Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 and lead ourselves astray, and the Truth [which the Gospel presents] is not in us [does not dwell 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.

Goodspeed New Testament

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

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and there is no truth 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;

Verse Picture

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 walk in the light as He Himself is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin. 8 If we say, “We have no sin,” we are deceiving ourselves, and the truth is not in us. 9 If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.


Cross References

James 3:2

for we all stumble in many ways. If anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a mature man who is also able to control his whole body.

1 John 2:4

The one who says, “I have come to know Him,” yet doesn't keep His commands, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.

Job 15:14

What is man, that he should be pure,
or one born of woman, that he should be righteous?

Proverbs 20:9

Who can say, “I have kept my heart pure;
I am cleansed from my sin”?

Romans 3:23

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.

2 Chronicles 6:36

When they sin against You—
for there is no one who does not sin
and You are angry with them
and hand them over to the enemy,
and their captors deport them
to a distant or nearby country,

1 Kings 8:46

When they sin against You—
for there is no one who does not sin
and You are angry with them
and hand them over to the enemy,
and their captors deport them to the enemy’s country
whether distant or nearby—

Job 9:2

Yes, I know what you’ve said is true,
but how can a person be justified before God?

Job 14:4

Who can produce something pure from what is impure?
No one!

Job 25:4

How can a person be justified before God?
How can one born of woman be pure?

Psalm 143:2

Do not bring Your servant into judgment,
for no one alive is righteous in Your sight.

Ecclesiastes 7:20

There is certainly no righteous man on the earth
who does good and never sins.

Isaiah 53:6

We all went astray like sheep;
we all have turned to our own way;
and the Lord has punished Him
for the iniquity of us all.

Isaiah 64:6

All of us have become like something unclean,
and all our righteous acts are like a polluted garment;
all of us wither like a leaf,
and our iniquities carry us away like the wind.

Jeremiah 2:22-23

Even if you wash with lye
and use a great amount of soap,
the stain of your sin is still in front of Me.
This is the Lord God’s declaration.

1 Corinthians 3:18

No one should deceive himself. If anyone among you thinks he is wise in this age, he must become foolish so that he can become wise.

Galatians 6:3

For if anyone considers himself to be something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

1 Timothy 6:5

and constant disagreement among people whose minds are depraved and deprived of the truth, who imagine that godliness is a way to material gain.

2 Timothy 3:13

Evil people and impostors will become worse, deceiving and being deceived.

James 1:22

But be doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

James 1:26

If anyone thinks he is religious without controlling his tongue, then his religion is useless and he deceives himself.

2 Peter 2:13

suffering harm as the payment for unrighteousness. They consider it a pleasure to carouse in the daytime. They are spots and blemishes, delighting in their deceptions as they feast with you.

1 John 1:6

If we say, “We have fellowship with Him,” yet we walk in darkness, we are lying and are not practicing the truth.

1 John 1:10

If we say, “We don’t have any sin,” we make Him a liar, and His word is not in us.

1 John 3:5-6

You know that He was revealed so that He might take away sins, and there is no sin in Him.

2 John 1:2

because of the truth that remains in us and will be with us forever.

3 John 1:3

For I was very glad when some brothers came and testified to your faithfulness to the truth—how you are walking in the truth.

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