Parallel Verses

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;)

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.

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.

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
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, 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 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;) 3 That which we have seen and heard we declare to you, that ye also may have fellowship with us: and truly 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 hath come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even 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

He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.

1 John 3:5

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

John 14:6

Jesus saith to him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life: no man cometh to the Father, but by me.

John 15:27

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

John 17:3

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

1 Timothy 3:16

And without controversy, great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen by angels, preached to the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into 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 that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:

Acts 3:15

And killed the Prince of life, whom God hath raised from the dead; of which we are witnesses.

Galatians 4:4

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

1 John 1:1

That which was from the beginning, 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 testimony, that God hath given to us eternal life: and this life is in his Son.

Proverbs 8:22-30

The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.

John 1:18

No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him.

John 3:13

And no man hath ascended to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man who is in heaven.

John 7:29

But I know him; for I am from him, and he hath sent me.

John 8:38

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

John 16:28

I came forth from the Father, and am come into the world: again, I leave the world, and go to the Father.

John 17:5

And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thy ownself, with the glory which I had with thee before the world was.

John 21:14

This is now the third time that Jesus showed himself to his disciples, after he had risen from the dead.

Acts 1:22

Beginning from the baptism of John, to that same day that he was taken up from us, must one be ordained to be a witness with us of his resurrection.

Acts 2:32

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

Acts 5:32

And we are his witnesses of these things; and so is also the Holy Spirit, whom God hath given to them that obey him.

Acts 10:41

Not to all the people, but to witnesses chosen before by God, even to us, who ate and drank with him after he rose from the dead.

Romans 8:3

For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God, sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh:

Romans 16:25-26

Now to him that is able to establish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, which hath been kept secret since the world began,

2 Timothy 1:10

But is now made manifest by the appearing of our Savior Jesus Christ, who hath abolished death, and hath brought life and immortality to light through the gospel:

Titus 1:2

In hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before the world began;

1 Peter 5:1

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

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