Parallel Verses

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.

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:

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, I write you these things so that you may not violate God's law and sin. But if anyone should sin, we have an Advocate (One Who will intercede for us) with the Father -- "[it is] Jesus Christ [the all] righteous [upright, just, Who conforms to the Father's will in every 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:

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.

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;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

My little children, I write these things unto you, that ye sin not; and if anyone has sinned, we have an Advocate before the Father, Jesus, the righteous Christ;

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,

Verse Picture

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 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. 2 He Himself is the propitiation for our sins, and not only for ours, but also for those of the whole world.


Cross References

Romans 8:34

Who is the one who condemns?
Christ Jesus is the One who died,
but even more, has been raised;
He also is at the right hand of God
and intercedes for us.

1 Timothy 2:5

For there is one God
and one mediator between God and humanity,
Christ Jesus, Himself human,

John 14:6

Jesus told him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.

Galatians 4:19

My children, I am again suffering labor pains for you until Christ is formed in you.

Hebrews 9:24

For the Messiah did not enter a sanctuary made with hands (only a model of the true one) but into heaven itself, so that He might now appear in the presence of God for us.

1 John 2:12-13

I am writing to you, little children,
because your sins have been forgiven
because of Jesus’ name.

1 John 3:7

Little children, let no one deceive you! The one who does what is right is righteous, just as He is righteous.

1 John 3:18

Little children, we must not love with word or speech, but with truth and action.

1 John 4:4

You are from God, little children, and you have conquered them, because the One who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.

1 John 5:21

Little children, guard yourselves from idols.

Psalm 4:4

Be angry and do not sin;
on your bed, reflect in your heart and be still.Selah

Ezekiel 3:21

But if you warn the righteous person that he should not sin, and he does not sin, he will indeed live because he listened to your warning, and you will have saved your life.”

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.

Luke 10:22

All things have been entrusted to Me by My Father. No one knows who the Son is except the Father, and who the Father is except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son desires to reveal Him.”

John 5:14

After this, Jesus found him in the temple complex and said to him, “See, you are well. Do not sin anymore, so that something worse doesn’t happen to you.”

John 5:19-26

Then Jesus replied, “I assure you: The Son is not able to do anything on His own, but only what He sees the Father doing. For whatever the Father does, the Son also does these things in the same way.

John 5:36

“But I have a greater testimony than John’s because of the works that the Father has given Me to accomplish. These very works I am doing testify about Me that the Father has sent Me.

John 6:27

Don’t work for the food that perishes but for the food that lasts for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you, because God the Father has set His seal of approval on Him.”

John 8:11

“No one, Lord,” she answered.“Neither do I condemn you,” said Jesus. “Go, and from now on do not sin anymore.”]

John 10:15

as the Father knows Me, and I know the Father. I lay down My life for the sheep.

John 13:33

“Children, I am with you a little while longer. You will look for Me, and just as I told the Jews, ‘Where I am going you cannot come,’ so now I tell you.

John 21:5

“Men,” Jesus called to them, “you don’t have any fish, do you?”“No,” they answered.

Romans 6:1-2

What should we say then? Should we continue in sin so that grace may multiply?

Romans 6:15

What then? Should we sin because we are not under law but under grace? Absolutely not!

1 Corinthians 4:14-15

I’m not writing this to shame you, but to warn you as my dear children.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Come to your senses and stop sinning, for some people are ignorant about God. I say this to your shame.

2 Corinthians 5:21

He made the One who did not know sin to be sin for us, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.

Ephesians 2:18

For through Him we both have access by one Spirit to the Father.

Ephesians 4:26

Be angry and do not sin. Don’t let the sun go down on your anger,

1 Timothy 3:14

I write these things to you, hoping to come to you soon.

Titus 2:11-13

For the grace of God has appeared with salvation for all people,

Hebrews 7:24-26

But because He remains forever, He holds His priesthood permanently.

James 1:27

Pure and undefiled religion before our God and Father is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself unstained by the world.

James 3:9

We praise our Lord and Father with it, and we curse men who are made in God’s likeness with it.

1 Peter 1:15-19

But as the One who called you is holy, you also are to be holy in all your conduct;

1 Peter 2:22

He did not commit sin,
and no deceitwas found in His mouth;

1 Peter 3:18

For Christ also suffered for sins once for all,
the righteous for the unrighteous,
that He might bring you to God,
after being put to death in the fleshly realm
but made alive in the spiritual realm.

1 Peter 4:1-3

Therefore, since Christ suffered in the flesh, equip yourselves also with the same resolve—because the one who suffered in the flesh has finished with sin

1 John 1:3-4

what we have seen and heard
we also declare to you,
so that you may have fellowship along with us;
and indeed our fellowship is with the Father
and with His Son Jesus Christ.

1 John 1:8-10

If we say, “We have no sin,” we are deceiving ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

1 John 2:28-29

So now, little children, remain in Him, so that when He appears we may have boldness and not be ashamed before Him at His coming.

1 John 3:5

You know that He was revealed so that He might take away sins, and there is no sin in Him.

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