Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

Jesus answered and said to him, "Truly, truly I say to you, unless someone is born from above, he is not able to see the kingdom of God."

New American Standard Bible

Jesus answered and said to him, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God."

King James Version

Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

Holman Bible

Jesus replied, "I assure you: Unless someone is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God."

International Standard Version

Jesus replied to him, "Truly, I tell you emphatically, unless a person is born from above he cannot see the kingdom of God."

A Conservative Version

Jesus answered and said to him, Truly, truly, I say to thee, If any man is not begotten from above, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

American Standard Version

Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except one be born anew, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

Amplified

Jesus answered him, I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, that unless a person is born again (anew, from above), he cannot ever see (know, be acquainted with, and experience) the kingdom of God.

An Understandable Version

Jesus said to him, "Truly, truly, I tell you, a person cannot see the kingdom of God [i.e., enter it. See verse 5], unless he is born from above [Note: The words "from above" are also used in verse 31, but in this place they could also mean "again," or "anew" and refer to the source of a person's second birth].

Anderson New Testament

Jesus answered and said to him: Verily, verily I say to you, unless a man be born again, he can not see the kingdom of God.

Bible in Basic English

Jesus said to him, Truly, I say to you, Without a new birth no man is able to see the kingdom of God.

Common New Testament

Jesus answered him, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God."

Daniel Mace New Testament

Jesus answered him, I declare unto thee, except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

Darby Translation

Jesus answered and said to him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except any one be born anew he cannot see the kingdom of God.

Godbey New Testament

Jesus responded and said to him, Truly, truly, I say unto thee, unless any one may be born from above, he is not able to see the kingdom of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

Jesus answered him, "I tell you, no one can see the Kingdom of God unless he is born over again from above!"

John Wesley New Testament

Jesus answered and said to him, Verily, verily I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a person be born again from above, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

Julia Smith Translation

Jesus answered and said to him, Amen, amen, I say to thee, Except any one be born from above, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

King James 2000

Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

Modern King James verseion

Jesus answered and said to him, Truly, truly, I say to you, Unless a man is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Jesus answered, and said unto him, "Verily, verily I say unto thee: except a man be born anew, he cannot see the kingdom of God."

Moffatt New Testament

Jesus replied, "Truly, truly I tell you, no one can see God's Realm unless he is born from above."

Montgomery New Testament

"In very truth I tell you," answered Jesus, "that unless a man is born from above, he cannot see the kingdom of God."

NET Bible

Jesus replied, "I tell you the solemn truth, unless a person is born from above, he cannot see the kingdom of God."

New Heart English Bible

Jesus answered him, "Truly, truly, I tell you, unless one is born again he cannot see the Kingdom of God."

Noyes New Testament

Jesus answered and said to him, Truly, truly do I say to thee, Unless a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

Sawyer New Testament

Jesus answered and said to him, I tell you most truly, unless one has been born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.

The Emphasized Bible

Jesus answered, and said unto him - Verily, verily, I say unto thee: Except one be born from above, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Jesus answered and said to him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"In truth I tell you," exclaimed Jesus, "unless a man is reborn, he cannot see the Kingdom of God."

Webster

Jesus answered and said to him, Verily, verily, I say to thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

Weymouth New Testament

"In most solemn truth I tell you," answered Jesus, "that unless a man is born anew he cannot see the Kingdom of God."

Williams New Testament

Jesus answered him, "I most solemnly say to you, no one can ever see the kingdom of God, unless he is born from above."

World English Bible

Jesus answered him, "Most certainly, I tell you, unless one is born anew, he can't see the Kingdom of God."

Worrell New Testament

Jesus answered, and said to him, "Verily, verily, I say to you, unless one be born anew, he cannot see the Kingdom of God."

Worsley New Testament

Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily verily I tell thee, Unless a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

Jesus answered and said to him, 'Verily, verily, I say to thee, If any one may not be born from above, he is not able to see the reign of God;'

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824


Usage: 0

ἀμήν 
amen 
Usage: 48

ἀμήν 
amen 
Usage: 48

I say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

σοί 
Soi 
thee, thou, thy, thine own, not tr
Usage: 113

μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

a man
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

be born
γεννάω 
Gennao 
Usage: 84

ἄνωθεν 
Anothen 
from above, top, again, from the first, from the beginning, not tr
Usage: 10

οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

see
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

the kingdom
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 3:3

Devotionals containing John 3:3

Images John 3:3

Context Readings

A Meeting With Nicodemus

2 This man came to him at night and said to him, "Rabbi, we know that [you are] a teacher who has come from God, for no one is able to perform these signs that you are performing unless God were with him." 3 Jesus answered and said to him, "Truly, truly I say to you, unless someone is born from above, he is not able to see the kingdom of God." 4 Nicodemus said to him, "How can a man be born [when he] is an old man? He is not able to enter into his mother's womb for the second time and be born, [can he]?"


Cross References

2 Corinthians 5:17

Therefore if anyone [is] in Christ, [he is] a new creation; the old [things] have passed away; behold, new [things] have come.

1 Peter 1:23-25

[because you] have been born again, not from perishable seed but imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God.

John 1:13

who were born not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of a husband, but of God.

John 3:5-6

Jesus answered, "Truly, truly I say to you, unless someone is born of water and spirit, he is not able to enter into the kingdom of God.

Galatians 6:15

For neither is circumcision anything nor uncircumcision, but a new creation.

Titus 3:5

he saved us, not by deeds of righteousness that we have done, but because of his mercy, through the washing of regeneration and renewal by the Holy Spirit,

1 Peter 1:3

Blessed [be] the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

1 John 2:29

If you know that he is righteous, you know that everyone who practices righteousness has been fathered by him.

1 John 3:9

Everyone who is fathered by God does not practice sin, because his seed resides in him, and [he is] not able to sin, because he has been fathered by God.

1 John 5:1

Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been fathered by God, and everyone who loves {the father} also loves the [child] fathered by him.

Deuteronomy 29:4

But Yahweh has not given to you a heart to understand, or eyes to see, or ears to hear, [even] {to this day}.

John 12:40

"He has blinded their eyes and hardened their hearts, lest they see with [their] eyes and understand with [their] hearts and turn, and I heal them."

2 Corinthians 1:19-20

For the Son of God, Jesus Christ, the one who was proclaimed among you by us, by me and Silvanus and Timothy, did not become "yes" and "no," but has become "yes" in him.

2 Corinthians 4:4

among whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, so that they would not see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

Ephesians 2:1

And you, {although you were dead} in your trespasses and sins,

James 1:17-18

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of change.

James 3:17

But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceful, gentle, obedient, full of mercy and good fruits, nonjudgmental, without hypocrisy,

1 John 5:18

We know that everyone who is fathered by God does not sin, but the one fathered by God, he protects him, and the evil one does not touch him.

Revelation 3:14

"And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: "This is what the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the originator of God's creation, says:

Jeremiah 5:21

Hear this please, foolish and {senseless} people, {who have eyes} but do not see, {who have ears} but do not hear.'

Matthew 5:18

For truly I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not one tiny letter or one stroke of a letter will pass away from the law until all takes place.

Matthew 13:11-16

And he answered [and] said to them, "To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to those [people] it has not been granted.

Matthew 16:17

And Jesus answered [and] said to him, "Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, because flesh and blood did not reveal [this] to you, but my Father [who is] in heaven.

John 1:5

And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not overcome it.

John 1:51

And he said to him, "Truly, truly I say to all of you, you will see heaven opened and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of Man."

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