Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

My dear children, I am writing you this so that you may not sin; yet if anyone does sin, we have in Jesus Christ one who is upright and will intercede for us with the Father.

New American Standard Bible

My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous;

King James Version

My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous:

Holman Bible

My little children, I am writing you these things so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ the Righteous One.

International Standard Version

My little children, I'm writing these things to you so that you might not sin. Yet if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father Jesus, the Messiah, one who is righteous.

A Conservative Version

My little children, I write these things to you so that ye may not sin. And if any man does sin, we have an advocate with the Father--righteous Jesus Christ.

American Standard Version

My little children, these things write I unto you that ye may not sin. And if any man sin, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous:

Amplified

My little children (believers, dear ones), I am writing you these things so that you will not sin and violate God’s law. And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate [who will intercede for us] with the Father: Jesus Christ the righteous [the upright, the just One, who conforms to the Father’s will in every way—purpose, thought, and action].

An Understandable Version

My little children [i.e., dear ones], I am writing this to you so that you will not sin anymore. But if anyone does sin, we have Someone to go to the Father on our behalf; it is Jesus Christ, the [only] righteous One.

Anderson New Testament

My little children, I write these things to you, that you may not sin: and yet, if any one sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.

Bible in Basic English

My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may be without sin. And if any man is a sinner, we have a friend and helper with the Father, Jesus Christ, the upright one:

Common New Testament

My little children, I write this to you so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.

Daniel Mace New Testament

My dear children, these things I write unto you, that ye may avoid sin. but if any man has failed, we have an advocate with the father, Jesus Christ the just.

Darby Translation

My children, these things I write to you in order that ye may not sin; and if any one sin, we have a patron with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous;

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

My little children, these things I write to you, that you may not sin. Yet if any one has sinned, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the Just One.

Godbey New Testament

My little children, I write these things to you, in order that you may not sin. And if any one may sin, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous:

John Wesley New Testament

My beloved children, I write these things to you, that ye may not sin. But if any one sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ, the righteous, And he is the propitiation for our sins;

Julia Smith Translation

My little children, I write these to you, that ye sin not. And if any sin, we have an intercessor with the Father, Jesus Christ the just:

King James 2000

My little children, these things write I unto you, that you sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous:

Lexham Expanded Bible

My little children, I am writing these [things] to you in order that you may not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous [one],

Modern King James verseion

My little children, I write these things to you so that you may not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye should sin not: if, though, any man sin, yet we have an Advocate with the father, even Jesus Christ, which is righteous.

Moffatt New Testament

My dear children, I am writing this to you that you may not sin; but if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father in Jesus Christ the just;

Montgomery New Testament

My children, I am writing this to you that you may not continue to sin; but if any one sin, we ever have a Comforter before the Father, Jesus Christ the Righteous.

NET Bible

(My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin.) But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous One,

New Heart English Bible

My little children, I write these things to you so that you may not sin. If anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ, the righteous.

Noyes New Testament

My children, these things I write to you, that ye may not sin. And if any one have sinned, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.

Sawyer New Testament

My little children, these things I write to you that you may not sin. But if any one has sinned, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous,

The Emphasized Bible

My dear children! these things, am I writing unto you, in order that ye may not be committing sin. And, if anyone should commit sin, an Advocate, have we, with the Father, Jesus Christ, the Righteous;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

MY dear children, these things I write to you, that ye should not sin. And if any of us sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous:

Twentieth Century New Testament

My children, I am writing to you to keep you from sinning; but if any one should sin, we have one who can plead for us with the Father--Jesus Christ, the Righteous--

Webster

My little children, these things I write to you, that ye sin not. And if any man sinneth, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous:

Weymouth New Testament

Dear children, I write thus to you in order that you may not sin. If any one sins, we have an Advocate with the Father--Jesus Christ the righteous;

Williams New Testament

My dear children, I am writing you this so that you may not sin; yet if anyone ever sins, we have One who pleads our case with the Father, Jesus Christ, One who is righteous.

World English Bible

My little children, I write these things to you so that you may not sin. If anyone sins, we have a Counselor with the Father, Jesus Christ, the righteous.

Worrell New Testament

My little children, these things I write to you, that ye may not sin. And, if any one sin, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ, the Righteous.

Worsley New Testament

My little children, I write these things unto you, that ye may not sin. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.

Youngs Literal Translation

My little children, these things I write to you, that ye may not sin: and if any one may sin, an advocate we have with the Father, Jesus Christ, a righteous one,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
My
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

τεκνίον 
Teknion 
Usage: 8

ταῦτα 
Tauta 
Usage: 188

write I
γράφω 
Grapho 
Usage: 149

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

ye sin
ἁμαρτάνω 
Hamartano 
Usage: 35

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

sin
ἁμαρτάνω 
Hamartano 
Usage: 35

we have
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

παράκλητος 
Parakletos 
Usage: 1

with
πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

the Father
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 John 2:1

Images 1 John 2:1

Prayers for 1 John 2:1

Context Readings

Keeping The New Commandment

1 My dear children, I am writing you this so that you may not sin; yet if anyone does sin, we have in Jesus Christ one who is upright and will intercede for us with the Father. 2 He is himself an atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the whole world.


Cross References

Romans 8:34

who can condemn them? Christ Jesus who died, or rather who was raised from the dead, is at God's right hand, and actually pleads for us.

1 Timothy 2:5

For there is but one God, and one intermediary between God and men??he man Christ Jesus,

John 14:6

Jesus said to him, "I am Way and Truth and Life. No one can come to the Father except through me.

Galatians 4:19

my children??ou for whom I am enduring a mother's pains again, until Christ is formed in you.

Hebrews 9:24

For it was not a sanctuary made by human hands and only copied after the true one that Christ entered, but he went into heaven itself, in order to appear now on our behalf in the very presence of God.

1 John 2:12-13

I am writing to you, dear children, because your sins have been forgiven for his sake.

1 John 3:7

Dear children, let no one mislead you; whoever acts uprightly is upright, just as he is upright.

1 John 3:18

Dear children, let us love not with words or lips only but in reality and truth.

1 John 4:4

You are children of God, dear children, and you have been victorious over these men, for he who is in our hearts is greater than he who is in the world.

1 John 5:21

Dear children, keep away from idols.

1 John 5:21

Dear children, keep away from idols.

1 John 5:21

Dear children, keep away from idols.

1 John 5:21

Dear children, keep away from idols.

Luke 10:22

Everything has been handed over to me by my Father, and no one knows who the Son is but the Father, nor who the Father is but the Son, and anyone to whom the Son chooses to reveal him."

John 5:14

Afterward Jesus found him in the Temple, and said to him, "See! You are well again. Give up sin, or something worse may happen to you."

John 5:19-26

So Jesus answered them, "I tell you, the Son cannot do anything of his own accord, unless he sees the Father doing it. For whatever the Father does, the Son also does.

John 5:36

But I have higher testimony than John's, for the things that my Father has intrusted to me to accomplish, the very things that I am doing, are proof that my Father has sent me,

John 6:27

You must not work for the food that perishes, but for that which lasts for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you, for God the Father has authorized him to do so."

John 8:11

OMITTED TEXT

John 10:15

just as the Father knows me and I know the Father, and I am giving my life for my sheep.

John 13:33

My children, I am to be with you only a little longer. You will look for me, but, as I said to the Jews, where I am going you cannot follow,

John 21:5

So Jesus said to them, "Children, have you any fish?" They answered, "No."

Romans 6:1-2

Then what shall we conclude? Are we to continue to sin to increase the spread of mercy?

Romans 6:15

What follows, then? Are we to sin, because we live not under law but under mercy? Certainly not!

1 Corinthians 4:14-15

I do not write this to you to make you ashamed, but for your instruction as my dear children.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Return to your sober sense as you ought, and stop sinning, for some of you are utterly ignorant about God. To your shame I say so.

2 Corinthians 5:21

He made him who knew nothing of sin to be sin, for our sake, so that through union with him we might become God's uprightness.

Ephesians 2:18

for it is through him that we both with one Spirit are now able to approach the Father.

Ephesians 4:26

Be angry, but do not sin. The sun must not go down upon your anger;

1 Timothy 3:14

I hope to come to you soon, but I am writing you all this

Titus 2:11-13

For God's mercy has appeared and brought salvation to all men,

Hebrews 7:24-26

But he continues forever, and so his priesthood is untransferable.

James 1:27

A religious observance that is pure and stainless in the sight of God the Father is this: to look after orphans and widows in their trouble, and keep one's self unstained by the world.

James 3:9

With it we bless the Lord our Father, and with it we curse men made in God's likeness.

1 Peter 1:15-19

but like the holy Being who has called you, you must also prove holy in all your conduct,

1 Peter 2:22

He committed no sin, and deceit was never on his lips.

1 Peter 3:18

For Christ himself died once for all, for sin, an upright man for unrighteous men, to bring us to God, and was physically put to death, but he was made alive in the Spirit.

1 Peter 4:1-3

Since Christ therefore has suffered in our physical nature, you must also arm yourselves with the same resolve. For he who suffers in his physical nature has done with sin,

1 Peter 4:1-4

Since Christ therefore has suffered in our physical nature, you must also arm yourselves with the same resolve. For he who suffers in his physical nature has done with sin,

1 John 1:8-10

If we say, "We are without any sin," we are deceiving ourselves, and there is no truth in our hearts.

1 John 2:28-29

Now, dear children, keep in union with him, so that if he appears, we may have confidence and not shrink from him in shame when he comes.

1 John 3:5

You know that he appeared to take our sins away, and that there is no sin in him.

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