Parallel Verses

King James Version

He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.

New American Standard Bible

"He who believes in Me, as the Scripture said, 'From his innermost being will flow rivers of living water.'"

Holman Bible

The one who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, will have streams of living water flow from deep within him.”

International Standard Version

The one who believes in me, as the Scripture has said, will have rivers of living water flowing from his heart."

A Conservative Version

He who believes in me, as the scripture has said, out of his belly will flow rivers of living water.

American Standard Version

He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, from within him shall flow rivers of living water.

Amplified

He who believes in Me [who cleaves to and trusts in and relies on Me] as the Scripture has said, From his innermost being shall flow [continuously] springs and rivers of living water.

An Understandable Version

As the Scripture has recorded [Note: The following is not an exact quotation from the OT, but echoes Isa. 58:11 and Zech. 14:8], 'Streams of life-giving water will flow from the person's heart who believes in me.'"

Anderson New Testament

He that believes on me, as the scripture has said, from his inner self shall flow rivers of living water.

Bible in Basic English

He who has faith in me, out of his body, as the Writings have said, will come rivers of living water.

Common New Testament

He who believes in me, as the Scripture has said, out of his heart will flow rivers of living water."

Daniel Mace New Testament

he that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his heart shall flow rivers of living water.

Darby Translation

He that believes on me, as the scripture has said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.

Godbey New Testament

The one believing on me, as the Scripture said, out of his heart shall flow rivers of living water.

Goodspeed New Testament

If anyone believes in me, streams of living water, as the Scripture says, shall flow forth from his heart."

John Wesley New Testament

He that believeth on me, out of his belly (as the scripture hath said) shall flow rivers of living water.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that believes in me, as the scripture has said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.

Julia Smith Translation

He believing in me, as said the writing, from his belly shall flow rivers of living waters.

King James 2000

He that believes on me, as the scripture has said, out of his heart shall flow rivers of living water.

Lexham Expanded Bible

the one who believes in me. Just as the scripture said, 'Out of his belly will flow rivers of living water.'"

Modern King James verseion

He who believes on Me, as the Scripture has said, "Out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that believeth on me, as sayeth the scripture, 'Out of his belly shall flow rivers of water of life.'"

Moffatt New Testament

he who believes in me ??out of his body, as scripture says, streams of living water will flow"

Montgomery New Testament

"If any man thirst let him come to me and drink. From the heart of him who believes in me will flow, as the Scripture said, rivers of living water."

NET Bible

let the one who believes in me drink. Just as the scripture says, 'From within him will flow rivers of living water.'"

New Heart English Bible

He who believes in me, as the Scripture has said, from within him will flow rivers of living water."

Noyes New Testament

He that believeth in me, from within him, as the Scripture hath said, will flow rivers of living water.

Sawyer New Testament

He that believes in me, as the Scripture has said, out of him shall flow rivers of living water.

The Emphasized Bible

He that believeth on me - just as said the Scripture, - River, from within him, shall flow, of living water.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, from his belly shall rivers flow of living water.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He who believes in me--As Scripture says, Out of his heart shall flow rivers of 'Living Water.'"

Webster

He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.

Weymouth New Testament

He who believes in me, from within him--as the Scripture has said--rivers of living water shall flow."

Williams New Testament

Whoever continues to believe in me will have, as the Scripture says, rivers of living water continuously flowing from within him."

World English Bible

He who believes in me, as the Scripture has said, from within him will flow rivers of living water."

Worrell New Testament

He that believes on Me, as the Scripture said, from within him shall flow rivers of living water."

Worsley New Testament

He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, rivers of living water shall flow from within him.

Youngs Literal Translation

he who is believing in me, according as the Writing said, Rivers out of his belly shall flow of living water;'

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
Usage: 163

on
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

me
ἐμέ 
Eme 
me, I, my, myself
Usage: 26

as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

the scripture
γραφή 
Graphe 
Usage: 37

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

out of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

his

Usage: 0

κοιλία 
Koilia 
Usage: 16

ῥέω 
Rheo 
Usage: 0

ποταμός 
Potamos 
Usage: 11

of
ὕδωρ ὕδατος 
Hudor 
Usage: 63

ζάω 
Zao 
live, be alive, alive, quick, lively, not tr, , vr live
Usage: 115

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 7:38

Devotionals containing John 7:38

Images John 7:38

Context Readings

The Promise Of The Spirit

37 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. 38 He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water. 39 (But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him should receive: for the Holy Ghost was not yet given; because that Jesus was not yet glorified.)


Cross References

Isaiah 58:11

And the LORD shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.

John 4:14

But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.

Proverbs 18:4

The words of a man's mouth are as deep waters, and the wellspring of wisdom as a flowing brook.

Isaiah 12:3

Therefore with joy shall ye draw water out of the wells of salvation.

Isaiah 44:3

For I will pour water upon him that is thirsty, and floods upon the dry ground: I will pour my spirit upon thy seed, and my blessing upon thine offspring:

John 4:10

Jesus answered and said unto her, If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that saith to thee, Give me to drink; thou wouldest have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water.

Deuteronomy 18:15

The LORD thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet from the midst of thee, of thy brethren, like unto me; unto him ye shall hearken;

Job 32:18-19

For I am full of matter, the spirit within me constraineth me.

Proverbs 10:11

The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.

Isaiah 59:21

As for me, this is my covenant with them, saith the LORD; My spirit that is upon thee, and my words which I have put in thy mouth, shall not depart out of thy mouth, nor out of the mouth of thy seed, nor out of the mouth of thy seed's seed, saith the LORD, from henceforth and for ever.

Ezekiel 47:1-12

Afterward he brought me again unto the door of the house; and, behold, waters issued out from under the threshold of the house eastward: for the forefront of the house stood toward the east, and the waters came down from under from the right side of the house, at the south side of the altar.

Zechariah 14:8

And it shall be in that day, that living waters shall go out from Jerusalem; half of them toward the former sea, and half of them toward the hinder sea: in summer and in winter shall it be.

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

Ephesians 5:9

(For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)

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