Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

He who comes from above is above all. He who has his origin in the earth is of the earth, and speaks as of the earth. He who comes out of heaven is above all,

New American Standard Bible

"He who comes from above is above all, he who is of the earth is from the earth and speaks of the earth He who comes from heaven is above all.

King James Version

He that cometh from above is above all: he that is of the earth is earthly, and speaketh of the earth: he that cometh from heaven is above all.

Holman Bible

The One who comes from above is above all. The one who is from the earth is earthly and speaks in earthly terms. The One who comes from heaven is above all.

International Standard Version

The one who comes from above is superior to everything. The one who is of the earth belongs to the earth and speaks about earthly things. The one who comes from heaven is superior to everything.

A Conservative Version

He who comes from above is above all things. He who is of the earth is of the earth, and speaks of the earth. He who comes from heaven is above all things.

American Standard Version

He that cometh from above is above all: he that is of the earth is of the earth, and of the earth he speaketh: he that cometh from heaven is above all.

Amplified

He Who comes from above (heaven) is [far] above all [others]; he who comes from the earth belongs to the earth, and talks the language of earth [his words are from an earthly standpoint]. He Who comes from heaven is [far] above all others [far superior to all others in prominence and in excellence].

An Understandable Version

The One who comes from above [i.e., Jesus] ranks over all [others]; but the one who is out of the earth [i.e., of human origin] is [merely] an earthly [being] and he speaks in earthly [ways]. [But] the One who comes from heaven [i.e., Jesus] ranks over all [others].

Anderson New Testament

He that comes from above, is over all. He that is from the earth, is from the earth, and speaks from the earth. He that comes from heaven, is over all;

Bible in Basic English

He who comes from heaven is greater than all others: he who comes from earth is of the earth, and of the earth are his words: he who comes from heaven is over all.

Common New Testament

"He who comes from above is above all; he who is of the earth belongs to the earth, and of the earth he speaks. He who comes from heaven is above all.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but I must decline. he that cometh from above, is above all: he that is from the earth, is earthly, and his language is likewise earthly: he that cometh from heaven is above all.

Godbey New Testament

He that cometh from above is above all;

Goodspeed New Testament

He who comes from above is above all others. A son of earth belongs to earth and speaks of earth. He who comes from heaven is above all others.

John Wesley New Testament

he that is of the earth is earthly, and speaketh of the earth: he that cometh from heaven is above all.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that comes from above is above all; he that is of the earth is earthly and speaks earthly things: he that comes from heaven is above all.

Julia Smith Translation

He coming from above is above all, he being of the earth is of earth, and speaks of earth: he coming from heaven is above all.

King James 2000

He that comes from above is above all: he that is of the earth is earthly, and speaks of the earth: he that comes from heaven is above all.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The one who comes from above is over all. The one who is from the earth is from the earth and speaks from the earth; the one who comes from heaven is over all.

Modern King James verseion

He who comes from above is above all; he who is from the earth is earthly and speaks from the earth. He who comes from Heaven is above all,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that cometh from on high is above all: he that is of the earth is of the earth, and speaketh of the earth. He that cometh from heaven, is above all:

Moffatt New Testament

He who comes from above is far above all others; he who springs from earth belongs to earth and speaks of earth; he who comes from heaven [is far above all others.

Montgomery New Testament

"He that comes from above is above all; but one who is of the earth, of the earth he is, and of the earth he speaks. He who comes from heaven is above all.

NET Bible

The one who comes from above is superior to all. The one who is from the earth belongs to the earth and speaks about earthly things. The one who comes from heaven is superior to all.

New Heart English Bible

He who comes from above is above all. He who is from the earth belongs to the earth, and speaks of the earth. He who comes from heaven is above all.

Noyes New Testament

He that cometh from above is above all. He that is from the earth is earthly, and speaketh earthly things; he that cometh from heaven

Sawyer New Testament

He that comes from above is above all; he that is of the earth is of the earth, and speaks of the earth. He that comes from heaven is above all;

The Emphasized Bible

He that, from above, doth come, over all, is: he that is of the earth, of the earth, is, and, of the earth, doth speak: he that, out of heaven, doth come, over all, is,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

He that cometh from above is above all: he whose origin is from earth is of the earth, and speaketh of the earth: he who cometh from heaven is above all.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He who comes from above is above all others; but a child of earth is earthly, and his teaching is earthly, too. He who comes from Heaven is above all others.

Webster

He that cometh from above is above all: he that is of the earth is earthly, and speaketh of the earth: he that cometh from heaven is above all.

Weymouth New Testament

He who comes from above is above all. He whose origin is from the earth is not only himself from the earth, his teaching also is from the earth. He who comes from Heaven is above all.

Williams New Testament

He who comes from above is far above all others. He who springs from earth belongs to the earth and speaks of earth. He who comes from heaven is far above all others.

World English Bible

He who comes from above is above all. He who is from the Earth belongs to the Earth, and speaks of the Earth. He who comes from heaven is above all.

Worrell New Testament

He That cometh from above is above all; he that is of the earth is of the earth, and speaks of the earth; He that cometh from Heaven is above all.

Worsley New Testament

He, that cometh from above, is above all: he that is of the earth, is earthly, and talketh like one of the earth:

Youngs Literal Translation

he who from above is coming is above all; he who is from the earth, from the earth he is, and from the earth he speaketh; he who from the heaven is coming is above all.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

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

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

ἐπάνω 
Epano 
ἐπάνω 
Epano 
Usage: 12
Usage: 12

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

he that is
ὤν οὖσα ὄν 
On 
being, when ... was, which is, that is, not tr,
Usage: 128

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709
Usage: 709

the earth
γῆ 
Ge 
γῆ 
Ge 
Usage: 186
Usage: 186

γῆ 
Ge 
Usage: 186

and

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

λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

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

ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

References

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Additional Testimony By John The Baptist About Jesus

30 He must increase, but I must decrease. 31 He who comes from above is above all. He who has his origin in the earth is of the earth, and speaks as of the earth. He who comes out of heaven is above all, 32 and what he has seen and has heard, this he testifies; and no one receives his testimony.



Cross References

John 8:23

And he said to them, Ye are from beneath; I am from above. Ye are of this world; I am not of this world.

Matthew 28:18

And Jesus coming up spoke to them, saying, All power has been given me in heaven and upon earth.

John 6:33

For the bread of God is he who comes down out of heaven and gives life to the world.

Romans 9:5

whose are the fathers; and of whom, as according to flesh, is the Christ, who is over all, God blessed for ever. Amen.

1 John 4:5

They are of the world; for this reason they speak as of the world, and the world hears them.

John 1:15

(John bears witness of him, and he has cried, saying, This was he of whom I said, He that comes after me is preferred before me, for he was before me;)

John 1:27

he who comes after me, the thong of whose sandal I am not worthy to unloose.

John 1:30

He it is of whom I said, A man comes after me who takes a place before me, because he was before me;

John 3:12-13

If I have said the earthly things to you, and ye believe not, how, if I say the heavenly things to you, will ye believe?

John 5:21-25

For even as the Father raises the dead and quickens them, thus the Son also quickens whom he will:

John 6:51

I am the living bread which has come down out of heaven: if any one shall have eaten of this bread he shall live for ever; but the bread withal which I shall give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.

John 16:27-28

for the Father himself has affection for you, because ye have had affection for me, and have believed that I came out from God.

Acts 10:36

The word which he sent to the sons of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus Christ, (he is Lord of all things,)

1 Corinthians 15:47-48

the first man out of the earth, made of dust; the second man, out of heaven.

Ephesians 1:20-21

in which he wrought in the Christ in raising him from among the dead, and he set him down at his right hand in the heavenlies,

Ephesians 4:8-10

Wherefore he says, Having ascended up on high, he has led captivity captive, and has given gifts to men.

Philippians 2:9-11

Wherefore also God highly exalted him, and granted him a name, that which is above every name,

Hebrews 9:1

The first therefore also indeed had ordinances of service, and the sanctuary, a worldly one.

Hebrews 9:9-10

the which is an image for the present time, according to which both gifts and sacrifices, unable to perfect as to conscience him that worshipped, are offered,

1 Peter 3:22

who is at the right hand of God, gone into heaven, angels and authorities and powers being subjected to him.

Revelation 19:16

And he has upon his garment, and upon his thigh, a name written, King of kings, and Lord of lords.

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