Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Holman Bible

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous 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 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. 10 If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.


Cross References

Psalm 32:5

I acknowledged my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the LORD; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah.

Proverbs 28:13

He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.

1 John 1:7

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.

Psalm 51:2-5

Wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin.

Jeremiah 33:8

And I will cleanse them from all their iniquity, whereby they have sinned against me; and I will pardon all their iniquities, whereby they have sinned, and whereby they have transgressed against me.

Titus 2:14

Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.

Nehemiah 1:6

Let thine ear now be attentive, and thine eyes open, that thou mayest hear the prayer of thy servant, which I pray before thee now, day and night, for the children of Israel thy servants, and confess the sins of the children of Israel, which we have sinned against thee: both I and my father's house have sinned.

Job 33:27-28

He looketh upon men, and if any say, I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, and it profited me not;

Ezekiel 36:25

Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be clean: from all your filthiness, and from all your idols, will I cleanse you.

Romans 3:26

To declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus.

1 Corinthians 6:11

And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.

Leviticus 26:40-42

If they shall confess their iniquity, and the iniquity of their fathers, with their trespass which they trespassed against me, and that also they have walked contrary unto me;

Deuteronomy 7:9

Know therefore that the LORD thy God, he is God, the faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations;

1 Kings 8:47

Yet if they shall bethink themselves in the land whither they were carried captives, and repent, and make supplication unto thee in the land of them that carried them captives, saying, We have sinned, and have done perversely, we have committed wickedness;

2 Chronicles 6:37-38

Yet if they bethink themselves in the land whither they are carried captive, and turn and pray unto thee in the land of their captivity, saying, We have sinned, we have done amiss, and have dealt wickedly;

Nehemiah 9:2-37

And the seed of Israel separated themselves from all strangers, and stood and confessed their sins, and the iniquities of their fathers.

Psalm 19:12

Who can understand his errors? cleanse thou me from secret faults.

Isaiah 45:21

Tell ye, and bring them near; yea, let them take counsel together: who hath declared this from ancient time? who hath told it from that time? have not I the LORD? and there is no God else beside me; a just God and a Saviour; there is none beside me.

Lamentations 3:23

They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness.

Ezekiel 37:23

Neither shall they defile themselves any more with their idols, nor with their detestable things, nor with any of their transgressions: but I will save them out of all their dwellingplaces, wherein they have sinned, and will cleanse them: so shall they be my people, and I will be their God.

Daniel 9:4-20

And I prayed unto the LORD my God, and made my confession, and said, O Lord, the great and dreadful God, keeping the covenant and mercy to them that love him, and to them that keep his commandments;

Zechariah 9:9

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy King cometh unto thee: he is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass.

Matthew 3:6

And were baptized of him in Jordan, confessing their sins.

Mark 1:5

And there went out unto him all the land of Judaea, and they of Jerusalem, and were all baptized of him in the river of Jordan, confessing their sins.

Acts 19:18

And many that believed came, and confessed, and shewed their deeds.

1 Corinthians 1:9

God is faithful, by whom ye were called unto the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord.

Ephesians 5:26

That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,

1 Timothy 1:15

This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labour of love, which ye have shewed toward his name, in that ye have ministered to the saints, and do minister.

Hebrews 10:23

Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without wavering; (for he is faithful that promised;)

Hebrews 11:11

Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised.

Revelation 15:3

And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are thy ways, thou King of saints.

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