John: Chapter 03

The Gospel According to John. The 3rd Chapter
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Wycliffe (1382/95)
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Geneva (1560)
King James (1611)
3:1 And there was a man of the Pharisees, Nicodemus by name, a prince of the Jews. There was a man of the pharises named Nicodemus a ruler among the jews. There was now a man of the Pharises named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. There was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews:
3:2 And he came to Jesus by night, and said to him, Rabbi, we know, for of God thou hast come a master; for no man may do these signs, that thou doest, but God be with him. He came to Jesus by night, and said unto him: Master, we know that thou art, a teacher which art come from god. For no man could do such miracles as thou doest, except God were with him: He came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man could do these miracles that thou doest, except God were with him. The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except God be with him.
3:3 Jesus answered, and said to him, Truly, truly, I say to thee, but a man be born again, he may not see the kingdom of God. Jesus answered, and said unto him: Verily verily I say unto thee: except that a man be born anew, he cannot see the kingdom of god. Jesus answered, and said unto him, Verily, verily I say unto thee, except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. Jesus answered, and said unto him, Verily, verily I say unto thee, except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
3:4 Nicodemus saith to him, How may a man be born, when he is old? whether he may enter again into his mother’s womb, and be born again? Nicodemus said unto him: how can a man be born, when he is old? can he enter into his mother’s body and be born again? Nicodemus said unto him, How can a man be born which is old? can he enter into his mother’s womb again, and be born? Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born when he is old? can he enter the second time into his mother’s womb, and be born?
3:5 Jesus answered, Truly, truly, I say to thee, but a man be born again of water, and of the Holy Ghost, he may not enter into the kingdom of God. Jesus answered: verily, verily I say unto thee: except that a man be born of water, and of the spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of god. Jesus answered, Verily, verily I say unto thee, except that a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. Jesus answered, Verily, verily I say unto thee, except a man be born of water and of the spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
3:6 That that is born of the flesh, is flesh; and that that is born of the Spirit, is spirit. That which is born of the flesh, is flesh. And that which is born of the spirit, is spirit. That which is born of the flesh, is flesh: & that that is born of the Spirit, is spirit. That which is born of the flesh, is flesh, and that which is born of the spirit, is spirit.
3:7 Wonder thou not, for I said to thee, It behooveth you to be born again. Marvel not that I said to thee, ye must be born anew. Marvel not that I said to thee, Ye must be born again. Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again.
3:8 The Spirit breatheth where he will, and thou hearest his voice, but thou knowest not, from whence he cometh, nor whither he goeth; so is each man that is born of the Spirit. The wind bloweth where he listeth, and thou hearest his sound: but thou canst not tell whence he cometh and whether he goeth. So is every man that is born of the spirit. The wind bloweth where it listeth, & thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whether it goeth: so is every man that is born of the Spirit. The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: So is every one that is born of the Spirit.
3:9 Nicodemus answered, and said to him, How be these things able to be done? Nicodemus answered and said unto him: how can these things be? Nicodemus answered, and said unto him, How can these things be? Nicodemus answered, and said unto him, How can these things be?
3:10 Jesus answered, and said to him, Art thou a master in Israel, and knowest not these things? Jesus answered and said unto him: Art thou a master in Israhel, and knowest not these things? Jesus answered, and said unto him, Art thou a teacher of Israel, and knowest not these things? Jesus answered, and said unto him, Art thou a master of Israel, and knowest not these things?
3:11 Truly, truly, I say to thee, for we speak that that we know, and we witness that that we have seen, and ye take not our witnessing. Verily verily, I say unto thee, we speak that we know, and testify that we have seen: And ye receive not our witness. Verily, verily I say unto thee, we speak that we know, & testify, that we have seen: but ye receive not our witness. Verily, verily I say unto thee, We speak that we do know, and testify that we have seen; and ye receive not our witness.
3:12 If I have said to you earthly things, and ye believe not, how if I say to you heavenly things, shall ye believe? If I have told you earthly things and ye have not believe: How should ye believe if I shall tell you of heavenly things? If when I tell you earthly things, ye believe not, how should ye believe, if I shall tell you of heavenly things? If I have told you earthly things, and ye believe not: how shall ye believe if I tell you of heavenly things?
3:13 And no man ascendeth into heaven, no but he that came down from heaven, the Son of man which is in heaven. And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, that is to say the son of man, which is in heaven. For no man ascendeth up to heaven, but he that hath descended from heaven, the Son of man which is in heaven. And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven.
3:14 And as Moses reared up a serpent in desert, so it behooveth man’s Son to be raised up, And as Moses lift up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the son of man be lift up, And as Moses lift up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of man be lift up, And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness: even so must the Son of man be lifted up:
3:15 that each man that believeth in him, perish not, but have everlasting life. that no man which believeth in him perish: but have eternal life. That whosoever believeth in him, should not perish, but have eternal life. That whosoever believeth in him, should not perish, but have eternal life.
3:16 Forsooth God so loved the world, that he gave his one begotten Son, that each man that believeth in him perish not, but have everlasting life. God so loved the world, that he gave his only son for the intent, that none that believe in him, should perish: But should have everlasting life. For God so loved the world, that he hath given his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him, should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son: that whosoever believeth in him, should not perish, but have everlasting life.
3:17 For God sent not his Son into the world, that he judge the world, but that the world be saved by him. For God sent not his son into the world, to condemn the world: But that the world through him, might be saved. For God sent not his Son into the world, that he should condemn the world, but that the world through him might be saved. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world: but that the world through him might be saved.
3:18 He that believeth into him is not deemed; forsooth he that believeth not, is now condemned, for he believeth not in the name of the one begotten Son of God. He that believeth on him shall not be condemned. But he that believeth not, is condemned already, because he believeth not in the name of the only son of God. He that believeth in him, shall not be condemned: but he that believeth not, is condemned already, because he believeth not in the Name of the only begotten Son of God. He that believeth on him, is not condemned: but he that believeth not, is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the Name of the only begotten Son of God.
3:19 And this is the doom, for light came into the world, and men loved more darknesses than light; for their works were evil. And this is the condemnation: Light is come into the world, and the men have loved darkness more than light, because their deeds were evil. And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, & men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.
3:20 For each man that doeth evil, hateth the light; and cometh not to the light, that his works be not reproved. For every man that evil doeth, hateth the light: neither cometh to light, lest his deeds should be reproved. For every man that evil doeth, hateth the light, neither cometh to light, lest his deeds should be reproved. For every one that doeth evil, hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.
3:21 But he that doeth truth, cometh to the light, that his works be shewed, that they be done in God. But he that doeth the truth, cometh to the light, that his deeds might be known, how that they are wrought in God. But he that doeth truth, cometh to the light, that his deeds might be made manifest, that they are wrought according to God. But he that doeth, truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.
3:22 After these things Jesus came, and his disciples, into the land of Judaea, and there he dwelled with them, and baptized. After that came Jesus and his disciples into the jews’ land, and there abode with them and baptised, After these things, came Jesus and his disciples into the land of Judea, and there tarried with them, and baptized. After these things, came Jesus and his disciples into the land of Judea, and there he tarried with them, and baptized.
3:23 And John was baptizing in Aenon, beside Salim, for many waters were there; and they came, and were baptized. and Jhon also baptised in Enon besides Salim, because there was much water there, and they came, and were baptised. And John also baptized in Enon besides Salim, because there was much water there: and they came, and were baptized. And John also was baptizing in Aenon, near to Salim, because there was much water there: and they came, and were baptized.
3:24 And John was not yet sent into prison. For Jhon was not yet cast into prison. For John was not yet cast into prison. For John was not yet cast into prison.
3:25 Therefore a question was made of John’s disciples with the Jews, of the purification. There arose a question between Jhon’s disciples and the jews about purifying. Then there arose a question between John’s disciples & the Jews, about purifying. Then there arose a question between some of John’s disciples and the Jews, about purifying.
3:26 And they came to John, and said to him, Rabbi, he that was with thee beyond Jordan, to whom thou hast borne witnessing, lo! he baptizeth, and all men come to him. And they came unto Jhon, and said unto him: Master, behold he that was with thee beyond jordan, to whom thou barest witness, baptiseth, and all men come to him. And they came unto John, and said unto him, Rabbi, he that was with thee beyond Jordan, to whom thou barest witness, behold, he baptizeth, and all men come to him. And they came unto John, and said unto him, Rabbi, he that was with thee beyond Jordan, to whom thou barest witness, behold, the same baptizeth, and all men come to him.
3:27 John answered, and said, A man may not take any thing, but it be given to him from heaven. Jhon answered, and said: A man can receive nothing at all except it be given him from heaven. John answered, & said, A man can receive nothing, except it be given him from heaven. John answered, and said, A man can receive nothing, except it be given him from heaven.
3:28 Ye yourselves bear witnessing to me, that I said, I am not Christ, but that I am sent before him. Ye yourselves are witnesses, how that I said: I am not Christ: but am sent before him. Ye yourselves are my witnesses, that I said, I am not the Christ, but that I am sent before him. Ye yourselves bear me witness, that I said, I am not the Christ, but that I am sent before him.
3:29 He that hath a spousess is the spouse; but the friend of the spouse that standeth, and heareth him, joyeth with joy, for the voice of the spouse. Therefore in this thing my joy is fulfilled. He that hath the bride is the bridegroom: But the friend of the bridegroom which standeth by and heareth him, rejoiceth greatly of the bridegroom’s voice. Therefore this my joy is fulfilled. He that hath the bride, is the bridegroom: but the friend of the bridegroom which standeth and heareth him, rejoiceth greatly, because of the bridegroom’s voice. This my joy therefore is fulfilled. He that hath the bride, is the bridegroom: but the friend of the bridegroom, which standeth and heareth him, rejoiceth greatly because of the bridegroom’s voice: This my joy therefore is fulfilled.
3:30 It behooveth him to wax, forsooth me to be diminished. He must increase: and I must decrease. He must increase, but I must decrease. He must increase, but I must decrease.
3:31 He that came from above, is above all; he that is of the earth, speaketh of the earth; he that cometh from heaven, is above all. He that cometh from on high is above all: he that is of the earth is of the earth, and speaketh of the earth. He that cometh from heaven, is above all: He that is come from on high, is above all: he that is of the earth, is of the earth, and speaketh of the earth: he that is come from heaven, is above all. He that cometh from above, is above all: he that is of the earth, is earthly, and speaketh of the earth: he that cometh from heaven is above all:
3:32 And this thing that he saw and heard, he witnesseth, and no man taketh his witnessing. And testifieth that he hath seen, and heard: and his testimony no man receiveth. And what he hath seen and heard, that he testifieth: but no man receiveth his testimony. And what he hath seen and heard, that he testifieth, and no man receiveth his testimony:
3:33 Forsooth he that hath taken his witnessing, hath marked that God is soothfast. Whosoever receiveth his witness, the same hath sealed that God is true. He that hath received his testimony, hath sealed that God is true. He that hath received his testimony, hath set to his seal, that God is true.
3:34 But he whom God hath sent, speaketh the words of God; for not to measure God giveth the Spirit. For he whom God hath sent speaketh the words of God. For God giveth not the spirit by measure. For he whom God hath sent, speaketh the words of God: for God giveth him not the Spirit by measure. For he whom God hath sent, speaketh the words of God: For God giveth not the Spirit by measure unto him.
3:35 The Father loveth the Son, and he hath given all things into his hand. The father loveth the son, and hath given all things into his hand. The Father loveth the Son, and hath given all things into his hand. The Father loveth the Son, and hath given all things into his hand.
3:36 He that believeth in the Son, hath everlasting life; but he that is unbelieveful to the Son, shall not see everlasting life, but the wrath of God dwelleth on him. He that believeth on the son, hath everlasting life. And he that beloveth not the son, shall not see life: but the wrath of God bideth on him. He that believeth in the Son, hath everlasting life, & he that obeyeth not the Son, shall not see life, but the wrath of God abideth on him. He that believeth on the Son, hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son, shall not see life: but the wrath of God abideth on him.
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