Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up,

New American Standard Bible

"As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up;

King James Version

And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up:

Holman Bible

Just as Moses lifted up the snake in the wilderness, so the Son of Man must be lifted up,

A Conservative Version

And just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of man be lifted up,

American Standard Version

And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up;

Amplified

And just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert [on a pole], so must [so it is necessary that] the Son of Man be lifted up [on the cross],

An Understandable Version

And [just] like Moses lifted up the snake [on the pole] in the wilderness [Num. 21:9], so the Son of man must be lifted up [on the cross]

Anderson New Testament

And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of man be lifted up;

Bible in Basic English

As the snake was lifted up by Moses in the waste land, even so it is necessary for the Son of man to be lifted up:

Common New Testament

And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up,

Daniel Mace New Testament

but as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the son of man be lifted up:

Darby Translation

And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, thus must the Son of man be lifted up,

Godbey New Testament

And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so does it behoove the Son of man to be lifted up:

Goodspeed New Testament

And just as Moses in the desert lifted the serpent up in the air, the Son of Man must be lifted up,

John Wesley New Testament

And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of man be lifted up,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up,

Julia Smith Translation

And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, so must the Son of man be lifted up;

King James 2000

And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And just as Moses lifted up the snake in the wilderness, thus it is necessary [that] the Son of Man be lifted up,

Modern King James verseion

But even as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And as Moses lift up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the son of man be lift up,

Moffatt New Testament

Indeed the Son of man must be lifted on high, just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert,

Montgomery New Testament

And just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of man be lifted up,

NET Bible

Just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up,

New Heart English Bible

As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up,

Noyes New Testament

And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of man be lifted up

Sawyer New Testament

And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of man be lifted up;

The Emphasized Bible

And, just as, Moses, lifted up the serpent in the desert, so, must, the Son of Man, be lifted up, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, in like manner must the Son of man be lifted up:

Twentieth Century New Testament

And, as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, so must the Son of Man be lifted up;

Webster

And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up:

Weymouth New Testament

And just as Moses lifted high the serpent in the Desert, so must the Son of Man be lifted up,

Williams New Testament

And just as Moses in the desert lifted the serpent on the pole, the Son of Man must be lifted up,

World English Bible

As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up,

Worrell New Testament

And, as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up;

Worsley New Testament

And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of man be lifted up:

Youngs Literal Translation

'And as Moses did lift up the serpent in the wilderness, so it behoveth the Son of Man to be lifted up,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

Μωσεύς Μωσῆς Μωΰσῆς 
Moseus 
Usage: 60

lifted up
ὑψόω 
Hupsoo 
exalt, lift up
Usage: 8

the serpent
ὄφις 
Ophis 
Usage: 7

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ἔρημος 
Eremos 
Usage: 41

even so
οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

δεῖ 
Dei 
Usage: 72

the Son
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

of man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 3:14

Images John 3:14

Prayers for John 3:14

Context Readings

A Meeting With Nicodemus

13 "No one has gone up to heaven except the one who came down from heaven, the Son of Man who is in heaven. 14 Just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, 15 so that everyone who believes in him would have eternal life.


Cross References

John 8:28

So Jesus told them, "When you have lifted up the Son of Man, then you will know that I AM, and that I do nothing on my own authority. Instead, I speak only what the Father has taught me.

Numbers 21:7-9

Then the people approached Moses and admitted, "We've sinned by speaking against the LORD and you. Pray to the LORD, that he'll remove the serpents from us." So Moses prayed in behalf of the people.

2 Kings 18:4

He removed the high places, demolished the sacred pillars, and tore down the Asherah poles. He also demolished the bronze serpent that Moses had crafted, because the Israelis had been burning incense to it right up until that time. Hezekiah called it a piece of brass.

Psalm 22:16

For dogs have surrounded me; a gang of those who practice of evil has encircled me. They gouged my hands and my feet.

Matthew 26:54

How, then, would the Scriptures be fulfilled that say this must happen?"

Luke 18:31-33

Jesus took the Twelve aside and told them, "Pay attention! We're going up to Jerusalem. Everything written by the prophets about the Son of Man will be fulfilled,

Luke 24:20

They answered him, "The events involving Jesus of Nazareth, who was a prophet, mighty in what he said and did before God and all the people, and how our high priests and leaders handed him over to be condemned to death and had him crucified.

Luke 24:26-27

The Messiah had to suffer these things and then enter his glory, didn't he?"

Luke 24:44-46

Then he told them, "These are the words that I spoke to you while I was still with you that everything written about me in the Law of Moses, the Prophets, and the Psalms had to be fulfilled."

John 12:32-34

As for me, if I am lifted up from the earth, I will draw all people to myself."

Acts 2:23

After he was arrested according to the predetermined plan and foreknowledge of God, you crucified this very man and killed him using the hands of lawless men.

Acts 4:27-28

For in this city both Herod and Pontius Pilate actually met together with unbelievers and the people of Israel to oppose your holy servant Jesus, whom you anointed,

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