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John 3:27 NLT

27 John replied, “No one can receive anything unless God gives it from heaven.

Study tools for John 3:27

  • a 3:3 - Or born from above; also in 3:7 .
  • b 3:5 - Or and spirit. The Greek word for Spirit can also be translated wind; see 3:8 .
  • c 3:6 - Greek what is born of the Spirit is spirit.
  • d 3:7 - The Greek word for you is plural; also in 3:12 .
  • e 3:13 - Some manuscripts add who lives in heaven. “Son of Man” is a title Jesus used for himself.
  • f 3:15 - Or everyone who believes will have eternal life in him.
  • g 3:16 - Or For God loved the world so much that he gave.
  • h 3:21 - Or can see God at work in what he is doing.
  • i 3:25 - Some manuscripts read some Jews.
  • j 3:31 - Some manuscripts do not include and is greater than anyone else.