John 3:11-21 LEB

11 Truly, truly I say to you, we speak what we know, and we testify [about] what we have seen, and you do not accept our testimony!
12 If I tell you earthly things and you do not believe, how will you believe if I tell you heavenly things?
13 And no one has ascended into heaven except the one who descended from heaven--the Son of Man.
14 And just as Moses lifted up the snake in the wilderness,a thus it is necessary [that] the Son of Man be lifted up,

References for John 3:14

    • Ž 3:14 - An allusion to Num 21:5-9
      15 so that everyone who believes in him will have eternal life."b

      References for John 3:15

        •  3:15 - Some interpreters and Bible translations extend the quotation of Jesus' words through v. 21

          God’s Love for the World

          16 For in this way God loved the world, so that he gave his one and only Son, in order that everyone who believes in him will not perish, but will have eternal life.

          References for John 3:16

              17 For God did not send his Son into the world in order that he should judgec the world, but in order that the world should be saved through him.

              References for John 3:17

                •  3:17 - Or "he should condemn"
                  18 The one who believes in him is not judged,d but the one who does not believe has already been judged,e because he has not believed in the name of the one and only Son of God.

                  References for John 3:18

                    • ‘ 3:18 - Or "condemned"
                    • ’ 3:18 - Or "been condemned"
                      19 And this is the judgment: that the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light, because their deeds were evil.
                      20 For everyone who practices evil hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his deeds be exposed.
                      21 But the one who practices the truth comes to the light, in order that his deeds may be revealed, that they are done in God.