John 3:13

And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And no man hath ascended vp to heauen, but hee that came downe from heauen, euen the Sonne of man which is in heauen.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"No one has ascended into heaven, but He who descended from heaven: the Son of Man.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And no one hath ascended into heaven, but he that descended out of heaven, `even' the Son of man, who is in heaven.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And no one has ever gone up to heaven but he who came down from heaven, the Son of man.
- Basic English Bible

And no one has gone up into heaven, save he who came down out of heaven, the Son of man who is in heaven.
- Darby Bible

And no man hath ascended to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man who is in heaven.
- Webster's Bible

There is no one who has gone up to Heaven, but there is One who has come down from Heaven, namely the Son of Man whose home is in Heaven.
- Weymouth Bible

No one has ascended into heaven, but he who descended out of heaven, the Son of Man, who is in heaven.
- World English Bible

And no man stieth in to heuene, but he that cam doun fro heuene, mannys sone that is in heuene.
- Wycliffe Bible

and no one hath gone up to the heaven, except he who out of the heaven came down -- the Son of Man who is in the heaven.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 3:13


3:13 For no one - For here you must rely on my single testimony, whereas there you have a cloud of witnesses: Hath gone up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven. Who is in heaven - Therefore he is omnipresent; else he could not be in heaven and on earth at once. This is a plain instance of what is usually termed the communication of properties between the Divine and human nature; whereby what is proper to the Divine nature is spoken concerning the human, and what is proper to the human is, as here, spoken of the Divine.


People's Bible Notes for John 3:13


Joh 3:13 And no man hath ascended, etc. This implies: (1) That he existed before he appeared on earth. (2) That heaven was his true abode. (3) That, on earth, his spirit was in communication with heaven.

Discussion for John 3

  • Barbara Gaytan
    I believe that god gave his son to save us from sin and he died on that rugged cross to save us from hell! That's how much he loved us to die for us so why do we not live for him? I love him with all my heart soul body mind and spirit! He's my best friend that never left me when my earthly friends did. He's my everything!
  • A disciple
    Stand a man; you wrote: "What sins each of us may or may not be guilty of is irrelevant..." That is completely contrary to all that God teaches and commands us, to REPENT of sins and forsake idols! Jesus has broken the chains that held us under bondage to sin, and gives us the light of life and His Spirit to grow in grace and knowledge of Him. Sin is MOST RELEVANT for it will deceive and destroy!
  • Alex
    Dis. All johns disciples had to be rebaptised with the H.G. IN ACTS 17 JESUS DISCIPLES HAD TO SHOW JOHNS DISCIPLES A MORE PERFECT WAY, John himself asked jesus saying I have NEED to be BAPTISED of YOU .John said behold the lamb of God that taketh away the sins of the world. not h20.All of the disciples had been water baptised but jesus tells them if i wash thee not you will have no part with me.
  • A disciple
    Stand a man; if as you say, everyone who doesn't believe in Jesus is evil; what does that make the one who tells the unbeliever or unclean, "Stand by yourself, away from me; for I am holier than thou!" The difference between the one who comes to the light, and those who don't; is that our deeds may be manifest; that we give an honest accounting to God, like Abel; and show God our trust in Christ!
  • A disciple
    Alex; There is no competition between Baptism and the Cross! Neither Jesus nor any of the Apostles ever told anyone that had been Baptized by John, that they were in danger of forfeiting the benefits of His Redemptive Sufferings! If we are not Baptized into Christ, and into the Father, and into the Spirit; then we are none of His; and in no wise in a condition to be Baptized with fire and Spirit!
  • A disciple
    Stand a man; I understand very much your enthusiasm; but you will find as you go on with the Lord, that there are some serious and important inconsistencies in your thinking just now. Jesus said to the disciple; those who forsook all and were following Him, and loved Him; If you then BEING EVIL know how to give good things to your children..." If we say we have no sin we deceive ourselves. HONESTY

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