Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

But as for you, keep in your hearts the things which were made clear to you from the first. If you keep these things in your hearts you will be kept in the Father and the Son.

New American Standard Bible

As for you, let that abide in you which you heard from the beginning. If what you heard from the beginning abides in you, you also will abide in the Son and in the Father.

King James Version

Let that therefore abide in you, which ye have heard from the beginning. If that which ye have heard from the beginning shall remain in you, ye also shall continue in the Son, and in the Father.

Holman Bible

What you have heard from the beginning must remain in you. If what you have heard from the beginning remains in you, then you will remain in the Son and in the Father.

International Standard Version

What you have heard from the beginning must abide in you. If what you have heard from the beginning abides in you, you will also abide in the Son and in the Father.

A Conservative Version

Therefore ye, let what ye heard from the beginning abide in you. If what ye heard from the beginning abides in you, ye also will abide in the Son and in the Father.

American Standard Version

As for you, let that abide in you which ye heard from the beginning. If that which ye heard from the beginning abide in you, ye also shall abide in the Son, and in the Father.

Amplified

As for you, let that remain in you [keeping in your hearts that message of salvation] which you heard from the beginning. If what you heard from the beginning remains in you, you too will remain in the Son and in the Father [forever].

An Understandable Version

You people should continue [to practice] what you heard from the beginning [i.e., to love one another, See verses 7-11]. If you do, then you also will continue in [fellowship with] the Son, and with the Father.

Anderson New Testament

Let that, therefore, abide in you which you have heard from the beginning. If that abide in you which you have heard from the beginning, you also shall abide in the Son and in the Father.

Common New Testament

Let that abide in you which you heard from the beginning. If what you heard from the beginning abides in you, then you also will abide in the Son and in the Father.

Daniel Mace New Testament

adhere therefore to what ye have learnt from the beginning. if you adhere to what ye have heard from the beginning, you will still persist to own both the son and the father.

Darby Translation

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.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Therefore, let what you have heard from the beginning abide in you. If what you have heard from the beginning, abide in you; you also shall abide in the Son, and in the Father:

Godbey New Testament

Let that which you heard from the beginning abide in you. If that which you heard from the beginning may abide in you, you also are abiding in the Son, and in the Father.

Goodspeed New Testament

Keep what you have heard from the beginning in your hearts; then you will always be in union with the Son and the Father.

John Wesley New Testament

Therefore let that abide in you which ye heard from the beginning: if that which ye heard from the beginning abide in you, ye also shall abide in the Son and in the Father.

Julia Smith Translation

What therefore ye have heard from the beginning, let remain in you. If it remain in you what ye heard from the beginning, ye also shall remain in the Son, and in the Father.

King James 2000

Let that therefore abide in you, which you have heard from the beginning. If that which you have heard from the beginning shall remain in you, you also shall continue in the Son, and in the Father.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[As for] you, what you have heard from the beginning must remain in you. If what you have heard from the beginning remains in you, you also will remain in the Son and in the Father.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore what you heard from the beginning, let it abide in you. If what you heard from the beginning remains in you, you will abide in both the Son and in the Father.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let therefore abide in you that same which ye heard at the beginning. If that which ye heard at the beginning shall remain in you, then ye also shall continue in the son, and in the father.

Moffatt New Testament

Let that remain in you which you learned from the very beginning; if what you learned from the very beginning remains with you, then you will remain in the Son and in the Father.

Montgomery New Testament

If what you have heard from the beginning is abiding in you, you also will ever abide in the Son and in the Father.

NET Bible

As for you, what you have heard from the beginning must remain in you. If what you heard from the beginning remains in you, you also will remain in the Son and in the Father.

New Heart English Bible

As for you, let that remain in you which you heard from the beginning. If that which you heard from the beginning remains in you, you also will remain in the Son, and in the Father.

Noyes New Testament

As for you, let that which ye have heard from the beginning abide in you. If that which ye have heard from the beginning shall abide in you, ye also will abide in the Son, and in the Father.

Sawyer New Testament

Let that which you heard from the beginning continue in you. If that which you heard from the beginning continues in you, you also shall continue in the Son and in the Father.

The Emphasized Bible

As for you, what ye have heard from the beginning, in you, let it abide. If, in you, shall abide, that which, from the beginning, ye have heard, ye also, in the Son, and inthe Father, shall abide.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Let that abide in you therefore which ye have heard from the beginning. If that abide in you which ye heard from the beginning, ye also shall abide in the Son and in the Father.

Twentieth Century New Testament

As for you, let what you were told at the first be always in your thoughts. If, then, what you were told at the first is always in your thoughts, you yourselves will maintain your union both with the Son and with the Father.

Webster

Let that therefore abide in you, which ye have heard from the beginning. If that which ye have heard from the beginning shall remain in you, ye also shall continue in the Son, and in the Father.

Weymouth New Testament

As for you, let the teaching which you have received from the very beginning continue in your hearts. If that teaching does continue in your hearts, you also will continue to be in union with the Son and with the Father.

Williams New Testament

Let what you have heard from the beginning continue to live in your hearts; if you do, you will always remain in union with the Son and the Father.

World English Bible

Therefore, as for you, let that remain in you which you heard from the beginning. If that which you heard from the beginning remains in you, you also will remain in the Son, and in the Father.

Worrell New Testament

As for you, let that which ye heard from the beginning abide in you. If that which ye heard from the beginning abide in you, ye also shall abide in the Son and in the Father.

Worsley New Testament

Let that therefore, which ye have heard from the beginning, abide in you: for if that, which ye heard from the beginning, remain in you, ye also will remain in the Son and in the Father.

Youngs Literal Translation

Ye, then, that which ye heard from the beginning, in you let it remain; if in you may remain that which from the beginning ye did hear, ye also in the Son and in the Father shall remain,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

μένω 
meno 
Usage: 85

in
ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128

you
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293
Usage: 293

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

ye have heard
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313
Usage: 313

ἀπό 
Apo 
ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490
Usage: 490

the beginning
ἀρχή 
Arche 
ἀρχή 
Arche 
Usage: 42
Usage: 42

If
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

μένω 
meno 
Usage: 85

ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120


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

μένω 
meno 
Usage: 85

the Son
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

and

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

References

Context Readings

Departure Of The False Teachers

23 He who has no belief in the Son has not the Father: he who makes clear his belief in the Son has the Father. 24 But as for you, keep in your hearts the things which were made clear to you from the first. If you keep these things in your hearts you will be kept in the Father and the Son. 25 And this is the hope which he gave you, even eternal life.



Cross References

John 14:23

Jesus said to him in answer, If anyone has love for me, he will keep my words: and he will be dear to my Father; and we will come to him and make our living-place with him.

1 John 1:3

We give you word of all we have seen and everything which has come to our ears, so that you may be united with us; and we are united with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ:

1 John 2:7

My loved ones, I do not give you a new law, but an old law which you had from the first; this old law is the word which came to your ears.

Psalm 119:11

I have kept your sayings secretly in my heart, so that I might do no sin against you.

Proverbs 23:23

Get for yourself that which is true, and do not let it go for money; get wisdom and teaching and good sense.

Luke 1:2

As they were handed down to us by those who saw them from the first and were preachers of the word,

Luke 9:44

Let these words go deep into your ears, for the Son of man will be given up into the hands of men.

John 8:25

Then they said to him, Who are you? Jesus said, What I said to you from the first.

John 15:7

If you are in me at all times, and my words are in you, then anything for which you make a request will be done for you.

John 15:9-10

Even as the Father has given me his love, so I have given my love to you: be ever in my love.

John 17:21-24

May they all be one! Even as you, Father, are in me and I am in you, so let them be in us, so that all men may come to have faith that you sent me.

Philippians 4:15

And you have knowledge, Philippians, that when the good news first came to you, when I went away from Macedonia, no church took part with me in the business of giving to the saints, but you only;

Colossians 3:16

Let the word of Christ be in you in all wealth of wisdom; teaching and helping one another with songs of praise and holy words, making melody to God with grace in your hearts.

Hebrews 2:1

For this reason there is the more need for us to give attention to the things which have come to our ears, for fear that by chance we might be slipping away.

Hebrews 3:14

For if we keep the substance of the faith which we had at the start, even till the end, we have a part with Christ;

1 John 1:7

But if we are walking in the light, as he is in the light, we are all united with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son makes us clean from all sin.

1 John 4:13

And his Spirit which he has given us is the witness that we are in him and he is in us.

1 John 4:16

And we have seen and had faith in the love which God has for us. God is love, and everyone who has love is in God, and God is in him.

2 John 1:2

Because of this true knowledge which is in us, and will be with us for ever:

2 John 1:5-6

And now, my sister, I make a request to you, not sending you a new law, but the law which we had from the first, that we have love for one another.

3 John 1:3

For it gave me great joy when some of the brothers came and gave witness that you had the true faith and were walking in the true way.

Revelation 3:3

Keep in mind, then, the teaching which was given to you, and be ruled by it and have a change of heart. If then you do not keep watch, I will come like a thief, and you will have no knowledge of the hour when I will come on you.

Revelation 3:11

I come quickly: keep that which you have, so that no one may take your crown.

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