John 5:31-40 NIV

32 There is another who testifies in my favor,1 and I know that his testimony about me is valid.

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33 "You have sent to John and he has testified2 to the truth.

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34 Not that I accept human testimony;3 but I mention it that you may be saved.4

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35 John was a lamp that burned and gave light,5 and you chose for a time to enjoy his light.

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36 "I have testimony weightier than that of John.6 For the very work that the Father has given me to finish, and which I am doing,7 testifies that the Father has sent me.8

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37 And the Father who sent me has himself testified concerning me.9 You have never heard his voice nor seen his form,10

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38 nor does his word dwell in you,11 for you do not believe12 the one he sent.13

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39 You diligently studya the Scriptures14 because you think that by them you possess eternal life.15 These are the Scriptures that testify about me,16

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    • c 5:39 - Or "Study diligently" (the imperative)
      40 yet you refuse to come to me17 to have life.

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      41 "I do not accept praise from men,18

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