Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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'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. 2 It is he who is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not for ours only, but also for the whole world's.


Cross References

Romans 8:34

Who is the one to condemn? It is the Messiah Jesus who is interceding on our behalf. He died, and more importantly, has been raised and is seated at the right hand of God.

1 Timothy 2:5

There is one God. There is also one mediator between God and human beings a human, the Messiah Jesus.

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 suffering birth pains for you again until the Messiah is formed in you.

Hebrews 9:24

For the Messiah did not go into a sanctuary made by human hands that is merely a copy of the true one, but into heaven itself, to appear now in God's presence on our behalf.

1 John 2:12-13

I am writing to you, little children, because your sins have been forgiven on account of his name.

1 John 3:7

Little children, don't let anyone deceive you. The person who practices righteousness is righteous, just as the Messiah is righteous.

1 John 3:18

Little children, we must stop expressing love merely by our words and manner of speech; we must love also in action and in truth.

1 John 4:4

Little children, you belong to God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.

1 John 5:21

Little children, keep yourselves away from idols.

Psalm 4:4

Be angry, yet do not sin. Think about this when upon your beds, and be silent. Interlude

Ezekiel 3:21

If you warn the righteous person, so that he doesn't commit sin, then he'll live, since he had been warned. And you will have saved your life."

Zechariah 9:9

"Rejoice greatly, daughter of Zion; cry out, daughter of Jerusalem! Look! Your king is coming to you. He is righteous, and he is able to save. He is humble, and is riding 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 no one knows who the Father is except the Son and the person to whom the Son chooses to reveal him."

John 5:14

Later on, Jesus found him in the Temple and told him, "Look! You have become well. Stop sinning or something worse may happen to you."

John 5:19-26

Jesus told them, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, the Son can do nothing on his own accord, but only what he sees the Father doing, What the Father does, the Son does likewise.

John 5:36

"But I have a greater testimony than John's, because the actions that the Father has given me to complete the very actions that I am doing testify on my behalf that the Father has sent me.

John 6:27

Do not work for food that perishes but for food that lasts for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you, because God the Father has set his seal on him."

John 8:11

"No one, sir," she replied. Then Jesus said, "I don't condemn you, either. Go home, and from now on don't sin anymore."

John 10:15

just as the Father knows me and I know the Father. And I lay down my life for the sheep.

John 13:33

Little children, I'm with you only a little longer. You will look for me, but what I told the Jewish leaders I now tell you, "Where I'm going, you cannot come.'

John 21:5

Jesus asked them, "Children, you don't have any fish, do you?" They answered him, "No."

Romans 6:1-2

What should we say, then? Should we go on sinning so that grace may increase?

Romans 6:15

What, then, does this mean? Should we go on sinning because we are not under Law but under grace? Of course not!

1 Corinthians 4:14-15

I'm not writing this to make you feel ashamed, but to warn you as my dear children.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Come back to your senses as you should, and stop sinning! For some of you I say this to your shame don't fully know God.

2 Corinthians 5:21

God made the one who did not know sin to be sin for us, so that God's righteousness would be produced in us.

Ephesians 2:18

For through him, both of us have access to the Father by one Spirit.

Ephesians 4:26

"Be angry, yet do not sin." Do not let the sun set while you are still angry,

1 Timothy 3:14

I hope to come to you soon. However, I'm writing this to you

Titus 2:11-13

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all people.

Hebrews 7:24-26

But because Jesus lives forever, he has a permanent priesthood.

James 1:27

A religion that is pure and stainless according to God the Father is this: to take care of orphans and widows who are suffering, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.

James 3:9

With it we bless the Lord and Father, and with it we curse those who are made in God's likeness.

1 Peter 1:15-19

Instead, be holy in every aspect of your life, just as the one who called you is holy.

1 Peter 2:22

"He never sinned, and he never told a lie."

1 Peter 3:18

For the Messiah also suffered for sins once for all, an innocent person for the guilty, so that he could bring you to God. He was put to death in a mortal body but was brought to life by the Spirit,

1 Peter 4:1-3

Therefore, since the Messiah suffered in a mortal body, you, too, must arm yourselves with the same determination, because the person who has suffered in a mortal body has stopped sinning,

1 John 1:3-4

What we have seen and heard we declare to you so that you, too, can have fellowship with us. Now this fellowship of ours is with the Father and with his Son, Jesus, the Messiah.

1 John 1:8-10

If we say that we do not have any sin, we are deceiving ourselves and we're not being truthful to ourselves.

1 John 2:28-29

Even now, little children, abide in him. Then, when he appears, we will have confidence and will not turn away from him in shame when he comes.

1 John 3:5

You know that the Messiah was revealed to take away sins, and there is not any sin in him.

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