Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 keep living 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 that we do not have any sin, we are deceiving ourselves and we're not being truthful to ourselves. 9 If we make it our habit to confess our sins, in his faithful righteousness he forgives us for those sins and cleanses us from all unrighteousness.


Cross References

James 3:2

For all of us make many mistakes. If someone does not make any mistakes when he speaks, he is perfect and able to control his whole body.

1 John 2:4

The person who says, "I have come to know him," but does not continually keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth has no place in that person.

Job 15:14

"What is mankind, that he can be blameless? Or does being born of a woman mean he'll be in the right?

Proverbs 20:9

Who can say, "My intentions are pure; I am clean from any sin?"

Romans 3:23

since all have sinned and continue to fall short of God's glory.

2 Chronicles 6:36

"When they sin against you because there isn't a single human being who doesn't sin and you become angry with them and deliver them over to their enemy, who takes them away captive to a land that's near or far away,

1 Kings 8:46

"When they sin against you because there isn't a single human being who doesn't sin and you become angry with them and deliver them over to their enemy, who takes them away captive to the land that belongs to their enemy, whether near or far away,

Job 9:2

"Indeed, I'm fully aware that this is so, but how can a person become right with God?

Job 14:4

Who can produce a clean thing from an unclean thing? No one!

Job 25:4

How can a human being become right with God? How can a human being be pure?

Psalm 143:2

Do not enter into judgment with your servant, for no living person is righteous in your sight.

Ecclesiastes 7:20

For there is not a single righteous man on earth who practices good and does not sin.

Isaiah 53:6

All we like sheep have gone astray, we have turned, each of us, to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.

Isaiah 64:6

All of us have become like one who is unclean, and all our righteous acts are like a filthy rag; we all shrivel up like a leaf, and like the wind, our iniquities sweep us away.

Jeremiah 2:22-23

Though you wash yourself with lye and use much soap, the stain of your guilt is still before me," declares the Lord GOD.

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let no one deceive himself. If any of you thinks he is wise in the ways of this world, he must become a fool to become really wise.

Galatians 6:3

For if anyone thinks he is something when he is really nothing, he is only fooling himself.

1 Timothy 6:5

and incessant conflict between people who are depraved in mind and deprived of truth. They think that godliness is a way to make a profit.

2 Timothy 3:13

But evil people and impostors will go from bad to worse as they deceive others and are themselves deceived.

James 1:22

Keep on being obedient to the word, and not merely being hearers who deceive themselves.

James 1:26

If anyone thinks that he is religious and does not bridle his tongue, but instead deceives himself, his religion is worthless.

2 Peter 2:13

suffering harm as punishment for their wrongdoing. They take pleasure in wild parties in broad daylight. They are stains and blemishes, reveling in their deceitful pleasures while they eat with you.

1 John 1:6

If we claim that we have fellowship with him but keep living in darkness, we are lying and not practicing the truth.

1 John 1:10

If we say that we have never sinned, we make him a liar and his word has no place in us.

1 John 3:5-6

You know that the Messiah was revealed to take away sins, and there is not any sin in him.

2 John 1:2

that is present in us and will be with us forever.

3 John 1:3

I was overjoyed when some brothers arrived and testified about your truthfulness and how you live according to the truth

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