Parallel Verses

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;

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:

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;

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:

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 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; 2 and He is an atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.


Cross References

Romans 8:34

Who is there to condemn them? Christ Jesus died, or rather has risen to life again. He is also at the right hand of God, and is interceding for us.

1 Timothy 2:5

For there is but one God and but one Mediator between God and men--Christ Jesus, Himself man;

John 14:6

"I am the Way," replied Jesus, "and the Truth and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

Galatians 4:19

you for whom I am again, as it were, undergoing the pains of childbirth, until Christ is fully formed within you.

Hebrews 9:24

For not into a Holy place built by men's hands--a mere copy of the reality--did Christ enter, but He entered Heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God on our behalf.

1 John 2:12-13

I am writing to you, dear children, because for His sake your sins are forgiven you.

1 John 3:7

Dear children, let no one lead you astray. The man who acts righteously is righteous, just as He is righteous.

1 John 3:18

Dear children, let us not love in words only nor with the lips, but in deed and in truth.

1 John 4:4

As for you, dear children, you are God's children, and have successfully resisted them; for greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world.

1 John 5:21

Dear children, guard yourselves from idols.

1 John 5:21

Dear children, guard yourselves from idols.

1 John 5:21

Dear children, guard yourselves from idols.

1 John 5:21

Dear children, guard yourselves from idols.

Luke 10:22

All things are delivered 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 he to whom the Son may choose to reveal Him."

John 5:14

Afterwards Jesus found him in the Temple and said to him, "You are now restored to health. Do not sin any more, or a worse thing may befall you."

John 5:19-26

"In most solemn truth I tell you," replied Jesus, "that the Son can do nothing of Himself--He can only do what He sees the Father doing; for whatever He does, that the Son does in like manner.

John 5:36

"But the testimony which I have is weightier than that of John; for the work the Father has assigned to me for me to bring it to completion--the very work which I am doing--affords testimony concerning me that the Father has sent me.

John 6:27

Bestow your pains not on the food which perishes, but on the food that remains unto the Life of the Ages--that food which will be the Son of Man's gift to you; for on Him the Father, God, has set His seal."

John 8:11

"No one, Sir," she replied. "And *I* do not condemn you either," said Jesus; "go, and from this time do not sin any more."

John 10:15

just as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I am laying down my life for the sheep.

John 13:33

Dear children, I am still with you a little longer. You will seek me, but, as I said to the Jews, 'Where I am going you cannot come,' so for the present I say to you.

John 21:5

He called to them. "Children," He said, "have you any food there?" "No," they answered.

Romans 6:1-2

To what conclusion, then, shall we come? Are we to persist in sinning in order that the grace extended to us may be the greater?

Romans 6:15

Are we therefore to sin because we are no longer under the authority of Law, but under grace? No, indeed!

1 Corinthians 4:14-15

I am not writing all this to shame you, but I am offering you advice as my dearly-loved children.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Wake from this drunken fit; live righteous lives, and cease to sin; for some have no knowledge of God: I speak thus in order to move you to shame.

2 Corinthians 5:21

He has made Him who knew nothing of sin to be sin for us, in order that in Him we may become the righteousness of God.

Ephesians 2:18

because it is through Him that Jews and Gentiles alike have access through one Spirit to the Father.

Ephesians 4:26

If angry, beware of sinning. Let not your irritation last until the sun goes down;

1 Timothy 3:14

All this I write to you, though I am hoping before long to come to see you.

Titus 2:11-13

For the grace of God has displayed itself with healing power to all mankind,

Hebrews 7:24-26

but He, because He continues for ever, has a priesthood which does not pass to any successor.

James 1:27

The religious service which is pure and stainless in the sight of our God and Father is to visit fatherless children and widowed women in their time of trouble, and to keep one's own self unspotted from the world.

James 3:9

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

1 Peter 1:15-19

but--in imitation of the holy One who has called you--you also must be holy in all your habits of life.

1 Peter 2:22

He never sinned, and no deceitful language was ever heard from His mouth.

1 Peter 3:18

because Christ also once for all died for sins, the innocent One for the guilty many, in order to bring us to God. He was put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit,

1 Peter 4:1-3

Since, then, Christ has suffered in the flesh, you also must arm yourselves with a determination to do the same--because he who has suffered in the flesh has done with sin--

1 John 1:3-4

that which we have seen and listened to we now announce to you also, in order that you also may have fellowship in it with us, and this fellowship with us is fellowship with the Father and with His Son Jesus Christ.

1 John 1:8-10

If we claim to be already free from sin, we lead ourselves astray and the truth has no place in our hearts.

1 John 2:28-29

And now, dear children, continue in union with Him; so that, if He re-appears, we may have perfect confidence, and may not shrink away in shame from His presence at His Coming.

1 John 3:5

And you know that He appeared in order to take away sins; and in Him there is no sin.

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