Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"But the testimony which I receive is not from man, but I say these things so that you may be saved.

King James Version

But I receive not testimony from man: but these things I say, that ye might be saved.

Holman Bible

I don’t receive man’s testimony, but I say these things so that you may be saved.

International Standard Version

I myself do not accept human testimony, but I am saying these things so that you may be saved.

A Conservative Version

But I do not take the testimony from man. However, I say these things, so that ye may be saved.

American Standard Version

But the witness which I receive is not from man: howbeit I say these things, that ye may be saved.

Amplified

But I do not receive [a mere] human witness [the evidence which I accept on My behalf is not from man]; but I simply mention all these things in order that you may be saved (made and kept safe and sound).

An Understandable Version

But I do not rely on the testimony of men about me; therefore I tell you these things so you will be saved [i.e., from condemning judgment. See verse 29].

Anderson New Testament

But I receive not testimony from man; yet I say these things that you may be saved.

Bible in Basic English

But I have no need of a man's witness: I only say these things so that you may have salvation.

Common New Testament

Not that the testimony which I receive is from man; but I say this that you may be saved.

Daniel Mace New Testament

not that I need the testimony of men: but this I tell you, for your own security.

Darby Translation

But I do not receive witness from man, but I say this that ye might be saved.

Godbey New Testament

but I do not receive the witness with man: but I speak these things that you may be saved.

Goodspeed New Testament

But the testimony that I accept is not from any man; I am only saying this that you may be saved.

John Wesley New Testament

But I receive not testimony from man; but these things I say, that ye may be saved.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But I receive not testimony from man, but I say these things that ye might be saved.

Julia Smith Translation

But I receive not testimony from man: but these I say that ye might be saved.

King James 2000

But I receive not testimony from man: but these things I say, that you might be saved.

Lexham Expanded Bible

(And I do not receive testimony from people, but I say these [things] in order that you may be saved.)

Modern King James verseion

But I do not receive testimony from man, but these things I say so that you might be saved.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

but I receive not the record of man. Nevertheless, these things I say, that ye might be safe.

Moffatt New Testament

(though I accept no testimony from man ??I only speak of this testimony, that you may be saved);

Montgomery New Testament

"(Though for myself I accept no witness from man; I only mention that you may be saved.)

NET Bible

(I do not accept human testimony, but I say this so that you may be saved.)

New Heart English Bible

But the testimony which I receive is not from man. However, I say these things that you may be saved.

Noyes New Testament

But the testimony which I receive is not from man; but these things I say, that ye may be saved.

Sawyer New Testament

but I receive not testimony from a man; but I say these things that you may be saved.

The Emphasized Bible

I, however, not from man, my witness, receive; but, these things, I say, that, ye, may be saved: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But I receive not testimony from man: but I speak these things, that ye may believe.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But the testimony which I receive is not from man; I am saying this for your Salvation.

Webster

But I receive not testimony from man: but these things I say, that ye may be saved.

Weymouth New Testament

But the testimony on my behalf which I accept is not from man; though I say all this in order that you may be saved.

Williams New Testament

However, I do not accept mere human testimony, but I am saying this that you may be saved.

World English Bible

But the testimony which I receive is not from man. However, I say these things that you may be saved.

Worrell New Testament

But the testimony I receive is not from man; but these things I say, that ye may be saved.

Worsley New Testament

though I need not testimony from man; but I say these things that ye may be saved.

Youngs Literal Translation

'But I do not receive testimony from man, but these things I say that ye may be saved;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

μαρτυρία 
Marturia 
Usage: 29

παρά 
Para 
of, with, from, by ... side, at, than,
Usage: 145

man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

ταῦτα 
Tauta 
Usage: 188

I say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120

Context Readings

Further Testimony About The Son

33 "You have sent to John, and he has testified to the truth. 34 "But the testimony which I receive is not from man, but I say these things so that you may be saved. 35 "He was the lamp that was burning and was shining and you were willing to rejoice for a while in his light.



Cross References

Luke 19:41-42

When He approached Jerusalem, He saw the city and wept over it,

John 20:31

but these have been written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing you may have life in His name.

1 John 5:9

If we receive the testimony of men, the testimony of God is greater; for the testimony of God is this, that He has testified concerning His Son.

Luke 13:34

"O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, just as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you would not have it!

Luke 19:10

"For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost."

Luke 24:47

and that repentance for forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in His name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

John 5:41

"I do not receive glory from men;

John 8:54

Jesus answered, "If I glorify Myself, My glory is nothing; it is My Father who glorifies Me, of whom you say, 'He is our God';

Romans 3:3

What then? If some did not believe, their unbelief will not nullify the faithfulness of God, will it?

Romans 10:1

Brethren, my heart's desire and my prayer to God for them is for their salvation.

Romans 10:21

But as for Israel He says, "ALL THE DAY LONG I HAVE STRETCHED OUT MY HANDS TO A DISOBEDIENT AND OBSTINATE PEOPLE."

Romans 12:21

Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

1 Corinthians 9:22

To the weak I became weak, that I might win the weak; I have become all things to all men, so that I may by all means save some.

1 Timothy 2:3-4

This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior,

1 Timothy 4:16

Pay close attention to yourself and to your teaching; persevere in these things, for as you do this you will ensure salvation both for yourself and for those who hear you.

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