Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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.

American Standard Version

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

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 you, Except a man be born of water and of 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 you, You must be born again.


Cross References

Genesis 6:12

And God looked upon 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? no one.

Job 25:4

How then can man be justified 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 righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

Galatians 5:16-21

This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill 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 God 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 who 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 them; 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 passions of sins, which were by the law, did work in our members to bring forth fruit unto death.

Romans 7:18

For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwells no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not.

Romans 7:25-1

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

Romans 8:13

For if you live after the flesh, you shall die: but if you through the Spirit do put to death the deeds of the body, you 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, made of dust: the second man is the Lord from heaven.

2 Corinthians 5:17

Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creation: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

Galatians 5:24

And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.

Ephesians 2:3

Among whom also we all had our behavior in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.

Colossians 2:11

In whom also you are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ:

1 John 3:9

Whosoever is born of God does not commit sin; for his nature remains in him: and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.

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