Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Nicodemus answered and said unto him, How can these things be?

New American Standard Bible

Nicodemus said to Him, "How can these things be?"

King James Version

Nicodemus answered and said unto him, How can these things be?

Holman Bible

“How can these things be?” asked Nicodemus.

International Standard Version

Nicodemus asked him, "How can that be?"

A Conservative Version

Nicodemus answered and said to him, How can these things happen?

Amplified

Nicodemus answered by asking, How can all this be possible?

An Understandable Version

Then Nicodemus asked Jesus, "How can these things happen?"

Anderson New Testament

Nicodemus answered and said to him: How can these things be?

Bible in Basic English

And Nicodemus said to him, How is it possible for these things to be?

Common New Testament

Nicodemus said to him, "How can this be?"

Daniel Mace New Testament

Nicodemus answered, how can that be?

Darby Translation

Nicodemus answered and said to him, How can these things be?

Godbey New Testament

Nicodemus responded and said to Him, How are these things able to he?

Goodspeed New Testament

Nicodemus said to him, "How can that be?"

John Wesley New Testament

Nicodemus answered and said to him, How can these things be?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Nicodemus answered and said unto him, How can this be done?

Julia Smith Translation

Nicodemus answered and said to him, How can these things be?

King James 2000

Nicodemus answered and said unto him, How can these things be?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Nicodemus answered and said to him, "How can these [things] be?"

Modern King James verseion

Nicodemus answered and said to Him, How can these things be?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Nicodemus answered and said unto him, "How can these things be?"

Moffatt New Testament

Nicodemus answered, "How can that be?"

Montgomery New Testament

"How can this be?" said Nicodemus in reply.

NET Bible

Nicodemus replied, "How can these things be?"

New Heart English Bible

Nicodemus answered and said to him, "How can these things be?"

Noyes New Testament

Nicodemus answered and said to him, How can these things be?

Sawyer New Testament

Nicodemus answered and said to him, How can these things be?

The Emphasized Bible

Nicodemus answered, and said unto him - How, can these things, come about?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Nicodemus answered and said unto him, How can these things be?

Twentieth Century New Testament

"How can that be?" asked Nicodemus.

Webster

Nicodemus answered and said to him, How can these things be?

Weymouth New Testament

"How is all this possible?" asked Nicodemus.

Williams New Testament

Then Nicodemus answered by asking, "How can this be?"

World English Bible

Nicodemus answered him, "How can these things be?"

Worrell New Testament

Nicodemus answered, and said to Him, "How can these things be?"

Worsley New Testament

Nicodemus answered and said unto Him, How can these things be?

Youngs Literal Translation

Nicodemus answered and said to him, 'How are these things able to happen?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Νικόδημος 
Nikodemos 
Usage: 5

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

and

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

ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824


Usage: 0

How
πῶς 
Pos 
Usage: 65

can
δύναμαι 
Dunamai 
can , cannot , be able, may , able,
Usage: 140

ταῦτα 
Tauta 
Usage: 188

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

A Meeting With Nicodemus

8 The wind bloweth where it will, and thou hearest the voice thereof, but knowest not whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit. 9 Nicodemus answered and said unto him, How can these things be? 10 Jesus answered and said unto him, Art thou the teacher of Israel, and understandest not these things?


Cross References

John 6:52

The Jews therefore strove one with another, saying, How can this man give us his flesh to eat?

John 6:60

Many therefore of his disciples, when the heard this , said, This is a hard saying; who can hear it?

Luke 1:34

And Mary said unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man?

Proverbs 4:18

But the path of the righteous is as the dawning light, That shineth more and more unto the perfect day.

Isaiah 42:16

And I will bring the blind by a way that they know not; in paths that they know not will I lead them; I will make darkness light before them, and crooked places straight. These things will I do, and I will not forsake them.

Mark 8:24-25

And he looked up, and said, I see men; for I behold them as trees, walking.

John 3:4

Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born when he is old? can he enter a second time into his mother's womb, and be born?

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