Parallel Verses

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.

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),

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 --

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 That which was from the beginning, declare we unto you; which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the word of life. 2 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. 3 That which we have seen and heard declare we unto you, that ye may have fellowship with us, and that our fellowship may be with the father, and his son Jesus Christ.


Cross References

1 John 5:20

We know that the son of God is come, and hath given us understanding, to know him that is true: and we be in the truth through his son Jesus Christ. He is very God, and eternal life.

John 1:4

In it was life; And the life was the light of men;

1 John 3:8

He that committeth sin is of the devil: for the devil sinneth since the beginning. But for this cause appeared the son of God, even to destroy the works of the devil.

1 John 3:5

And ye know that he appeared to take away our sins, and there is no sin in him.

John 14:6

Jesus said unto him, "I am the way, the truth and the life. And no man cometh unto the father, but by me.

John 15:27

And ye shall bear witness also, because ye have been with me from the beginning.

John 17:3

This is life eternal: that they might know thee, that only very God, and whom thou hast sent, Jesus Christ.

1 Timothy 3:16

And without nay, great is that mystery of godliness. God was showed in the flesh, was justified in the spirit, was seen of angels, was preached unto the gentiles, was believed on in earth and received 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 unto her, "I am the resurrection and the life. He that believeth on me; Yea though he were dead, yet shall he live:

Acts 3:15

and killed the Lord of life whom God hath raised from death, of the which we are witnesses:

Galatians 4:4

But when the time was full come, God sent his son - born of a woman, and made bond unto the law -

1 John 1:1

That which was from the beginning, declare we unto you; which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the word of life.

1 John 5:11

And this is the witness: how that God hath given unto us eternal life, and this life is in his son.

Proverbs 8:22-30

"The LORD himself had me in possession in the beginning of his ways, before he began his works afore time.

John 1:18

No man hath seen God at any time. The only begotten son, which is in the father's bosom, hath declared him.

John 3:13

And no man ascendeth up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, that is to say, the son of man which is in heaven.

John 7:29

I know him: For I am of him, and he hath sent me."

John 8:38

"I speak that I have seen with my father: and ye do that which ye have seen with your father."

John 16:28

"I went out from the father, and came into the world: and I leave the world again, and go to the father."

John 17:5

And now glorify me, thou father, with thine own self, with the glory which I had with thee yer the world was.

John 21:14

And this is now the third time that Jesus appeared to his disciples, after that he was risen again from death.

Acts 1:22

beginning at the baptism of John unto that same day that he was taken up from us - must one be ordained to bear witness with us of his resurrection."

Acts 2:32

This Jesus hath God raised up, whereof we all are witnesses.

Acts 5:32

And we are his records as concerning these things: and also the holy ghost, whom God hath given to them that obey him."

Acts 10:41

not to all the people, but unto us witnesses chosen before of God, which ate and drank with him, after he arose from death.

Romans 8:3

For what the law could not do, inasmuch as it was weak because of the flesh - that performed God, and sent his son in the similitude of sinful flesh, and by sin damned sin in the flesh;

Romans 16:25-26

To him that is of power to establish you according to my gospel and preaching of Jesus Christ, in uttering of the mystery which was kept secret since the world began,

2 Timothy 1:10

but is now declared openly by the appearing of our saviour Jesus Christ, which hath put away death, and hath brought life and immortality unto light through the gospel,

Titus 1:2

which is after godliness upon the hope of eternal life; which life God, that cannot lie, hath promised before the world began:

1 Peter 5:1

The elders which are among you I exhort, which am also an elder and a witness of the afflictions of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be opened:

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