New Living Translation
"He has come from above and is greater than anyone else. We are of the earth, and we speak of earthly things, but he has come from heaven and is greater than anyone else.
King James Bible
He that cometh from above is above all: he that is of the earth is earthly, and speaketh of the earth: he that cometh from heaven is above all.
Darby Bible Translation
He who comes from above is above all. He who has his origin in the earth is of the earth, and speaks as of the earth. He who comes out of heaven is above all,
World English Bible
He who comes from above is above all. He who is from the Earth belongs to the Earth, and speaks of the Earth. He who comes from heaven is above all.
Young's Literal Translation
he who from above is coming is above all; he who is from the earth, from the earth he is, and from the earth he speaketh; he who from the heaven is coming is above all.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:31 It is not improbable, that what is added, to the end of the chapter , are the words of the evangelist, not the Baptist. He that is of the earth - A mere man; of earthly original, has a spirit and speech answerable to it.
LibraryApril 29 Evening
That blessed hope, . . . the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ.--TIT. 2:13. Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the veil: whither the forerunner is for us entered, even Jesus.--Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things.--When he shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be admired in all them that believe. The whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
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Jesus came and told his disciples, "I have been given all authority in heaven and on earth.
No one has ever gone to heaven and returned. But the Son of Man has come down from heaven.
He must become greater and greater, and I must become less and less.
Jesus continued, "You are from below; I am from above. You belong to this world; I do not.
1 Corinthians 15:47
Adam, the first man, was made from the dust of the earth, while Christ, the second man, came from heaven.
1 John 4:5
Those people belong to this world, so they speak from the world's viewpoint, and the world listens to them.
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