John 5:31

If I bear witness of myself, my witness is not true.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

If I beare witnesse of my selfe, my witnesse is not true.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If I {alone} testify about Myself, My testimony is not true.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If I bear witness of myself, my witness is not true.
- American Standard Version (1901)

If I gave witness about myself, my witness would not be true.
- Basic English Bible

If I bear witness concerning myself, my witness is not true.
- Darby Bible

If I testify concerning myself, my testimony is not true.
- Webster's Bible

If I give testimony concerning myself, my testimony cannot be accepted.
- Weymouth Bible

If I testify about myself, my witness is not valid.
- World English Bible

If Y bere witnessing of my silf, my witnessyng is not trewe;
- Wycliffe Bible

`If I testify concerning myself, my testimony is not true;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 5:31


5:31 If I testify of myself - That is, if I alone, (which indeed is impossible,) my testimony is not valid.


Discussion for John 5

  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 5:34 BUT I RECEIVE NOT TESTIMONY FROM MAN BUT THESE THINGS --- I SAY --- THAT YOU MIGHT BE SAVED 2 THESSALONIANS 2:10 AND WITH ALL DECEIVABLENESS OF UNRIGHTEOUSNESS IN THEM THAT PERISH BECAUSE THEY RECEVED NOT THE LOVE OF THE TRUTH THAT THEY MIGHT BE SAVED MARK 13:13 AND YOU SHALL BE HATED OF ALL MEN FOR MY NAMES SAKE BUT HE THAT SHALL ENDURE UNTO THE END THE SAME SHALL BE SAVED
  • Irene123
    Jack - Jn. 5:39; Acts 17:11. Tell your cousin you'd rather believeth the Word of God, and remember - God is waiting for your witness of His truth, because He loves you. Just maybe God will move on your cousin to do some reading ..... ?
  • Bruce
    Matt:---We must Through much Tribulation enter The Kingdom of God: Acts 14:22 / Persecution,Tribulation,Falling away started thousands of yrs ago.From that time many of His disciples went back and walked no more with Him.John 6:66 /The Holocaust:Millions of people tortured, raped, killed! End times will be worse! It will rapidly increase until the End. Wars,rumors of wars,just like now! NO PEACE!
  • Julie Warr
    Forever I am : is how perceived I do this scripture abd apply to Temple and Soul in Jesus The Lords Holy Name I do Amen :
  • Steve morrow
    job 38:2 who is this that darkeneth counsel by words without knowledge JOHN 3:19 AND THIS IS THE CONDEMNATION THAT LIGHT IS COME INTO THE WORLD AND MEN LOVED LOVED DARKNESS RATHER THAN LIGHT BECAUSE THEIR DEEDS WERE EVIL PSALM 138:2 I WILL WORSHIP TOWARD THY HOLY TEMPLE AND PRAISE THY NAME FOR THY LOVINGKINDNESS AND FOR THY TRUTH FOR THOU HAST MAGNIFIED THY WORD ABOVE ALL THY NAME PROVERBS 21 DEATH AND LIFE ARE IN THE POWER OF THE TONGUE AND THEY THAT LOVE IT SHALL EAT THE FRUIT THEREOF MATTHEW 12:36 BUT I SAY UNTO YOU THAT EVERY IDLE WORD THAT MEN SHALL SPEAK THEY SHALL GIVE ACCOUNT THEREOF IN THE DAY OF JUDGEMENT 12:37 FOR BY THY WORDS THOU SHALT BE JUSTIFIED AND BY THY WORDS THOU SHALT BE CONDEMNED MARK 3:29 BUT HE THAT SHALL BLASPHEME AGAINST THE HOLY SPIRIT HATH NEVER FORGIVENESS BUT IS IN DANGER OF ETERNAL DAMNATION JOHN 6:63 IT IS THE SPIRIT THAT QUICKENETH THE FLESH PROFITETH NOTHING THE WORDS THAT I SAY UNTO YOU THEY ARE SPIRIT AND THEY ARE LIFE 1 PETER 1:23 BEING BORN AGAIN NOT OF CORRUPTIBLE SEED BUT OF INCORRUPTIBLE BY THE WORD OF GOD---WHICH LIVETH AND ABIDETH FOREVER---
  • Bruce
    Jack:The Water is stirred,whoever would be First Will be healed. Ask your cousin if his Heart is troubled,a tug on His Heart.The Father will Call.
    John 6:44 / He will Call at least One time.Ask Forgiveness:1John1:9 / He will be Washed by The Blood of The Lamb:Revelation1:5 / Baptized with The Holy Ghost.Matthew 3:11 /made New:2Corinthians 5:17 / Is this
    The Only Call? Revelation 20:15. ETERNITY

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