Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 that does evil hates the light, neither comes to the light, lest his deeds should be exposed. 21  But he that does truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are worked in God. 22 After these things came Jesus and his disciples into the land of Judea; and there he tarried with them, and baptized.


Cross References

1 John 1:6

If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, 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

Blessed is the man that walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of the scornful.

Psalm 119:80

Let my heart be sound in your statutes; that I be not ashamed.

Psalm 119:105

[Nun] Your word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.

Isaiah 26:12

LORD, you will ordain peace for us: for you also have done all our works in us.

Hosea 14:8

Ephraim shall say, What have I to do any more with idols? I have heard him, and observed him: I am like a green cypress tree. In me is your fruit found.

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and said of him, Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile!

John 5:39

Search the scriptures; for in them you think you have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.

John 15:4-5

Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can you, except you abide in me.

Acts 17:11-12

These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.

1 Corinthians 15:10

But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain; but I labored more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have conducted ourselves in the world, and more abundantly toward you.

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

Galatians 6:8

For he that sows to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that sows to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.

Ephesians 5:9

(For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)

Philippians 1:11

Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.

Philippians 2:13

For it is God who works in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.

Colossians 1:29

For which I also labor, striving according to his working, who works in me mightily.

Hebrews 13:21

Make you complete in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is well pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen.

1 Peter 1:22

Seeing you have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto sincere love of the brethren, see that you love one another with a pure heart fervently:

2 Peter 1:5-10

And for this reason, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge;

1 John 2:27-29

But the anointing which you have received of him abides in you, and you need not that any man teach you: but as the same anointing teaches you of all things, and is truth, and is no lie, and even as it has taught you, you shall abide in him.

1 John 4:12-13

No man has seen God at any time. If we love one another, God dwells 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 dwells in him, and he in God.

3 John 1:11

Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good. He that does good is of God: but he that does evil has not seen God.

Revelation 3:1-2

And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things says he that has the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know your works, that you have a name that you live, and are dead.

Revelation 3:15

I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot: I would that you were cold or hot.



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