The Gospel of John

 

John 1:18

KJV - No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him. (A, Byz)

NASV - No one has seen God at any time; the only begotten God who is in the bosom of the Father, He has explained Him. (Aleph, B)


John 1:19

KJV - And this is the record of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, Who art thou? (Aleph, Byz)

NASV - This is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent to him priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, “Who are you?” (B)


John 1:42

KJV - And he brought him to Jesus. And when Jesus beheld him, he said, Thou art Simon the son of Jona: thou shalt be called Cephas, which is by interpretation, A stone. (A, Byz)

NASV - He brought him to Jesus. Jesus looked at him and said, “You are Simon the son of John; you shall be called Cephas” (which is translated  Peter). (Aleph, B)


John 2:12

KJV - After this he went down to Capernaum, he, and his mother, and his brethren, and his disciples: and they continued there not many days. (A, Byz)

NASV - After this He went down to Capernaum, He and His mother and His brothers and His disciples; and they stayed there a few days. (A, Byz)

NIV - After this he went down to Capernaum with his mother and brothers and his disciples. There they stayed for a few days. (B)


John 3:13

KJV - And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven. (A, Byz)

NASV - No one has ascended into heaven, but He who descended from heaven: the Son of Man. (Aleph, B)


John 3:25

KJV - Then there arose a question between some of John's disciples and the Jews about purifying. (Aleph)

NASV - Therefore there arose a discussion on the part of John’s disciples with a Jew about purification. (A, B, Byz)


John 3:31-32

KJV - He that cometh from above is above all: he that is of the earth is earthly, and speaketh of the earth: he that cometh from heaven is above all. And what he hath seen and heard, that he testifieth; and no man receiveth his testimony. (A, Byz)

NASV - “He who comes from above is above all, he who is of the earth is from the earth and speaks of the earth. He who comes from heaven is above all. What He has seen and heard, of that He testifies; and no one receives His testimony. (B)


John 3:34

KJV - For he whom God hath sent speaketh the words of God: for God giveth not the Spirit by measure unto him. (A, Byz)

NASV - For He whom God has sent speaks the words of God; for He gives the Spirit without measure. (Aleph, B)


John 4:1

KJV - When therefore the Lord knew how the Pharisees had heard that Jesus made and baptized more disciples than John, (A, B, Byz)

NASV - Therefore when the Lord knew that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus was making and baptizing more disciples than John (A, B, Byz)

NIV - Now Jesus learned that the Pharisees had heard that he was gaining and baptizing more disciples than John— (Aleph)


John 4:11

KJV - The woman saith unto him, Sir, thou hast nothing to draw with, and the well is deep: from whence then hast thou that living water? (A, Byz)

NASV - She said to Him, “Sir, You have nothing to draw with and the well is deep; where then do You get that living water? (Aleph, B)


John 4:35-36

KJV - Say not ye, There are yet four months, and then cometh harvest? behold, I say unto you, Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already to harvest. And he that reapeth receiveth wages, and gathereth fruit unto life eternal: that both he that soweth and he that reapeth may rejoice together. (A, Byz)

NASV - Do you not say, ‘There are yet four months, and then comes the harvest’? Behold, I say to you, lift up your eyes and look on the fields, that they are white for harvest.      Already he who reaps is receiving wages and is gathering fruit for life eternal; so that he who sows and he who reaps may rejoice together. (Aleph)


John 4:51

KJV - And as he was now going down, his servants met him, and told him, saying, Thy son liveth. (Aleph, A, B)

NASV - As he was now going down, his slaves met him, saying that his son was living. (Byz)


John 5:3

KJV - In these lay a great multitude of impotent folk, of blind, halt, withered, waiting for the moving of the water. (Byz)

NASV - In these lay a multitude of those who were sick, blind, lame, and withered, waiting for the moving of the waters; (Byz)

NIV - Here a great number of disabled people used to lie—the blind, the lame, the paralyzed. (Aleph, A, B)


John 5:4

KJV - For an angel went down at a certain season into the pool, and troubled the water: whosoever then first after the troubling of the water stepped in was made whole of whatsoever disease he had. (A, Byz)

NASV - for an angel of the Lord went down at certain seasons into the pool and stirred up the water; whoever then first, after the stirring up of the water, stepped in was made well from whatever disease with which he was afflicted. (A, Byz)

NIV - verse not included (Aleph, B)


John 5:17

KJV - But Jesus answered them, My Father worketh hitherto, and I work. (A, Byz)

NASV - But He answered them, “My Father is working until now, and I Myself am working.” (Aleph, B)


John 6:14

KJV - Then those men, when they had seen the miracle that Jesus did, said, This is of a truth that prophet that should come into the world. (A, Byz)

NASV - Therefore when the people saw the sign which He had performed, they said, “This is truly the Prophet who is to come into the world.” (Aleph)


John 6:22

KJV - The day following, when the people which stood on the other side of the sea saw that there was none other boat there, save that one whereinto his disciples were entered, and that Jesus went not with his disciples into the boat, but that his disciples were gone away alone. (Byz)

NASV - The next day the crowd that stood on the other side of the sea saw that there was no other small boat there, except one, and that Jesus had not entered with His disciples into the boat, but that His disciples had gone away alone. (A, B)


John 6:47

KJV - Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me hath everlasting life. (A, Byz)

NASV - Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes has eternal life. (Aleph, B)


John 6:58

KJV - This is that bread which came down from heaven: not as your fathers did eat manna, and are dead: he that eateth of this bread shall live for ever. (Byz)

NASV - This is the bread which came down out of heaven; not as the fathers ate and died; he who eats this bread will live forever.” (Aleph, B)


John 6:69

KJV - And we believe and are sure that thou art that Christ, the Son of the living God. (Byz)

NASV - We have believed and have come to know that You are the Holy One of God. (Aleph, B)


John 7:8

KJV - Go ye up unto this feast: I go not up yet unto this feast; for my time is not yet full come. (B, Byz)

NASV - Go up to the feast yourselves; I do not go up to this feast because My time has not yet fully come.” (Aleph)


John 7:9

KJV - When he had said these words unto them, he abode still in Galilee. (B, Byz)

NASV - Having said these things to them, He stayed in Galilee. (B, Byz)

NIV - After he had said this, he stayed in Galilee. (Aleph)


John 7:10

KJV - But when his brethren were gone up, then went he also up unto the feast, not openly, but as it were in secret. (B, Byz)

NASV - But when His brothers had gone up to the feast, then He Himself also went up, not publicly, but as if, in secret. (B, Byz)

NIV - However, after his brothers had left for the festival, he went also, not publicly, but in secret. (Aleph)


John 7:39

KJV - (But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him should receive: for the Holy Ghost was not yet given; because that Jesus was not yet glorified.) (Aleph, Byz)

NASV - But this He spoke of the Spirit, whom those who believed in Him were to receive; for the Spirit was not yet given, because Jesus was not yet glorified. (B)


John 7:39

KJV - (But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him should receive: for the Holy Ghost was not yet given; because that Jesus was not yet glorified.) (Byz)

NASV - But this He spoke of the Spirit, whom those who believed in Him were to receive; for the Spirit was not yet given, because Jesus was not yet glorified. (Aleph)


John 7:46

KJV - The officers answered, Never man spake like this man. (Byz)

NASV - The officers answered, “Never has a man spoken the way this man speaks.” (Aleph)


John 7:52

KJV - They answered and said unto him, Art thou also of Galilee? Search, and look: for out of Galilee ariseth no prophet. (B)

NASV - They answered him, “You are not also from Galilee, are you? Search, and see that no prophet arises out of Galilee.” (Aleph, Byz)


John 8:9

KJV - And they which heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, went out one by one, beginning at the eldest, even unto the last: and Jesus was left alone, and the woman standing in the midst. (Byz)

NASV - When they heard it, they began to go out one by one, beginning with the older ones, and He was left alone, and the woman, where she was, in the center of the court. (various manuscripts)


John 8:10

KJV - When Jesus had lifted up himself, and saw none but the woman, he said unto her, Woman, where are those thine accusers? hath no man condemned thee? (Byz)

NASV - Straightening up, Jesus said to her, “Woman, where are they? Did no one condemn you?” (various manuscripts)


John 8:54

KJV - Jesus answered, If I honour myself, my honour is nothing: it is my Father that honoureth me; of whom ye say, that he is your God: (Aleph, B)

NASV - Jesus answered, “If I glorify Myself, My glory is nothing; it is My Father who glorifies Me, of whom you say, ‘He is our God’; (A, Byz)


John 8:59

KJV - Then took they up stones to cast at him: but Jesus hid himself, and went out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and so passed by. (A, Byz)

NASV - Therefore they picked up stones to throw at Him, but Jesus hid Himself and went out of the temple. (Aleph, B)


John 9:4

KJV - I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work. (A, Byz)

NASV - We must work the works of Him who sent Me as long as it is day; night is coming when no one can work. (B)


John 9:35

KJV - Jesus heard that they had cast him out; and when he had found him, he said unto him, Dost thou believe on the Son of God? (A, Byz)

NASV - Jesus heard that they had put him out, and finding him, He said, “Do you believe in the Son of Man?” (Aleph, B)


John 10:19

KJV - There was a division therefore again among the Jews for these sayings. (A, Byz)

NASV - A division occurred again among the Jews because of these words. (Aleph, B)


John 10:22-23

KJV - And it was at Jerusalem the feast of the dedication, and it was winter. And Jesus walked in the temple in Solomon's porch. (Aleph, A, Byz)

NASV - At that time the Feast of the Dedication took place at Jerusalem; it was winter, and Jesus was walking in the temple in the portico of Solomon. (B)


John 10:38

KJV - But if I do, though ye believe not me, believe the works: that ye may know, and believe, that the Father is in me, and I in him. (Aleph, A, Byz)

NASV - but if I do them, though you do not believe Me, believe the works, so that you may know and understand that the Father is in Me, and I in the Father.” (B)


John 11:31

KJV - The Jews then which were with her in the house, and comforted her, when they saw Mary, that she rose up hastily and went out, followed her, saying, She goeth unto the grave to weep there. (A, Byz)

NASV - Then the Jews who were with her in the house, and consoling her, when they saw that Mary got up quickly and went out, they followed her, supposing that she was going to the tomb to weep there. (Aleph, B)


John 11:50

KJV - Nor consider that it is expedient for us, that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation perish not. (A, Byz)

NASV - nor do you take into account that it is expedient for you that one man die for the people, and that the whole nation not perish.” (B)


John 12:1

KJV - Then Jesus six days before the passover came to Bethany, where Lazarus was which had been dead, whom he raised from the dead. (A, Byz)

NASV - Jesus, therefore, six days before the Passover, came to Bethany where Lazarus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. (Aleph, B)


John 12:40

KJV - He hath . . . . hardened their heart; that they should not see with their eyes, nor understand with their heart, and be converted, and I should heal them. (Byz)

NASV - “He has blinded their eyes and He hardened their heart, so that they would not see with their eyes and perceive with their heart, and be converted and I heal them.” (A, B)


John 12:41

KJV - These things said Esaias, when he saw his glory, and spake of him. (Byz)

NASV - These things Isaiah said because he saw His glory, and he spoke of Him. (Aleph, A, B)


John 13:2

KJV - And supper being ended, the devil having now put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray him; (A, Byz)

NASV - During supper, the devil having already put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon, to betray Him, (Aleph, B)


John 13:18

KJV - I speak not of you all: I know whom I have chosen: but that the scripture may be fulfilled, He that eateth bread with me hath lifted up his heel against me. (Aleph, A, Byz)

NASV - I do not speak of all of you. I know the ones I have chosen; but it is that the Scripture may be fulfilled, ‘He who eats My bread has lifted up his heel against Me.’ (B)


John 13:26

KJV - Jesus answered, He it is, to whom I shall give a sop, when I have dipped it. And when he had dipped the sop, he gave it to Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon. (A, Byz)

NASV - Jesus then *answered, “That is the one for whom I shall dip the morsel and give it to him.” So when He had dipped the morsel, He took and gave it to Judas, the son of Simon Iscariot. (B)


John 14:2

KJV - In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. (Byz)

NASV - In My Father’s house are many dwelling places; if it were not so, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you. (Aleph, A, B)

NIV - My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? (Aleph, A, B)


John 14:4

KJV - And whither I go ye know, and the way ye know. (A, Byz)

NASV - And you know the way where I am going.” (Aleph, B)


John 14:11

KJV - Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me: or else believe me for the very works' sake. (A, B, Byz)

NASV - Believe Me that I am in the Father and the Father is in Me; otherwise believe because of the works themselves. (Aleph)


John 14:14

KJV - If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it. (Aleph, B)

NASV - If you ask Me anything in My name, I will do it. (A)

(Note: Some of the Byz manuscripts have “ask”; others have “ask me”)


John 14:15

KJV - If ye love me, keep my commandments. (A, Byz)

NASV - If you love me, you will keep My commandments. (B)


John 16:4

KJV - But these things have I told you, that when the time shall come, ye may remember that I told you of them. And these things I said not unto you at the beginning, because I was with you. (Aleph, Byz)

NASV - But these things I have spoken to you, so that when their hour comes, you may remember that I told you of them. These things I did not say to you at the beginning, because I was with you. (A, B)


John 16:13

KJV - Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come. (A, B, Byz)

NASV - But when He, the Spirit of truth, comes, He will guide you into all the truth; for He will not speak on His own initiative, but whatever He hears, He will speak; and He will disclose to you what is to come. (Aleph)


John 16:16

KJV - A little while, and ye shall not see me: and again, a little while, and ye shall see me, because I go to the Father. (A, Byz)

NASV - A little while, and you will no longer see Me; and again a little while, and you will see Me.” (Aleph, B)


John 17:1

KJV - These words spake Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, Father, the hour is come; glorify thy Son, that thy Son also may glorify thee: (Byz)

NASV - Jesus spoke these things; and lifting up His eyes to heaven, He said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify Your Son, that the Son may glorify You, (Aleph, B)


John 17:11

KJV - And now I am no more in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to thee. Holy Father, keep through thine own name those whom thou hast given me, that they may be one, as we are. (no major manuscripts)

NASV - I am no longer in the world; and yet they themselves are in the world, and I come to You. Holy Father, keep them in Your name, the name which You have given Me, that they may be one even as We are. (A, B, Byz)

NIV - I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, protect them by the power of your name, the name you gave me, so that they may be one as we are one. (Aleph)


John 17:12

KJV - While I was with them in the world, I kept them in thy name: those that thou gavest me I have kept, and none of them is lost, but the son of perdition; that the scripture might be fulfilled. (A, Byz)

NASV - While I was with them, I was keeping them in Your name which You have given Me; and I guarded them and not one of them perished but the son of perdition, so that the Scripture would be fulfilled. (B)


John 17:21

KJV - That they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me. (A, B)

NASV - that they may all be one; even as You, Father, are in Me and I in You, that they also may be in Us, so that the world may believe that You sent Me. (Byz)


John 18:5

KJV - They answered him, Jesus of Nazareth. Jesus saith unto them, I am he. And Judas also, which betrayed him, stood with them. (Aleph, B, Byz)

NASV - They answered Him, “Jesus the Nazarene.” He said to them, “I am He.” And Judas also, who was betraying Him, was standing with them. (no major manuscripts)


John 19:16-17

KJV - Then delivered he him therefore unto them to be crucified. And they took Jesus, and led him away. And he bearing his cross went forth into a place called the place of a skull, which is called in the Hebrew Golgotha: (A)

NASV - So he then handed Him over to them to be crucified. They took Jesus, therefore, and He went out, bearing His own cross, to the place called the Place of a Skull, which is called in Hebrew, Golgotha. (B)


John 19:24

KJV - They said therefore among themselves, Let us not rend it, but cast lots for it, whose it shall be: that the scripture might be fulfilled, which saith, They parted my raiment among them, and for my vesture they did cast lots. These things therefore the soldiers did. (A, Byz)

NASV - So they said to one another, “Let us not tear it, but cast lots for it, to decide whose it shall be”; this was to fulfill the Scripture: “They divided My outer garments among them, and for My clothing they cast lots.” (Aleph, B)


John 19:29

KJV - Now there was set a vessel full of vinegar: and they filled a spunge with vinegar, and put it upon hyssop, and put it to his mouth. (A, Byz)

NASV - A jar full of sour wine was standing there; so they put a sponge full of the sour wine upon a branch of hyssop and brought it up to His mouth. (Aleph, B)


John 20:19

KJV - Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you. (Byz)

NASV - So when it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and when the doors were shut where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in their midst and said to them, “Peace be with you.” (Aleph, A, B)


John 20:23

KJV - Whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them; and whose soever sins ye retain, they are retained. (Byz)

NASV - If you forgive the sins of any, their sins have been forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they have been retained.” (A)


John 20:30

KJV - And many other signs truly did Jesus in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book: (Aleph, Byz)

NASV - Therefore many other signs Jesus also performed in the presence of the disciples, which are not written in this book; (A, B)