Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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

Context Readings

God's Love For The World

15 so that everyone who believes in him would have eternal life. 16 "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. 17 Because God sent the Son into the world, not to condemn the world, but that the world would be saved through him.


Cross References

Romans 5:8

But God demonstrates his love for us by the fact that the Messiah died for us while we were still sinners.

1 John 4:9-10

This is how God's love was revealed among us: God sent his unique Son into the world so that we might live through him.

John 3:15

so that everyone who believes in him would have eternal life.

John 11:25-26

Jesus told her, "I am the resurrection and the life. The person who believes in me, even though he dies, will live.

Romans 5:10

For if, while we were enemies, we were reconciled to God through the death of his Son, how much more, having been reconciled, will we be saved by his life!

Romans 8:32

The one who did not spare his own Son, but offered him as a sacrifice for all of us, surely will give us all things, along with his Son, won't he?

1 John 4:19

We love because God first loved us.

John 3:36

The one who believes in the Son has eternal life, but the one who disobeys the Son will not see life. Instead, the wrath of God remains on him.

John 6:40

This is my Father's will: That everyone who sees the Son and believes in him should have eternal life, and I will raise him to life on the last day."

John 1:29

The next day, John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, "Look, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!

1 Timothy 1:15-16

This is a trustworthy saying that deserves complete acceptance: To this world Messiah came, sinful people to reclaim.

Matthew 9:13

Go and learn what this means: "I want mercy and not sacrifice,' because I did not come to call righteous people, but sinners."

John 10:28

I give them eternal life, they'll never be lost, and no one will snatch them out of my hand.

2 Corinthians 5:19-21

for through the Messiah, God was reconciling the world to himself by not counting their sins against them. He has committed his message of reconciliation to us.

Genesis 22:12

"Don't lay your hand on the youth!" he said. "Don't do anything to him, because I've just demonstrated that you fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only unique one, from me."

John 1:14

The Word became flesh and lived among us. We gazed on his glory, the kind of glory that belongs to the Father's unique Son, who is full of grace and truth.

John 1:18

No one has ever seen God. The unique God, who is close to the Father's side, has revealed him.

Ephesians 2:4

But God, who is rich in mercy, because of his great love for us

2 Thessalonians 2:16

May our Lord Jesus, the Messiah himself, and may God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal comfort and good hope,

Revelation 1:5

and from Jesus the Messiah, the witness, the faithful one, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler over the kings of the earth. To the one who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood

Mark 12:6

He still had one more person to send, a son whom he loved. Finally, he sent him to them, saying, "They will respect my son.'

Luke 2:14

"Glory to God in the highest, and peace on earth to people who enjoy his favor!"

Titus 3:4

In grace our Savior God appeared, to make his love for mankind clear.

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