Parallel Verses

King James Version

And ye will not come to me, that ye might have life.

New American Standard Bible

and you are unwilling to come to Me so that you may have life.

Holman Bible

And you are not willing to come to Me that you may have life.

International Standard Version

But you are not willing to come to me to have life.

A Conservative Version

And ye will not come to me, so that ye may have life.

American Standard Version

and ye will not come to me, that ye may have life.

Amplified

And still you are not willing [but refuse] to come to Me, so that you might have life.

An Understandable Version

But you do not want to come to me [i.e., to believe in me. See verse 38] so that you will have [never ending] life.

Anderson New Testament

and yet you refuse to come to me, that you may have life.

Bible in Basic English

And still you have no desire to come to me so that you may have life.

Common New Testament

Yet you refuse to come to me that you may have life.

Daniel Mace New Testament

yet you will not come to me, that ye may have life.

Darby Translation

and ye will not come to me that ye might have life.

Godbey New Testament

and you do not wish to come unto me, in order that you may have life.

Goodspeed New Testament

yet you refuse to come to me for life.

John Wesley New Testament

Yet ye will not come to me, that ye may have life.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And ye will not come to me, that ye might have life.

Julia Smith Translation

And ye wish not to come to me, that ye might have life.

King James 2000

And you will not come to me, that you might have life.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And you are not willing to come to me so that you may have life.

Modern King James verseion

and you will not come to Me that you might have life.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And yet will ye not come to me that ye might have life.

Montgomery New Testament

"you will not come to me that you may have life.

NET Bible

but you are not willing to come to me so that you may have life.

New Heart English Bible

Yet you will not come to me, that you may have life.

Noyes New Testament

and ye are not willing to come to me, that ye may have life.

Sawyer New Testament

and you will not come to me that you may have life.

The Emphasized Bible

And yet ye choose not to come unto me, that, life, ye may have.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And ye will not come to me, that ye might have life.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And, though it is those very Scriptures that bear testimony to me, you refuse to come to me to have life.

Webster

And ye will not come to me, that ye may have life.

Weymouth New Testament

and yet you are unwilling to come to me that you may have Life.

Williams New Testament

but you refuse to come to me to get possession of life.

World English Bible

Yet you will not come to me, that you may have life.

Worrell New Testament

and ye are not willing to come to Me, that ye may have life.

Worsley New Testament

and they testify of me: and yet ye will not come to me, that ye may have life.

Youngs Literal Translation

and ye do not will to come unto me, that ye may have life;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

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

ye will
θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

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

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

to
πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

me
μέ 
me 
me, I, my, not tr
Usage: 122

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 5:40

Devotionals containing John 5:40

Images John 5:40

Prayers for John 5:40

Context Readings

Further Testimony About The Son

39 Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me. 40 And ye will not come to me, that ye might have life. 41 I receive not honour from men.



Cross References

Matthew 23:37

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!

John 3:19

And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.

John 6:37

All that the Father giveth me shall come to me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.

Psalm 81:11

But my people would not hearken to my voice; and Israel would none of me.

Isaiah 49:7

Thus saith the LORD, the Redeemer of Israel, and his Holy One, to him whom man despiseth, to him whom the nation abhorreth, to a servant of rulers, Kings shall see and arise, princes also shall worship, because of the LORD that is faithful, and the Holy One of Israel, and he shall choose thee.

Isaiah 50:2

Wherefore, when I came, was there no man? when I called, was there none to answer? Is my hand shortened at all, that it cannot redeem? or have I no power to deliver? behold, at my rebuke I dry up the sea, I make the rivers a wilderness: their fish stinketh, because there is no water, and dieth for thirst.

Isaiah 53:1-3

Who hath believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the LORD revealed?

Matthew 22:3

And sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding: and they would not come.

John 1:11

He came unto his own, and his own received him not.

John 5:44

How can ye believe, which receive honour one of another, and seek not the honour that cometh from God only?

John 6:27

Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you: for him hath God the Father sealed.

John 6:40

And this is the will of him that sent me, that every one which seeth the Son, and believeth on him, may have everlasting life: and I will raise him up at the last day.

John 6:68-69

Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? thou hast the words of eternal life.

John 7:37-38

In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink.

John 8:45-46

And because I tell you the truth, ye believe me not.

John 11:25-26

Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:

John 12:37-41

But though he had done so many miracles before them, yet they believed not on him:

Romans 6:23

For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

1 John 5:11-13

And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

Revelation 22:17

And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.

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