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John 3 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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The New Birth
You Must Be Born Again

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:1 - There was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:2 - This man came to Jesus by night and said to Him, “Rabbi, we know that You are a teacher come from God; for no one can do these signs that You do unless God is with him.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:3 - Jesus answered and said to him, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:4 - Nicodemus said to Him, “How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter a second time into his mother’s womb and be born?”

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:5 - Jesus answered, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:6 - “That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:7 - “Do not marvel that I said to you, ‘You must be born again.’

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:8 - “The wind blows where it wishes, and you hear the sound of it, but cannot tell where it comes from and where it goes. So is everyone who is born of the Spirit.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:9 - Nicodemus answered and said to Him, “How can these things be?”

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:10 - Jesus answered and said to him, “Are you the teacher of Israel, and do not know these things?

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:11 - “Most assuredly, I say to you, We speak what We know and testify what We have seen, and you do not receive Our witness.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:12 - “If I have told you earthly things and you do not believe, how will you believe if I tell you heavenly things?

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:13 - “No one has ascended to heaven but He who came down from heaven, that is, the Son of Man who is in heaven.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:14 - “And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up,

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:15 - “that whoever believes in Him should not perish but[fn] have eternal life.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:16 - “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:17 - “For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:18 - “He who believes in Him is not condemned; but he who does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:19 - “And this is the condemnation, that the light has come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:20 - “For everyone practicing evil hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his deeds should be exposed.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:21 - “But he who does the truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be clearly seen, that they have been done in God.”
John the Baptist Exalts Christ

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:22 - After these things Jesus and His disciples came into the land of Judea, and there He remained with them and baptized.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:23 - Now John also was baptizing in Aenon near Salim, because there was much water there. And they came and were baptized.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:24 - For John had not yet been thrown into prison.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:25 - Then there arose a dispute between some of John’s disciples and the Jews about purification.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:26 - And they came to John and said to him, “Rabbi, He who was with you beyond the Jordan, to whom you have testified—behold, He is baptizing, and all are coming to Him!”

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:27 - John answered and said, “A man can receive nothing unless it has been given to him from heaven.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:28 - “You yourselves bear me witness, that I said, ‘I am not the Christ,’ but, ‘I have been sent before Him.’

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:29 - “He who has the bride is the bridegroom; but the friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices greatly because of the bridegroom’s voice. Therefore this joy of mine is fulfilled.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:30 - “He must increase, but I must decrease.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:31 - “He who comes from above is above all; he who is of the earth is earthly and speaks of the earth. He who comes from heaven is above all.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:32 - “And what He has seen and heard, that He testifies; and no one receives His testimony.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:33 - “He who has received His testimony has certified that God is true.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:34 - “For He whom God has sent speaks the words of God, for God does not give the Spirit by measure.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:35 - “The Father loves the Son, and has given all things into His hand.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:36 - “He who believes in the Son has everlasting life; and he who does not believe the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him.”
NKJV Footnotes
NU-Text omits who is in heaven.
NU-Text omits not perish but.
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