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John 5:39-40 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.

New King James Version (NKJV)

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John 5:39-40 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Testimony of the Scripture

39 [a]You examine the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it is those very Scriptures that testify about Me; 40 and yet you are unwilling to come to Me so that you may have life.

Footnotes:

  1. John 5:39 Or (a command) Examine the Scriptures
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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John 5:39-40 Amplified Bible (AMP)

Testimony of the Scripture

39 [a]You search and keep on searching and examining the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; and yet it is those [very Scriptures] that testify about Me; 40 and still you are unwilling to come to Me so that you may have life.

Footnotes:

  1. John 5:39 Or Search the Scriptures! The Greek form found here can be either a command or a statement (indicative mood).
Amplified Bible (AMP)

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John 5:39-40 King James Version (KJV)

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.

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