Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Who is the liar if not he who denies that Jesus is the Christ? This is the antichrist, he who denies the Father and the Son.

New American Standard Bible

Who is the liar but the one who denies that Jesus is the Christ? This is the antichrist, the one who denies the Father and the Son.

King James Version

Who is a liar but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? He is antichrist, that denieth the Father and the Son.

Holman Bible

Who is the liar, if not the one who denies that Jesus is the Messiah? This one is the antichrist: the one who denies the Father and the Son.

International Standard Version

Who is a liar but the person who denies that Jesus is the Messiah? The person who denies the Father and the Son is an antichrist.

American Standard Version

Who is the liar but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? This is the antichrist, even he that denieth the Father and the Son.

Amplified

Who is the liar but the one who denies that Jesus is the Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed)? This is the antichrist [the enemy and antagonist of Christ], the one who denies and consistently refuses to acknowledge the Father and the Son.

An Understandable Version

Who is the liar? It is the person who denies that Jesus [truly] is the Christ [i.e., God's specially chosen One]. This person is the antichrist [See verse 18]; he is the one who denies [the truth about] the Father and the Son.

Anderson New Testament

Who is a liar, but he that denies that Jesus is the Christ? He is antichrist, who denies the Father and the Son.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Common New Testament

Who is the liar but he who denies that Jesus is the Christ? This is the Antichrist, he who denies the Father and the Son.

Daniel Mace New Testament

who is so great an impostor as he, who denies that Jesus is the Christ? he is antichrist, that denies the father and the son.

Darby Translation

Who is the liar but he who denies that Jesus is the Christ? He is the antichrist who denies the Father and the Son.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Who is a liar, if not he who denies that Jesus is the Christ? He is the antichrist who denies the Father and the Son.

Godbey New Testament

Who is a liar except the one denying that Jesus is the Christ? This one is the antichrist, the one denying the Father and the Son.

Goodspeed New Testament

Who is such a liar as the man who denies that Jesus is the Christ? He is the real Antichrist??he man who disowns the Father and the Son.

John Wesley New Testament

Who is that liar, but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? He is Antichrist who denieth the Father and the Son.

Julia Smith Translation

Who is a liar if not he denying that Jesus is the Christ? He is antichrist, denying the Father and the Son.

King James 2000

Who is a liar but he that denies that Jesus is the Christ? He is antichrist, that denies the Father and the Son.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Who is the liar except the one who denies that Jesus is the Christ? This person is the antichrist, the one who denies the Father and the Son.

Modern King James verseion

Who is a liar but he who denies that Jesus is the Christ? He who denies the Father and the Son is antichrist.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Who is a liar, but he that denieth that Jesus is Christ? The same is the antichrist that denieth the father and the son.

Moffatt New Testament

Who is the real liar? who but he who denies that Jesus is the Christ? This is 'antichrist,' he who disowns the Father and the Son.

Montgomery New Testament

Who is the liar if not the man who denies that Jesus is the Christ? This is the Antichrist, even he who disowns the Father and the Son.

NET Bible

Who is the liar but the person who denies that Jesus is the Christ? This one is the antichrist: the person who denies the Father and the Son.

New Heart English Bible

Who is the liar but he who denies that Jesus is the Christ? This is the antichrist, he who denies the Father and the Son.

Noyes New Testament

Who is the liar, but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? This is the antichrist, who denieth the Father and the Son.

Sawyer New Testament

Who is a liar but he that denies that Jesus is the Christ? This is the anti-christ, [the man that] denies the Father and the Son.

The Emphasized Bible

Who, is the False One; - save he that denieth that, Jesus, is the Christ? The same, is the Antichrist, - he that denieth the Father and the Son.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Who is the liar, but he that denieth that Jesus is the Messiah? This man is the antichrist, who denieth the Father and the Son.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Who is a liar, if not the man who rejects the truth that Jesus is the Christ? He is the Anti-Christ--The man who rejects the Father and the Son.

Webster

Who is a liar but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? He is antichrist, that denieth the Father and the Son.

Weymouth New Testament

Who is a liar compared with him who denies that Jesus is the Christ? He who disowns the Father and the Son is the anti-Christ.

Williams New Testament

Who is the notorious liar, if it is not the man who denies that Jesus is the Christ? He is the real Antichrist, the man who disowns the Father and the Son.

World English Bible

Who is the liar but he who denies that Jesus is the Christ? This is the Antichrist, he who denies the Father and the Son.

Worrell New Testament

Who is the liar, but he that denies that Jesus is the Christ? This is the Anti-Christ, he that denies the Father and the Son.

Worsley New Testament

Who is a liar, if not he who denieth that Jesus is the Christ? This is the antichrist, that denieth the Father as well as the Son;

Youngs Literal Translation

Who is the liar, except he who is denying that Jesus is the Christ? this one is the antichrist who is denying the Father and the Son;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Who
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

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

a liar
ψεύστης 
Pseustes 
Usage: 8

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

ἀρνέομαι 
Arneomai 
Usage: 26

ὅτι 
Hoti 
οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
Usage: 764
Usage: 258

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

the Christ
Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

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

ἀντίχριστος 
Antichristos 
Usage: 5

ἀρνέομαι 
Arneomai 
Usage: 26

the Father
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

and

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

Context Readings

Departure Of The False Teachers

21 I wrote to you not because ye know not the truth, but because ye know it, and because no lie is of the truth. 22 Who is the liar if not he who denies that Jesus is the Christ? This is the antichrist, he who denies the Father and the Son. 23 Every man who denies the Son, also does not have the Father.


Cross References

2 John 1:7

Because many deceivers have gone forth into the world, those not acknowledging Jesus Christ coming in flesh. This is the deceiver and the antichrist.

1 John 4:3

and every spirit that does not confess Jesus Christ has come in flesh is not of God. And this is that of the antichrist, which ye have heard that it comes, and is now in the world already.

1 John 2:18

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.

John 8:44

Ye are from the father, the devil, and ye want to do the desires of your father. He was a man-killer from the beginning, and he has not stood in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks from his

1 Corinthians 12:2-3

Ye know that, while Gentiles, ye were being carried away to the voiceless idols, as ye were led.

1 John 1:6

If we say that we have fellowship with him and walk in the darkness, we lie, and do not the truth.

1 John 2:4

He who says, I know him, and does not keep his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in this man.

1 John 2:23

Every man who denies the Son, also does not have the Father.

1 John 4:20

If any man says, I love God, and hates his brother, he is a liar. For he who does not love his brother whom he has seen, how can he love God whom he has not seen?

Jude 1:4

For certain men have sneaked in, those written about formerly for this condemnation, irreverent men, perverting the grace of our God into licentiousness, and denying our only Master God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.

Revelation 3:9

Behold, I give of the synagogue of Satan, those who say themselves to be Jews, and are not, but lie, behold, I will make them so that they will come and bow down before thy feet, and may know that I have loved thee.

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