Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"But he who practices the truth comes to the Light, so that his deeds may be manifested as having been wrought in God."

King James Version

But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.

Holman Bible

But anyone who lives by the truth comes to the light, so that his works may be shown to be accomplished by God."

International Standard Version

But whoever does what is true comes to the light, so that it may become evident that his actions have God's approval."

A Conservative Version

But he who does the truth comes to the light, so that his deeds may be made manifest that they are wrought in God.

American Standard Version

But he that doeth the truth cometh to the light, that his works may be made manifest, that they have been wrought in God.

Amplified

But he who practices truth [who does what is right] comes out into the Light; so that his works may be plainly shown to be what they are -- "wrought with God [divinely prompted, done with God's help, in dependence upon Him].

An Understandable Version

But the person who does what is [according to the] truth [i.e., good things] comes to the light so that his deeds may be shown to have been produced by God.

Anderson New Testament

But he that does the truth, comes to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest that they are done in God.

Bible in Basic English

But he whose life is true comes to the light, so that it may be clearly seen that his acts have been done by the help of God.

Common New Testament

But he who does the truth comes to the light, that it may be clearly seen that his deeds have been done in God."

Daniel Mace New Testament

but he that doth right, cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, because they are agreeable to the will of God.

Darby Translation

but he that practises the truth comes to the light, that his works may be manifested that they have been wrought in God.

Godbey New Testament

but every one doing the truth comes to the light, that his works may be made manifest, because they have been wrought in God.

Goodspeed New Testament

But everyone who is living the truth will come to the light, to show that his actions have been performed in dependence upon God.

John Wesley New Testament

But he that practiseth the truth, cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest that they are wrought in God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But he that does truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.

Julia Smith Translation

But he doing the truth comes to the light, that his works might be manifested, that they are wrought in God.

King James 2000

But he that does truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are worked in God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But the one who practices the truth comes to the light, in order that his deeds may be revealed, that they are done in God.

Modern King James verseion

But he who practices truth comes to the Light so that his works may be revealed, that they exist, having been worked in God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But he that doth truth, cometh to the light, that his deeds might be known, how that they are wrought in God."

Moffatt New Testament

whereas anyone whose life is true comes out into the light, to make it plain that his actions have been divinely prompted.

Montgomery New Testament

but he who does what is true, comes to the light, in order that his actions may be shown to have been wrought in God."

NET Bible

But the one who practices the truth comes to the light, so that it may be plainly evident that his deeds have been done in God.

New Heart English Bible

But he who does the truth comes to the light, that his works may be revealed, that they have been done in God."

Noyes New Testament

But he that doeth the truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.

Sawyer New Testament

but he that does good comes to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, for they are wrought in God.

The Emphasized Bible

But, he that doeth the truth, cometh unto the light, that his works may be, made manifest, that, in God, have they been wrought.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But he who practices the truth, cometh to the light, that his actions may be evident, as being done for God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But he who acts up to the truth comes to the light, that his actions may be shown to have been done in dependence upon God.

Webster

But he that doeth truth, cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.

Weymouth New Testament

But he who does what is honest and right comes to the light, in order that his actions may be plainly shown to have been done in God.

Williams New Testament

But whoever is in the habit of living the truth will come out in the daylight, that his actions may be shown to be performed with God's help."

World English Bible

But he who does the truth comes to the light, that his works may be revealed, that they have been done in God."

Worrell New Testament

but he that does the truth comes to the Light, that his works may be made manifest, that they have been wrought in God."

Worsley New Testament

But he that acts according to truth, cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.

Youngs Literal Translation

but he who is doing the truth doth come to the light, that his works may be manifested, that in God they are having been wrought.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

ἀλήθεια 
Aletheia 
Usage: 87

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

to
πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

the light
φῶς 
Phos 
Usage: 44

ἵνα 
Hina 
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 472
Usage: 764


Usage: 0

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

φανερόω 
Phaneroo 
Usage: 44

ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

ἐργάζομαι 
Ergazomai 
Usage: 28

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

Devotionals

Devotionals containing John 3:21

References

Context Readings

God's Love For The World

20 "For everyone who does evil hates the Light, and does not come to the Light for fear that his deeds will be exposed. 21 "But he who practices the truth comes to the Light, so that his deeds may be manifested as having been wrought in God." 22 After these things Jesus and His disciples came into the land of Judea, and there He was spending time with them and baptizing.


Cross References

1 John 1:6

If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth;

Psalm 139:23-24

Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me and know my anxious thoughts;

Psalm 1:1-3

How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, Nor stand in the path of sinners, Nor sit in the seat of scoffers!

Psalm 119:80

May my heart be blameless in Your statutes, So that I will not be ashamed.

Psalm 119:105

Your word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because they have no dawn.

Isaiah 26:12

LORD, You will establish peace for us, Since You have also performed for us all our works.

Hosea 14:8

O Ephraim, what more have I to do with idols? It is I who answer and look after you I am like a luxuriant cypress; From Me comes your fruit.

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathanael coming to Him, and said of him, "Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom there is no deceit!"

John 5:39

"You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; it is these that testify about Me;

John 15:4-5

"Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself unless it abides in the vine, so neither can you unless you abide in Me.

Acts 17:11-12

Now these were more noble-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they received the word with great eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see whether these things were so.

1 Corinthians 15:10

But by the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me did not prove vain; but I labored even more than all of them, yet not I, but the grace of God with me.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our proud confidence is this: the testimony of our conscience, that in holiness and godly sincerity, not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God, we have conducted ourselves in the world, and especially toward you.

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Galatians 6:8

For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.

Ephesians 5:9

(for the fruit of the Light consists in all goodness and righteousness and truth),

Philippians 1:11

having been filled with the fruit of righteousness which comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.

Philippians 2:13

for it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure.

Colossians 1:29

For this purpose also I labor, striving according to His power, which mightily works within me.

Hebrews 13:21

equip you in every good thing to do His will, working in us that which is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory forever and ever. Amen.

1 Peter 1:22

Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart,

2 Peter 1:5-10

Now for this very reason also, applying all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence, and in your moral excellence, knowledge,

1 John 2:27-29

As for you, the anointing which you received from Him abides in you, and you have no need for anyone to teach you; but as His anointing teaches you about all things, and is true and is not a lie, and just as it has taught you, you abide in Him.

1 John 4:12-13

No one has seen God at any time; if we love one another, God abides in us, and His love is perfected in us.

1 John 4:15-16

Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God.

3 John 1:11

Beloved, do not imitate what is evil, but what is good The one who does good is of God; the one who does evil has not seen God.

Revelation 3:1-2

"To the angel of the church in Sardis write: He who has the seven Spirits of God and the seven stars, says this: 'I know your deeds, that you have a name that you are alive, but you are dead.

Revelation 3:15

'I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot; I wish that you were cold or hot.

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