Jesus answered, “I assure you: Unless someone is born(A) of water and the Spirit,[a](B) he cannot enter the kingdom of God.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. John 3:5 Or spirit, or wind; the Gk word pneuma can mean wind, spirit, or Spirit, each of which occurs in this context.

26 to make her holy, cleansing[a] her with the washing of water by the word.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Ephesians 5:26 Or having cleansed

21 Baptism, which corresponds to this, now saves you (not the removal of the filth of the flesh,(A) but the pledge[a] of a good conscience toward God) through the resurrection of Jesus Christ.(B)

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 3:21 Or the appeal