<< John 4:23 >>


  • Holman Christian Standard Bible
    But an hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth. Yes, the Father wants such people to worship Him.
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  • New International Version
    Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in the Spirit and in truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks.
  • New International Reader's Version
    But a new time is coming. In fact, it is already here. True worshipers will worship the Father in the Spirit and in truth. They are the kind of worshipers the Father is looking for.
  • English Standard Version
    But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him.
  • New Living Translation
    But the time is coming— indeed it’s here now— when true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and in truth. The Father is looking for those who will worship him that way.
  • Christian Standard Bible
    But an hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in Spirit and in truth. Yes, the Father wants such people to worship him.
  • New American Standard Bible
    But a time is coming, and even now has arrived, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for such people the Father seeks to be His worshipers.
  • New King James Version
    But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for the Father is seeking such to worship Him.
  • American Standard Version
    But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and truth: for such doth the Father seek to be his worshippers.
  • King James Version
    But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.
  • New English Translation
    But a time is coming– and now is here– when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father seeks such people to be his worshipers.
  • World English Bible
    But the hour comes, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father seeks such to be his worshipers.


  • Philippians 3:3
    For we are the circumcision, the ones who serve by the Spirit of God, boast in Christ Jesus, and do not put confidence in the flesh—
  • Galatians 4:6
    And because you are sons, God has sent the Spirit of His Son into our hearts, crying,“ Abba, Father!”
  • John 12:23
    Jesus replied to them,“ The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified.
  • Matthew 15:7-9
    Hypocrites! Isaiah prophesied correctly about you when he said:These people honor Me with their lips, but their heart is far from Me.They worship Me in vain, teaching as doctrines the commands of men.”
  • John 5:25
    “ I assure you: An hour is coming, and is now here, when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God, and those who hear will live.
  • John 1:17
    for the law was given through Moses, grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.
  • Isaiah 29:13
    The Lord said: Because these people approach Me with their mouths to honor Me with lip-service— yet their hearts are far from Me, and their worship consists of man-made rules learned by rote—
  • Isaiah 43:21
    The people I formed for Myself will declare My praise.
  • Romans 8:26
    In the same way the Spirit also joins to help in our weakness, because we do not know what to pray for as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with unspoken groanings.
  • Ephesians 6:18
    Pray at all times in the Spirit with every prayer and request, and stay alert in this with all perseverance and intercession for all the saints.
  • John 4:21
    Jesus told her,“ Believe Me, woman, an hour is coming when you will worship the Father neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem.
  • 1 Peter 2 9
    But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for His possession, so that you may proclaim the praises of the One who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.
  • Isaiah 66:1-2
    This is what the Lord says: Heaven is My throne, and earth is My footstool. What house could you possibly build for Me? And what place could be My home?My hand made all these things, and so they all came into being. This is the Lord’s declaration. I will look favorably on this kind of person: one who is humble, submissive in spirit, and trembles at My word.
  • Jude 1:20-21
    But you, dear friends, as you build yourselves up in your most holy faith and pray in the Holy Spirit,keep yourselves in the love of God, expecting the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ for eternal life.
  • Joshua 24:14
    “ Therefore, fear the Lord and worship Him in sincerity and truth. Get rid of the gods your fathers worshiped beyond the Euphrates River and in Egypt, and worship Yahweh.
  • John 16:32
    Look: An hour is coming, and has come, when each of you will be scattered to his own home, and you will leave Me alone. Yet I am not alone, because the Father is with Me.
  • Luke 18:11-13
    The Pharisee took his stand and was praying like this:‘ God, I thank You that I’m not like other people— greedy, unrighteous, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.I fast twice a week; I give a tenth of everything I get.’“ But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even raise his eyes to heaven but kept striking his chest and saying,‘ God, turn Your wrath from me— a sinner!’
  • Jeremiah 3:10
    Yet in spite of all this, her treacherous sister Judah didn’t return to Me with all her heart— only in pretense.” This is the Lord’s declaration.
  • Isaiah 58:2
    They seek Me day after day and delight to know My ways, like a nation that does what is right and does not abandon the justice of their God. They ask Me for righteous judgments; they delight in the nearness of God.”
  • Romans 8:15
    For you did not receive a spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption, by whom we cry out,“ Abba, Father!”
  • Romans 1:9
    For God, whom I serve with my spirit in telling the good news about His Son, is my witness that I constantly mention you,
  • Isaiah 26:8-9
    Yes, Yahweh, we wait for You in the path of Your judgments. Our desire is for Your name and renown.I long for You in the night; yes, my spirit within me diligently seeks You, for when Your judgments are in the land, the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness.
  • Psalms 17:1
    Lord, hear a just cause; pay attention to my cry; listen to my prayer— from lips free of deceit.
  • Psalms 147:11
    The Lord values those who fear Him, those who put their hope in His faithful love.
  • Proverbs 15:8
    The sacrifice of the wicked is detestable to the Lord, but the prayer of the upright is His delight.
  • Isaiah 48:1-2
    “ Listen to this, house of Jacob— those who are called by the name Israel and have descended from Judah, who swear by the name of Yahweh and declare the God of Israel, but not in truth or righteousness.For they are named after the Holy City, and lean on the God of Israel; His name is Yahweh of Hosts.
  • Isaiah 10:20
    On that day the remnant of Israel and the survivors of the house of Jacob will no longer depend on the one who struck them, but they will faithfully depend on the Lord, the Holy One of Israel.
  • Psalms 51:6
    Surely You desire integrity in the inner self, and You teach me wisdom deep within.
  • 1 Samuel 12 24
    Above all, fear the Lord and worship Him faithfully with all your heart; consider the great things He has done for you.
  • Song of Solomon 2 14
    My dove, in the clefts of the rock, in the crevices of the cliff, let me see your face, let me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely.
  • Jeremiah 4:2
    then you can swear,“ As the Lord lives,” in truth, in justice, and in righteousness, then the nations will be blessed by Him and will pride themselves in Him.
  • 1 Chronicles 29 17
    I know, my God, that You test the heart and that You are pleased with what is right. I have willingly given all these things with an upright heart, and now I have seen Your people who are present here giving joyfully and willingly to You.
  • Jeremiah 7:7-12
    I will allow you to live in this place, the land I gave to your ancestors long ago and forever.But look, you keep trusting in deceitful words that cannot help.“ Do you steal, murder, commit adultery, swear falsely, burn incense to Baal, and follow other gods that you have not known?Then do you come and stand before Me in this house called by My name and say,‘ We are delivered, so we can continue doing all these detestable acts’?Has this house, which is called by My name, become a den of robbers in your view? Yes, I too have seen it.” This is the Lord’s declaration.“ But return to My place that was at Shiloh, where I made My name dwell at first. See what I did to it because of the evil of My people Israel.
  • Isaiah 1:10-15
    Hear the word of the Lord, you rulers of Sodom! Listen to the instruction of our God, you people of Gomorrah!“ What are all your sacrifices to Me?” asks the Lord.“ I have had enough of burnt offerings and rams and the fat of well-fed cattle; I have no desire for the blood of bulls, lambs, or male goats.When you come to appear before Me, who requires this from you— this trampling of My courts?Stop bringing useless offerings. Your incense is detestable to Me. New Moons and Sabbaths, and the calling of solemn assemblies— I cannot stand iniquity with a festival.I hate your New Moons and prescribed festivals. They have become a burden to Me; I am tired of putting up with them.When you lift up your hands in prayer, I will refuse to look at you; even if you offer countless prayers, I will not listen. Your hands are covered with blood.
  • Psalms 32:2
    How joyful is the man the Lord does not charge with sin and in whose spirit is no deceit!
  • Ezekiel 22:30
    I searched for a man among them who would repair the wall and stand in the gap before Me on behalf of the land so that I might not destroy it, but I found no one.
  • Isaiah 58:8-14
    Then your light will appear like the dawn, and your recovery will come quickly. Your righteousness will go before you, and the Lord’s glory will be your rear guard.At that time, when you call, the Lord will answer; when you cry out, He will say,‘ Here I am.’ If you get rid of the yoke among you, the finger-pointing and malicious speaking,and if you offer yourself to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted one, then your light will shine in the darkness, and your night will be like noonday.The Lord will always lead you, satisfy you in a parched land, and strengthen your bones. You will be like a watered garden and like a spring whose waters never run dry.Some of you will rebuild the ancient ruins; you will restore the foundations laid long ago; you will be called the repairer of broken walls, the restorer of streets where people live.“ If you keep from desecrating the Sabbath, from doing whatever you want on My holy day; if you call the Sabbath a delight, and the holy day of the Lord honorable; if you honor it, not going your own ways, seeking your own pleasure, or talking too much;then you will delight yourself in the Lord, and I will make you ride over the heights of the land, and let you enjoy the heritage of your father Jacob.” For the mouth of the Lord has spoken.