1 John 1:9



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

King James Version

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Holman Bible

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

International Standard Version

If we make it our habit to confess our sins, in his faithful righteousness he forgives us for those sins and cleanses us from all unrighteousness.

A Conservative Version

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous so that he will forgive us our sins, and cleanse us from every unrighteousness.

American Standard Version

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Amplified

If we [freely] admit that we have sinned and confess our sins, He is faithful and just (true to His own nature and promises) and will forgive our sins [dismiss our lawlessness] and [continuously] cleanse us from all unrighteousness [everything not in conformity to His will in purpose, thought, and action].

An Understandable Version

[But] if we confess our sins [to God], He is faithful [to His promise] and righteous [in His judgment], and will forgive us of those sins and cleanse us from all of our wrongdoing.

Anderson New Testament

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just, so that he will forgive us our sins, and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Bible in Basic English

If we say openly that we have done wrong, he is upright and true to his word, giving us forgiveness of sins and making us clean from all evil.

Common New Testament

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just, and will forgive us our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Daniel Mace New Testament

if we confess our sins, as he is faithful and just, he will forgive us our sins, and cleanse us from all iniquity.

Darby Translation

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins, and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Godbey New Testament

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous that he may forgive us our sins, and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Goodspeed New Testament

If we acknowledge our sins, he is upright and can be depended on to forgive our sins and cleanse us from everything wrong.

John Wesley New Testament

If we confess our sins, he is faithful, and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Julia Smith Translation

If we acknowledge our sins, he is faithful and just that he let go sins to us, and cleanse us from all injustice.

King James 2000

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just, so that he will forgive us [our] sins and will cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Modern King James verseion

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If we knowledge our sins, he is faithful and just, to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Moffatt New Testament

if we confess our sins, he is faithful and just, he forgives our sins and cleanses us from all iniquity;

Montgomery New Testament

But if we confess our sins, faithful is he and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all wrong-doing.

NET Bible

But if we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous, forgiving us our sins and cleansing us from all unrighteousness.

New Heart English Bible

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous to forgive us the sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

New simplified Bible

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Noyes New Testament

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Sawyer New Testament

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive our sins, and to cleanse us from all wickedness.

The Emphasized Bible

If we are confessing our sins, faithful, is he and, righteous - that he should forgive us our sins, and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

If we confess our sins, faithful is he and righteous to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Twentieth Century New Testament

If we confess our sins, God may be trusted, in his righteousness, to forgive us our sins and purify us from all wickedness.

Webster

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Weymouth New Testament

If we confess our sins, He is so faithful and just that He forgives us our sins and cleanses us from all unrighteousness.

Williams New Testament

If we confess our sins, He is to be depended on, since He is just, to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from every wrong.

World English Bible

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous to forgive us the sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Worrell New Testament

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Worsley New Testament

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness:

Youngs Literal Translation

if we may confess our sins, stedfast He is and righteous that He may forgive us the sins, and may cleanse us from every unrighteousness;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If
ἐάν 
Ean 
if , whosoever 9 , whatsoever 9 , though ,
Usage: 155

we confess
ὁμολογέω 
Homologeo 
Usage: 19

our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our , us , we , not tr ,
Usage: 388

ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

he is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is , are , was , be , have , not tr , , vr is
Usage: 585

πιστός 
Pistos 
Usage: 51

and



and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

δίκαιος 
Dikaios 
Usage: 57

to
ἵνα 
Hina 
that , to ,
Usage: 472

ἀφίημι 
Aphiemi 
Usage: 57

us
ἡμῖν 
hemin 
ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
us , we , our , for us
us , we , our , us-ward 9 , not tr
Usage: 160
Usage: 170

ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

to cleanse
καθαρίζω 
Katharizo 
Usage: 18

ἀπό 
Apo 
from , of , out of , for , off , by , at , in , since 9 , on , not tr. , .
Usage: 490

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
all , all things , every , all men , whosoever , everyone , whole , all manner of , every man , no Trans , every thing , any , whatsoever , whosoever 9 , always , daily , any thing , no , not tr ,
Usage: 704

Images 1 John 1:9

Context Readings

God Is Light, So Walk In The Light

8 If we say that we have no sin, we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us. 9 If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 10 If we say that we have not sinned, we make Him a liar and His word is not in us.


Cross References

Psalm 32:5

I acknowledged my sin to You, And my iniquity I did not hide; I said, "I will confess my transgressions to the LORD"; And You forgave the guilt of my sin. Selah.

Proverbs 28:13

He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper, But he who confesses and forsakes them will find compassion.

1 John 1:7

but if we walk in the Light as He Himself is in the Light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin.

Psalm 51:2-5

Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity And cleanse me from my sin.

Jeremiah 33:8

'I will cleanse them from all their iniquity by which they have sinned against Me, and I will pardon all their iniquities by which they have sinned against Me and by which they have transgressed against Me.

Titus 2:14

who gave Himself for us to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to purify for Himself a people for His own possession, zealous for good deeds.

Nehemiah 1:6

let Your ear now be attentive and Your eyes open to hear the prayer of Your servant which I am praying before You now, day and night, on behalf of the sons of Israel Your servants, confessing the sins of the sons of Israel which we have sinned against You; I and my father's house have sinned.

Job 33:27-28

"He will sing to men and say, 'I have sinned and perverted what is right, And it is not proper for me.

Ezekiel 36:25

"Then I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you will be clean; I will cleanse you from all your filthiness and from all your idols.

Romans 3:26

for the demonstration, I say, of His righteousness at the present time, so that He would be just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus.

1 Corinthians 6:11

Such were some of you; but you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of our God.

Leviticus 26:40-42

'If they confess their iniquity and the iniquity of their forefathers, in their unfaithfulness which they committed against Me, and also in their acting with hostility against Me--

Deuteronomy 7:9

"Know therefore that the LORD your God, He is God, the faithful God, who keeps His covenant and His lovingkindness to a thousandth generation with those who love Him and keep His commandments;

1 Kings 8:47

if they take thought in the land where they have been taken captive, and repent and make supplication to You in the land of those who have taken them captive, saying, 'We have sinned and have committed iniquity, we have acted wickedly';

2 Chronicles 6:37-38

if they take thought in the land where they are taken captive, and repent and make supplication to You in the land of their captivity, saying, 'We have sinned, we have committed iniquity and have acted wickedly';

Nehemiah 9:2-37

The descendants of Israel separated themselves from all foreigners, and stood and confessed their sins and the iniquities of their fathers.

Psalm 19:12

Who can discern his errors? Acquit me of hidden faults.

Isaiah 45:21

"Declare and set forth your case; Indeed, let them consult together Who has announced this from of old? Who has long since declared it? Is it not I, the LORD? And there is no other God besides Me, A righteous God and a Savior; There is none except Me.

Lamentations 3:23

They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness.

Ezekiel 37:23

"They will no longer defile themselves with their idols, or with their detestable things, or with any of their transgressions; but I will deliver them from all their dwelling places in which they have sinned, and will cleanse them. And they will be My people, and I will be their God.

Daniel 9:4-20

I prayed to the LORD my God and confessed and said, "Alas, O Lord, the great and awesome God, who keeps His covenant and lovingkindness for those who love Him and keep His commandments,

Zechariah 9:9

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout in triumph, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your king is coming to you; He is just and endowed with salvation, Humble, and mounted on a donkey, Even on a colt, the foal of a donkey.

Matthew 3:6

and they were being baptized by him in the Jordan River, as they confessed their sins.

Mark 1:5

And all the country of Judea was going out to him, and all the people of Jerusalem; and they were being baptized by him in the Jordan River, confessing their sins.

Acts 19:18

Many also of those who had believed kept coming, confessing and disclosing their practices.

1 Corinthians 1:9

God is faithful, through whom you were called into fellowship with His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

Ephesians 5:26

so that He might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word,

1 Timothy 1:15

It is a trustworthy statement, deserving full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, among whom I am foremost of all.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unjust so as to forget your work and the love which you have shown toward His name, in having ministered and in still ministering to the saints.

Hebrews 10:23

Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful;

Hebrews 11:11

By faith even Sarah herself received ability to conceive, even beyond the proper time of life, since she considered Him faithful who had promised.

Revelation 15:3

And they sang the song of Moses, the bond-servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, "Great and marvelous are Your works, O Lord God, the Almighty; Righteous and true are Your ways, King of the nations!



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