Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 write to you, little children, because your sins are forgiven on account of his name. 13 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. 14 I wrote to you, fathers, because you have known him that is from the beginning. I wrote to you, young men, because you are strong, and the word of God continues in you, and you have overcome the evil one.



Cross References

1 John 2:14

I wrote to you, fathers, because you have known him that is from the beginning. I wrote to you, young men, because you are strong, and the word of God continues in you, and you have overcome the evil one.

John 14:7

If you had known me you would have known my Father; and from this time you know him and have seen him.

Luke 10:22

And turning to his disciples, he said, All things are delivered to me by my Father; and no one knows who the Son is, but the Father; and who the Father is but the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son will reveal him.

1 John 1:1

THAT which was from the beginning, that which we have heard, that which we have seen with our eyes, that which we beheld and our hands felt, concerning the Word of life,??2 and the life was made manifest, and we have seen, and testify, and declare to you the eternal life, which was with the Father, and was manifested to us,??3 that which we have seen and heard, we declare to you, that you also may have fellowship with us. And our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ.

1 John 3:12

not as Cain was of the evil one and killed his brother; and why did he kill him? because his works were evil, and his brother's righteous.

1 John 4:4

You are of God, little children, and have overcome them, because greater is he that is in you than he that is in the world.

1 John 5:4-5

for every child that has been born of God overcomes the world; and this is the victory which overcomes the world, our faith.

1 John 5:18

We know that every one who has been born of God does not sin, but he that has been born of God keeps himself, and the evil one does not touch him.

1 John 5:18

We know that every one who has been born of God does not sin, but he that has been born of God keeps himself, and the evil one does not touch him.

1 John 5:18

We know that every one who has been born of God does not sin, but he that has been born of God keeps himself, and the evil one does not touch him.

1 John 5:18

We know that every one who has been born of God does not sin, but he that has been born of God keeps himself, and the evil one does not touch him.

1 John 5:18

We know that every one who has been born of God does not sin, but he that has been born of God keeps himself, and the evil one does not touch him.

1 John 5:18

We know that every one who has been born of God does not sin, but he that has been born of God keeps himself, and the evil one does not touch him.

1 John 5:18

We know that every one who has been born of God does not sin, but he that has been born of God keeps himself, and the evil one does not touch him.

Matthew 11:27

All things are given me by my Father; and no one knows the Son but the Father; and no one knows the Father but the Son, and he to whom the Son will reveal him.

Matthew 13:19

When any one hears the word of the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and takes away the seed sown in his heart. This is he that received seed by the way.

Matthew 13:38

the field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; the poisonous darnel are the children of the wicked one;

John 8:19

Then they said to him, Where is your Father? Jesus answered, You have neither known me nor my Father; if you had known me you would also have known my Father.

John 8:54-55

Jesus answered, If I glorify myself, my glory is nothing; it is my Father who glorifies me, of whom you say, He is our God;

John 14:9

Jesus said to him, Have I been so long a time with you and have you not known me, Philip? He that has seen me has seen the Father; and how say you, Show us the Father?

John 16:3

And these things they will do, because they have not known the Father nor me.

John 17:3

And this is the eternal life; that they shall know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou hast sent.

John 17:21

that all may be one, as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us, that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, has shone in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

Ephesians 6:10-12

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the power of his might.

1 Timothy 5:1

Rebuke not an aged man, but entreat him as a father, the younger men as brothers,

Titus 2:6

In like manner exhort the younger to be of a sound mind,

1 Peter 5:8-9

Be sober, be watchful. Your adversary the devil goes about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour;

1 John 2:1

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,

1 John 2:3-4

And by this we know that we have known him, if we keep his commandments.

1 John 2:12

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

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding that we may know the true One; and we are in the true One, in his Son Jesus Christ; this is the true God, and eternal life.

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