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John 5:39 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.

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

John 5:39 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Witness of the Scripture

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

Footnotes:

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

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John 5:39 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;

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)

Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. All rights reserved.

John 5:39 New International Version (NIV)

39 You study[a] the Scriptures diligently because you think that in them you have eternal life. These are the very Scriptures that testify about me,

Footnotes:

  1. John 5:39 Or 39 Study
New International Version (NIV)

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John 5:39 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.

Acts 17:11 New King James Version (NKJV)

11 These were more [a]fair-minded than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness, and searched the Scriptures daily to find out whether these things were so.

Footnotes:

  1. Acts 17:11 Lit. noble
New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Acts 17:11 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

11 Now these were more noble-minded than those in Thessalonica, [a]for they received the word with [b]great eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see whether these things were so.

Footnotes:

  1. Acts 17:11 Lit who received
  2. Acts 17:11 Lit all
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Copyright © 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation

Acts 17:11 Amplified Bible (AMP)

11 Now these people were more noble and open-minded than those in Thessalonica, so they received the message [of salvation through faith in the Christ] with great eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

Amplified Bible (AMP)

Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. All rights reserved.

Acts 17:11 New International Version (NIV)

11 Now the Berean Jews were of more noble character than those in Thessalonica, for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true.

New International Version (NIV)

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Acts 17:11 King James Version (KJV)

11 These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.

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