John 6:63 It is the spirit that quickeneth, the flesh profiteth nothing. The words that I speak unto you are spirit and life.


Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

It is the spirit that quickeneth, the flesh profiteth nothing. The words that I speak unto you are spirit and life.

New American Standard Bible

"It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing; the words that I have spoken to you are spirit and are life.

King James Version

It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.

Holman Bible

The Spirit is the One who gives life. The flesh doesn't help at all. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and are life.

International Standard Version

It's the Spirit who gives life; the flesh accomplishes nothing. The words that I've spoken to you are spirit and life.

A Conservative Version

It is the spirit that makes alive. The flesh benefits nothing. The sayings that I speak to you are spirit, are life.

American Standard Version

It is the spirit that giveth life; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I have spoken unto you are spirit, are are life.

Amplified

It is the Spirit Who gives life [He is the Life-giver]; the flesh conveys no benefit whatever [there is no profit in it]. The words (truths) that I have been speaking to you are spirit and life.

An Understandable Version

It is the Holy Spirit who [Note: The Greek word here is "that" instead of "who"] gives life [i.e., understanding the spiritual nature of Jesus' teaching can produce spiritual life]; the flesh is of no value [i.e., understanding Jesus' teaching only in a physical sense makes it worthless]. The words I have spoken to you are [from the] Holy Spirit and [they give] life.

Anderson New Testament

It is the spirit that makes alive; the flesh profits nothing; the words that I speak to you are spirit and life.

Bible in Basic English

The spirit is the life giver; the flesh is of no value: the words which I have said to you are spirit and they are life.

Common New Testament

It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit, and they are life.

Daniel Mace New Testament

it is the action of the mind that vivifies, that of the body profits nothing: the words that I have delivered to you, spiritually understood, give life.

Darby Translation

It is the Spirit which quickens, the flesh profits nothing: the words which I have spoken unto you are spirit and are life.

Godbey New Testament

The Spirit is the One who creates life; the flesh profits nothing; the words which I have spoken unto you are spirit and life.

Goodspeed New Testament

The Spirit is what gives life; flesh is of no use at all. The things that I have said to you are spirit and they are life.

John Wesley New Testament

It is the Spirit that quickeneth: the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I have spoken, they are spirit and they are life.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The Spirit is he that gives life; the flesh profits nothing; the words that I have spoken unto you, they are Spirit and they are life.

Julia Smith Translation

It is the spirit making alive; the flesh profits nothing: the words which I speak to you are spirit, and are life.

King James 2000

It is the spirit that gives life; the flesh profits nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The Spirit is the one who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and are life.

Modern King James verseion

It is the Spirit that makes alive, the flesh profits nothing. The words that I speak to you are spirit and are life.

Moffatt New Testament

What gives life is the Spirit: flesh is of no avail at all. The words I have uttered to you are spirit and life.

Montgomery New Testament

"The spirit is what gives life; the flesh is of no avail. The words which I have been speaking to you, are spirit and are life.

NET Bible

The Spirit is the one who gives life; human nature is of no help! The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and are life.

New Heart English Bible

It is the spirit who gives life. The flesh profits nothing. The words that I speak to you are spirit, and are life.

Noyes New Testament

It is the spirit which maketh alive; the flesh profiteth nothing. The words which I have spoken to you are spirit, and are life.

Sawyer New Testament

The Spirit is that which makes alive; the flesh profits nothing; the words which I have spoken to you are spirit and life.

The Emphasized Bible

The spirit, it is, that giveth life, - the flesh, profiteth, nothing: The declarations which, I, have spoken unto you, are, spirit, and, are, life.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

The Spirit is the life-giving power; the flesh contributeth nothing: the declarations which I make to you, they are spirit, and they are life.

Twentieth Century New Testament

It is the Spirit that gives Life; mere flesh is of no avail. In the teaching that I have been giving you there is Spirit and there is Life.

Webster

It is the spirit that reviveth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak to you, they are spirit, and they are life.

Weymouth New Testament

It is the spirit which gives Life. The flesh confers no benefit whatever. The words I have spoken to you are spirit and are Life.

Williams New Testament

The Spirit is what gives life; the flesh does not help at all. The truths that I have told you are spirit and life.

World English Bible

It is the spirit who gives life. The flesh profits nothing. The words that I speak to you are spirit, and are life.

Worrell New Testament

It is the Spirit That giveth life; the flesh profits nothing: the words which I have spoken to you are spirit, and they are life.

Worsley New Testament

The spirit is the principle of life, the flesh availeth nothing: now the words that I speak unto you are spirit, and therefore life.

Youngs Literal Translation

the spirit it is that is giving life; the flesh doth not profit anything; the sayings that I speak to you are spirit, and they are life;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
It is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

the spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

ζωοποιέω 
Zoopoieo 
Usage: 9

the flesh
σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

ὠφελέω 
Opheleo 
Usage: 8

οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

the words
ῥῆμα 
Rhema 
word, saying, thing, no thing Trans, not tr
Usage: 57

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

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

λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

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

πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

and

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

Context Readings

Many Disciples Desert Jesus

62 What and if ye shall see the son of man ascend up where he was before? 63 It is the spirit that quickeneth, the flesh profiteth nothing. The words that I speak unto you are spirit and life. 64 But there are some of you that believe not." For Jesus knew from the beginning, which they were that believed not. And who should betray him.



Cross References

John 6:68

Then Simon Peter answered him, "Master, to whom shall we go? Thou hast the words of eternal life;

1 Corinthians 15:45

As it is written, "The first man Adam was made a living soul," and the last Adam was made a quickening spirit:

Deuteronomy 32:47

For it is not a vain word unto you: but it is your life: and through this word ye shall prolong your days in the land whither ye go over Jordan to conquer it."

Psalm 119:50

The same is my comfort in my trouble, for thy word hath quickened me.

Psalm 119:93

I will never forget thy commandments, for with them thou quickenest me.

Psalm 119:130

When thy word goeth forth, it giveth light and understanding unto the simple.

John 12:49-50

For I have not spoken of myself: but the father which sent me, he gave me a commandment what I should say, and what I should speak.

Romans 8:2

For the law of the spirit, that bringeth life through Jesus Christ, hath delivered me from the law of sin, and death:

Romans 10:8-10

But what saith the scripture? "The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth and in thine heart." This word is the word of faith which we preach.

Galatians 5:25

If we live in the spirit, let us walk in the spirit.

Genesis 2:7

Then the LORD God shope man, even of the mold of the earth, and breathed into his face the breath of life. So man was made a living soul.

Psalm 19:7-10

The law of the LORD is an undefiled law, converting the soul; the testimony of the LORD is sure, and giveth wisdom unto simple.

Romans 10:17

So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing cometh by the word of God.

1 Corinthians 2:9-14

But as it is written, "The eye hath not seen, and the ear hath not heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him."

1 Corinthians 11:27-29

Wherefore whosoever shall eat of this bread, or drink of the cup unworthily, shall be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord.

2 Corinthians 3:6-8

which hath made us able to minister the new testament, not of the letter, but of the spirit. For the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.

Galatians 6:15

For in Christ Jesus nether circumcision availeth any thing at all nor uncircumcision: but a new creature.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

For this cause thank we God without ceasing, because that when ye received of us the word, wherewith God was preached, ye received it not as the word of man: but even as it was, indeed, the word of God; which worketh in you that believe.

1 Timothy 4:8

For bodily exercise profiteth little: But godliness is good unto all things, as a thing which hath promises of the life that is now, and of the life to come.

Hebrews 4:12

for the word of God is quick, and mighty in operation, and sharper than any two edged sword: and entereth through, even unto the dividing asunder of the soul and the spirit and of the joints, and the marrow: and judgeth the thoughts and the intents of the heart.

Hebrews 13:9

Be not carried about with divers and strange learning. For it is a good thing that the heart be established with grace, and not with meats, which have not profited them that have had their pastime in them.

James 1:18

Of his own will begat he us with the word of life, that we should be the first fruits of his creatures.

1 Peter 1:23

for ye are born anew, not of mortal seed, but of immortal seed, by the word of God which liveth, and lasteth forever.

1 Peter 3:18

Forasmuch as Christ hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, for to bring us to God, and was killed, as pertaining to the flesh: but was quickened in the spirit.

1 Peter 3:21

which signifieth baptism that now saveth us, not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but in that a good conscience consenteth to God, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

Romans 2:25

Circumcision verily availeth if thou keep the law: But if thou break the law thy circumcision is made uncircumcision.

Romans 3:1-2

What preferment, then, hath the Jew? Other, what advantageth circumcision?

Galatians 5:6

For in Jesus Christ, neither is circumcision anything worth, neither yet uncircumcision: but faith, which by love is mighty in operation.



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