Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

But he doing the truth comes to the light, that his works might be manifested, that they are 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 whoever practices truth [and does what is right—morally, ethically, spiritually] comes to the Light, so that his works may be plainly shown to be what they are—accomplished in God [divinely prompted, done with God’s help, in dependence on 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.

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 doing bad things hates the light, and he comes not to the light, lest his works should be rebuked. 21 But he doing the truth comes to the light, that his works might be manifested, that they are wrought in God. 22 After these Jesus came and his disciples into the Judean land; and there he tarried with them, and immersed.


Cross References

1 John 1:6

If we say that we have communion with him, and walk in darkness, we are deceived, and do not the truth:

Psalm 139:23-24

Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me and know my thoughts:

Psalm 1:1-3

Happy the man who went not in the counsel of the unjust, and he stood not in the way of the sinful, and sat not in the seat of those scoffing.

Psalm 119:80

My heart shall be blameless in thy laws, so that I shall not be ashamed.

Psalm 119:105

Thy word a lamp to my feet, and a light to my beaten path.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and to the testimony if they will not speak according to this word, because no morning is in them.

Isaiah 26:12

O Jehovah, thou wilt judge peace for us: for also all our works thou didst for us.

Hosea 14:8

Ephraim: What to me yet to images? I humbled, and I will regard him: I as the green cypress From me thy fruit was found.

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and he says of him, Behold truly an Israelite, in whom is no deceit!

John 5:39

Search the writings; for ye think in them to have eternal life: and these are they testifying of me.

John 15:4-5

Remain in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, if it remain not in the vine; so neither ye, if ye remain not in me.

Acts 17:11-12

And they were of more noble birth than those in Thessalonica, who received the word with all willingness, and examined the writings daily, if these things might hold thus.

1 Corinthians 15:10

And by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which in me was not vain; but I was more abundantly wearied than they all: and not I, but the grace of God which with me.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our boasting is this, the testimony of our consciousness, that in simplicity and purity of God, not in fleshly wisdom, but in the grace of God, we turned back in the world, and more eminently to you.

Galatians 5:22-23

And the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faith,

Galatians 6:8

For he sowing to his flesh of the flesh shall reap corruption; but he sowing to the Spirit, of the Spirit shall reap eternal life.

Ephesians 5:9

(For the fruit of the Spirit in all goodness and justice and truth.;)

Philippians 1:11

Filled with the fruits of justice, by Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.

Philippians 2:13

For God is working in you also to will and to work by benevolence.

Colossians 1:29

For which also I am wearied, struggling according to his operation, working in me in power.

Hebrews 13:21

Put you in proper order in every good work for doing his will, doing in you the thing pleasing before him, by Jesus Christ; to whom glory for the time of times. Amen.

1 Peter 1:22

Having purified your souls in the hearing of the truth by the Spirit to unfeigned brotherly love, out of pure hearts love ye one another cordially:

2 Peter 1:5-10

And also this same, having brought in at the side all earnestness, furnish in addition in your faith fitness; and In fitness knowledge;

1 John 2:27-29

And the anointing which ye received from him remains in you, and ye have no need that any teach you: but as the same anointing teaches you of all things, and is true, and is no lie, and as it taught you, ye shall remain in him.

1 John 4:12-13

None has ever seen God. If we love one another, God remains in us, and his love is completed in us.

1 John 4:15-16

Whoever acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God, God remains in him, and he in God.

3 John 1:11

Dearly beloved, imitate not evil, but good. He doing good is of God: and he doing evil has not seen God.

Revelation 3:1-2

And to the messenger of the church in Sardis write: Thus says he having 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 boiling: I would thou shouldest be cold or boiling.

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