Parallel Verses

King James Version

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive 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.

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 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 
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

ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

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 is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin. 8 If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. 9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.


Cross References

James 3:2

For in many things we offend all. If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body.

1 John 2:4

He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.

Job 15:14

What is man, that he should be clean? and he which is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

Proverbs 20:9

Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin?

Romans 3:23

For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;

2 Chronicles 6:36

If they sin against thee, (for there is no man which sinneth not,) and thou be angry with them, and deliver them over before their enemies, and they carry them away captives unto a land far off or near;

1 Kings 8:46

If they sin against thee, (for there is no man that sinneth not,) and thou be angry with them, and deliver them to the enemy, so that they carry them away captives unto the land of the enemy, far or near;

Job 9:2

I know it is so of a truth: but how should man be just with God?

Job 14:4

Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? not one.

Job 25:4

How then can man be justified with God? or how can he be clean that is born of a woman?

Psalm 143:2

And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight shall no man living be justified.

Ecclesiastes 7:20

For there is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not.

Isaiah 53:6

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

Isaiah 64:6

But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.

Jeremiah 2:22-23

For though thou wash thee with nitre, and take thee much soap, yet thine iniquity is marked before me, saith the Lord GOD.

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.

Galatians 6:3

For if a man think himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.

1 Timothy 6:5

Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself.

2 Timothy 3:13

But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.

James 1:22

But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.

James 1:26

If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is vain.

2 Peter 2:13

And shall receive the reward of unrighteousness, as they that count it pleasure to riot in the day time. Spots they are and blemishes, sporting themselves with their own deceivings while they feast with you;

1 John 1:6

If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth:

1 John 1:10

If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

1 John 3:5-6

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

2 John 1:2

For the truth's sake, which dwelleth in us, and shall be with us for ever.

3 John 1:3

For I rejoiced greatly, when the brethren came and testified of the truth that is in thee, even as thou walkest in the truth.

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