John 5:39 New Living Translation (NLT)
“You search the Scriptures because you think they give you eternal life. But the Scriptures point to me!
John 5:39-40 The Message (MSG)
“You have your heads in your Bibles constantly because you think you’ll find eternal life there. But you miss the forest for the trees. These Scriptures are all about me! And here I am, standing right before you, and you aren’t willing to receive from me the life you say you want.
John 5:39 King James Version (KJV)
Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.
John 5:39 New American Standard Bible - NASB 1995 (NASB1995)
You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; it is these that testify about Me
John 5:39 New Century Version (NCV)
You carefully study the Scriptures because you think they give you eternal life. They do in fact tell about me
John 5:39 American Standard Version (ASV)
Ye search the scriptures, because ye think that in them ye have eternal life; and these are they which bear witness of me
John 5:39 New International Version (NIV)
You study the Scriptures diligently because you think that in them you have eternal life. These are the very Scriptures that testify about me
John 5:39 New King James Version (NKJV)
You search the Scriptures, for in them you think you have eternal life; and these are they which testify of Me.
John 5:39 Amplified Bible (AMP)
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
John 5:39 The Passion Translation (TPT)
“You are busy analyzing the Scriptures, poring over them hoping to gain eternal life. Everything you read points to me