Young's Literal Translation
31 `If I testify concerning myself, my testimony is not true;
32 another there is who is testifying concerning me, and I have known that the testimony that he doth testify concerning me is true;
33 ye have sent unto John, and he hath testified to the truth.
34 `But I do not receive testimony from man, but these things I say that ye may be saved;
35 he was the burning and shining lamp, and ye did will to be glad, for an hour, in his light.
36 `But I have the testimony greater than John's, for the works that the Father gave me, that I might finish them, the works themselves that I do, they testify concerning me, that the Father hath sent me.
37 `And the Father who sent me Himself hath testified concerning me; ye have neither heard His voice at any time, nor His appearance have ye seen;Read full chapter
New American Standard Bible
Testimony of John the Baptist
33 You have sent messengers to John, and he (C)has testified to the truth. 34 But (D)the testimony I receive is not from man, but I say these things so that you may be saved. 35 He was (E)the lamp that was burning and shining, and you (F)were willing to rejoice for [b]a while in his light.
Testimony of Works
36 But the testimony I have is greater than the testimony of John; for (G)the works which the Father has given Me (H)to accomplish—the very works that I do—testify about Me, that the Father (I)has sent Me.
Testimony of the Father
37 And the Father who sent Me, (J)He has testified about Me. You have neither heard His voice at any time, nor seen His form.Read full chapter
King James Version
31 If I bear witness of myself, my witness is not true.
32 There is another that beareth witness of me; and I know that the witness which he witnesseth of me is true.
33 Ye sent unto John, and he bare witness unto the truth.
34 But I receive not testimony from man: but these things I say, that ye might be saved.
35 He was a burning and a shining light: and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.
36 But I have greater witness than that of John: for the works which the Father hath given me to finish, the same works that I do, bear witness of me, that the Father hath sent me.
37 And the Father himself, which hath sent me, hath borne witness of me. Ye have neither heard his voice at any time, nor seen his shape.Read full chapter
New International Version
Testimonies About Jesus
33 “You have sent to John and he has testified(C) to the truth. 34 Not that I accept human testimony;(D) but I mention it that you may be saved.(E) 35 John was a lamp that burned and gave light,(F) and you chose for a time to enjoy his light.
36 “I have testimony weightier than that of John.(G) For the works that the Father has given me to finish—the very works that I am doing(H)—testify that the Father has sent me.(I) 37 And the Father who sent me has himself testified concerning me.(J) You have never heard his voice nor seen his form,(K)
English Standard Version
31 (A)If I alone bear witness about myself, my testimony is not true. 32 There is (B)another who bears witness about me, and (C)I know that the testimony that he bears about me is true. 33 (D)You sent to John, and he has borne witness to the truth. 34 Not that (E)the testimony that I receive is from man, but I say these things so that you may be saved. 35 He was a burning and (F)shining lamp, and (G)you were willing to rejoice for a while in his light. 36 But (H)the testimony that I have is greater than that of John. For (I)the works that the Father has given me (J)to accomplish, the very works that I am doing, (K)bear witness about me that (L)the Father has sent me. 37 And the Father who sent me (M)has himself borne witness about me. His voice you have never heard, (N)his form you have never seen,Read full chapter