John 3:6
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New Living Translation
Humans can reproduce only human life, but the Holy Spirit gives birth to spiritual life.

King James Bible
That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Darby Bible Translation
That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

World English Bible
That which is born of the flesh is flesh. That which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Young's Literal Translation
that which hath been born of the flesh is flesh, and that which hath been born of the Spirit is spirit.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

3:6 That which is born of the flesh is flesh - Mere flesh, void of the Spirit, yea, at enmity with it; And that which is born of the Spirit is spirit - Is spiritual, heavenly, divine, like its Author.

John 3:6 Parallel Commentaries

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April 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
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November 18 Evening
I believed not the words, until I came, and mine eyes had seen it; and, behold, the half was not told me.--I KGS. 10:7. The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: for she came from the uttermost parts of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and, behold, a greater than Solomon is here.--We beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth. My speech and my preaching was . . . in demonstration of the
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April 2 Morning
If ye do return unto the Lord with all your hearts, then put away the strange gods and Ashtaroth from among you, and prepare your hearts unto the Lord, and serve him only.--I SAM. 7:3. Little children, keep yourselves from idols.--Come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you, and will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.--Ye cannot serve God and Mammon. Thou shalt worship no other
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May 3 Evening
Perfecting holiness in the fear of God.--II COR. 7:1. Dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit. Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom.--Teaching us that denying ungodliness and wordly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world.--Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.--Not as though
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Cross References
John 1:13
They are reborn--not with a physical birth resulting from human passion or plan, but a birth that comes from God.

John 3:7
So don't be surprised when I say, 'You must be born again.'

Romans 7:18
And I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my sinful nature. I want to do what is right, but I can't.

1 Corinthians 15:50
What I am saying, dear brothers and sisters, is that our physical bodies cannot inherit the Kingdom of God. These dying bodies cannot inherit what will last forever.

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