Do not be amazed that I said to you, ‘You must be born [a]again.’ (A)The wind blows where it wishes, and you hear the sound of it, but you do not know where it is coming from and where it is going; so is everyone who has been born of the Spirit.”

Nicodemus responded and said to Him, “How can these things be?” 10 Jesus answered and said to him, “You are (B)the teacher of Israel, and yet you do not understand these things? 11 Truly, truly, I say to you, (C)we speak of what we know and (D)testify of what we have seen, and (E)you people do not accept our testimony. 12 If I told you earthly things and you do not believe, how will you believe if I tell you heavenly things? 13 (F)No one has ascended into heaven, except (G)He who descended from heaven: (H)the Son of Man. 14 And just as (I)Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must (J)the Son of Man (K)be lifted up, 15 so that everyone who [b]believes will (L)have eternal life in Him.

16 “For God so (M)loved the world, that He (N)gave His (O)only Son, so that everyone who (P)believes in Him will not perish, but have eternal life. 17 For God (Q)did not send the Son into the world (R)to judge the world, but so that the world might be saved through Him. 18 (S)The one who believes in Him is not judged; the one who does not believe has been judged already, because he has not believed in the name of (T)the only Son of God.

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Footnotes

  1. John 3:7 Or from above
  2. John 3:15 Or believes in Him will have eternal life