Parallel Verses

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.

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 His [One and] only begotten Son, so that whoever believes and trusts in Him [as Savior] shall not perish, but have eternal 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.

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.

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.

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

Themes

Anger of God » Is averted from them that believe

Jesus Christ, Deity Of » As the only-begotten son of the father

Of Christ Compassion » Manifested for the » Perishing sinners

Condescension of God » Scriptures relating to

eternal Death » Christ, the only way of escape from

Fall of man » Remedy for, provided by God

Gift » God's of salvation

Gifts from God » Spiritual » Christ, the saviour

the Gifts of God » Spiritual » Christ the chief of

God » Leader » Love of

God » Christ's » Gift of, salvation

Jesus Christ » Divinity of » The one and only son of the father

Jesus Christ » History of » Nicodemus comes to jesus (in jerusalem)

Jesus Christ » Names of » Only begotten (greek monogenes: one and only, unique)

Life » Spiritual

Love » For Christ » Of God

Love » Love, brotherly special teachings concerning » Universal

God, Love Of » Manifested towards » Perishing sinners

God, Love Of » Exhibited in » The giving of Christ

Man » Apparent insignificance of » Infinite value of, seen in the price paid for his redemption

Man » Ignorance of » Infinite value of

Only saviour » Jesus the » The gift of love

Perishing » Who shall not perish

Redemption » Manifests the » Love and pity of God

Salvation » Conditions of

Salvation » Jesus Christ coming to save

Salvation » By faith » God's gift

Salvation » Is deliverance from » eternal Death

Jesus Christ, Savior » Christ the only » The gift of love

Sinners » Conditions of » The gift of God

Spiritual » Examples of love for Christ » Of God

Universal » Blessing, possible » Love

Virgin birth » The only begotten son of God

Wicked people » Love for

Interlinear

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

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

so
οὕτω 
Houto 
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 
Usage: 254

his

Usage: 0

μονογενής 
Monogenes 
Usage: 7

Son
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
Usage: 163

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

him

Usage: 0

ἀπόλλυμι 
Apollumi 
Usage: 37

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

ἀπόλλυμι 
Apollumi 
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

Prayers for John 3:16

Context Readings

God's Love For The World

15 so that everyone who believes in him may have eternal life." 16  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. 17 For God did not send his Son into the world to pass judgment upon the world, but that through him the world might be saved.


Cross References

Romans 5:8

But God proves his love for us by the fact that Christ died for us when we were still sinners.

1 John 4:9-10

God's love for us has been revealed in this way??hat God has sent his only Son into the world, to let us have life through him.

John 3:15

so that everyone who believes in him may have eternal life."

John 11:25-26

Jesus said to her, "I myself am Resurrection and Life. He who believes in me will live on, even if he dies,

Romans 5:10

If, when we were God's enemies, we were reconciled to him through the death of his Son, it is far more certain that now that we are reconciled we shall be saved through sharing in his life!

Romans 8:32

Will not he who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all, with that gift give us everything?

1 John 4:19

We love because he loved us first.

John 3:36

Whoever believes in the Son possesses eternal life, but whoever disobeys the Son will not experience life, but will remain under the anger of God.

John 6:40

For it is the purpose of my Father that everyone who sees the Son and believes in him shall have eternal life, and that I shall raise him to life on the Last Day."

John 6:40

For it is the purpose of my Father that everyone who sees the Son and believes in him shall have eternal life, and that I shall raise him to life on the Last Day."

1 Timothy 1:15-16

It is a trustworthy saying, entitled to the fullest acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners. And I am the foremost of them,

Matthew 9:13

You must go and learn what the saying means, 'It is mercy, not sacrifice, that I care for.' I did not come to invite the pious but the irreligious."

John 10:28

and I give them eternal life, and they shall never be lost, and no one shall tear them out of my hands.

John 10:28-21

and I give them eternal life, and they shall never be lost, and no one shall tear them out of my hands.

John 10:28

and I give them eternal life, and they shall never be lost, and no one shall tear them out of my hands.

John 1:14

So the Word became flesh and blood and lived for a while among us, abounding in blessing and truth, and we saw the honor God had given him, such honor as an only son receives from his father.

John 1:14

So the Word became flesh and blood and lived for a while among us, abounding in blessing and truth, and we saw the honor God had given him, such honor as an only son receives from his father.

Ephesians 2:4

But God is so rich in mercy that because of the great love he had for us,

2 Thessalonians 2:16

May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who has loved us and kindly given us unfailing encouragement and a well-founded hope,

Revelation 1:5

and from Jesus Christ the trustworthy witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the sovereign of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us and has released us from our sins by his blood

Mark 12:6

He still had one left to send, a dearly loved son. He sent him to them last of all, thinking, 'They will respect my son.'

Luke 2:14

"Glory to God in heaven and on earth! Peace to the men he favors!"

Titus 3:4

But when the goodness and kindness of God our Savior were revealed,

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