New International Version
Not that I accept human testimony; but I mention it 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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But I receive not testimony from man [only] - I have no need of John's testimony: the works that I do bear sufficient testimony to me, John 5:36.
But these things I say, etc. - You believed John to be a prophet - a prophet cannot lie: he bore testimony that I am the Lamb of God, that beareth away the sin of the world, John 1:29; therefore, that ye may be saved by believing in me as such, I have appealed to John's testimony.
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TEXT: "And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the Kingdom of Heaven."--Matt. 18:3. Jesus Christ was the world's greatest teacher and preacher. Multitudes followed him because he taught them, not as the scribes, but as one having authority. He came to them with the deepest truth of God, but couched in such familiar expressions, and told in such a fascinating way, that all men heard him and went their way rejoicing that so …
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There is another who testifies in my favor, and I know that his testimony about me is true.
1 John 5:9
We accept human testimony, but God's testimony is greater because it is the testimony of God, which he has given about his Son.
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