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Bible in Basic English

If we say that we have no sin, we make him false and his word is not in us.

New American Standard Bible

If we say that we have not sinned, we make Him a liar and His word is not in us. Cross references: 1 John 1:1 : John 1:1f; 1 John 2:13, 14 1 John 1:1 : Acts 4:20; 1 John 1:3 1 John 1:1 : John 19:35; 2 Pet 1:16; 1 John 1:2 1 John 1:1 : John 1:14; 1 John 4:14 1 John 1:1 : Luke 24:39; John 20:27 1 John 1:1 : John 1:1, 4 1 John 1:2 : John 1:4; 1 John 3:5, 8; 5:20 1 John 1:2 : John 19:35; 1 John 1:1 1 John 1:2 : John 15:27; 1 John 4:14 1 John 1:2 : John 10:28; 17:3; 1 John 2:25; 5:11, 13, 20 1 John 1:2 : John 1:1 1 John 1:2 : John 1:4; 1 John 3:5, 8; 5:20 1 John 1:3 : John 19:35; 2 Pet 1:16; 1 John 1:1 1 John 1:3 : Acts 4:20; 1 John 1:1 1 John 1:3 : John 17:3, 21; 1 Cor 1:9 1 John 1:4 : 1 John 2:1 1 John 1:4 : John 3:29 1 John 1:5 : John 1:19; 1 John 3:11 1 John 1:5 : 1 Tim 6:16; James 1:17 1 John 1:6 : John 8:12; 1 John 2:11 1 John 1:6 : John 8:55; 1 John 2:4; 4:20 1 John 1:6 : John 3:21 1 John 1:7 : Is 2:5 1 John 1:7 : 1 Tim 6:16 1 John 1:7 : Titus 2:14 1 John 1:8 : Job 15:14; Prov 20:9; Rom 3:10ff; James 3:2 1 John 1:8 : John 8:44; 1 John 2:4 1 John 1:9 : Ps 32:5; Prov 28:13 1 John 1:9 : Titus 2:14 1 John 1:10 : Job 15:14 1 John 1:10 : John 3:33; 1 John 5:10 1 John 1:10 : 1 John 2:14 end of crossrefs

King James Version

If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

Holman Bible

If we say, “We don’t have any sin,” we make Him a liar, and His word is not in us.

International Standard Version

If we say that we have never sinned, we make him a liar and his word has no place in us.

A Conservative Version

If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

American Standard Version

If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

Amplified

If we say that we have not sinned [refusing to admit acts of sin], we make Him [out to be] a liar [by contradicting Him] and His word is not in us.

An Understandable Version

If we claim that we have not committed sins, we are [in effect] calling God a liar [i.e., because He says we have] and His word [i.e., the real truth about the matter] is not in our hearts.

Anderson New Testament

If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

Common New Testament

If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

Daniel Mace New Testament

if we say that we have not sinned, we impeach his veracity, and discredit his word.

Darby Translation

If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

Godbey New Testament

If we may say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

Goodspeed New Testament

If we say, "We have not sinned," we are making him a liar, and his message is not in our hearts.

John Wesley New Testament

If we say, we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

Julia Smith Translation

If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

King James 2000

If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

Modern King James verseion

If we say that we have not sinned, we make Him a liar, and His Word is not in us.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If we say we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

Moffatt New Testament

if we say, "We have not sinned," we make him a liar and his word is not within us.

Montgomery New Testament

If we say, "We have not sinned," we are making him a liar, and his word is not in us.

NET Bible

If we say we have not sinned, we make him a liar and his word is not in us.

New Heart English Bible

If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

Noyes New Testament

If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

Sawyer New Testament

If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

The Emphasized Bible

If we say - We have not sinned! false, are we making, him, and, his word, is not in us.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

Twentieth Century New Testament

If we say that we have not sinned, we are making God a liar, and his Message has no place in us.

Webster

If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

Weymouth New Testament

If we deny that we have sinned, we make Him a liar, and His Message has no place in our hearts.

Williams New Testament

If we claim "We have not sinned," we are making Him a liar, and His message is not in our hearts.

World English Bible

If we say that we haven't sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

Worrell New Testament

If we say, "We have not sinned," we make Him a liar, and His word is not in us.

Worsley New Testament

but if we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

Youngs Literal Translation

if we may say -- 'we have not sinned,' a liar we make Him, and His word is not in us.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

we say
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

we have
ἁμαρτάνω 
Hamartano 
Usage: 35

not
οὐ 
Ou 
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032
Usage: 1032

ἁμαρτάνω 
Hamartano 
Usage: 35

we make
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

him

Usage: 0

a liar
ψεύστης 
Pseustes 
Usage: 8

and

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

his

Usage: 0

λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

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

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

References

Images 1 John 1:10

Prayers for 1 John 1:10

Context Readings

God Is Light, So Walk In The Light

9 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. 10 If we say that we have no sin, we make him false and his word is not in us.


Cross References

1 John 5:10

He who has faith in the Son of God has the witness in himself: he who has not faith in God makes him false, because he has not faith in the witness which God has given about his Son.

1 John 1:8

If we say that we have no sin, we are false to ourselves and there is nothing true in us.

Job 24:25

And if it is not so, now, who will make it clear that my words are false, and that what I say is of no value?

Job 24:25

And if it is not so, now, who will make it clear that my words are false, and that what I say is of no value?

Colossians 3:16

Let the word of Christ be in you in all wealth of wisdom; teaching and helping one another with songs of praise and holy words, making melody to God with grace in your hearts.

1 John 2:4

The man who says, I have knowledge of him, and does not keep his laws, is false, and there is nothing true in him:

1 John 2:14

I have sent a letter to you, fathers, because you have knowledge of him who was from the first. I have sent a letter to you, young men, because you are strong, and the word of God is in you, and because you have overcome the Evil One.

1 John 4:4

You are of God, my little children, and you have overcome them because he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.

2 John 1:2

Because of this true knowledge which is in us, and will be with us for ever:

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