John 3:36

“He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He that beleeueth on the Sonne, hath euerlasting life: and he that beleeueth not the Sonne, shall not see life: but the wrath of God abideth on him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"He who believes in the Son has eternal life; but he who does not obey the Son will not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that believeth on the Son hath eternal life; but he that obeyeth not the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God abideth on him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who has faith in the Son has eternal life; but he who has not faith in the Son will not see life; God's wrath is resting on him.
- Basic English Bible

He that believes on the Son has life eternal, and he that is not subject to the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God abides upon him.
- Darby Bible

He that believeth on the Son, hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son, shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him.
- Webster's Bible

He who believes in the Son has the Life of the Ages; he who disobeys the Son will not enter into Life, but God's anger remains upon him.
- Weymouth Bible

One who believes in the Son has eternal life, but one who disobeys the Son won't see life, but the wrath of God remains on him."
- World English Bible

He that bileueth in the sone, hath euerlastynge lijf; but he that is vnbileueful to the sone, schal not se euerlastynge lijf, but the wraththe of God dwellith on hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

he who is believing in the Son, hath life age-during; and he who is not believing the Son, shall not see life, but the wrath of God doth remain upon him.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 3:36


3:36 He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life - He hath it already. For he loves God. And love is the essence of heaven. He that obeyeth not - A consequence of not believing.


People's Bible Notes for John 3:36


Joh 3:36 He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life. Eternal life and eternal death turn upon trust in Christ. He who believes on the Son with a heartfelt, obedient faith, a faith that trusts all and surrenders all to the will of Christ, is born again and "hath eternal life" (Joh 6:54). The faith that saves is a faith that moves us to come to Christ.

Discussion for John 3

  • Bill
    to Irene123 Yes, one only has to believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and died for all your sin. Repentance comes with the indwelling and filling of the Holy Spirit. He convicts you of the sin that separates you from Jesus and once as a believer ( born again - saved) He convicts the believer of judgement at the judgement seat of Christ. Not eternal judgement but judgement unto reward.
  • Irene123
    To Debbie on Jn. ch. 3 - Can you explain what all is entailed in one's 'believing'? We have to only believe?
  • Janet Istre
    when I got saved ( I was catholic ) so I went to confession and I told the Priest in confession what had happened to me cause I was a changed soul!! I told Him about these very verses !! And I'll be !! He quit the priesthood to really serve God in the right and proper way and His last sermon as a priest was to tell the truth about JESUS and to tell us he was leaving and dusting his shoes off !!
  • Dahlia
    You must be a Believer in order to established the things that GOD has instore for you and in order to receive the gift of knowing your purpose give your life to CHRIST not man because man can't give you what GOD has already Prepared get what is eternal LOVE and don't sale yourself for some chump change for the devils attentions
  • Paul
    I thank God for the coming of Christ. By Him we are saved. I can't keep my joy fit being among the saved. He must increase and I should decrease. Glory to God.
  • ESTELLA SMALLWOOD
    being born again and saved and filled with the holy ghost and living right according to Gods command there is only one God one Father through him is the spirit

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