Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

I am writing to you, fathers, because you know him who has existed from the beginning. I am writing to you, young men, because you have been victorious over the evil one. I write to you, children, because you know the Father.

New American Standard Bible

I am writing to you, fathers, because you know Him who has been from the beginning. I am writing to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one. I have written to you, children, because you know the Father.

King James Version

I write unto you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning. I write unto you, young men, because ye have overcome the wicked one. I write unto you, little children, because ye have known the Father.

Holman Bible

I am writing to you, fathers,
because you have come to know
the One who is from the beginning.
I am writing to you, young men,
because you have had victory over the evil one.

International Standard Version

I am writing to you, fathers, because you have known the one who has existed from the beginning. I am writing to you, young people, because you have overcome the evil one.

A Conservative Version

I write to you, fathers, because ye have known him from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because ye have overcome evil. I write to you, children, because ye know the Father.

American Standard Version

I write unto you, fathers, because ye know him who is from the beginning. I write unto you, young men, because ye have overcome the evil one. I have written unto you, little children, because ye know the Father.

Amplified

I am writing to you, fathers [those believers who are spiritually mature], because you know Him who has existed from the beginning. I am writing to you, young men [those believers who are growing in spiritual maturity], because you have been victorious and have overcome the evil one. I have written to you, children [those who are new believers, those spiritually immature], because you have come to know the Father.

An Understandable Version

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].

Anderson New Testament

I write to you, fathers, because you have known him that is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because you have overcome the wicked one. I write to you, my little children, because you have known the Father.

Bible in Basic English

I am writing to you, fathers, because you have knowledge of him who was from the first. I am writing to you, young men, because you have overcome the Evil One. I have sent a letter to you, children, because you have knowledge of the Father.

Common New Testament

I write to you, fathers, because you have known him who is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one.

Daniel Mace New Testament

I write to you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because you have overcome the wicked spirit. I write to you, little children, because ye have known the father.

Darby Translation

I write to you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because ye have overcome the wicked one. I write to you, little children, because ye have known the Father.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Fathers, I write to you, because you have known him from the beginning. Young men, I write to you, because you have overcome the wicked one.

Godbey New Testament

I write unto you, fathers, because you have known him who is from the beginning. I write unto you, young men, because you have conquered the wicked one. I have written unto you, little children, because you have known the Father.

John Wesley New Testament

I write to you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because ye have overcome the wicked one. I write to you, little children, because ye have known the Father.

Julia Smith Translation

I write to you, fathers, for ye have known him from the beginning. I write to you, young men, for ye have conquered the evil. I write to you, young children, for ye have known the Father.

King James 2000

I write unto you, fathers, because you have known him who is from the beginning. I write unto you, young men, because you have overcome the wicked one. I write unto you, little children, because you have known the Father.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I am writing to you, fathers, because you have known the [One who is] from the beginning. I am writing to you, young men, because you have conquered the evil one.

Modern King James verseion

I write to you, fathers, because you have known Him who is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one. I write to you, little children, because you have known the Father.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I write unto you fathers, how that ye have known him that was from the beginning. I write unto you young men, how that ye have overcome the wicked. I write unto you young children, how that ye know the father.

Moffatt New Testament

fathers, I am writing to you, because you know him who is from the very beginning: young men, I am writing to you, because you have conquered the evil One. Children, I have written to you, because you know the Father:

Montgomery New Testament

I am writing to you, fathers, because you have come to know him who is from the beginning. I am writing to you, young men, because you have fully overcome the Evil One. I have written to you, little children, because you have learned to know the father.

NET Bible

I am writing to you, fathers, that you have known him who has been from the beginning. I am writing to you, young people, that you have conquered the evil one.

New Heart English Bible

I am writing to you, fathers, because you know him who is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one. I write to you, little children, because you know the Father.

Noyes New Testament

I write to you, fathers, because ye know him that was from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because ye have overcome the Evil One. I have written to you, my children, because ye know the Father.

Sawyer New Testament

I write to you, fathers, because you have known him that is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one. I wrote to you, little children, because you have known the Father.

The Emphasized Bible

I write unto you, fathers, because ye understand him who was from the beginning: I write unto you, young men, because ye have overcome the wicked one. I have written unto you, little children, because ye understand the Father:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

I write unto you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning. I write unto you, young men, because ye have overcome the wicked one. I write unto you, little children, because ye have known the Father.

Twentieth Century New Testament

I am writing, Fathers, to you, because you have learned to know him who has been from the Beginning. I am writing, Young Men, to you, because you have conquered the Evil One. I write, Children, to you, because you have learned to know the Father.

Webster

I write to you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because ye have overcome the wicked one. I write to you, little children, because ye have known the Father.

Weymouth New Testament

I am writing to you, fathers, because you know Him who has existed from the very beginning. I am writing to you, young men, because you have overcome the Evil one. I have written to you, children, because you know the Father.

Williams New Testament

I am writing to you, fathers, because you know Him who has existed from the beginning. I am writing to you, young men, because you have conquered the evil one. I write to you, little children, because you know the Father.

World English Bible

I write to you, fathers, because you know him who is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one. I write to you, little children, because you know the Father.

Worrell New Testament

I write to you, fathers, because ye have known Him Who is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because ye have conquered the evil one. I wrote to you, little children, because ye have known the Father.

Worsley New Testament

I write unto you, fathers, because ye have known Him that is from the beginning: and I write unto you, young men, because ye have overcome the wicked one. Yea I have written to you, little children, because ye have known the Father:

Youngs Literal Translation

I write to you, fathers, because ye have known him who is from the beginning; I write to you, young men, because ye have overcome the evil. I write to you, little youths, because ye have known the Father:

Interlinear

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

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

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

ὅτι 
Hoti 
ὅτι 
Hoti 
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764
Usage: 764
Usage: 764

ye have known
γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147
Usage: 147

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

the beginning
ἀρχή 
Arche 
Usage: 42

νεανίσκος 
Neaniskos 
Usage: 9

νικάω 
Nikao 
Usage: 17

the wicked one
πονηρός 
Poneros 
Usage: 36

παιδίον 
Paidion 
Usage: 35

References

Context Readings

Encouragement And Assurance

12 I am writing to you, dear children, because your sins have been forgiven for his sake. 13 I am writing to you, fathers, because you know him who has existed from the beginning. I am writing to you, young men, because you have been victorious over the evil one. I write to you, children, because you know the Father. 14 I write to you, fathers, because you know him who has existed from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because you are strong, and God's message is always in your hearts, and you have been victorious over the evil one.



Cross References

1 John 2:14

I write to you, fathers, because you know him who has existed from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because you are strong, and God's message is always in your hearts, and you have been victorious over the evil one.

John 14:7

If you knew me, you would know my Father also. From now on you do know him and you have seen him."

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."

1 John 1:1

It is what existed from the beginning, that we announce; what we have heard, what we have seen with our own eyes, what we have beheld, and touched with our hands; it is the very message of life??2 for life has been revealed, and we have seen it and testify to it and announce to you that eternal life that was with the Father and has been revealed to us??3 it is what we have seen and heard that we announce to you also, so that you may share our fellowship, for our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ,

1 John 3:12

We must not be like Cain who was a child of the evil one, and butchered his brother. And why did he butcher him? Because his own actions were wicked and his brother's upright.

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 5:4-5

for every child of God is victorious over the world. Our faith is the victory that has triumphed over the world.

1 John 5:18

We know that no child of God commits sin, but the fact that he is God's child protects him, and the evil one cannot touch him.

1 John 5:18

We know that no child of God commits sin, but the fact that he is God's child protects him, and the evil one cannot touch him.

1 John 5:18

We know that no child of God commits sin, but the fact that he is God's child protects him, and the evil one cannot touch him.

1 John 5:18

We know that no child of God commits sin, but the fact that he is God's child protects him, and the evil one cannot touch him.

1 John 5:18

We know that no child of God commits sin, but the fact that he is God's child protects him, and the evil one cannot touch him.

1 John 5:18

We know that no child of God commits sin, but the fact that he is God's child protects him, and the evil one cannot touch him.

1 John 5:18

We know that no child of God commits sin, but the fact that he is God's child protects him, and the evil one cannot touch him.

Matthew 11:27

Everything has been handed over to me by my Father, and no one understands the Son but the Father, nor does anyone understand the Father but the Son and anyone to whom the Son chooses to reveal him.

Matthew 13:19

When anyone hears the teaching of the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and robs him of the seed that has been sown in his mind. That is what was sown along the path.

Matthew 13:38

The field is the world. The good seed is the people of the kingdom. The weeds are the wicked.

John 8:19

Then they said to him, "Where is your Father?" Jesus answered, "You do not know either me or my Father. If you knew me, you would know my Father too."

John 8:54-55

Jesus answered, "If I show special honor to myself, such honor counts for nothing. It is my Father who shows me honor. You say he is your God,

John 14:9

Jesus said to him, "Have I been with you so long, and yet you, Philip, have not recognized me? Whoever has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, 'Let us see the Father'?

John 16:3

They will do this because they do not know the Father or me.

John 17:3

And eternal life means knowing you as the only true God, and knowing Jesus your messenger as Christ.

John 17:21

Let them all be one. Just as you, Father, are in union with me and I am with you, let them be in union with us, so that the world may believe that you sent me.

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God who said, "Let light shine out of darkness," has shone in my heart, to give me the light of the knowledge of God's glory, that is on the face of Christ.

Ephesians 6:10-12

Henceforth you must grow strong through union with the Lord and through his mighty strength.

1 Timothy 5:1

Never reprove an older man, but appeal to him as to a father. Treat younger men like brothers,

Titus 2:6

Urge the younger men, too, to be sensible.

1 Peter 5:8-9

Be calm and watchful. Your opponent the devil is prowling about like a roaring lion, wanting to devour you.

1 John 2:1

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.

1 John 2:3-4

This is how we can be sure that we know him??y obeying his commands.

1 John 2:12

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

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us power to recognize him who is true; and we are in union with him who is true, through his Son, Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.

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