13 No one has ever gone into heaven(A) except the one who came from heaven(B)—the Son of Man.[a](C) 14 Just as Moses lifted up the snake in the wilderness,(D) so the Son of Man must be lifted up,[b](E) 15 that everyone who believes(F) may have eternal life in him.”[c](G)

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  1. John 3:13 Some manuscripts Man, who is in heaven
  2. John 3:14 The Greek for lifted up also means exalted.
  3. John 3:15 Some interpreters end the quotation with verse 21.