Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They went out of us, but they were not of us. For if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us. But that fortuned, that it might appear that they were not of us.

New American Standard Bible

They went out from us, but they were not really of us; for if they had been of us, they would have remained with us; but they went out, so that it would be shown that they all are not of us.

King James Version

They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us: but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us.

Holman Bible

They went out from us, but they did not belong to us; for if they had belonged to us, they would have remained with us. However, they went out so that it might be made clear that none of them belongs to us.

International Standard Version

They left us, but they were not part of us, for if they had been part of us, they would have stayed with us. Their leaving made it clear that none of them was really part of us.

A Conservative Version

They went out from us, but they were not of us. For if they were of us, they would have continued with us, but--so that they might be made known, that they are not all of us.

American Standard Version

They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have continued with us: but they went out , that they might be made manifest that they all are not of us.

Amplified

They went out from us [seeming at first to be Christians], but they were not really of us [because they were not truly born again and spiritually transformed]; for if they had been of us, they would have remained with us; but they went out [teaching false doctrine], so that it would be clearly shown that none of them are of us.

An Understandable Version

These antichrists left our group [i.e., withdrew their fellowship from us], but they were not [really a part] of us, for if they had been, they would have continued [to participate] with us. But, by their leaving us, it proved that none of them were [really] a part of our group [after all].

Anderson New Testament

They went out from us, but they were not of us: for, if they had been of us, they would have remained with us; but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Common New Testament

They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have continued with us; but they went out that it might be plain that none of them were of us.

Daniel Mace New Testament

they went out from us, but they were not of us: for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us: but they went out, that it might be manifest, that they were not all of us.

Darby Translation

They went out from among us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have surely remained with us, but that they might be made manifest that none are of us.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

They went away from us, but they were not of us. For, if they had been of us, they would have abode with us; but they went away, that they might be made manifest that they were not of us.

Godbey New Testament

They came out from us, but they were not of us; for if they were of us, they would have remained with us: but in order that they might be made manifest that they are not all of us.

Goodspeed New Testament

They have gone out from our number, but they did not really belong to us. For if they had, they would have stayed with us. It was to make it clear that none of them really belonged to us that they withdrew.

John Wesley New Testament

They went out from us, but they were not of us: for if they had been of us, they would have continued with us: but they went out, that they might be made manifest, that they were not all of us.

Julia Smith Translation

They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they had remained with us, but, that they might be manifested, that they are not all of us.

King James 2000

They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us: but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have remained with us. But [they went out], in order that it might be shown that all of them are not of us.

Modern King James verseion

They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they were of us, they would have continued with us. But they went out so that it might be revealed that they were not all of us.

Moffatt New Testament

They withdrew from us, but they did not belong to us; had they belonged to us, they would have remained with us, but they withdrew to make it plain that they are none of us.

Montgomery New Testament

They came forth from us, but they did not belong to us. If they had belonged to us they would certainly have remained with us, but they went out that they might be manifest that they all are not of us.

NET Bible

They went out from us, but they did not really belong to us, because if they had belonged to us, they would have remained with us. But they went out from us to demonstrate that all of them do not belong to us.

New Heart English Bible

They went out from us, but they did not belong to us; for if they had belonged to us, they would have continued with us. But they left, that they might be revealed that none of them belong to us.

Noyes New Testament

They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have remained with us; but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they are not all of us.

Sawyer New Testament

They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us they would have continued with us; but [they went out from us] that they might be manifest that they are not all of us.

The Emphasized Bible

From among us, they went out, but they were not of us; for, if, of us, they had been, they would in that case have abode with us; but it came to pass in order that they might be made manifest, because, all, are not of us.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have continued with us; but they departed, that they might be made manifest that they are not all of us:

Twentieth Century New Testament

From us, it is true, they went out, but they had never belonged to us; for, if they had belonged to us, they would have remained among us. They left us that it might be made clear that they do not, any of them, belong to us.

Webster

They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us: but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us.

Weymouth New Testament

They have gone forth from our midst, but they did not really belong to us; for had they belonged to us, they would have remained with us. But they left us that it might be manifest that professed believers do not all belong to us.

Williams New Testament

They have gone out from our own number, but they did not really belong to us; for if they had, they would have stayed with us. It was to show that none of those who went out really belonged to us.

World English Bible

They went out from us, but they didn't belong to us; for if they had belonged to us, they would have continued with us. But they left, that they might be revealed that none of them belong to us.

Worrell New Testament

They went out from among us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have continued with us; but they went out, that they might be made manifest, that they are not all of us.

Worsley New Testament

They went out from us, but they were not of us: for if they had been indeed of us, they would have continued with us; but this was done that they might be made manifest, because all, that are with us, are not indeed of us.

Youngs Literal Translation

out of us they went forth, but they were not of us, for if they had been of us, they would have remained with us; but -- that they might be manifested that they are not all of us.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἐξέρχομαι 
Exerchomai 
go out, come, depart, go, go forth, come out, come forth,
Usage: 164

ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

us
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
our, us, we, not tr,
our, us, we, not tr,
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388
Usage: 388
Usage: 388
Usage: 388

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461
Usage: 461

ἦν 
En 
εἰσί 
Eisi 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
are, be, were, have, not tr,
Usage: 410
Usage: 97

not
οὐ 
Ou 
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032
Usage: 1032

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709
Usage: 709
Usage: 709

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

μένω 
meno 
Usage: 85

with
μετά 
meta 
with, after, among, hereafter , afterward , against, not tr,
Usage: 346

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

φανερόω 
Phaneroo 
Usage: 44

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

Images 1 John 2:19

Prayers for 1 John 2:19

Context Readings

Departure Of The False Teachers

18 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. 19 They went out of us, but they were not of us. For if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us. But that fortuned, that it might appear that they were not of us. 20 But ye have an ointment of the holy ghost, and ye know all things.


Cross References

Acts 20:30

Moreover, of your own selves shall men arise speaking perverse things, to draw disciples after them.

1 Corinthians 11:19

For there must be sects among you, that they which among you are perfect might be known.

Deuteronomy 13:13

that certain being the children of Belial are gone out from among you and have moved the inhabiters of their city, saying, 'Let us go and serve strange gods which ye have not known.'

Job 17:9

The righteous also will keep his way, and he that hath clean hands, will ever be stronger and stronger.

Psalm 37:28

For the LORD loveth the thing that is right; he forsaketh not his saints, but they are preserved forever. The unrighteous shall be punished; as for the seed of the ungodly, it shall be rooted out.

Psalm 41:9

Yea, even mine own familiar friend, whom I trusted, who did also eat my bread, hath lift up his heel against me.

Psalm 125:1-2

{A song of the stairs} They that put their trust in the LORD are even as the mount Zion, which may not be removed, but standeth fast forever.

Jeremiah 32:38-40

And they shall be my people, and I will be their God.

Matthew 13:20-21

But he that was sown in the stony ground, is he which heareth the word of God, and anon with joy receiveth it,

Matthew 24:24

for there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets and shall do great miracles and wonders. Insomuch that if it were possible, even the very elect should be deceived.

Mark 4:5-6

Some fell on a stony ground: where it had not much earth: and by and by sprang up, because it had not depth of earth:

Mark 4:16-17

And likewise, they that are sown on the stony ground: which when they have heard the word, at once they receive it with gladness;

Mark 13:22

For false Christs shall arise, and false prophets; And shall show miracles and wonders, to deceive if it were possible, even the elect.

Luke 8:13

They on the stones, are they which, when they hear, receive the word with joy. But these have no roots, which for a while believe, and in time of temptation go away.

John 4:14

But whosoever shall drink of the water that I shall give him, shall never be more a thirst: But the water that I shall give him, shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life."

John 6:37-39

All that the father giveth me, shall come to me: and him that cometh to me, cast I not away.

John 10:28-30

And I give unto them eternal life: and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.

John 15:2

Every branch that beareth not fruit in me, he will take away. And every branch that beareth fruit will he purge, that it may bring more fruit.

Acts 15:24

Forasmuch as we have heard that certain which departed from us, have troubled you with words, and cumbered your minds saying ye must be circumcised and keep the law: to whom we gave no such commandment.

Romans 9:6

I speak not these things as though the words of God had taken none effect. For they are not all Israelites which came of Israel;

Romans 11:5-6

Even so at this time is there a remnant left through the election of grace.

2 Timothy 2:10

Herefore I suffer all things, for the elects' sakes, that they might also obtain that salvation which is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.

2 Timothy 2:19

But the sure ground of God remaineth, and hath this seal: the Lord knoweth them that are his, and let every man that calleth on the name of Christ, depart from iniquity.

2 Timothy 3:9

but they shall prevail no longer. For their madness shall be uttered unto all men as theirs was.

Hebrews 10:39

We are not which withdraw ourselves unto damnation, but pertain to faith, to the winning of the soul.

1 Peter 1:2-5

Elect by the foreknowledge of God the father, through the sanctifying of the spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ. Grace be with you, and peace be multiplied.

2 Peter 2:20-21

For if they, after they have escaped from the filthiness of the world through the knowledge of the Lord, and of the saviour Jesus Christ, they are yet tangled again therein and overcome: then is the latter end worse with them than the beginning.

Jude 1:1

Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ, the brother of James. To them which are called and sanctified in God the father, and preserved in Christ Jesus.

Jude 1:19

These are makers of sects, fleshly, having no spirit.

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