John 3:15

“That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

That whosoeuer beleeueth in him, should not perish, but haue eternall life.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

so that whoever believes will in Him have eternal life.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

that whosoever believeth may in him have eternal life.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So that whoever has faith may have in him eternal life.
- Basic English Bible

that every one who believes on him may [not perish, but] have life eternal.
- Darby Bible

That whoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life.
- Webster's Bible

in order that every one who trusts in Him may have the Life of the Ages."
- Weymouth Bible

that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have eternal life.
- World English Bible

that ech man that bileueth in hym, perische not, but haue euerlastynge lijf.
- Wycliffe Bible

that every one who is believing in him may not perish, but may have life age-during,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 3:15

3:15 That whosoever - He must be lifted up, that hereby he may purchase salvation for all believers: all those who look to him by faith recover spiritual health, even as all that looked at that serpent recovered bodily health.

Discussion for John 3

  • Ray
    For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotton Son that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish.
  • Madison
  • Mosibudi Ramokgopa
    The Greatness of Jesus Christ; that the Father has given everthing into His Hand.Without Jesus Christ the Wrath of God will manifest.
  • Elizabeth
    I can see the love of God demonstrating to man kind that he so love us that he give us his only son,no greater love that this that a man lay down his life for his friend,we are his friends.Everlasting life is a gift from God Its break down every barrier and every one is accepted and they can choose to except this gift or not whether you are poor,rich,black white this eternal life is to all.
  • Pawan Upadhyay
    If you Want to understand the John Chapter :-3,you will have to study the verses from 3:3 to 3:12.Jesus is cleary talking about kingdom of god on earth. When will kingdom of god be occur on earth? Jesus said that for see the kingdom of god and enter in to the kingdom of god,you will have to born again and you will have to take second birth,you will have to born of water and born of spirit,flesh born from flesh and spirit born from spirit.Spirit is unborn.Jesus was talking about born from holy spirit.Jesus was talking about rebirth.
  • Pawan Upadhyay
    Spirit is unborn.Jesus was talking about born of spirit.