Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

If we say, "We are without any sin," we are deceiving ourselves, and there is no truth in our hearts.

New American Standard Bible

If we say that we have no sin, we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us.

King James Version

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

Holman Bible

If we say, “We have no sin,” we are deceiving ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

International Standard Version

If we say that we do not have any sin, we are deceiving ourselves and we're not being truthful to ourselves.

A Conservative Version

If we say that we have no sin, we lead ourselves astray, and the truth is not in us.

American Standard Version

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

Amplified

If we say we have no sin [refusing to admit that we are sinners], we delude ourselves and the truth is not in us. [His word does not live in our hearts.]

An Understandable Version

If we claim to have no sinful practices [in our lives], we are self-deceived and are not being truthful about the matter.

Anderson New Testament

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

Bible in Basic English

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

Common New Testament

If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

Daniel Mace New Testament

If we say that we are without sin, we deceive ourselves, and have no regard to truth.

Darby Translation

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

Godbey New Testament

But if we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

John Wesley New Testament

If we say, we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

Julia Smith Translation

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

King James 2000

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If we say that we do not have sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us.

Modern King James verseion

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and truth is not in us.

Moffatt New Testament

If we say, 'We are not guilty,' we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us;

Montgomery New Testament

If we say, "We have no sin," we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us.

NET Bible

If we say we do not bear the guilt of sin, we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us.

New Heart English Bible

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

Noyes New Testament

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

Sawyer New Testament

If we say we have not sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

The Emphasized Bible

If we say - Sin, have we none! we are deceiving, ourselves, and, the truth, is not in us.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

Twentieth Century New Testament

If we say that there is no sin in us, we are deceiving ourselves, and the Truth has no place in us.

Webster

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

Weymouth New Testament

If we claim to be already free from sin, we lead ourselves astray and the truth has no place in our hearts.

Williams New Testament

If we claim "We are already free from sin," we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in our hearts.

World English Bible

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

Worrell New Testament

If we say, "We have no sin," we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

Worsley New Testament

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

Youngs Literal Translation

if we may say -- 'we have not sin,' ourselves we lead astray, and the truth 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
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

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

sin
ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

we deceive
πλανάω 
Planao 
deceive, err, go astray, seduce, wander, be out of the way
Usage: 25

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

and

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

the truth
ἀλήθεια 
Aletheia 
Usage: 87

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

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

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 John 1:8

Images 1 John 1:8

Prayers for 1 John 1:8

Context Readings

God Is Light, So Walk In The Light

7 But if we live in the light, just as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from every sin. 8 If we say, "We are without any sin," we are deceiving ourselves, and there is no truth in our hearts. 9 If we acknowledge our sins, he is upright and can be depended on to forgive our sins and cleanse us from everything wrong.


Cross References

James 3:2

For we all make many mistakes. Anyone who never makes a mistake in what he says has a character that is fully developed and is able to control his whole body as well.

1 John 2:4

Whoever says, "I know him," but does not obey his commands, is a liar, and there is no truth in his heart;

1 John 2:4

Whoever says, "I know him," but does not obey his commands, is a liar, and there is no truth in his heart;

1 John 2:4

Whoever says, "I know him," but does not obey his commands, is a liar, and there is no truth in his heart;

Romans 3:23

For all men sin and come short of the glory of God,

Romans 3:23

For all men sin and come short of the glory of God,

Romans 3:23

For all men sin and come short of the glory of God,

Romans 3:23

For all men sin and come short of the glory of God,

Romans 3:23

For all men sin and come short of the glory of God,

Romans 3:23

For all men sin and come short of the glory of God,

Romans 3:23

For all men sin and come short of the glory of God,

Romans 3:23

For all men sin and come short of the glory of God,

Romans 3:23

For all men sin and come short of the glory of God,

Romans 3:23

For all men sin and come short of the glory of God,

Romans 3:23-23

For all men sin and come short of the glory of God,

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let no one of you deceive himself. If any one of you imagines that he is wiser than the rest of you, in what this world calls wisdom, he had better become a fool, so as to become really wise.

Galatians 6:3

For if anyone thinks he is somebody when he is really nobody, he is deceiving himself.

1 Timothy 6:5

and mutual irritation between people of depraved minds, who are lost to the truth and think of religion only as a means of gain.

2 Timothy 3:13

and bad men and impostors will go on from bad to worse, deceiving others and deceived themselves.

James 1:22

Obey the message; do not merely listen to it, and deceive yourselves.

James 1:26

If anyone thinks he is religious, and does not bridle his tongue, but deceives himself, his religious observances are of no account.

2 Peter 2:13

suffering wrong as the reward for their wrongdoing. They find pleasure in the indulgence of the moment; they are a stain and a disgrace, and they revel in their deceit while they join in your religious meals.

1 John 1:6

If we say, "We have fellowship with him," and yet live in darkness, we are lying and not living the truth.

1 John 1:10

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

1 John 3:5-6

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

1 John 3:5

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

3 John 1:3

For it makes me exceedingly happy to have some brothers come and testify to the truth of your life, for you are guided by truth.

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