Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

New American Standard Bible

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

King James Version

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

International Standard Version

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.

A Conservative Version

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous so that he will forgive us our sins, and cleanse us from every unrighteousness.

American Standard Version

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Amplified

If we [freely] admit that we have sinned and confess our sins, He is faithful and just (true to His own nature and promises) and will forgive our sins [dismiss our lawlessness] and [continuously] cleanse us from all unrighteousness [everything not in conformity to His will in purpose, thought, and action].

An Understandable Version

[But] if we confess our sins [to God], He is faithful [to His promise] and righteous [in His judgment], and will forgive us of those sins and cleanse us from all of our wrongdoing.

Anderson New Testament

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just, so that he will forgive us our sins, and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Bible in Basic English

If we say openly that we have done wrong, he is upright and true to his word, giving us forgiveness of sins and making us clean from all evil.

Common New Testament

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just, and will forgive us our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Daniel Mace New Testament

if we confess our sins, as he is faithful and just, he will forgive us our sins, and cleanse us from all iniquity.

Darby Translation

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins, and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Godbey New Testament

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous that he may forgive us our sins, and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Goodspeed New Testament

If we acknowledge our sins, he is upright and can be depended on to forgive our sins and cleanse us from everything wrong.

John Wesley New Testament

If we confess our sins, he is faithful, and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Julia Smith Translation

If we acknowledge our sins, he is faithful and just that he let go sins to us, and cleanse us from all injustice.

King James 2000

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just, so that he will forgive us [our] sins and will cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Modern King James verseion

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If we knowledge our sins, he is faithful and just, to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Moffatt New Testament

if we confess our sins, he is faithful and just, he forgives our sins and cleanses us from all iniquity;

Montgomery New Testament

But if we confess our sins, faithful is he and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all wrong-doing.

NET Bible

But if we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous, forgiving us our sins and cleansing us from all unrighteousness.

New Heart English Bible

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous to forgive us the sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Noyes New Testament

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Sawyer New Testament

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive our sins, and to cleanse us from all wickedness.

The Emphasized Bible

If we are confessing our sins, faithful, is he and, righteous - that he should forgive us our sins, and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

If we confess our sins, faithful is he and righteous to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Twentieth Century New Testament

If we confess our sins, God may be trusted, in his righteousness, to forgive us our sins and purify us from all wickedness.

Webster

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Weymouth New Testament

If we confess our sins, He is so faithful and just that He forgives us our sins and cleanses us from all unrighteousness.

Williams New Testament

If we confess our sins, He is to be depended on, since He is just, to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from every wrong.

World English Bible

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous to forgive us the sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Worrell New Testament

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Worsley New Testament

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness:

Youngs Literal Translation

if we may confess our sins, stedfast He is and righteous that He may forgive us the sins, and may cleanse us from every unrighteousness;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

we confess
ὁμολογέω 
Homologeo 
Usage: 19

our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

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

πιστός 
Pistos 
Usage: 51

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

δίκαιος 
Dikaios 
Usage: 57

to
ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

ἀφίημι 
Aphiemi 
Usage: 57

us
ἡμῖν 
hemin 
ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
us, we, our, for us
us, we, our, us-ward 9, not tr
Usage: 160
Usage: 170

ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

to cleanse
καθαρίζω 
Katharizo 
Usage: 18

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

Images 1 John 1:9

Context Readings

God Is Light, So Walk In The Light

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


Cross References

Psalm 32:5

Then I acknowledged my sin to You
and did not conceal my iniquity.
I said,
“I will confess my transgressions to the Lord,”
and You took away the guilt of my sin.Selah

Proverbs 28:13

The one who conceals his sins
will not prosper,
but whoever confesses and renounces them
will find mercy.

1 John 1:7

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.

Psalm 51:2-5

Wash away my guilt
and cleanse me from my sin.

Jeremiah 33:8

I will purify them from all the wrongs they have committed against Me, and I will forgive all the wrongs they have committed against Me, rebelling against Me.

Titus 2:14

He gave Himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to cleanse for Himself a people for His own possession, eager to do good works.

Nehemiah 1:6

let Your eyes be open and Your ears be attentive to hear Your servant’s prayer that I now pray to You day and night for Your servants, the Israelites. I confess the sins we have committed against You. Both I and my father’s house have sinned.

Job 33:27-28

He will look at men and say,
“I have sinned and perverted what was right;
yet I did not get what I deserved.

Ezekiel 36:25

I will also sprinkle clean water on you, and you will be clean. I will cleanse you from all your impurities and all your idols.

Romans 3:26

God presented Him to demonstrate His righteousness at the present time, so that He would be righteous and declare righteous the one who has faith in Jesus.

1 Corinthians 6:11

And some of you used to be like this. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God.

Leviticus 26:40-42

“But if they will confess their sin and the sin of their fathers—their unfaithfulness that they practiced against Me, and how they acted with hostility toward Me,

Deuteronomy 7:9

Know that Yahweh your God is God, the faithful God who keeps His gracious covenant loyalty for a thousand generations with those who love Him and keep His commands.

1 Kings 8:47

and when they come to their senses
in the land where they were deported
and repent and petition You in their captors’ land:
“We have sinned and done wrong;
we have been wicked,”

2 Chronicles 6:37-38

and when they come to their senses
in the land where they were deported
and repent and petition You in their captors’ land,
saying: “We have sinned and done wrong;
we have been wicked,”

Nehemiah 9:2-37

Those of Israelite descent separated themselves from all foreigners, and they stood and confessed their sins and the guilt of their fathers.

Psalm 19:12

Who perceives his unintentional sins?
Cleanse me from my hidden faults.

Isaiah 45:21

Speak up and present your case
yes, let them take counsel together.
Who predicted this long ago?
Who announced it from ancient times?
Was it not I, Yahweh?
There is no other God but Me,
a righteous God and Savior;
there is no one except Me.

Lamentations 3:23

They are new every morning;
great is Your faithfulness!

Ezekiel 37:23

They will not defile themselves anymore with their idols, their detestable things, and all their transgressions. I will save them from all their apostasies by which they sinned, and I will cleanse them. Then they will be My people, and I will be their God.

Daniel 9:4-20

I prayed to the Lord my God and confessed:Ah, Lord—the great and awe-inspiring God who keeps His gracious covenant with those who love Him and keep His commands

Zechariah 9:9

Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion!
Shout in triumph, Daughter Jerusalem!
Look, your King is coming to you;
He is righteous and victorious,
humble and riding on a donkey,
on a colt, the foal of a donkey.

Matthew 3:6

and they were baptized by him in the Jordan River as they confessed their sins.

Mark 1:5

The whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem were flocking to him, and they were baptized by him in the Jordan River as they confessed their sins.

Acts 19:18

And many who had become believers came confessing and disclosing their practices,

1 Corinthians 1:9

God is faithful; you were called by Him into fellowship with His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

Ephesians 5:26

to make her holy, cleansing her with the washing of water by the word.

1 Timothy 1:15

This saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance: “Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners”—and I am the worst of them.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unjust; He will not forget your work and the love you showed for His name when you served the saints—and you continue to serve them.

Hebrews 10:23

Let us hold on to the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful.

Hebrews 11:11

By faith even Sarah herself, when she was unable to have children, received power to conceive offspring, even though she was past the age, since she considered that the One who had promised was faithful.

Revelation 15:3

They sang the song of God’s servant Moses and the song of the Lamb:Great and awe-inspiring are Your works,
Lord God, the Almighty;
righteous and true are Your ways,
King of the Nations.

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