John 3:21

But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But hee that doeth trueth, commeth to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But he who practices the truth comes to the Light, so that his deeds may be manifested as having been wrought in God."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But he that doeth the truth cometh to the light, that his works may be made manifest, that they have been wrought in God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But he whose life is true comes to the light, so that it may be clearly seen that his acts have been done by the help of God.
- Basic English Bible

but he that practises the truth comes to the light, that his works may be manifested that they have been wrought in God.
- Darby Bible

But he that doeth truth, cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.
- Webster's Bible

But he who does what is honest and right comes to the light, in order that his actions may be plainly shown to have been done in God.
- Weymouth Bible

But he who does the truth comes to the light, that his works may be revealed, that they have been done in God."
- World English Bible

But he that doith treuthe, cometh to the liyt, that hise werkis be schewid, that thei ben don in God.
- Wycliffe Bible

but he who is doing the truth doth come to the light, that his works may be manifested, that in God they are having been wrought.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 3:21


3:21 He that practiseth the truth (that is, true religion) cometh to the light - So even Nicodemus, afterward did. Are wrought in God - That is, in the light, power, and love of God.


People's Bible Notes for John 3:21


Joh 3:21 He that doeth truth. Truth has to be lived. He who lives it, lives an honest life sincerely desiring light, will come to the light.

Discussion for John 3

  • A disciple
    Alex; While we're using the simile of planting seed, in the parable of the sower the different kinds of hearts were the responsibility of the men who had them; for this is the teaching. A heart trampled down hard by sin and the world, an unprepared heart, a wrongly planted seed among the cares and pleasures of this world, and an honest and good heart: all these have their effect on what we become.
  • Alex
    Disciple ty for reading me..27 times in the O.T. the prophets saw the world in travail and birth pains, simply b/c of the bridegroom and his seed which is the WORD,he does not refer to himself as the bridegoom for nothin, he has a seed to sow in humanity, which is the world,he says the field is the world where that good seed will be sown n our hearts , THATS Y HE HAS TO KNOW US
  • A disciple
    Alex; What does it mean that Christ shall be born in you? There is no place where the LORD or the Prophets ever use words like, "Impregnate the world." The Lord Jesus Christ came not to "spiritually" breed with the world, but to call His Elect OUT OF THE WORLD! Being "Born from above" is as when the Spirit and the power of God overshadowed the Lord's mother, when we receive the Word in our heart.
  • Alex
    Just as adam multiplied himself with his corruptible seed making humanity corruptible, Christ that 2 nd adam is gonna impregnate this whole world with his INCORRUPTIBLE SEED making humanity INCORRUPTIBLE,thats y we must be BORNAGAIN of INCORRUPTIBLE SEED WHICH ARE THE WORDS OF GOD,thats y the woman is giving birth in rev 12, we are that woman that is gonna birth christ, the field is the world, US
  • Alex
    Being born again means we are gonna birth Christ in our lives/hearts, that's why the sower wants to sow his seed in our hearts,that it might initiate a birth of Christ in us, that's why he always refers to himself as the son of man,which is the very essence of the new covenant,when Jeremiah saw the new covenant he also saw all men giving birth,simply because that incorruptible seed is the very seed of Christ
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 3:6 THAT WHICH IS BORN OF THE FLESH IS FLESH AND THAT WHICH IS BORN OF THE SPIRIT IS SPIRIT --- GALATIANS 6:8 FOR HE THAT SOWETH TO HIS FLESH SHALL OF THE FLESH REAP CORRUPTION BUT HE THAT SOWETH TO THE SPIRIT SHALL OF THE SPIRIT REAP LIFE EVERLASTING --- JOHN 6:63 IT IS THE SPIRIT THAT QUICKENETH THE FLESH PROFITETH NOTHING THE WORDS THAT I SPEAK UNTO YOU THEY ARE SPIRIT AND THEY ARE LIFE

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