Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, 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,

International Standard Version

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

Just as Moses lifted up the [bronze] serpent in the desert [on a pole], so must 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,

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,

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 And none has ascended to heaven, except he having descended from heaven, the Son of man, he being in heaven. 14 And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, so must the Son of man be lifted up; 15 That every one believing in him perish not, but have eternal life.


Cross References

John 8:28

Then said Jesus to them, When ye lift up the Son of man then shall ye know that I am, and I do nothing of myself; but as my Father taught me, these I speak.

Numbers 21:7-9

And the people will come to Moses, and they will say, We sinned, for we spake against Jehovah and against thee; wilt thou pray to Jehovah and he will remove the serpent from us? And Moses will pray for the people.

2 Kings 18:4

He removed the heights, and he brake in pieces the statues, and he cut off the image, and he beat down the serpent of brass which Moses made: for till those days the sons of Israel were burning incense to it and they called it brass.

Psalm 22:16

For dogs surrounded me: the assembly of those being evil moved round about me: they digged my hands and my feet

Matthew 26:54

How then would the writings be filled up, that so it must be?

Luke 18:31-33

And taking the twelve, he said to them, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem, and all things written by the prophets shall be completed to the Son of man.

Luke 24:20

And how the chief priests and our rulers delivered him to the judgment of death, and crucified him.

Luke 24:26-27

Must not Christ suffer these things, and enter into his glory?

Luke 24:44-46

And he said to them, These the words which I spake to you, being yet with you, for all things must be completed, written in the law of Moses, and in the prophets, and in the Psalms, concerning me.

John 12:32-34

And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all to myself.

Acts 2:23

This one, surrendered by the fixed counsel and foreknowledge of God, having taken by lawless hands, having fastened, ye slew:

Acts 4:27-28

For against the truth were they gathered together against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou didst anoint, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the nations and peoples of Israel,

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