Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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,

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 become more important, but I must become less important." 31 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. 32 He testifies about what he has seen and heard, yet no one accepts his testimony.



Cross References

John 8:23

He told them, "You are from below, I'm from above. You are of this world, but I'm not of this world.

Matthew 28:18

Then Jesus approached them and told them, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.

John 6:33

The bread of God is the one who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world."

Romans 9:5

To the Israelis belong the patriarchs, and from them, the Messiah descended, who is God over all, the one who is forever blessed. Amen.

1 John 4:5

These people belong to the world. That is why they speak from the world's perspective, and the world listens to them.

John 1:15

John told the truth about him when he cried out, "This is the person about whom I said, "The one who comes after me ranks higher than me, because he existed before me.'"

John 1:27

the one who is coming after me, whose sandal straps I am not worthy to untie."

John 1:30

This is the one about whom I said, "After me comes a man who ranks above me, because he existed before me.'

John 3:12-13

If I have told you people about earthly things and you do not believe, how will you believe if I tell you about heavenly things?

John 5:21-25

Just as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, so also the Son gives life to those he chooses.

John 6:51

I'm the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats this bread, he'll live forever. And the bread I will give for the life of the world is my flesh."

John 16:27-28

because the Father himself loves you, and because you have loved me and believed that I came from God.

Acts 10:36

He has sent his word to the descendants of Israel and brought them the good news of peace through Jesus the Messiah. This man is the Lord of everyone.

1 Corinthians 15:47-48

The first man came from the dust of the earth; the second man came from heaven.

Ephesians 1:20-21

which he brought about in the Messiah when he raised him from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly realm.

Ephesians 4:8-10

That is why God says, "When he went up to the highest place, he led captives into captivity and gave gifts to people."

Philippians 2:9-11

Now lifted up by God to heaven, a name above all others given, this matchless name possessing.

Hebrews 9:1

Now even the first covenant had regulations for worship and an earthly sanctuary.

Hebrews 9:9-10

This illustration for today indicates that the gifts and sacrifices being offered could not clear the conscience of a worshiper,

1 Peter 3:22

who has gone to heaven and is at the right hand of God, where angels, authorities, and powers have been made subject to him.

Revelation 19:16

On his robe that covers his thigh he has a name written: KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS

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