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John 5:39–40

39 You studyc the Scriptureso diligently because you think that in them you have eternal life.p These are the very Scriptures that testify about me,q 40 yet you refuse to come to mer to have life.

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John 5:39–40 — English Standard Version (ESV)

39 You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it is they that bear witness about me, 40 yet you refuse to come to me that you may have life.

John 5:39–40 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

39 Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me. 40 And ye will not come to me, that ye might have life.

John 5:39–40 — New Living Translation (NLT)

39 You search the Scriptures because you think they give you eternal life. But the Scriptures point to me! 40 Yet you refuse to come to me to receive this life.

John 5:39–40 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

39 You search the Scriptures, for in them you think you have eternal life; and these are they which testify of Me. 40 But you are not willing to come to Me that you may have life.

John 5:39–40 — New Century Version (NCV)

39 You carefully study the Scriptures because you think they give you eternal life. They do in fact tell about me, 40 but you refuse to come to me to have that life.

John 5:39–40 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

39 Ye search the scriptures, because ye think that in them ye have eternal life; and these are they which bear witness of me; 40 and ye will not come to me, that ye may have life.

John 5:39–40 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

39 Ye search the scriptures, for ye think that in them ye have life eternal, and they it is which bear witness concerning me; 40 and ye will not come to me that ye might have life.

John 5:39–40 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

39 You study the Scriptures in detail because you think you have the source of eternal life in them. These Scriptures testify on my behalf. 40 Yet, you don’t want to come to me to get eternal life.

John 5:39–40 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

39 You pore over the Scriptures because you think you have eternal life in them, yet they testify about Me. 40 And you are not willing to come to Me so that you may have life.

John 5:39–40 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

39 You search the scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it is they that testify on my behalf. 40 Yet you refuse to come to me to have life.

John 5:39–40 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

39 You search the scriptures because you think that you have eternal life in them, and it is these that testify about me. 40 And you are not willing to come to me so that you may have life.

John 5:39–40 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

39 “You study the Scriptures carefully. You study them because you think they will give you eternal life. The Scriptures you study give witness about me. 40 But you refuse to come to me and receive life.

John 5:39–40 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

39 You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; it is these that testify about Me;

40 and you are unwilling to come to Me so that you may have life.