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John 3:21 CSB

21 But anyone who lives by a the truth comes to the light, so that his works may be shown to be accomplished by God." b

References for John 3:21

    • l 3:21 - Lit who does
    • m 3:21 - It is possible that Jesus' words end at v. 15. Ancient Gk did not have quotation marks.

      Study tools for John 3:21

      • a 3:3 - The same Gk word can mean again or from above (also in v. 7).
      • b 3:5 - Or spirit, or wind; the Gk word pneuma can mean wind, spirit, or Spirit, each of which occurs in this context
      • c 3:7 - The pronoun is pl in Gk.
      • d 3:8 - The Gk word pneuma can mean wind, spirit, or Spirit, each of which occurs in this context.
      • e 3:10 - Or the teacher
      • f 3:11 - The word you in Gk is pl here and throughout v. 12.
      • g 3:11 - The pl forms (We, Our) refer to Jesus and His authority to speak for the Father.
      • h 3:13 - Other mss add who is in heaven
      • i 3:15 - Other mss add not perish, but
      • j 3:16 - 1 Jn 4:9-10
      • k 3:20 - Lit and does not come to the light
      • l 3:21 - Lit who does
      • m 3:21 - It is possible that Jesus' words end at v. 15. Ancient Gk did not have quotation marks.
      • n 3:25 - Other mss read and the Jews
      • o 3:29 - Lit with joy rejoices
      • p 3:31 - Or of earthly things
      • q 3:34 - Other mss read since God