New American Standard Bible
"But the testimony which I receive is not from man, but I say these things so that you may be saved.
King James Bible
But I receive not testimony from man: but these things I say, that ye might be saved.
Darby Bible Translation
But I do not receive witness from man, but I say this that ye might be saved.
World English Bible
But the testimony which I receive is not from man. However, I say these things that you may be saved.
Young's Literal Translation
'But I do not receive testimony from man, but these things I say that ye may be saved;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
I receive not testimony from men - I do not depend for proof of my Messiahship on the testimony of men, nor do I pride myself on the commendations or flattery of men.
But these things ... - "This testimony of John I adduce that you might be convinced. It was evidence of your own seeking. It was clear, full, explicited You 'sent' to make inquiry, and he gave you a candid and satisfactory answer. Had you believed that, you would have believed in the Messiah and been saved." Men are often dissatisfied with the very evidence of the truth of religion which they sought, and on which they professed themselves willing to rely.
LibraryJuly 2 Evening
[Jesus] prayed the third time, saying the same words.--MATT. 26:44. Who in the days of his flesh . . . offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from death. Then shall we know, if we follow on to know the Lord.--Continuing instant in prayer.--Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication.--By prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
February 27 Morning
July the Twenty-Seventh the Work of Faith
September the Twenty-Ninth the Fountain
"There is another who testifies of Me, and I know that the testimony which He gives about Me is true.
1 John 5:9
If we receive the testimony of men, the testimony of God is greater; for the testimony of God is this, that He has testified concerning His Son.
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