Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and the life was manifested, and we have seen and testify and proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and was manifested to us--

King James Version

(For the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness, and shew unto you that eternal life, which was with the Father, and was manifested unto us;)

Holman Bible

that life was revealed, and we have seen it and we testify and declare to you the eternal life that was with the Father and was revealed to us-

International Standard Version

This life was revealed to us, and we have seen it and testify about it. We declare to you this eternal life that was with the Father and was revealed to us.

A Conservative Version

(and the life was made known, and we have seen, and testify, and declare to you the eternal life that was with the Father, and was made known to us),

American Standard Version

(and the life was manifested, and we have seen, and bear witness, and declare unto you the life, the eternal life , which was with the Father, and was manifested unto us);

Amplified

And the Life [ an aspect of His being] was revealed (made manifest, demonstrated), and we saw [as eyewitnesses] and are testifying to and declare to you the Life, the eternal Life [ in Him] Who already existed with the Father and Who [actually] was made visible (was revealed) to us [His followers].

An Understandable Version

Truly, this "Life" was made known to us and we have [actually] seen it [i.e., Him], and so we testify and proclaim to you [that He is] "the Eternal Life," who was with the Father and was made known to us [apostles].

Anderson New Testament

(the life also was manifested, and we have seen, and do testify, and declare to you that eternal life, which was with the Father, and was manifested to us;)

Bible in Basic English

(And the life was made clear to us, and we have seen it and are witnessing to it and giving you word of that eternal life which was with the Father and was seen by us);

Common New Testament

the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and testify to it, and proclaim to you the eternal life which was with the Father and was manifested to us

Daniel Mace New Testament

for the life was manifested, we have seen it, we testify of it, and denounce unto you, that eternal life which was with the father, and was manifested unto us.

Darby Translation

(and the life has been manifested, and we have seen, and bear witness, and report to you the eternal life, which was with the Father, and has been manifested to us:)

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

(for the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness, and declare to you that life which is eternal, which was with the Father, and was manifested to us;)

Godbey New Testament

and the life was made manifest, and we have seen, and we testify, and we proclaim to you the life which is eternal, which was with the Father, and has been made manifest unto us;

John Wesley New Testament

For the life was manifested, and we have seen, and testify and declare to you the eternal life which was with the Father, and was manifested to us:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

(for the life is manifested, and we also saw it and bear witness and show unto you that eternal life, which was with the Father and appeared unto us);

Julia Smith Translation

(And the life was manifested, and we have seen, and we testify, and announce to you the eternal life, which was with the Father, and was manifested to us;)

King James 2000

(For the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness, and show unto you that eternal life, which was with the Father, and was manifested unto us;)

Lexham Expanded Bible

and the life was revealed, and we have seen and testify and announce to you the eternal life which was with the Father and was revealed to us--

Modern King James verseion

(for the Life was revealed, and we have seen it and bear witness, and show to you the everlasting Life, who was with the Father and was revealed to us),

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the life appeared: and we have seen, and bear witness, and show unto you that eternal life, which was with the father, and appeared unto us.

Moffatt New Testament

(the Life has appeared; we saw it, we testify to it, we bring you word of that eternal Life which existed with the Father and was disclosed to us) ??3 it is of what we heard and saw that we bring you word, so that you may share our fellowship; and our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ.

Montgomery New Testament

And the Life was made visible, and we have seen it and are bearing witness, and are bringing you word of that Eternal Life which was face to face with the Father and was made visible to us.

NET Bible

and the life was revealed, and we have seen and testify and announce to you the eternal life that was with the Father and was revealed to us).

New Heart English Bible

(and the life was revealed, and we have seen, and testify, and declare to you the life, the eternal life, which was with the Father, and was revealed to us);

Noyes New Testament

and the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness, and announce to you the everlasting life, which was with the Father, and was manifested to us,

The Emphasized Bible

And, the Life, was made manifest, and we have seen, and are bearing witness, and announcing unto you, the Age-abiding Life, which, indeed, was with the Father, and was made manifest unto us;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

(for the life was manifested, and we have beheld it, and bear testimony, and declare unto you that life eternal, which was with the Father, and was manifested to us;)

Twentieth Century New Testament

That Life was made visible, and we have seen it, and now bear our testimony to it, and tell you of that Immortal Life, which was with the Father and was made visible to us.

Webster

(For the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and testify, and show to you that eternal life which was with the Father, and was manifested to us;)

Weymouth New Testament

the Life was manifested, and we have seen and bear witness, and we declare unto you the Life of the Ages which was with the Father and was manifested to us--

Williams New Testament

and that life has been unveiled to us, and we have seen it and now testify to it and we now announce it to you, yea, the eternal life that was with the Father and has been unveiled to us.

World English Bible

(and the life was revealed, and we have seen, and testify, and declare to you the life, the eternal life, which was with the Father, and was revealed to us);

Worrell New Testament

(and the Life was manifested, and we have seen, and bear witness, and declare to you The Eternal Life; Who, indeed, was with the Father, and was manifested to us);

Worsley New Testament

(for this Life was manifested, and we saw it; and we testify and declare unto you that eternal Life, which was with the Father,

Youngs Literal Translation

and the Life was manifested, and we have seen, and do testify, and declare to you the Life, the age-during, which was with the Father, and was manifested to us --

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

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

the life
ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 88

φανερόω 
Phaneroo 
φανερόω 
Phaneroo 
Usage: 44
Usage: 44

and





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

ὁράω 
Horao 
Usage: 36

it, and

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

μαρτυρέω 
Martureo 
Usage: 58

ἀπαγγέλλω 
Apaggello 
Usage: 40

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 88

αἰώνιος 
Aionios 
Usage: 47

ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 88

ὅστις ἥτις ὅ6τι 
hostis 
Usage: 112

ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

with
πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

the Father
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 John 1:2

Images 1 John 1:2

Prayers for 1 John 1:2

Context Readings

Prologue

1 What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and touched with our hands, concerning the Word of Life-- 2 and the life was manifested, and we have seen and testify and proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and was manifested to us-- 3 what we have seen and heard we proclaim to you also, so that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father, and with His Son Jesus Christ.


Cross References

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding so that we may know Him who is true; and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ This is the true God and eternal life.

John 1:4

In Him was life, and the life was the Light of men.

1 John 3:8

the one who practices sin is of the devil; for the devil has sinned from the beginning The Son of God appeared for this purpose, to destroy the works of the devil.

1 John 3:5

You know that He appeared in order to take away sins; and in Him there is no sin.

John 14:6

Jesus said to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.

John 15:27

and you will testify also, because you have been with Me from the beginning.

John 17:3

"This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.

1 Timothy 3:16

By common confession, great is the mystery of godliness: He who was revealed in the flesh, Was vindicated in the Spirit, Seen by angels, Proclaimed among the nations, Believed on in the world, Taken up in glory.

John 1:1-2

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

John 11:25-26

Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes in Me will live even if he dies,

Acts 3:15

but put to death the Prince of life, the one whom God raised from the dead, a fact to which we are witnesses.

Galatians 4:4

But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law,

1 John 1:1

What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and touched with our hands, concerning the Word of Life--

1 John 5:11

And the testimony is this, that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son.

Proverbs 8:22-30

"The LORD possessed me at the beginning of His way, Before His works of old.

John 1:18

No one has seen God at any time; the only begotten God who is in the bosom of the Father, He has explained Him.

John 3:13

"No one has ascended into heaven, but He who descended from heaven: the Son of Man.

John 7:29

"I know Him, because I am from Him, and He sent Me."

John 8:38

"I speak the things which I have seen with My Father; therefore you also do the things which you heard from your father."

John 16:28

"I came forth from the Father and have come into the world; I am leaving the world again and going to the Father."

John 17:5

"Now, Father, glorify Me together with Yourself, with the glory which I had with You before the world was.

John 21:14

This is now the third time that Jesus was manifested to the disciples, after He was raised from the dead.

Acts 1:22

beginning with the baptism of John until the day that He was taken up from us--one of these must become a witness with us of His resurrection."

Acts 2:32

"This Jesus God raised up again, to which we are all witnesses.

Acts 5:32

"And we are witnesses of these things; and so is the Holy Spirit, whom God has given to those who obey Him."

Acts 10:41

not to all the people, but to witnesses who were chosen beforehand by God, that is, to us who ate and drank with Him after He arose from the dead.

Romans 8:3

For what the Law could not do, weak as it was through the flesh, God did: sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and as an offering for sin, He condemned sin in the flesh,

Romans 16:25-26

Now to Him who is able to establish you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which has been kept secret for long ages past,

2 Timothy 1:10

but now has been revealed by the appearing of our Savior Christ Jesus, who abolished death and brought life and immortality to light through the gospel,

Titus 1:2

in the hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised long ages ago,

1 Peter 5:1

Therefore, I exhort the elders among you, as your fellow elder and witness of the sufferings of Christ, and a partaker also of the glory that is to be revealed,

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