Parallel Verses

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.

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 manifested, and we have seen [it as eyewitnesses] and testify and declare to you [the Life], the eternal Life who was [already existing] with the Father and was [actually] made visible 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:

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.

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 --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For

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

we have seen
ὁράω 
Horao 
see, take heed, behold, perceive, not tr
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

was
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 It is of what has existed from the beginning, of what we have listened to, of what we have seen with our own eyes, of what we have witnessed and touched with our own heads, it is concerning the Logos of Life that we are now writing. 2 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. 3 It is what we have seen and heard that we are announcing to you, in order that you also may have partnership with us; and our partnership is with the Father and with his Son, Jesus Christ.


Cross References

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God is come, and has granted us and understanding, so that we may come to know him who is true. And we are in him who is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and life eternal.

John 1:4

In him was life, and the life was the light of men.

1 John 3:8

He who is committing sin is of the devil, because from the beginning of the devil is sinning. It was for this cause that the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.

1 John 3:5

And you know that he was manifested to take away sins; and in him is no sin.

John 14:6

Jesus answered him. "I am the Way, the Truth and the Life. No man ever comes to the Father but by me.

John 15:27

"and you to shall bear witness because you have been with me from the first.

John 17:3

And this is eternal life, to know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou hast sent.

1 Timothy 3:16

Yes! without contradiction, great is the mystery of godliness!

John 1:1-2

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

John 11:25-26

"I am the resurrection and the life," said Jesus. "He who believes in me, even if he has died, shall live.

Acts 3:15

"The Pioneer of Life you put to death. But God has raised him from the dead, and we are witnesses of that fact.

Galatians 4:4

But when the fulness of time was come God sent forth his Son, born of a woman, born under law,

1 John 1:1

It is of what has existed from the beginning, of what we have listened to, of what we have seen with our own eyes, of what we have witnessed and touched with our own heads, it is concerning the Logos of Life that we are now writing.

1 John 5:11

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

1 John 5:11-30

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

John 1:18

No man has ever seen God; God, only begotten, who is in the bosom of the Father??e has interpreted him.

John 3:13

There is no one gone up to heaven, except the One who came down from heaven??he Son of man himself.

John 7:29

"But I now him, because I am from him and he sent me."

John 8:38

"I am declaring what I have seen with the Father, and you are acting as you have learned from your father."

John 16:28

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

John 17:5

And now, O Father, glorify thou me with own self, with the glory I had with thee before the world began.

John 21:14

This was the third time that Jesus showed himself to the disciples after he had risen from among the dead.

Acts 1:22

from his baptism by John down to the day on which he was taken up from us, one should join us a witness to his resurrection."

Acts 2:32

This Jesus God has raised up, of this 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??en previously chosen by God??hat is, to us, who ate and drank with him after he had risen from the dead;

Romans 8:3

For God has done what the Law could not do, weakened as it was by flesh. By sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and on account of sin, he condemned sin in the flesh;

Romans 16:25-26

Now I commend you to Him who is able to keep you stedfast, according to my gospel, and the proclamation of Jesus Christ, whereby is unveiled the secret truth which was kept secret through immemorial ages,

2 Timothy 1:10

This has now been made manifest through the appearing of our Saviour Christ Jesus, who has put an end to death, and brought life and immortality to light through the gospel.

Titus 1:2

I write in hope of life eternal which God who never lies, promised before times eternal,

1 Peter 5:1

Now to you who are presbyters I make this appeal; for I am myself a presbyter, and was a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory about to be revealed.

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