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Bible in Basic English

Little children, it is the last hour; and as you were given word that the Antichrist would come, so now a number of Antichrists have come to you; and by this we are certain that it is the last hour.

New American Standard Bible

Children, it is the last hour; and just as you heard that antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have appeared; from this we know that it is the last hour.

King James Version

Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; whereby we know that it is the last time.

Holman Bible

Children, it is the last hour. And as you have heard, “Antichrist is coming,” even now many antichrists have come. We know from this that it is the last hour.

International Standard Version

Little children, it is the last hour. Just as you heard that an antichrist is coming, so now many antichrists have appeared. This is how we know it is the last hour.

A Conservative Version

Children, it is the last hour. And as ye heard that the antichrist comes, and now many antichrists have developed, from which we know that it is the last hour.

American Standard Version

Little children, it is the last hour: and as ye heard that antichrist cometh, even now have there arisen many antichrists; whereby we know that it is the last hour.

Amplified

Children, it is the last hour [the end of this age]; and just as you heard that the antichrist is coming [the one who will oppose Christ and attempt to replace Him], even now many antichrists (false teachers) have appeared, which confirms our belief that it is the last hour.

An Understandable Version

Dear children, it is [now] the last hour [i.e., the final period of God's dealing with people on earth], and since you have heard that an antichrist [i.e., a person who is against Christ] is coming, even now [you should be aware that] many antichrists have [already] come. This is [one way] we know that this is the last hour.

Anderson New Testament

Little children, it is the last time; and, as you have heard that the antichrist is coming, even now there are many antichrists; by which we know that it is the last time.

Common New Testament

Little children, it is the last hour; and as you have heard that the Antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have come; by this we know that it is the last hour.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Dear children, the last time is come: as ye have heard that antichrist was to come, accordingly many antichrists have already appeared; whereby we know that we are now in the last times.

Darby Translation

Little children, it is the last hour, and, according as ye have heard that antichrist comes, even now there have come many antichrists, whence we know that it is the last hour.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Young children, it is the last period. And as you have heard that the antichrist comes, so, now, there are many antichrists; whence you know that it is the last period.

Godbey New Testament

Little children, it is the last hour: and as you have heard that antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have come, from which we know that it is the last hour.

Goodspeed New Testament

Children, it is the last hour. You have heard that Antichrist is coming, and many Antichrists have indeed appeared. So we may be sure that it is the last hour.

John Wesley New Testament

Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that Antichrist cometh, so even now there are many Antichrists, whereby we know that it is the last time.

Julia Smith Translation

Young children, it is the last hour: and as ye have heard that antichrist comes, and now many antichrists have come; whence we know that it is the last hour.

King James 2000

Little children, it is the last time: and as you have heard that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; by which we know that it is the last time.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Children, it is the last hour, and just as you have heard that antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have arisen, by which we know that it is the last hour.

Modern King James verseion

Little children, it is the last time. And just as you have heard that antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have risen up, from which we know that it is the last hour.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Little children it is now the last time, and as ye have heard how that antichrist shall come: even now are there many antichrists come already, whereby we know that it is the last time.

Moffatt New Testament

Children, it is the last hour. You have learned that 'Antichrist is coming.' Well, but many antichrists have appeared ??which makes us sure it is the last hour.

Montgomery New Testament

My children, this is the last hour, and as you have heard that an antichrist was coming, and now many antichrists are already risen, whence we may know that it is the last hour.

NET Bible

Children, it is the last hour, and just as you heard that the antichrist is coming, so now many antichrists have appeared. We know from this that it is the last hour.

New Heart English Bible

Little children, these are the end times, and as you heard that the antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have arisen. By this we know that it is the final hour.

Noyes New Testament

My children, the last time is come; and as ye have heard that Antichrist is coming, even now there are many antichrists; whereby we know that the last time is come.

Sawyer New Testament

Little children, it is the last time; and as you heard that antichrist is coming, even now many have become anti-christs; whence we know that it is the last time.

The Emphasized Bible

Little children! it is, the last hour; and, just as ye have heard that, an antichrist, is coming, even now, antichrists have become, many, whence we perceive that it is, the last hour:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

My dear children, it is the last hour; and as ye have heard that antichrist is coming, even now there are many antichrists: by which we know it is the last hour.

Twentieth Century New Testament

My Children, these are the last days. You were told that an Anti-Christ was coming; and many Anti-Christ's have already arisen. By that we know that these are the last days.

Webster

Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that antichrist cometh, even now are there many antichrists; by which we know that it is the last time.

Weymouth New Testament

Dear children, the last hour has come; and as you once heard that there was to be an anti-Christ, so even now many anti-Christs have appeared. By this we may know that the last hour has come.

Williams New Testament

Little children, it is the last hour, just as you have heard that Antichrist is Coming, and already many Antichrists have appeared; so we may be sure that it is the last hour.

World English Bible

Little children, these are the end times, and as you heard that the Antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have arisen. By this we know that it is the final hour.

Worrell New Testament

Little children, it is the last hour; and, as ye heard that Anti-Christ is coming, even now many anti-christs have arisen; whence we know that it is the last hour.

Worsley New Testament

Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that an antichrist will come, there are even now many antichrists, whereby we know that it is the last time.

Youngs Literal Translation

Little youths, it is the last hour; and even as ye heard that the antichrist doth come, even now antichrists have become many -- whence we know that it is the last hour;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
παιδίον 
Paidion 
Usage: 35

it is
ἐστί 
Esti 
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585
Usage: 585

the
ὥρα 
Hora 
ὥρα 
Hora 
Usage: 67
Usage: 67

ἔσχατος 
Eschatos 
ἔσχατος 
Eschatos 
Usage: 24
Usage: 24

ὥρα 
Hora 
Usage: 67

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

ye have heard
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

ὅτι 
Hoti 
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764
Usage: 764

ἀντίχριστος 
Antichristos 
Usage: 5

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

now
νῦν 
Nun 
Usage: 102

γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

ἀντίχριστος 
Antichristos 
Usage: 5

ὅθεν 
Hothen 
Usage: 11

we know
γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 John 2:18

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Context Readings

Departure Of The False Teachers

17 And the world and its desires is coming to an end: but he who does God's pleasure is living for ever. 18 Little children, it is the last hour; and as you were given word that the Antichrist would come, so now a number of Antichrists have come to you; and by this we are certain that it is the last hour. 19 They went out from us but they were not of us; if they had been of us they would still be with us: but they went out from us so that it might be made clear that they were not of us.


Cross References

1 John 4:3

And every spirit which does not say this is not from God: this is the spirit of Antichrist, of which you have had word; and it is in the world even now.

Matthew 24:5

For people will come in my name, saying, I am the Christ; and a number will be turned from the true way through them.

1 John 2:22

Who is false but he who says that Jesus is not the Christ? He is the Antichrist who has no belief in the Father or the Son.

2 John 1:7

Because a number of false teachers have gone out into the world, who do not give witness that Jesus Christ came in the flesh. Such a one is a false teacher and Antichrist.

Matthew 24:24

For there will come up false Christs, and false prophets, who will do great signs and wonders; so that if possible even the saints might be tricked.

2 Peter 3:3

Having first of all the knowledge that in the last days there will be men who, ruled by their evil desires, will make sport of holy things,

1 John 4:1

My loved ones, do not put your faith in every spirit, but put them to the test, to see if they are from God: because a great number of false prophets have gone out into the world.

Jude 1:18

How they said to you, In the last days there will be men who, guided by their evil desires, will make sport of holy things.

Matthew 24:11

And a number of false prophets will come, causing error.

Mark 13:6

People will come in my name, saying, I am he; and a number will be turned from the true way.

Mark 13:21-22

And then if any man says to you, See, here is Christ; or, See, there; have no faith in it:

John 21:5

So Jesus said to them, Children, have you taken any fish? They made answer, No.

Acts 20:29-30

I am conscious that after I am gone, evil wolves will come in among you, doing damage to the flock;

2 Thessalonians 2:3-12

Give no belief to false words: because there will first be a falling away from the faith, and the revelation of the man of sin, the son of destruction,

1 Timothy 4:1-3

But the Spirit says clearly that in later times some will be turned away from the faith, giving their minds to spirits of deceit, and the teachings of evil spirits,

2 Timothy 3:1-6

But be certain of this, that in the last days times of trouble will come.

2 Timothy 4:3-4

For the time will come when they will not take the true teaching; but, moved by their desires, they will get for themselves a great number of teachers for the pleasure of hearing them;

Hebrews 1:2

But now, at the end of these days, it has come to us through his Son, to whom he has given all things for a heritage, and through whom he made the order of the generations;

1 Peter 1:5

Who, by the power of God are kept, through faith, for that salvation, which will be seen at the last day.

1 Peter 1:20

Who was marked out by God before the making of the world, but was caused to be seen in these last times for you,

2 Peter 2:1

But there were false prophets among the people, as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly put forward wrong teachings for your destruction, even turning away from the Lord who gave himself for them; whose destruction will come quickly, and they themselves will be the cause of it.

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