Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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

ὁμολογέω 
Homologeo 
Usage: 19

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

καθαρίζω 
Katharizo 
Usage: 18

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

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 do not have sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us. 9 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. 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 made known my sin to you, and my iniquity I did not cover. I said, "I will confess concerning my transgressions to Yahweh," and you took away the guilt of my sin. Selah

Proverbs 28:13

He who conceals his transgression will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes will obtain mercy.

1 John 1:7

But if we walk in the light as he 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 me thoroughly from my iniquity, and from my sin cleanse me.

Jeremiah 33:8

And I will cleanse them from all their guilt that they sinned against me, and I will forgive all their iniquities that they sinned against me, and that they rebelled against me.

Titus 2:14

who gave himself for us, in order that he might redeem us from all lawlessness and purify for himself a people for his own possession, zealous for good deeds.

Nehemiah 1:6

Please, let your ear be attentive and your eyes open to hear the prayer of your servant that I am praying before you by day and by night for your servants, the {Israelites}, and confessing the sins of the {Israelites} that we have sinned against you. I and my father's house have sinned.

Job 33:27-28

"He will sing to men, and he will say, 'I have sinned and have perverted [what is] right, and it was not paid back to me.

Ezekiel 36:25

And I will sprinkle on you pure water, and you will be clean from all of your uncleanness, and I will cleanse you from all of your idols.

Romans 3:26

in the forbearance of God, for the demonstration of his righteousness in the present time, so that he should be just and the one who justifies the [person] by faith in Jesus.

1 Corinthians 6:11

And some of you were these [things], but you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus and by the Spirit of our God.

Leviticus 26:40-42

" 'But when they confess their guilt and the guilt of their ancestors in their infidelity that they displayed against me, and moreover that they went against me in hostility--

Deuteronomy 7:9

[So] know that Yahweh your God, he [is] God, the trustworthy God, maintaining his covenant and his loyal love with those who love him and with those who keep his commandments to a thousand generations,

1 Kings 8:47

and then they return their heart in the land where they have been taken captive and they return and plead to you in the land of their captivity, saying, 'We have sinned and we did wrong. We acted wickedly,'

2 Chronicles 6:37-38

but {if they repent} in the land where they were taken captive and {repent} and beg you for mercy in the land of their captivity, saying, 'We have sinned and acted perversely and done wickedly,

Nehemiah 9:2-37

Those of the seed of Israel separated themselves from all of the foreigners and stood and confessed their sins and the iniquities of their ancestors.

Psalm 19:12

Who can perceive [his] errors? Acquit me from hidden [faults].

Isaiah 45:21

Declare and present [your case], also let them consult together! Who {made this known} from {former times}, declared it from {of old}? [Was it] not I, Yahweh? And there is no [other] god besides [me], a righteous God besides me, and no savior besides me.

Lamentations 3:23

[They] are new in the morning, great is your faithfulness.

Ezekiel 37:23

And they will not defile themselves again with their idols and with vile idols and with all of their transgressions, and I will save them from all of their apostasy {by which they sinned}, and I will cleanse them and they will be for me as a people and I, I will be for them as God.

Daniel 9:4-20

And I prayed to Yahweh my God, and I made confession and I said, "O Lord, the great and awesome God, keeping the covenant and loyal love with [those who] love him and with [those who] keep his commandments,

Zechariah 9:9

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout aloud, O daughter of Jerusalem! Look! Your king comes to you; he [is] righteous and victorious, humble and riding on a donkey, and on a male donkey, {the foal of} a female donkey!

Matthew 3:6

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

Mark 1:5

And all the Judean region and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem went out to him and were being baptized by him in the Jordan River, confessing their sins.

Acts 19:18

And many of those who had believed came, confessing and disclosing their practices,

1 Corinthians 1:9

God [is] faithful, by whom you were called to fellowship with his Son Jesus Christ our Lord.

Ephesians 5:26

in order that he might sanctify her by cleansing [her] with the washing of water by the word;

1 Timothy 1:15

The saying [is] trustworthy and worthy of all acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the foremost.

Hebrews 6:10

For God [is] not unjust, [so as] to forget your work and the love which you demonstrated for his name [by] having served the saints, and continuing to serve [them].

Hebrews 10:23

Let us hold fast to the confession of [our] hope without wavering, for the one who promised [is] faithful.

Hebrews 11:11

By faith also, {with Sarah}, he received {the ability to procreate} even {past the normal age}, because he regarded the one who had promised [to be] faithful.

Revelation 15:3

And they were singing the song of Moses, the slave of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying: "Great and marvelous [are] your works, Lord God All-Powerful; righteous and true [are] your ways, King of the ages!

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