Parallel Verses

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

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 told you earthly things [that is, things that happen right here on earth] and you do not believe, how will you believe and trust Me if I tell you 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?

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 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

you
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

ye believe
πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
Usage: 163

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

how
πῶς 
Pos 
Usage: 65

πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
Usage: 163

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

I tell
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

A Meeting With Nicodemus

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


Cross References

John 1:1-14

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

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 3:8

The wind, where it wills, blows, and its voice thou hearest, but thou knowest not whence it comes, and where it goes: so is every one having been born of the Spirit.

John 3:13-17

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

John 3:31-36

He coming from above is above all, he being of the earth is of earth, and speaks of earth: he coming from heaven is above all.

1 Corinthians 2:7-9

But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, hidden, which God determined beforehand, before the times to our glory:

1 Corinthians 3:1-2

And I, brethren, was not able to speak to you as spiritual, but as carnal, as babes in Christ.

1 Timothy 3:16

And manifestly great is the mystery of devotion: God was manifested in the flesh, was justified in the Spirit, was seen by angels, was proclaimed in the nations, was believed on in the world, was received up in glory.

Hebrews 5:11

Of whom great is the word to us, and difficult of interpretation to speak, since ye have been sluggish in the hearing.

1 Peter 2:1-3

Therefore setting aside all wickedness, and all artifice, and dissimulation; and envies, and all calumnies,

1 John 4:10

In this is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son a propitiation for our sins.

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