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

  • Bruce
    A Person does not have to know one Word of The Bible. All they need to know is that Their Sin will send them to Hell. That comes about when a Believer shares The Way of Salvation. They may have never been in a Church or seen a Bible. The Spirit will tug on Their Heart. Without knowing one Word of The Bible,you can bring others to Salvation with your Testimony. Let us bring them in. The Day is-----
  • Irene123
    This is such a good Bible site. I just went to 'more', then 'various Bible topics', then clicked on 's', scrolled to 'studying the word', and up came no less than 17 vs. on STUDYING His Word. And, there are many more allusions to studying His throughout the Bible, Josiah the reformer when the Word of God was read to him, when the decree of Cyrus was found, and so many more.
  • Irene123
    As far as not needing to read the Bible for salvation - then why did Jesus give us Jn.5:39 (His own words); Acts17:11; Col.1:10. During His earthly ministry that's ALL He did - was quote scripture (no, what He said wasn't ALL written down yet, but - He knew it would be; Jesus was omniscient - all knowing) As it came from His mouth it was - scripture..
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 5:30 I CAN OF MINE OWN SELF DO NOTHING AS I HEAR I JUDGE AND MY JUDGEMENT IS JUST BECAUSE I SEEK NOT MINE OWN WILL BUT THE WILL OF THE FATHER WHICH SENT ME JOHN 8:26 I HAVE MANY THINGS TO SAY AND TO JUDGE OF YOU BUT HE THAT SENT ME IS TRUE AND I SPEAK TO THE WORLD --- THOSE THINGS WHICH I HAVE HEARD OF HIM ---
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 5:26 FOR AS THE FATHER HATH LIFE IN HIMSELF SO HATH HE GIVEN TO THE SON TO HAVE LIFE IN HIMSELF 5:27 AND HATH GIVEN --- HIM --- AUTHORITY TO EXECUTE JUDGEMENT ALSO BECAUSE HE IS THE SON OF MAN
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 5:28 MARVEL NOT AT THIS FOR THE HOUR IS COMING IN THE WHICH ALL THAT ARE IN THE GRAVES SHALL HEAR HIS VOICE ***5:29 AND SHALL COME FORTH THEY THAT --- HAVE DONE GOOD --- UNTO THE RESURRECTION OF LIFE AND THEY THAT HAVE EVIL UNTO THE RESURRECTION OF DAMNATION