John 5:24

Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Uerily, verily I say vnto you, Hee that heareth my word, & beleeueth on him that sent mee, hath euerlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation: but is passed from death vnto life.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Truly, truly, I say to you, he who hears My word, and believes Him who sent Me, has eternal life, and does not come into judgment, but has passed out of death into life.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth him that sent me, hath eternal life, and cometh not into judgment, but hath passed out of death into life.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Truly I say to you, The man whose ears are open to my word and who has faith in him who sent me, has eternal life; he will not be judged, but has come from death into life.
- Basic English Bible

Verily, verily, I say unto you, that he that hears my word, and believes him that has sent me, has life eternal, and does not come into judgment, but is passed out of death into life.
- Darby Bible

Verily, verily, I say to you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but hath passed from death to life.
- Webster's Bible

In most solemn truth I tell you that he who listens to my teaching and believes Him who sent me, has the Life of the Ages, and does not come under judgement, but has passed over out of death into Life.
- Weymouth Bible

Most certainly I tell you, he who hears my word, and believes him who sent me, has eternal life, and doesn't come into judgment, but has passed out of death into life.
- World English Bible

Treuli, treuli, Y seie to you, that he that herith my word, and bileueth to hym that sente me, hath euerlastynge lijf, and he cometh not in to doom, but passith fro deeth in to lijf.
- Wycliffe Bible

`Verily, verily, I say to you -- He who is hearing my word, and is believing Him who sent me, hath life age-during, and to judgment he doth not come, but hath passed out of the death to the life.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 5:24


5:24 And cometh not into condemnation - Unless he make shipwreck of the faith.


People's Bible Notes for John 5:24


Joh 5:24 Hath everlasting life. The conditions of eternal life are: (1) Knowledge of the Son; (2) belief upon him; trust in him. These are necessary before he can be accepted.

Discussion for John 5

  • Tim
    I see the pool in 5:7 as a type of the Old Testament Law, where you have to work to get in. And Jesus healing the man as a picture of the New Testament, saved by grace not our works. And then after he is healed he walks, equals obedience to the Lord. .
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 5:34 but I receive not testimony from man but these things --I say-- that you might be saved *** MARK 8:35 FOR WHOSOEVER WILL SAVE HIS LIFE SHALL LOSE IT BUT WHOSOEVER SHALL LOSE HIS LIFE FOR -- MY SAKE AND THE GOSPELS -- THE SAME SHALL SAVE IT *** 1 CORINTHIANS 15:33 be not deceived evil communications corrupt good manners
  • Cathryn
    I loue the Whole Word of God AKJV the KJV of 1611 onely these two and thank you for this great website as well.. Jesus of Nazareth is the Risen Christ and the Sonne of the Liuing God. And he is the Liuing God.
  • Steve morrow
    MATTHEW 22:31 BUT AS TOUCHING THE RESURRECTION OF THE DEAD HAVE YOU NOT READ THAT WHICH WAS SPOKEN UNTO YOU BY GOD SAYING --22:32-- I AM THE GOD OF ABRAHAM AND THE GOD OF ISAAC AND THE GOD OF JACOB --- GOD IS NOT THE GOD OF THE DEAD BUT OF THE LIVING PSALM 115:17 THE DEAD PRAISE NOT THE LORD NEITHER ANY THAT GO DOWN INTO SILENCE PROVERBS 21:16 THE MAN THAT WANDERETH OUT OF THE WAY OF UNDERSTANDING SHALL REMAIN IN THE CONGREGATION OF THE DEAD 2 TIMOTHY 2:7 CONSIDER WHAT I SAY AND THE LORD GIVE THEE UNDERSTANDING IN ALL THINGS
  • Lilian
    MARVEL NOT FOR THE HOUR IS COMING EVEN TO ALL WHO ARE IN GRAVES WILL HEAR HIS VOICE JESUS IS COMING SOON TO TAKE THE CHURCH AS THE BRIDE BLESSED ARE THOSE WHO ARE FOUND IN THE CHURCH SERVING JESUS AND PRAISING HIM WILL BE SURELY SAVED RAPTURE IS COMING LET'S PRAISE AND WORSHIP JESUS ONLY TILL RAPTURE HE IS TGE ONLY JEHOVAH MY ROCK AND MY SALVATION AMEN
  • A disciple
    "Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice," John 5:28 In context to the entire testimony which the Lord Jesus here declares to the Jews, who are opposing and contradicting Him with their wicked and insubordinate minds of unbelief He expounds to them how that "the Father judgeth no man, but hath committed all judgment unto the Son: that all men should honour the Son, even as they honour the Father:" as it is written also in the second Psalm, "Yet have I set My King upon My holy hill of Zion...KISS THE SON, LEST HE BE ANGRY, AND YOU PERISH FROM THE WAY WHEN HIS WRATH IS KINDLED BUT A LITTLE!" A sad song says, "Don't they know its the end of the world, 'cause you don't love me anymore!" The enemies of the LORD should have submitted themselves to Him, and so that there time would have endured for ever but so soon they shall be awakened from their dream to the nightmare of an eternity that God doesn't love them anymore, and has said Goodbye!