Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

he that doeth
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

his

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

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

God's Love For The World

20 For every one that does evil hates the light, and does not come to the light that his works may not be shewn as they are; 21 but he that practises the truth comes to the light, that his works may be manifested that they have been wrought in God. 22 After these things came Jesus and his disciples into the land of Judaea; and there he abode with them and baptised.


Cross References

1 John 1:6

If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not practise the truth.

Psalm 139:23-24

Search me, O God, and know my heart; prove me, and know my thoughts;

Psalm 1:1-3

Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the wicked, and standeth not in the way of sinners, and sitteth not in the seat of scorners;

Psalm 119:80

Let my heart be perfect in thy statutes, that I be not ashamed.

Psalm 119:105

NUN. Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and the testimony! If they speak not according to this word, for them there is no daybreak.

Isaiah 26:12

Jehovah, thou wilt ordain peace for us; for thou also hast wrought all our works for us.

Hosea 14:8

Ephraim shall say, What have I to do any more with idols? (I answer him, and I will observe him.) I am like a green fir-tree. From me is thy fruit found.

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and says of him, Behold one truly an Israelite, in whom there is no guile.

John 5:39

Ye search the scriptures, for ye think that in them ye have life eternal, and they it is which bear witness concerning me;

John 15:4-5

Abide in me and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself unless it abide in the vine, thus neither can ye unless ye abide in me.

Acts 17:11-12

And these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, receiving the word with all readiness of mind, daily searching the scriptures if these things were so.

1 Corinthians 15:10

But by God's grace I am what I am; and his grace, which was towards me, has not been vain; but I have laboured more abundantly than they all, but not I, but the grace of God which was with me.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our boasting is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and sincerity before God, (not in fleshly wisdom but in God's grace,) we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly towards you.

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, kindness, goodness, fidelity,

Galatians 6:8

For he that sows to his own flesh, shall reap corruption from the flesh; but he that sows to the Spirit, from the Spirit shall reap eternal life:

Ephesians 5:9

(for the fruit of the light is in all goodness and righteousness and truth,)

Philippians 1:11

being complete as regards the fruit of righteousness, which is by Jesus Christ, to God's glory and praise.

Philippians 2:13

for it is God who works in you both the willing and the working according to his good pleasure.

Colossians 1:29

Whereunto also I toil, combating according to his working, which works in me in power.

Hebrews 13:21

perfect you in every good work to the doing of his will, doing in you what is pleasing before him through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory for the ages of ages. Amen.

1 Peter 1:22

Having purified your souls by obedience to the truth to unfeigned brotherly love, love one another out of a pure heart fervently;

2 Peter 1:5-10

But for this very reason also, using therewith all diligence, in your faith have also virtue, in virtue knowledge,

1 John 2:27-29

and yourselves, the unction which ye have received from him abides in you, and ye have not need that any one should teach you; but as the same unction teaches you as to all things, and is true and is not a lie, and even as it has taught you, ye shall 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

Whosoever shall confess 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. He that does good is of God. He that does evil has not seen God.

Revelation 3:1-2

And to the angel of the assembly in Sardis write: These things saith he that has the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars: I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead.

Revelation 3:15

I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot; I would thou wert cold or hot.

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