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John 3:32

    John 3:32 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And what he hath seen and heard, that he testifieth; and no man receiveth his testimony.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And what he has seen and heard, that he testifies; and no man receives his testimony.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    What he hath seen and heard, of that he beareth witness; and no man receiveth his witness.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He gives witness of what he has seen and of what has come to his ears; and no man takes his witness as true.

    Webster's Revision

    What he hath seen and heard, of that he beareth witness; and no man receiveth his witness.

    World English Bible

    What he has seen and heard, of that he testifies; and no one receives his witness.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    What he hath seen and heard, of that he beareth witness; and no man receiveth his witness.

    Clarke's Commentary on John 3:32

    And no man receiveth his testimony - Or, And this his testimony no man taketh up. That is, the testimony which John had borne to the Jews, that Jesus was the promised Messiah. No man taketh up. - No person is found to tread in my steps, and to publish to the Jews that this is the Christ, the Savior of the world. See this sense of the original fully proved and vindicated by Kypke in loc.

    Barnes' Notes on John 3:32

    And what he hath seen ... - See John 3:11.

    No man receiveth his testimony - The words "no man" are here to be understood in the sense of "few." Though his doctrine is pure, plain, sublime, yet "few," comparatively, received it in faith. Though multitudes came to him, drawn by various motives John 6:26, yet "few" became his "real" disciples, Matthew 26:56; Matthew 7:22.

    His testimony - His doctrine. The truth to which he bears "witness" as having "seen" and "known" it, John 3:11. Often many persons "appear" for a time to become the followers of Christ, who in the end are seen to have known nothing of religion, Matthew 13:6; Luke 8:13.

    Wesley's Notes on John 3:32

    3:32 No man - None comparatively, exceeding few; receiveth his testimony - With true faith.