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.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

It is the Spirit that quickeneth, the flesh profiteth nothing: the wordes that I speake vnto you, they are Spirit, and they are life.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing; the words that I have spoken to you are spirit and are life.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

It is the spirit that giveth life; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I have spoken unto you are spirit, are are life.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The spirit is the life giver; the flesh is of no value: the words which I have said to you are spirit and they are life.
- Basic English Bible

It is the Spirit which quickens, the flesh profits nothing: the words which I have spoken unto you are spirit and are life.
- Darby Bible

It is the spirit that reviveth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak to you, they are spirit, and they are life.
- Webster's Bible

It is the spirit which gives Life. The flesh confers no benefit whatever. The words I have spoken to you are spirit and are Life.
- Weymouth Bible

It is the spirit who gives life. The flesh profits nothing. The words that I speak to you are spirit, and are life.
- World English Bible

Therfor if ye seen mannus sone stiynge, where he was bifor?
- Wycliffe Bible

the spirit it is that is giving life; the flesh doth not profit anything; the sayings that I speak to you are spirit, and they are life;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 6:63


6:63 It is the Spirit - The spiritual meaning of these words, by which God giveth life. The flesh - The bare, carnal, literal meaning, profiteth nothing. The words which I have spoken, they are spirit - Are to be taken in a spiritual sense and, when they are so understood, they are life - That is, a means of spiritual life to the hearers.


People's Bible Notes for John 6:63


Joh 6:63 It is the spirit that quickeneth. We may paraphrase this verse thus: I shall ascend to heaven so that my body cannot be literally eaten; the flesh literally profits nothing. It is the spirit that makes alive. The spirits of men must feed upon me by faith, that they may be made alive. My words are spirit and life. He who feeds upon them will be made alive.

Discussion for John 6

  • Steve morrow
    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 REVELATION 19:10 AND I FELL AT HIS FEET TO WORSHIP HIM AND HE SAID UNTO ME SEE THOU DO IT NOT I AM THY FELLOWSERVANT AND OF THY BRETHREN THAT HAVE THE TESTIMONY OF JESUS WORSHIP GOD FOR THE TESTIMONY OF JESUS IS THE --- SPIRIT OF PROPHECY ---
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 6:63 IT IS THE SPIRIT THAT QUICKENETH THE FLESH ( IRENE ) PROFITETH NOTHING THE WORDS THAT I SPEAK UNTO YOU THEY ARE SPIRIT AND THEY ARE LIFE *******1 TIMOTHY 2:11 LET THE WOMAN LEARN IN SILENCE WITH ALL SUBJECTION 2:12 BUT I SUFFER NOT A WOMAN TO TEACH NOR TO USURP AUTHORITY OVER THE MAN --- BUT TO BE IN SILENCE
  • Bruce
    April: Eating food that's Forbidden in the Old Testament is Ok, if Giving Thanks, for every creature of God is good--- for it is sanctified by the word of God and Prayer--- put the brethren in remembrance of these things---:1Timothy 4:4-6 / it's not what goes in the mouth but what comes out, defileth:Mark 7:15-23 / John 6:44, 1John 1-9, Revelation1:5,
    Matthew 3:11, 2Corinthians 5:17
  • Robert Van Der Walle
    The Word Of God Give You Life. So Put Into Your Hearts
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 6:54 WHOSO EATETH MY FLESH AND DRINKETH MY BLOOD HATH ETERNAL LIFE AND I WILL RAISE HIM UP THE LAST DAY 6:55 FOR MY FLESH IS MEAT INDEED AND MY BLOOD IS DRINK INDEED 6:56 HE THAT EATETH MY FLESH AND DRINKETH MY BLOOD DWELLETH IN ME AND I IN HIM 6:57 AS THE LIVING FATHER HATH SENT ME AND I LIVE BY THE FATHER SO HE THAT EATETH ME EVEN HE SHALL LIVE --- BY ME ---
  • Steve morrow
    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 JOHN5:21 FOR AS THE FATHER RAISETH UP THE DEAD AND QUICKENETH THEM EVEN SO THE SON QUICKENETH WHOM HE WILL PSALM119:107 I AM AFFLICTED VERY MUCH QUICKEN ME O LORD ACCORDING UNTO THY WORD 119:154 PLEAD MY CAUSE AND DELIVER ME QUICKEN ME ACCORDING TO THY WORD

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