Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

New American Standard Bible

"That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

King James Version

That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Holman Bible

Whatever is born of the flesh is flesh, and whatever is born of the Spirit is spirit.

International Standard Version

What is born of the flesh is flesh, and what is born of the Spirit is spirit.

A Conservative Version

That which is begotten from the flesh is flesh, and that which is begotten from the Spirit is spirit.

Amplified

What is born of [from] the flesh is flesh [of the physical is physical]; and what is born of the Spirit is spirit.

An Understandable Version

Whoever is born from human parents is a human being; and whoever is born from the Holy Spirit is a spiritual being.

Anderson New Testament

That which is begotten of the flesh, is flesh; and that which is begotten of the Spirit, is spirit.

Bible in Basic English

That which has birth from the flesh is flesh, and that which has birth from the Spirit is spirit.

Common New Testament

That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the cleansing of the body is only external, but the purification of the spirit is spiritual.

Darby Translation

That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Godbey New Testament

That which has been born of the flesh is flesh; and that which has been born of the Spirit is spirit.

Goodspeed New Testament

Whatever owes its birth to the physical is physical, and whatever owes its birth to the Spirit is spiritual.

John Wesley New Testament

That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit, is spirit.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Julia Smith Translation

That born of flesh is flesh; and that born of the Spirit is spirit.

King James 2000

That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Lexham Expanded Bible

What is born of the flesh is flesh, and what is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Modern King James verseion

That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

That which is born of the flesh, is flesh. And that which is born of the spirit, is spirit.

Moffatt New Testament

What is born of the flesh is flesh: what is born of the Spirit is Spirit.

Montgomery New Testament

What is born of the flesh is flesh; and what is born of the Spirit is spirit.

NET Bible

What is born of the flesh is flesh, and what is born of the Spirit is spirit.

New Heart English Bible

That which is born of the flesh is flesh. That which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Noyes New Testament

That which is born of the flesh, is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit, is spirit.

Sawyer New Testament

That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is a spirit.

The Emphasized Bible

That which hath been born of the flesh, is, flesh, and, that which hath been born of the spirit, is, spirit.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Twentieth Century New Testament

All that owes its birth to human nature is human, and all that owes its birth to the Spirit is spiritual.

Webster

That which is born of the flesh, is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit, is spirit.

Weymouth New Testament

Whatever has been born of the flesh is flesh, and whatever has been born of the Spirit is spirit.

Williams New Testament

Whatever is born of the physical is physical, and whatever is born of the Spirit is spiritual.

World English Bible

That which is born of the flesh is flesh. That which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Worrell New Testament

That which has been born of the flesh is flesh: and that which has been born of the Spirit is spirit.

Worsley New Testament

That, which is born of the flesh, is flesh; and that, which is born of the Spirit, is spirit.

Youngs Literal Translation

that which hath been born of the flesh is flesh, and that which hath been born of the Spirit is spirit.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γεννάω 
Gennao 
Usage: 84

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 flesh
σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

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

σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

and

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

γεννάω 
Gennao 
Usage: 84

the Spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 3:6

Devotionals containing John 3:6

Images John 3:6

Context Readings

A Meeting With Nicodemus

5 Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except one be born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God! 6 That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. 7 Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born anew.


Cross References

Genesis 6:12

And God saw the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted their way upon the earth.

Job 14:4

Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? not one.

Job 25:4

How then can man be just with God? Or how can he be clean that is born of a woman?

Ezekiel 36:26-27

A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you; and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you a heart of flesh.

Romans 8:4-9

that the ordinance of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

Galatians 5:16-21

But I say, walk by the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.

Genesis 5:3

And Adam lived a hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image; and called his name Seth:

Genesis 6:5

And Jehovah saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

Job 15:14-16

What is man, that he should be clean? And he that is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

Psalm 51:10

Create in me a clean heart, O God; And renew a right spirit within me.

Ezekiel 11:19-20

And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you; and I will take the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them a heart of flesh;

John 1:13

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

Romans 7:5

For when we were in the flesh, the sinful passions, which were through the law, wrought in our members to bring forth fruit unto death.

Romans 7:18

For I know that in me, that is, in my flesh, dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me, but to do that which is good is not.

Romans 7:25-1

I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord. So then I of myself with the mind, indeed, serve the law of God; but with the flesh the law of sin.

Romans 8:13

for if ye live after the flesh, ye must die; but if by the Spirit ye put to death the deeds of the body, ye shall live.

1 Corinthians 6:17

But he that is joined unto the Lord is one spirit.

1 Corinthians 15:47-50

The first man is of the earth, earthy: the second man is of heaven.

2 Corinthians 5:17

Wherefore if any man is in Christ, he is a new creature: the old things are passed away; behold, they are become new.

Galatians 5:24

And they that are of Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with the passions and the lusts thereof.

Ephesians 2:3

among whom we also all once lived in the lust of our flesh, doing the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest:--

Colossians 2:11

in whom ye were also circumcised with a circumcision not made with hands, in the putting off of the body of the flesh, in the circumcision of Christ;

1 John 3:9

Whosoever is begotten of God doeth no sin, because his seed abideth in him: and he cannot sin, because he is begotten of God.

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