Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

That which is born of the flesh is flesh [the physical is merely physical], and that which 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.

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.

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 spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. 6 That which hath been born of the flesh, is, flesh, and, that which hath been born of the spirit, is, spirit. 7 Do not marvel, that I said unto thee: Ye must needs be born from above.


Cross References

Genesis 6:12

And God beheld the earth, and lo! it had corrupted itself, - surely all flesh had corrupted its way, on the earth.

Job 14:4

Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? Not one!

Job 25:4

How then shall, a mortal, be just with GOD? Or how shall he be pure who is born of a woman?

Ezekiel 36:26-27

And I will give you a new heart, And a new spirit, will I put within you,-And I will take away the heart of stone, of your flesh, And will give you a heart of flesh;

Romans 8:4-9

In order that, the righteous requirement of the law, might be fulfilled in us - who, not according to flesh, do walk, but according to spirit;

Galatians 5:16-21

I say, moreover - by Spirit, be walking, and, fleshly coveting, ye will in nowise fulfil;

Genesis 5:3

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

Genesis 6:5

Then Yahweh saw that great, was the wickedness of man in the earth, and that, every purpose of the devices of his heart, was only wicked all the day;

Job 15:14-16

What is a mortal, that he should be pure? or that righteous should be one born of a woman?

Psalm 51:10

A pure heart, create for me, O God, And, a steadfast spirit, renew within me.

Ezekiel 11:19-20

And I will give them another heart, And a new spirit, will I put within you, - And will take away the heart of stone out of their e flesh, and give them a heart of flesh:

John 1:13

Who - not of bloods, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but - of God, were born.

Romans 7:5

For, when we were in the flesh, the susceptibilities of sins which were through the law, used to be energized in our members unto the bringing forth of fruit unto death;

Romans 7:18

I know, in fact, that there dwelleth not in me, that is, in my flesh, anything good; for, the wishing, lieth near me, but, the working out of what is right, not!

Romans 7:25-1

Butthanks be unto God! - Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Hence, then, - I myself, with the mind, indeed, am in servitude unto a law of God; but; with the flesh; unto a law of sin.

Romans 8:13

For, if according to flesh ye live, ye are about to die, whereas, if in spirit, the practices of the flesh, ye are putting to death, ye shall attain unto life;

1 Corinthians 6:17

But, he that joineth himself unto the Lord, is, one Spirit.

1 Corinthians 15:47-50

The first man, is of the ground, earthy, the second man, is, of heaven:

2 Corinthians 5:17

On the contrary, now, no longer, are we gaining it. So that, if any one is in Christ, there is a new creation! the old things, have passed away, - Lo! they have become new!

Galatians 5:24

And, they who are of Christ Jesus, have crucified, the flesh, with its susceptibilities and covetings.

Ephesians 2:3

Among whom also, we all, had our behaviour, at one time, in the covetings of our flesh, doing the things desired by the flesh and the mind, and were children, by nature, of anger - even as the rest, -

Colossians 2:11

In whom, ye have also been circumcised with a circumcision not done by hand, in the despoiling of the body of flesh, in the circumcision of the Christ, -

1 John 3:9

Whosoever hath been born of God, is not committing, sin, because, a seed of him, within him, abideth; and he cannot be committing sin, because, of God, hath he been born.

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