Parallel Verses

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.

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; the flesh conveys no benefit [it is of no account]. The words I have spoken to you are spirit and life [providing eternal 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Images John 6:63

Context Readings

Many Disciples Desert Jesus

62 What then, if ye should see the Son of man ascending up, where He was before? 63  The spirit is the principle of life, the flesh availeth nothing: now the words that I speak unto you are spirit, and therefore life. 64 But there are some of you that believe not: (for Jesus knew from the beginning, who they were that believed not, and who would betray Him:



Cross References

John 6:68

Then Simon Peter answered Him, Lord, to whom shall we go?

1 Corinthians 15:45

And so it is written, "The first man Adam was made a living soul." But the last Adam is an enlivening spirit.

1 Corinthians 15:45

And so it is written, "The first man Adam was made a living soul." But the last Adam is an enlivening spirit.

1 Corinthians 15:45

And so it is written, "The first man Adam was made a living soul." But the last Adam is an enlivening spirit.

1 Corinthians 15:45

And so it is written, "The first man Adam was made a living soul." But the last Adam is an enlivening spirit.

1 Corinthians 15:45

And so it is written, "The first man Adam was made a living soul." But the last Adam is an enlivening spirit.

John 12:49-50

For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father, who sent me, gave me a commandment, what I should say and what I should speak.

Romans 8:2

For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath set me free from the law of sin and death.

Romans 10:8-10

bring up Christ from the dead)" but what saith it? "The word is nigh thee, in thy mouth and in thy heart." This is the word of faith which we preach: that if thou confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus,

Galatians 5:25

If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.

Galatians 5:25

If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.

Galatians 5:25-10

If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.

Romans 10:17

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

1 Corinthians 2:9-14

But as it is written, "Eye hath not seen, and ear hath not heard, nor have entered into the heart of man, what things God hath prepared for those that love Him."

1 Corinthians 11:27-29

So that whosoever eateth this bread, or drinketh of the cup of the Lord unworthily, shall be guilty of profaning the body and blood of the Lord.

2 Corinthians 3:6-8

Who hath also fitted us to be ministers of the new covenant, not of the letter, but of the Spirit: for the letter killeth, but the Spirit giveth life.

Galatians 6:15

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but being created anew.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

For this also we thank God continually, that when ye received the word of God, which ye heard from us, ye received it not as the word of men, but (as it is in truth) the word of God, which also worketh effectually in you that believe.

1 Timothy 4:8

For bodily exercise profiteth little, but piety is profitable unto all things, having the promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come:

Hebrews 4:12

For the word of God is lively and efficacious, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing of soul and spirit, and of the very joints and marrow, and judging the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

Hebrews 13:9

be not then carried about by various and strange doctrines; for it is good that the heart be established by grace, and not in meats, in which those that have been most exact, have not profited by them.

James 1:18

who hath of his own will begotten us by the word of truth, that we might be a kind of first-fruits of his creatures.

1 Peter 1:23

being regenerated not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God which liveth and abideth for ever.

1 Peter 3:18

As Christ also once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust (that He might introduce us to God) being indeed put to death in the flesh, but raised to life by the Spirit:

1 Peter 3:21

The resemblance of which, even baptism, doth also now save us, (not the outward cleansing of filth from the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience towards God) by the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

Romans 2:25

For circumcision indeed is profitable, if thou keep the law: but if thou be a transgressor of the law, thy circumcision is become uncircumcision.

Romans 3:1-2

What then is the advantage of the Jew, or what is the profit of circumcision?

Galatians 5:6

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but faith which worketh by love.

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