Now there was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews;
\hn V-IXI-3S de; CONJ a~nqrwpo? N-NSM ejk PREP tw'n T-GPM Farisaivwn, N-GPM Nikovdhmo? N-NSM o~noma N-NSN aujtw'/, P-DSM a~rcwn N-NSM tw'n T-GPM #Ioudaivwn: A-GPM
this man came to Jesus by night and said to Him, "Rabbi, we know that You have come from God as a teacher; for no one can do these signs that You do unless * God is with him."
ouJ'to? D-NSM h\lqen V-2AAI-3S pro;? PREP aujto;n P-ASM nukto;? N-GSF kai; CONJ ei\pen V-2AAI-3S aujtw'/, P-DSM JRabbiv, HEB oi~damen V-RAI-1P o&ti CONJ ajpo; PREP qeou' N-GSM ejlhvluqa? V-2RAI-2S didavskalo?: N-NSM oujdei;? A-NSF ga;r CONJ duvnatai V-PNI-3S tau'ta D-APN ta; T-APN shmei'a N-APN poiei'n V-PAN aJ; R-APN su; P-2NS poiei'?, V-PAI-2S eja;n COND mh; PRT h\/ V-PXS-3S oJ T-NSM qeo;? N-NSM metj PREP aujtou'. P-GSM
Jesus answered and said to him, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless * one is born again he cannot * see the kingdom of God."
ajpekrivqh V-ADI-3S #Ihsou'? N-NSM kai; CONJ ei\pen V-2AAI-3S aujtw'/, P-DSM #Amh;n HEB ajmh;n HEB levgw V-PAI-1S soi, P-2DS eja;n COND mhv PRT ti? X-NSM gennhqh'/ V-APS-3S a~nwqen, ADV ouj PRT duvnatai V-PNI-3S ijdei'n V-2AAN th;n T-ASF basileivan N-ASF tou' T-GSM qeou'. N-GSM
Nicodemus said to Him, "How can a man be born when he is old? He cannot * enter a second time into his mother's womb and be born, can he?"
levgei V-PAI-3S pro;? PREP aujto;n P-ASM ?oJ? T-NSM Nikovdhmo?, N-NSM Pw'? ADV duvnatai V-PNI-3S a~nqrwpo? N-NSM gennhqh'nai V-APN gevrwn N-NSM w~n; V-PXP-NSM mh; PRT duvnatai V-PNI-3S eij? PREP th;n T-ASF koilivan N-ASF th'? T-GSF mhtro;? N-GSF aujtou' P-GSM deuvteron ADV eijselqei'n V-2AAN kai; CONJ gennhqh'nai; V-APN
Jesus answered, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless * one is born of water and the Spirit he cannot * enter into the kingdom of God.
ajpekrivqh V-ADI-3S #Ihsou'?, N-NSM #Amh;n HEB ajmh;n HEB levgw V-PAI-1S soi, P-2DS eja;n COND mhv PRT ti? X-NSM gennhqh'/ V-APS-3S ejx u&dato? N-GSN kai; CONJ pneuvmato?, N-GSN ouj PRT duvnatai V-PNI-3S eijselqei'n V-2AAN eij? PREP th;n T-ASF basileivan N-ASF tou' T-GSM qeou'. N-GSM
"That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
to; T-NSN gegennhmevnon V-RPP-NSN ejk PREP th'? T-GSF sarko;? N-GSF savrx ejstin, V-PXI-3S kai; CONJ to; T-NSN gegennhmevnon V-RPP-NSN ejk PREP tou' T-GSN pneuvmato? N-GSN pneu'mav N-NSN ejstin. V-PXI-3S
"Do not be amazed that I said to you, 'You must be born again.'
mh; PRT qaumavsh/? V-AAS-2S o&ti CONJ ei\povn V-2AAI-1S soi, P-2DS Dei' V-PQI-3S uJma'? P-2AP gennhqh'nai V-APN a~nwqen. ADV
"The wind blows where it wishes and you hear the sound of it, but do not know where it comes from and where it is going; so is everyone who is born of the Spirit."
to; T-NSN pneu'ma N-NSN o&pou ADV qevlei V-PAI-3S pnei', V-PAI-3S kai; CONJ th;n T-ASF fwnh;n N-ASF aujtou' P-GSN ajkouvei?, V-PAI-2S ajll# CONJ oujk PRT oi\da? V-RAI-2S povqen ADV e~rcetai V-PNI-3S kai; CONJ pou' PRT uJpavgei: V-PAI-3S ou&tw? ADV ejsti;n V-PXI-3S pa'? A-NSM oJ T-NSM gegennhmevno? V-RPP-NSM ejk PREP tou' T-GSN pneuvmato?. N-GSN
Nicodemus said to Him, "How can these things be?"
ajpekrivqh V-ADI-3S Nikovdhmo? N-NSM kai; CONJ ei\pen V-2AAI-3S aujtw'/, P-DSM Pw'? ADV duvnatai V-PNI-3S tau'ta D-NPN genevsqai; V-2ADN
Jesus answered and said to him, "Are you the teacher of Israel and do not understand these things?
ajpekrivqh V-ADI-3S #Ihsou'? N-NSM kai; CONJ ei\pen V-2AAI-3S aujtw'/, P-DSM Su; P-2NS ei\ V-PXI-2S oJ T-NSM didavskalo? N-NSM tou' T-GSM #Israh;l N-PRI kai; CONJ tau'ta D-APN ouj PRT ginwvskei?; V-PAI-2S
"Truly, truly, I say to you, we speak of what we know and testify of what we have seen, and you do not accept our testimony.
ajmh;n HEB ajmh;n HEB levgw V-PAI-1S soi P-2DS o&ti CONJ oJ; R-ASN oi~damen V-RAI-1P lalou'men V-PAI-1P kai; CONJ oJ; R-ASN eJwravkamen V-RAI-1P-ATT marturou'men, V-PAI-1P kai; CONJ th;n T-ASF marturivan N-ASF hJmw'n P-1GP ouj PRT lambavnete. V-PAI-2P
"If I told you earthly things and you do not believe, how will you believe if I tell you heavenly things?
eij COND ta; T-APN ejpivgeia A-APN ei\pon V-2AAI-1S uJmi'n P-2DP kai; CONJ ouj PRT pisteuvete, V-PAI-2P pw'? ADV eja;n COND ei~pw V-2AAS-1S uJmi'n P-2DP ta; T-APN ejpouravnia A-APN pisteuvsete; V-FAI-2P
"No one has ascended into heaven, but He who descended from heaven: the Son of Man.
kai; CONJ oujdei;? A-NSF ajnabevbhken V-RAI-3S eij? PREP to;n T-ASM oujrano;n N-ASM eij COND mh; PRT oJ T-NSM ejk PREP tou' T-GSM oujranou' N-GSM katabav?, V-2AAP-NSM oJ T-NSM uiJo;? N-NSM tou' T-GSM ajnqrwvpou. N-GSM
"As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up;
kai; CONJ kaqw;? ADV Mwu>sh'? N-NSM u&ywsen V-AAI-3S to;n T-ASM o~fin N-ASM ejn PREP th'/ T-DSF ejrhvmw/, A-DSF ou&tw? ADV uJywqh'nai V-APN dei' V-PQI-3S to;n T-ASM uiJo;n N-ASM tou' T-GSM ajnqrwvpou, N-GSM
so that whoever believes will in Him have eternal life.
i&na CONJ pa'? A-NSM oJ T-NSM pisteuvwn V-PAP-NSM ejn PREP aujtw'/ P-DSM e~ch/ V-PAS-3S zwh;n N-ASF aijwvnion. A-ASF
"For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.
Ou&tw? ADV ga;r CONJ hjgavphsen V-AAI-3S oJ T-NSM qeo;? N-NSM to;n T-ASM kovsmon, N-ASM w&ste CONJ to;n T-ASM uiJo;n N-ASM to;n T-ASM monogenh' A-ASM e~dwken, V-AAI-3S i&na CONJ pa'? A-NSM oJ T-NSM pisteuvwn V-PAP-NSM eij? PREP aujto;n P-ASM mh; PRT ajpovlhtai V-2AMS-3S ajll# CONJ e~ch/ V-PAS-3S zwh;n N-ASF aijwvnion. A-ASF
"For God did not send the Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world might be saved through Him.
ouj PRT ga;r CONJ ajpevsteilen V-AAI-3S oJ T-NSM qeo;? N-NSM to;n T-ASM uiJo;n N-ASM eij? PREP to;n T-ASM kovsmon N-ASM i&na CONJ krivnh/ V-PAS-3S to;n T-ASM kovsmon, N-ASM ajll# CONJ i&na CONJ swqh'/ V-APS-3S oJ T-NSM kovsmo? N-NSM dij PREP aujtou'. P-GSM
"He who believes in Him is not judged; he who does not believe has been judged already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
oJ T-NSM pisteuvwn V-PAP-NSM eij? PREP aujto;n P-ASM ouj PRT krivnetai: V-PPI-3S oJ T-NSM de; CONJ mh; PRT pisteuvwn V-PAP-NSM h~dh ADV kevkritai, V-RPI-3S o&ti CONJ mh; PRT pepivsteuken V-RAI-3S eij? PREP to; T-ASN o~noma N-ASN tou' T-GSM monogenou'? A-GSM uiJou' N-GSM tou' T-GSM qeou'. N-GSM
"This is the judgment, that the Light has come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the Light, for their deeds were evil.
au&th D-NSF dev CONJ ejstin V-PXI-3S hJ PRT krivsi?, N-NSF o&ti CONJ to; T-ASN fw'? N-ASN ejlhvluqen V-2RAI-3S eij? PREP to;n T-ASM kovsmon N-ASM kai; CONJ hjgavphsan V-AAI-3P oiJ T-NPM a~nqrwpoi N-NPM ma'llon ADV to; T-ASN skovto? N-ASN h^ PRT to; T-ASN fw'?, N-ASN h\n V-IXI-3S ga;r CONJ aujtw'n P-GPM ponhra; A-NPN ta; T-NPN e~rga. N-NPN
"For everyone who does evil hates the Light, and does not come to the Light for fear * that his deeds will be exposed.
pa'? A-NSM ga;r CONJ oJ T-NSM fau'la A-APN pravsswn V-PAP-NSM misei' V-PAI-3S to; T-ASN fw'? N-ASN kai; CONJ oujk PRT e~rcetai V-PNI-3S pro;? PREP to; T-ASN fw'?, N-ASN i&na CONJ mh; PRT ejlegcqh'/ V-APS-3S ta; T-NPN e~rga N-NPN aujtou': P-GSM
"But he who practices the truth comes to the Light, so that his deeds may be manifested as having been wrought in God."
oJ T-NSM de; CONJ poiw'n V-PAP-NSM th;n T-ASF ajlhvqeian N-ASF e~rcetai V-PNI-3S pro;? PREP to; T-ASN fw'?, N-ASN i&na CONJ fanerwqh'/ V-APS-3S aujtou' P-GSM ta; T-NPN e~rga N-NPN o&ti CONJ ejn PREP qew'/ N-DSM ejstin V-PXI-3S eijrgasmevna. V-RPP-NPN
After these things Jesus and His disciples came into the land of Judea, and there He was spending time with them and baptizing.
Meta; PREP tau'ta D-APN h\lqen V-2AAI-3S oJ T-NSM #Ihsou'? N-NSM kai; CONJ oiJ T-NPM maqhtai; N-NPM aujtou' P-GSM eij? PREP th;n T-ASF #Ioudaivan A-ASF gh'n, N-ASF kai; CONJ ejkei' ADV dievtriben V-IAI-3S metj PREP aujtw'n P-GPM kai; CONJ ejbavptizen. V-IAI-3S
John also was baptizing in Aenon near Salim, because there was much water there; and people were coming and were being baptized -
h\n V-IXI-3S de; CONJ kai; CONJ oJ T-NSM #Iwavnnh? N-NSM baptivzwn V-PAP-NSM ejn PREP Aijnw;n N-PRI ejggu;? ADV tou' T-GSM Saleivm, N-PRI o&ti CONJ u&data N-NPN polla; A-NPN h\n V-IXI-3S ejkei', ADV kai; CONJ paregivnonto V-IDI-3P kai; CONJ ejbaptivzonto: V-IPI-3P
for John had not yet been thrown into prison.
ou~pw ADV ga;r CONJ h\n V-IXI-3S beblhmevno? V-RPP-NSM eij? PREP th;n T-ASF fulakh;n N-ASF oJ T-NSM #Iwavnnh?. N-NSM
Therefore there arose a discussion on the part of John's disciples with a Jew about purification.
jEgevneto V-2ADI-3S ou\n CONJ zhvthsi? N-NSF ejk PREP tw'n T-GPM maqhtw'n N-GPM #Iwavnnou N-GSM meta; PREP #Ioudaivou A-GSM peri; PREP kaqarismou'. N-GSM
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."
kai; CONJ h\lqon V-2AAI-3P pro;? PREP to;n T-ASM #Iwavnnhn N-ASM kai; CONJ ei\pan V-2AAI-3P aujtw'/, P-DSM JRabbiv, HEB oJ;? R-NSM h\n V-IXI-3S meta; PREP sou' P-2GS pevran ADV tou' T-GSM #Iordavnou, N-GSM wJ'/ R-DSM su; P-2NS memartuvrhka?, V-RAI-2S i~de V-AAM-2S ouJ'to? D-NSM baptivzei V-PAI-3S kai; CONJ pavnte? A-NPM e~rcontai V-PNI-3P pro;? PREP aujtovn. P-ASM
John answered and said, "A man can receive nothing * unless * it has been given him from heaven.
ajpekrivqh V-ADI-3S #Iwavnnh? N-NSM kai; CONJ ei\pen, V-2AAI-3S Ouj PRT duvnatai V-PNI-3S a~nqrwpo? N-NSM lambavnein V-PAN oujde; ADV eJ;n PREP eja;n COND mh; PRT h\/ V-PXS-3S dedomevnon V-RPP-NSN aujtw'/ P-DSM ejk PREP tou' T-GSM oujranou'. N-GSM
"You yourselves are my witnesses that I said, 'I am not the Christ,' but, 'I have been sent ahead of Him.'
aujtoi; P-NPM uJmei'? P-2NP moi P-1DS marturei'te V-PAI-2P o&ti CONJ ei\pon V-2AAI-1S ?o&ti? CONJ Oujk PRT eijmi; V-PXI-1S ejgw; P-1NS oJ T-NSM Xristov?, N-NSM ajll# CONJ o&ti CONJ #Apestalmevno? V-RPP-NSM eijmi; V-PXI-1S e~mprosqen PREP ejkeivnou. D-GSM
"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. So this joy of mine has been made full.
oJ T-NSM e~cwn V-PAP-NSM th;n T-ASF nuvmfhn N-ASF numfivo? N-NSM ejstivn: V-PXI-3S oJ T-NSM de; CONJ fivlo? A-NSM tou' T-GSM numfivou, N-GSM oJ T-NSM eJsthkw;? V-RAP-NSM kai; CONJ ajkouvwn V-PAP-NSM aujtou', P-GSM cara'/ N-NSF caivrei V-PAI-3S dia; PREP th;n T-ASF fwnh;n N-ASF tou' T-GSM numfivou. N-GSM au&th D-NSF ou\n CONJ hJ T-NSF cara; N-NSF hJ T-NSF ejmh; S-1NSF peplhvrwtai. V-RPI-3S
"He must increase, but I must decrease.
ejkei'non D-ASM dei' V-PQI-3S aujxavnein, ejme; P-1AS de; CONJ ejlattou'sqai. V-PPN
"He who comes from above is above all, he who is of the earth is from the earth and speaks of the earth. He who comes from heaven is above all.
JO T-NSM a~nwqen ADV ejrcovmeno? V-PNP-NSM ejpavnw ADV pavntwn A-GPN ejstivn: V-PXI-3S oJ T-NSM w^n V-PXP-NSM ejk PREP th'? T-GSF gh'? N-GSF ejk PREP th'? T-GSF gh'? N-GSF ejstin V-PXI-3S kai; CONJ ejk PREP th'? T-GSF gh'? N-GSF lalei'. V-PAI-3S oJ T-NSM ejk PREP tou' T-GSM oujranou' N-GSM ejrcovmeno? V-PNP-NSM ?ejpavnw ADV pavntwn A-GPN ejstivn:? V-PXI-3S
"What He has seen and heard, of that He testifies; and no one receives His testimony.
oJ; R-ASN eJwvraken V-RAI-3S-ATT kai; CONJ h~kousen V-AAI-3S tou'to D-ASN marturei', V-PAI-3S kai; CONJ th;n T-ASF marturivan N-ASF aujtou' P-GSM oujdei;? A-NSF lambavnei. V-PAI-3S
"He who has received His testimony has set his seal to this, that God is true.
oJ T-NSM labw;n V-2AAP-NSM aujtou' P-GSM th;n T-ASF marturivan N-ASF ejsfravgisen V-AAI-3S o&ti CONJ oJ T-NSM qeo;? N-NSM ajlhqhv? A-NSM ejstin. V-PXI-3S
"For He whom God has sent speaks the words of God; for He gives the Spirit without * measure.
oJ;n R-ASM ga;r CONJ ajpevsteilen V-AAI-3S oJ T-NSM qeo;? N-NSM ta; T-APN rJhvmata N-APN tou' T-GSM qeou' N-GSM lalei', V-PAI-3S ouj PRT ga;r CONJ ejk PREP mevtrou N-GSN divdwsin V-PAI-3S to; T-ASN pneu'ma. N-ASN
"The Father loves the Son and has given all things into His hand.
oJ T-NSM path;r N-NSM ajgapa'/ V-PAI-3S to;n T-ASM uiJovn, N-ASM kai; CONJ pavnta A-APN devdwken V-RAI-3S ejn PREP th'/ T-DSF ceiri; N-DSF aujtou'. P-GSM
"He who believes in the Son has eternal life; but he who does not obey the Son will not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him."
oJ T-NSM pisteuvwn V-PAP-NSM eij? PREP to;n T-ASM uiJo;n N-ASM e~cei V-PAI-3S zwh;n N-ASF aijwvnion: A-ASF oJ T-NSM de; CONJ ajpeiqw'n V-PAP-NSM tw'/ T-DSM uiJw'/ N-DSM oujk PRT o~yetai V-FDI-3S zwhvn, N-ASF ajll# CONJ hJ T-NSF ojrgh; N-NSF tou' T-GSM qeou' N-GSM mevnei V-PAI-3S ejpj PREP aujtovn. P-ASM
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