John 3:22-36 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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22 After this Jesus and his disciples went into the land of Judea; there he remained with them and baptized. 22 After this, Jesus and his disciples went out into the Judean countryside, where he spent some time with them, and baptized.
23 John also was baptizing at Ae'non near Salim, because there was much water there; and people came and were baptized. 23 Now John also was baptizing at Aenon near Salim, because there was plenty of water, and people were constantly coming to be baptized.
24 For John had not yet been put in prison. 24 (This was before John was put in prison.)
25 Now a discussion arose between John's disciples and a Jew over purifying. 25 An argument developed between some of John's disciples and a certain Jew over the matter of ceremonial washing.
26 And they came to John, and said to him, "Rabbi, he who was with you beyond the Jordan, to whom you bore witness, here he is, baptizing, and all are going to him." 26 They came to John and said to him, "Rabbi, that man who was with you on the other side of the Jordan--the one you testified about--well, he is baptizing, and everyone is going to him."
27 John answered, "No one can receive anything except what is given him from heaven. 27 To this John replied, "A man can receive only what is given him from heaven.
28 You yourselves bear me witness, that I said, I am not the Christ, but I have been sent before him. 28 You yourselves can testify that I said, 'I am not the Christ but am sent ahead of him.'
29 He who has the bride is the bridegroom; the friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices greatly at the bridegroom's voice; therefore this joy of mine is now full. 29 The bride belongs to the bridegroom. The friend who attends the bridegroom waits and listens for him, and is full of joy when he hears the bridegroom's voice. That joy is mine, and it is now complete.
30 He must increase, but I must decrease." 30 He must become greater; I must become less.
31 He who comes from above is above all; he who is of the earth belongs to the earth, and of the earth he speaks; he who comes from heaven is above all. 31 "The one who comes from above is above all; the one who is from the earth belongs to the earth, and speaks as one from the earth. The one who comes from heaven is above all.
32 He bears witness to what he has seen and heard, yet no one receives his testimony; 32 He testifies to what he has seen and heard, but no one accepts his testimony.
33 he who receives his testimony sets his seal to this, that God is true. 33 The man who has accepted it has certified that God is truthful.
34 For he whom God has sent utters the words of God, for it is not by measure that he gives the Spirit; 34 For the one whom God has sent speaks the words of God, for God gives the Spirit without limit.
35 the Father loves the Son, and has given all things into his hand. 35 The Father loves the Son and has placed everything in his hands.
36 He who believes in the Son has eternal life; he who does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God rests upon him. 36 Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but whoever rejects the Son will not see life, for God's wrath remains on him."