John 1:13; John 3:3-8; John 8:41; John 9:2; John 9:19-20; John 9:32; John 9:34; John 16:21; John 18:37
who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God.
Jesus answered and said to him, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God."
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?"
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.
"That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
"Do not be amazed that I said to you, 'You must be born again.'
"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."
"You are doing the deeds of your father." They said to Him, "We were not born of fornication; we have one Father: God."
And His disciples asked Him, "Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he would be born blind?"
and questioned them, saying, "Is this your son, who you say was born blind? Then how does he now see?"
His parents answered them and said, "We know that this is our son, and that he was born blind;
"Since the beginning of time it has never been heard that anyone opened the eyes of a person born blind.
They answered him, "You were born entirely in sins, and are you teaching us?" So they put him out.
"Whenever a woman is in labor she has pain, because her hour has come; but when she gives birth to the child, she no longer remembers the anguish because of the joy that a child has been born into the world.
Therefore Pilate said to Him, "So You are a king?" Jesus answered, "You say correctly that I am a king. For this I have been born, and for this I have come into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth hears My voice."