Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

I am writing to you, little children [i.e., dear ones], because you have been forgiven of your sins for [the sake of] Christ's name.

New American Standard Bible

I am writing to you, little children, because your sins have been forgiven you for His name's sake.

King James Version

I write unto you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name's sake.

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

I write to you, little children, because your sins have been forgiven you through his name.

American Standard Version

I write unto you, my little children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name's sake.

Amplified

I am writing to you, little children, because for His name's sake your sins are forgiven [pardoned through His name and on account of confessing His name].

Anderson New Testament

I write to you, little children, because your sins are for given for his name's sake.

Bible in Basic English

I am writing to you, my children, because you have forgiveness of sins through his name.

Common New Testament

I write to you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name's sake.

Daniel Mace New Testament

I write to you, dear children, because your sins are forgiven you upon the account of Christ.

Darby Translation

I write to you, children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name's sake.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Little children, I write to you, because your sins are forgiven you, on account of his name.

Godbey New Testament

I write unto you, little children, because your sins are forgiven through his name.

Goodspeed New Testament

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

John Wesley New Testament

I have written to you, beloved children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name sake.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I write unto you, little children, that your sins are forgiven you for his name's sake.

Julia Smith Translation

I write to you, little children, for your sins are let go for his name.

King James 2000

I write unto you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name's sake.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Modern King James verseion

I write to you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you for His name's sake.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Babes, I write unto you how that your sins are forgiven you for his name's sake.

Moffatt New Testament

My dear children, I am writing to you, because your sins are forgiven for his sake:

Montgomery New Testament

I am writing to you, little children, because you sins are forgiven you for his name's sake.

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

I write to you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name's sake.

Noyes New Testament

I write to you, my children, because your sins have been forgiven you for his names sake.

Sawyer New Testament

I write to you, little children, because your sins are forgiven on account of his name.

The Emphasized Bible

I write unto you, dear children, because your sins have been forgiven you, for the sake of his name:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

I write unto you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name's sake.

Twentieth Century New Testament

I am writing, Children, to you, because your sins have been forgiven you for Christ's sake.

Webster

I write to you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name's sake.

Weymouth New Testament

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

Williams New Testament

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

World English Bible

I write to you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name's sake.

Worrell New Testament

I write to you, little children, because your sins have been forgiven you for His name's sake.

Worsley New Testament

I write unto you, little children, because for his sake your sins are forgiven you:

Youngs Literal Translation

I write to you, little children, because the sins have been forgiven you through his name;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I write
γράφω 
Grapho 
Usage: 149

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

τεκνίον 
Teknion 
Usage: 8

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

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

ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

ἀφίημι 
Aphiemi 
Usage: 57

for
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

his

Usage: 0

ὄνομα 
Onoma 
name, named, called, surname , named , not tr
Usage: 162

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 John 2:12

Images 1 John 2:12

Prayers for 1 John 2:12

Context Readings

Encouragement And Assurance

11 But the person who hates his brother is in the darkness [of sin] and he lives in [harmony with] that darkness, and he does not know where he is heading, because the darkness [of sin] has blinded his eyes [to his spiritual condition]. 12 I am writing to you, little children [i.e., dear ones], because you have been forgiven of your sins for [the sake of] Christ's name. 13 I am writing to you fathers, because you have known Him [i.e., Christ], [who has existed] from the beginning [See John 1:1]. I am writing to you young men, because you have overcome the [power of the] evil one [i.e., through faith they had gained victory over Satan, See 5:4].



Cross References

Acts 13:38

"Brothers, you should know, therefore, that forgiveness of sins is being proclaimed [to people] through this man [Jesus],

Acts 13:38

"Brothers, you should know, therefore, that forgiveness of sins is being proclaimed [to people] through this man [Jesus],

Luke 24:47

And [the need for] a change of heart and life in order to receive the forgiveness of sins [from God] will be preached in Jesus' name [i.e., by His authority] to people of all nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

Acts 10:43

All the prophets have testified [in their writings], that it is through the name of Jesus that every person who believes in Him will receive the forgiveness of sins."

1 John 2:1

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.

1 John 2:1

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.

1 John 2:1-2

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.

1 John 2:1

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.

Luke 5:20

And when He saw the evidence of their faith, He said, "Man, your sins are forgiven."

Luke 7:47-50

For this reason, I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven, for she has loved much. [Note: This suggests that her forgiveness was the result of her loving, but the point Jesus makes better fits the idea that her forgiveness produced love]. But the person who is forgiven of little [i.e., of only a few sins], loves [only] a little bit."

Acts 4:12

And there is salvation in no other One [than Jesus] for there is no other Name in the whole world, proclaimed by men, by which [a person] can be saved."

Romans 4:6-7

Even King David also spoke of the blessing experienced by the person who was considered righteous by God apart from doing good deeds.

Ephesians 1:7

In [fellowship with] Christ we have redemption [i.e., we have been bought back from Satan] through His blood, and have forgiveness of sins according to the abundance of God's unearned favor,

Ephesians 4:32

and be kind and compassionate toward one another, forgiving each other, just as God also forgave you [because of your fellowship] in Christ.

Colossians 1:14

through whom we receive redemption [i.e., are bought back from Satan], which is the forgiveness of [our] sins.

1 John 1:4

We are writing to you about these things, so that [together] our joy may be [completely] full.

1 John 1:7

But, if we live in the light [of righteousness] just like God [constantly] lives in the light [of righteousness], we can truly share a relationship with one another and [can know that] the blood of Jesus, God's Son, continues to cleanse [our spirits] from all of our sins.

1 John 1:9

[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.

1 John 2:7

My dearly loved ones, I am not writing to you about a new commandment, but about an old one. [It is the one] you had learned about from the beginning. [Note: This is the commandment to love one another (3:1: II John 5) which Jesus had taught his disciples during His earthly ministry. See Mark 12:31]. This old commandment is the word [of God] which you heard [previously].

1 John 2:13-14

I am writing to you fathers, because you have known Him [i.e., Christ], [who has existed] from the beginning [See John 1:1]. I am writing to you young men, because you have overcome the [power of the] evil one [i.e., through faith they had gained victory over Satan, See 5:4].

1 John 2:21

I did not write to you people because you are ignorant of the truth [about these matters], but because you do know it, and because nothing false belongs to the true teaching.

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