The apostle John writing (God speaking via
scripture...The Word), quoting Jesus explaining to Nicodemus, the Pharisee, what it took to see the
kingdom of God: being born again.
Wycliffe Bible of 1384:
5 Jhesus answeride, Treuli, treuli, Y seie to thee, but a
man be borun ayen of watir, and of the Hooli Goost, he may not entre in to the kyngdom of
King James Bible of 1611:
5 Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except
a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of
NAS Bible of 1960: 5 Jesus answered, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born
of water and the Spirit he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
NIV Bible 1973-78: 5 Jesus answered, "I tell you the truth, no one can enter the kingdom
of God unless he is born of water and the Spirit.
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(posted 17 October 2004)