John 1:32

“And Iohn bare record saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heauen, like a Doue, and it abode vpon him.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

And John bare record, saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and it abode upon him.
- King James Version

John testified saying, "I have seen the Spirit descending as a dove out of heaven, and He remained upon Him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And John bare witness, saying, I have beheld the Spirit descending as a dove out of heaven; and it abode upon him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And John gave this witness, saying, I saw the Spirit coming down from heaven like a dove and resting on him.
- Basic English Bible

And John bore witness, saying, I beheld the Spirit descending as a dove from heaven, and it abode upon him.
- Darby Bible

And John bore testimony, saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and it abode upon him.
- Webster's Bible

John also gave testimony by stating: "I have seen the Spirit coming down like a dove out of Heaven; and it remained upon Him.
- Weymouth Bible

John testified, saying, "I have seen the Spirit descending like a dove out of heaven, and it remained on him.
- World English Bible

And Joon bar witnessyng, and seide, That Y saiy the spirit comynge doun as a culuer fro heuene, and dwellide on hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

And John testified, saying -- `I have seen the Spirit coming down, as a dove, out of heaven, and it remained on him;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for John 1:32


Joh 1:32-34 I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove. See Mt 3:16, and notes. It was revealed to John that the Christ would thus be revealed. Indeed it was the anointing of the Spirit that made Jesus the Anointed, the Christ.

Discussion for John 1

  • Jessica
    Amen! , Thank you Jesus! . What a good word!
  • Ivy Johnson
    Verse 14: The Word(Jesus) made Flesh(Jesus): dwelt among us, and we beheld His Glory, the Glory as iof the Only Begotten of the Father(Jesus), full of Grace and Truth. Jesus is the LIVING WORD: The Holy Scriptures are the Written Word. Jesus Spoke the World into being, using the HOLY SCRIPTURES. There is Power in the Words of the Holy Scriptures. He made the world, yet the world knew Him not.
  • Jacob John Tucci
    I was named after the King 👑 James Version
  • Anonymous
    Moses is the powerful man, but our Jesus Christ is the way and the truth
  • Lilian
    Amen thank you for your word Jesus i love you loving Father
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 1:4 IN HIM WAS LIFE AND THE LIFE WAS THE LIGHT OF MEN PSALM 119:130 the entrance of ---THY WORDS--- giveth light it giveth understanding unto the simple PROVERBS 6:23 for the commandment is a lamp and the law is light and reproofs of instruction are the way of life PROVERBS 4:18 BUT THE PATH OF THE JUST IS AS THE SHINING LIGHT THAT SHINETH MORE AND MORE UNTO THE PERFECT DAY

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