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John 3:8 NIV

8 The wind blows wherever it pleases. You hear its sound, but you cannot tell where it comes from or where it is going. So it is with everyone born of the Spirit.”a

References for John 3:8

    • s 3:8 - The Greek for "Spirit" is the same as that for "wind" .

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      • a 3:3 - The Greek for "again" also means "from above" ; also in verse 7.
      • b 3:6 - Or "but spirit"
      • c 3:7 - The Greek is plural.
      • d 3:8 - The Greek for "Spirit" is the same as that for "wind" .
      • e 3:13 - Some manuscripts "Man, who is in heaven"
      • f 3:14 - The Greek for "lifted up" also means "exalted" .
      • g 3:15 - Some interpreters end the quotation with verse 21.
      • h 3:30 - Some interpreters end the quotation with verse 36.
      • i 3:34 - Greek "he"