Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.

King James Version

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

Holman Bible

"For God loved the world in this way: He gave His One and Only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life.

International Standard Version

"For this is how God loved the world: He gave his unique Son so that everyone who believes in him would not be lost but have eternal life.

A Conservative Version

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, so that every man who believes in him would not perish, but have eternal life.

American Standard Version

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth on him should not perish, but have eternal life.

Amplified

For God so greatly loved and dearly prized the world that He [even] gave up His only begotten ( unique) Son, so that whoever believes in (trusts in, clings to, relies on) Him shall not perish (come to destruction, be lost) but have eternal (everlasting) life.

An Understandable Version

For God loved the world [of sinners] so much that He gave His one and only Son, so that every person who believes in Him would not [have to] be destroyed, but have never ending life.

Anderson New Testament

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believes on him should not perish, but have eternal life.

Bible in Basic English

For God had such love for the world that he gave his only Son, so that whoever has faith in him may not come to destruction but have eternal life.

Common New Testament

For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten son, that whosoever believeth in him, should not perish, but have eternal life.

Darby Translation

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only-begotten Son, that whosoever believes on him may not perish, but have life eternal.

Godbey New Testament

For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that every one believing on Him may not perish but have eternal life.

Goodspeed New Testament

For God loved the world so much that he gave his only Son, so that no one who believes in him should be lost, but that they should all have eternal life.

John Wesley New Testament

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth on him, may not perish, but have everlasting life.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Julia Smith Translation

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only born Son, that every one believing in him perish not, but have eternal life.

King James 2000

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For in this way God loved the world, so that he gave his one and only Son, in order that everyone who believes in him will not perish, but will have eternal life.

Modern King James verseion

For God so loved the world that He gave His only-begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For God so loveth the world, that he hath given his only son, for the intent that none that believe in him should perish: But should have everlasting life.

Moffatt New Testament

For God loved the world so dearly that he gave up his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may have eternal life, instead of perishing.

Montgomery New Testament

"For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever trusts in him should not perish, but have eternal life.

NET Bible

For this is the way God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life.

New Heart English Bible

For God so loved the world, that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have eternal life.

New simplified Bible

For God loved the world so much, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever has an active faith in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

Noyes New Testament

For God so loved the world, that he gave the only begotten Son, that every one who believeth in him may not perish, but may have everlasting life.

Sawyer New Testament

For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, that every one believing in him may not perish but have eternal life.

The Emphasized Bible

For God, so loved, the world, that, his Only Begotten Son, he gave, - that, whosoever believeth on him, might not perish, but have life age-abiding.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that every one who believeth in him should not perish, but have life eternal.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that every one who believes in him may not be lost, but have Immortal Life.

Webster

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only-begotten Son, that whoever believeth in him, should not perish, but have everlasting life.

Weymouth New Testament

For so greatly did God love the world that He gave His only Son, that every one who trusts in Him may not perish but may have the Life of Ages.

Williams New Testament

"For God loved the world so much that He gave His Only Son, so that anyone who trusts in Him may never perish but have eternal life.

World English Bible

For God so loved the world, that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have eternal life.

Worrell New Testament

For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that every one who believes on Him should not perish, but have eternal life;

Worsley New Testament

For God so loved the world, that He gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth on Him might not perish, but have everlasting life:

Youngs Literal Translation

for God did so love the world, that His Son -- the only begotten -- He gave, that every one who is believing in him may not perish, but may have life age-during.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for , , not tr
Usage: 825

God
θεός 
theos 
God , god , godly , God-ward ,
Usage: 1151

so
οὕτω 
Houto 
so , thus , even so , on this wise , likewise , after this manner ,
Usage: 146

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

the world
κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109

ὥστε 
hoste 
ἵνα 
Hina 
so that , wherefore , insomuch that , therefore , that , so then , to , as , insomuch as
that , to ,
Usage: 72
Usage: 472

he gave
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
give , grant , put , show , deliver , make ,
Usage: 254

his

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

μονογενής 
Monogenes 
Usage: 7

Son
υἱός 
Huios 
sona , Son of Man Trans TDNT :
Usage: 213

πᾶς 
Pas 
all , all things , every , all men , whosoever , everyone , whole , all manner of , every man , no Trans , every thing , any , whatsoever , whosoever 9 , always , daily , any thing , no , not tr ,
Usage: 704

πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
believe , commit unto , commit to trust , be committed unto , be put in trust with , be commit to one's trust , believer
Usage: 163

in
εἰς 
Eis 
into , to , unto , for , in , on , toward , against ,
Usage: 1267

him

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

ἀπόλλυμι 
Apollumi 
perish , destroy , lose , be lost , lost ,
Usage: 37

not
μή 
me 
not , no , that not , God forbid 9 , lest , neither , no man , but , none , not translated ,
Usage: 493

ἀπόλλυμι 
Apollumi 
perish , destroy , lose , be lost , lost ,
Usage: 37

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but , yea , yet , nevertheless , howbeit , nay , therefore , save , not tr ,
Usage: 461

ἔχω 
Echo 
have , be , need , , vr have
Usage: 479

αἰώνιος 
Aionios 
Usage: 47

Images John 3:16

Context Readings

God's Love For The World

15 so that whoever believes will in Him have eternal life. 16 "For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life. 17 "For God did not send the Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world might be saved through Him.


Cross References

Romans 5:8

But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.

1 John 4:9-10

By this the love of God was manifested in us, that God has sent His only begotten Son into the world so that we might live through Him.

John 3:15

so that whoever believes will in Him have eternal life.

John 11:25-26

Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes in Me will live even if he dies,

Romans 5:10

For if while we were enemies we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son, much more, having been reconciled, we shall be saved by His life.

Romans 8:32

He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him over for us all, how will He not also with Him freely give us all things?

1 John 4:19

We love, because He first loved us.

John 3:36

"He who believes in the Son has eternal life; but he who does not obey the Son will not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him."

John 6:40

"For this is the will of My Father, that everyone who beholds the Son and believes in Him will have eternal life, and I Myself will raise him up on the last day."

John 1:29

The next day he saw Jesus coming to him and said, "Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!

1 Timothy 1:15-16

It is a trustworthy statement, deserving full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, among whom I am foremost of all.

Matthew 9:13

"But go and learn what this means: 'I DESIRE COMPASSION, AND NOT SACRIFICE,' for I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners."

John 10:28

and I give eternal life to them, and they will never perish; and no one will snatch them out of My hand.

2 Corinthians 5:19-21

namely, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and He has committed to us the word of reconciliation.

Genesis 22:12

He said, "Do not stretch out your hand against the lad, and do nothing to him; for now I know that you fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only son, from Me."

John 1:14

And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.

John 1:18

No one has seen God at any time; the only begotten God who is in the bosom of the Father, He has explained Him.

Ephesians 2:4

But God, being rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us,

2 Thessalonians 2:16

Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself and God our Father, who has loved us and given us eternal comfort and good hope by grace,

Revelation 1:5

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth To Him who loves us and released us from our sins by His blood--

Mark 12:6

"He had one more to send, a beloved son; he sent him last of all to them, saying, 'They will respect my son.'

Luke 2:14

"Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace among men with whom He is pleased."

Titus 3:4

But when the kindness of God our Savior and His love for mankind appeared,



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