Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

But if anyone has love for God, God has knowledge of him.

New American Standard Bible

but if anyone loves God, he is known by Him.

King James Version

But if any man love God, the same is known of him.

Holman Bible

But if anyone loves God, he is known by Him.

International Standard Version

But anyone who loves God is known by him.

A Conservative Version

But if any man loves God, this man is known by him.

American Standard Version

but if any man loveth God, the same is known by him.

Amplified

But if anyone loves God [with awe-filled reverence, obedience and gratitude], he is known by Him [as His very own and is greatly loved].

An Understandable Version

But if anyone loves God, that person is known by God.

Anderson New Testament

but if any one loves God, he is taught by him).

Common New Testament

But if anyone loves God, he is known by him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but if a man love God, the same is taught by him.

Darby Translation

But if any one love God, he is known of him):

Godbey New Testament

but if any one loves God he is known of him.

Goodspeed New Testament

But if a man loves God, God is known by him.

John Wesley New Testament

But if any one love God, he is known by him. I say, as to the eating of things sacrificed to idols,

Julia Smith Translation

And if any one love God, the same is known of him.)

King James 2000

But if any man loves God, the same is known by him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But if anyone loves God, this one is known by him.

Modern King James verseion

But if any one loves God, he has been known of him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But if any man love God, the same is known of him.

Moffatt New Testament

but if anyone loves God, he is known by Him.

Montgomery New Testament

but if a man loves God, he is known by him.

NET Bible

But if someone loves God, he is known by God.

New Heart English Bible

But if anyone loves God, the same is known by him.

Noyes New Testament

but if any one love God, the same is known by Him.

Sawyer New Testament

but if any one loves God, this [man] is known by him.

The Emphasized Bible

But, if anyone loveth God, the same, is known of him -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But if any man love God, the same is known of him.

Twentieth Century New Testament

On the other hand, if a man loves God, he is known by God.

Webster

But if any man loveth God, the same is known by him.

Weymouth New Testament

but if any one loves God, that man is known by God.

Williams New Testament

But if a man loves God, God is known by him.

World English Bible

But if anyone loves God, the same is known by him.

Worrell New Testament

but, if anyone loves God, the same has been known by Him:

Worsley New Testament

But if any man love God, he is owned by Him.

Youngs Literal Translation

and if any one doth love God, this one hath been known by Him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

the same
οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

is known
γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

of
ὑπό 
Hupo 
of, by, under, with, in, not tr,
Usage: 188

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Corinthians 8:3

References

Context Readings

Concerning Food Sacrificed To Idols

2 If anyone seems to himself to have knowledge, so far he has not the right sort of knowledge about anything; 3 But if anyone has love for God, God has knowledge of him. 4 So, then, as to the question of taking food offered to images, we are certain that an image is nothing in the world, and that there is no God but one.


Cross References

Galatians 4:9

But now that you have come to have knowledge of God, or more truly, God has knowledge of you, how is it that you go back again to the poor and feeble first things, desiring to be servants to them again?

Exodus 33:12

And Moses said to the Lord, See, you say to me, Be this people's guide on their journey, but you have not made clear to me whom you will send with me. But you have said, I have knowledge of you by name, and you have grace in my eyes.

Exodus 33:17

And the Lord said to Moses, I will do as you say: for you have grace in my eyes, and I have knowledge of you by your name.

Psalm 1:6

Because the Lord sees the way of the upright, but the end of the sinner is destruction.

Nahum 1:7

The Lord is good, a strong place in the day of trouble; and he has knowledge of those who take him for their safe cover.

Romans 11:2

God has not put away the people of his selection. Or have you no knowledge of what is said about Elijah in the holy Writings? how he says words to God against Israel,

2 Timothy 2:19

But God's strong base is unchanging, having this sign, The Lord has knowledge of those who are his: and, Let everyone by whom the name of the Lord is named be turned away from evil.

2 Timothy 2:19

But God's strong base is unchanging, having this sign, The Lord has knowledge of those who are his: and, Let everyone by whom the name of the Lord is named be turned away from evil.

Psalm 139:1-2

O Lord, you have knowledge of me, searching out all my secrets.

Jeremiah 1:5

Before you were formed in the body of your mother I had knowledge of you, and before your birth I made you holy; I have given you the work of being a prophet to the nations.

Matthew 7:23

And then will I say to them, I never had knowledge of you: go from me, you workers of evil.

John 10:14

I am the good keeper; I have knowledge of my sheep, and they have knowledge of me,

John 21:17

He said to him a third time, Simon, son of John, am I dear to you? Now Peter was troubled in his heart because he put the question a third time, Am I dear to you? And he said to him, Lord, you have knowledge of all things; you see that you are dear to me. Jesus said to him, Then give my sheep food.

Romans 8:28-29

And we are conscious that all things are working together for good to those who have love for God, and have been marked out by his purpose.

1 Corinthians 2:9

But as it says in the holy Writings, Things which the eye saw not, and which had not come to the ears or into the heart of man, such things as God has made ready for those who have love for him.

James 1:12

There is a blessing on the man who undergoes testing; because, if he has God's approval, he will be given the crown of life, which the Lord has said he will give to those who have love for him.

James 2:5

Give ear, my dear brothers; are not those who are poor in the things of this world marked out by God to have faith as their wealth, and for their heritage the kingdom which he has said he will give to those who have love for him?

1 Peter 1:8

To whom your love is given, though you have not seen him; and the faith which you have in him, though you do not see him now, gives you joy greater than words and full of glory:

1 John 4:19

We have the power of loving, because he first had love for us.

1 John 5:2-3

In this way, we are certain that we have love for the children of God, when we have love for God and keep his laws.

Revelation 2:9

I have knowledge of your troubles and how poor you are (but you have true wealth), and the evil words of those who say they are Jews, and are not, but are a Synagogue of Satan.

Revelation 2:13

I have knowledge that your living-place is where Satan has his seat: and you are true to my name, and were not turned away from your faith in me, even in the days of Antipas, my true witness, who was put to death among you, where Satan has his place.

Revelation 2:19

I have knowledge of your works, and your love and faith and help and strength in trouble, and that your last works are more than the first.

Revelation 3:8-9

I have knowledge of your works (see, I have put before you an open door which may be shut by no one), and that you have a little strength, and have kept my word, and have been true to my name.

Revelation 3:15-16

I have knowledge of your works, that you are not cold or warm: it would be better if you were cold or warm.

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