Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Whoever denies the Son has not the Father either; he who confesses the Son has the Father also.

New American Standard Bible

Whoever denies the Son does not have the Father; the one who confesses the Son has the Father also.

King James Version

Whosoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father: (but) he that acknowledgeth the Son hath the Father also.

Holman Bible

No one who denies the Son can have the Father; he who confesses the Son has the Father as well.

International Standard Version

No one who denies the Son has the Father. The person who acknowledges the Son also has the Father.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

Whosoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father: he that confesseth the Son hath the Father also.

Amplified

No one who [ habitually] denies (disowns) the Son even has the Father. Whoever confesses (acknowledges and has) the Son has the Father also.

An Understandable Version

Every person who denies [the truth about] the Son [See 4:2-3], does not have the Father [living in his heart]; but, the person who confesses [the truth about] the Son has the Father [living in his heart] also.

Anderson New Testament

"Whoever denies the Son, has not the Father: he that con fesses the Son, has the Father also.

Bible in Basic English

He who has no belief in the Son has not the Father: he who makes clear his belief in the Son has the Father.

Common New Testament

No one who denies the Son has the Father; whoever acknowledges the Son has the Father also.

Daniel Mace New Testament

whosoever denieth the son, disowns the father:

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Whoever denies the Son, does not acknowledge the Father.

Godbey New Testament

No one denying the Son has the Father: the one confessing the Son has also the Father.

Goodspeed New Testament

No one who disowns the Son can have the Father. Whoever acknowledges the Son has the Father too.

John Wesley New Testament

Whosoever denieth the Son, he hath not the Father: he that acknowledgeth the Son, hath the Father also.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Whosoever denies the Son, the same does not have the Father. Whosoever confesses the Son, has the Father also.

Julia Smith Translation

Every one denying the Son, neither has the Father: he acknowledging the Son, has also the Father.

King James 2000

Whosoever denies the Son, the same has not the Father: [but] he that confesses the Son has the Father also.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Everyone who denies the Son does not have the Father [either]; the one who confesses the Son has the Father also.

Modern King James verseion

Everyone who denies the Son neither has the Father. The one confessing the Son also has the Father.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whosoever denieth the son, the same hath not the father.

Moffatt New Testament

No one who disowns the Son can possess the Father: he who confesses the Son possesses the Father as well.

Montgomery New Testament

Whoever denies the Son, the same has not the Father; but he who confesses the Son has the Father also. As for you, let what you have heard from the beginning abide in you.

NET Bible

Everyone who denies the Son does not have the Father either. The person who confesses the Son has the Father also.

New Heart English Bible

Whoever denies the Son, the same does not have the Father. He who confesses the Son has the Father also.

Noyes New Testament

Whoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father; he that acknowledgeth the Son hath also the Father.

Sawyer New Testament

No one that denies the Son has the Father; he that confesses the Son has the Father also.

The Emphasized Bible

Whosoever denieth the Son, neither hath he, the Father: He that confesseth the Son, hath, the Father also.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Every one that denieth the Son, neither doth he hold the Father; but he that acknowledgeth the Son, holdeth the Father also.

Twentieth Century New Testament

No one who rejects the Son has found the Father; he who acknowledges the Son has found the Father also.

Webster

Whoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father: but he that acknowledgeth the Son hath the Father also.

Weymouth New Testament

No one who disowns the Son has the Father. He who acknowledges the Son has also the Father.

Williams New Testament

No one who disowns the Son can have the Father. Whoever owns the Son has the Father too.

World English Bible

Whoever denies the Son, the same doesn't have the Father. He who confesses the Son has the Father also.

Worrell New Testament

Every one who denies the Son has not the Father either; he who confesses the Son has the Father also.

Worsley New Testament

for whosoever denieth the Son, hath not the Father: but he that confesseth the Son acknowledgeth the Father also.

Youngs Literal Translation

every one who is denying the Son, neither hath he the Father, he who is confessing the Son hath the Father also.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ἀρνέομαι 
Arneomai 
Usage: 26

the Son
υἱός 
Huios 
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213
Usage: 213

the same hath
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

not
οὐδέ 
Oude 
neither, nor, not, no not, not so much as, then not, not tr,
Usage: 83

the Father
πατήρ 
Pater 
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180
Usage: 180

ὁμολογέω 
Homologeo 
Usage: 19

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

Images 1 John 2:23

Prayers for 1 John 2:23

Context Readings

Departure Of The False Teachers

22 Who is the liar but he who denies that Jesus is the Christ? He is the antichrist who denies the Father and the Son. 23 Whoever denies the Son has not the Father either; he who confesses the Son has the Father also. 24 As for you let that which ye have heard from the beginning abide in you: if what ye have heard from the beginning abides in you, ye also shall abide in the Son and in the Father.


Cross References

1 John 4:15

Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God.

John 8:19

They said to him therefore, Where is thy Father? Jesus answered, Ye know neither me nor my Father. If ye had known me, ye would have known also my Father.

Matthew 11:27

All things have been delivered to me by my Father, and no one knows the Son but the Father, nor does any one know the Father, but the Son, and he to whom the Son may be pleased to reveal him.

Luke 10:22

All things have been 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 is pleased to reveal him.

John 5:23

that all may honour the Son, even as they honour the Father. He who honours not the Son, honours not the Father who has sent him.

John 10:30

I and the Father are one.

John 14:9-10

Jesus says to him, Am I so long a time with you, and thou hast not known me, Philip? He that has seen me has seen the Father; and how sayest thou, Shew us the Father?

John 15:23-24

He that hates me hates also my Father.

1 John 2:22

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

1 John 5:1

Every one that believes that Jesus is the Christ is begotten of God; and every one that loves him that has begotten loves also him that is begotten of him.

2 John 1:9-11

Whosoever goes forward and abides not in the doctrine of the Christ has not God. He that abides in the doctrine, he has both the Father and the Son.

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