage: 824

References

Context Readings

A Meeting With Nicodemus

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


Cross References

John 1:1-14

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

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 3:8

"The wind blows where it wishes and you hear the sound of it, but do not know where it comes from and where it is going; so is everyone who is born of the Spirit."

John 3:13-17

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

John 3:31-36

"He who comes from above is above all, he who is of the earth is from the earth and speaks of the earth He who comes from heaven is above all.

1 Corinthians 2:7-9

but we speak God's wisdom in a mystery, the hidden wisdom which God predestined before the ages to our glory;

1 Corinthians 3:1-2

And I, brethren, could not speak to you as to spiritual men, but as to men of flesh, as to infants in Christ.

1 Timothy 3:16

By common confession, great is the mystery of godliness: He who was revealed in the flesh, Was vindicated in the Spirit, Seen by angels, Proclaimed among the nations, Believed on in the world, Taken up in glory.

Hebrews 5:11

Concerning him we have much to say, and it is hard to explain, since you have become dull of hearing.

1 Peter 2:1-3

Therefore, putting aside all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander,

1 John 4:10

In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins.

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