Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

If you have knowledge that he is upright, it is clear to you that everyone who does righteousness is his offspring.

New American Standard Bible

If you know that He is righteous, you know that everyone also who practices righteousness is born of Him.

King James Version

If ye know that he is righteous, ye know that every one that doeth righteousness is born of him.

Holman Bible

If you know that He is righteous, you know this as well: Everyone who does what is right has been born of Him.

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International Standard Version

Since you know that he is righteous, you also know that everyone who practices righteousness has been fathered by God.

A Conservative Version

If ye know that he is righteous, know ye that every man doing righteousness has been begotten of him.

American Standard Version

If ye know that he is righteous, ye know that every one also that doeth righteousness is begotten of him.

Amplified

If you know that He is absolutely righteous, you know [for certain] that everyone who practices righteousness [doing what is right and conforming to God’s will] has been born of Him.

An Understandable Version

If you know that Christ is [truly] righteous [verse 1], then you should also know that everyone who does what is right has been [spiritually] conceived [and eventually born] by God [See 5:18].

Anderson New Testament

If you know that he is righteous, you know that every one that works righteousness has been begotten by him.

Common New Testament

If you know that he is righteous, you know that everyone who does right is born of him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

since you know that God is the source of virtue, you know that every one who has virtue, derives it from him.

Darby Translation

If ye know that he is righteous, know that every one who practises righteousness is begotten of him.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

If you know that he is righteous, you know that every one who works righteousness, has been begotten by him.

Godbey New Testament

If you may know that he is righteous, know that every one doing righteousness has been born of him.

Goodspeed New Testament

If you know that he is upright, you may be sure that everyone who acts uprightly is his child.

John Wesley New Testament

If ye know, that he is righteous, ye know that every one who doth righteousness is born of him.

Julia Smith Translation

If ye know that he is just, ye know that every one doing justice has been born of him.

King James 2000

If you know that he is righteous, you know that everyone that does righteousness is born of him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If you know that he is righteous, you know that everyone who practices righteousness has been fathered by him.

Modern King James verseion

If you know that He is righteous, you know that everyone who does righteousness has been born of Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If ye know that he is righteous, know also that all that work righteousness, are born of him.

Moffatt New Testament

As you know he is just, be sure that everyone who practises righteousness is born of him.

Montgomery New Testament

If you know that he is righteous you know also that every one who habitually practices righteousness has been born of him.

NET Bible

If you know that he is righteous, you also know that everyone who practices righteousness has been fathered by him.

New Heart English Bible

If you know that he is righteous, you know that everyone also who practices righteousness is born of him.

Noyes New Testament

If ye know that he is righteous, ye know that every one also that doeth righteousness hath been born of him.

Sawyer New Testament

If you know that he is righteous, you know that every one who does righteousness has been born of him.

The Emphasized Bible

If ye know that he is, righteous, ye perceive that - whosoever doeth righteousness, of him, hath been born.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

If ye know that he is righteous, know that every one who practises righteousness is born of him.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Knowing him to be righteous, you realize that every one who lives righteously has received the new Life from him.

Webster

If ye know that he is righteous ye know that every one that doeth righteousness is born of him.

Weymouth New Testament

Since you know that He is righteous, be assured also that the man who habitually acts righteously is a child of His.

Williams New Testament

If you know that He is upright, you must know that everyone who practices uprightness is born of Him.

World English Bible

If you know that he is righteous, you know that everyone who practices righteousness is born of him.

Worrell New Testament

If ye know that He is righteous, ye know that every one that does righteousness has been begotten of Him.

Worsley New Testament

If ye know that He is righteous, ye know that every one, who practiseth righteousness, is born of Him.

Youngs Literal Translation

if ye know that he is righteous, know ye that every one doing the righteousness, of him hath been begotten.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

ye know
εἴδω 
Eido 
γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 519
Usage: 147

ὅτι 
Hoti 
ὅτι 
Hoti 

Usage: 764
Usage: 764
Usage: 0

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

δίκαιος 
Dikaios 
Usage: 57

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

is born
γεννάω 
Gennao 
Usage: 84

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

Context Readings

Children Of God

28 And now, my children, keep your hearts in him; so that at his revelation, we may have no fear or shame before him at his coming. 29 If you have knowledge that he is upright, it is clear to you that everyone who does righteousness is his offspring.



Cross References

1 John 3:7

My little children, let no man take you out of the true way: he who does righteousness is upright, even as he is upright;

1 John 5:1

Everyone who has faith that Jesus is the Christ is a child of God: and everyone who has love for the Father has love for his child.

1 John 4:7

My loved ones, let us have love for one another: because love is of God, and everyone who has love is a child of God and has knowledge of God.

John 1:13

Whose birth was from God and not from blood, or from an impulse of the flesh and man's desire.

Jeremiah 13:23

Is it possible for the skin of the Ethiopian to be changed, or the markings on the leopard? Then it might be possible for you to do good, who have been trained to do evil.

Zechariah 9:9

Be full of joy, O daughter of Zion; give a glad cry, O daughter of Jerusalem: see, your king comes to you: he is upright and has overcome; gentle and seated on an ass, on a young ass.

Matthew 7:16-18

By their fruits you will get knowledge of them. Do men get grapes from thorns or figs from thistles?

John 3:3-5

Jesus said to him, Truly, I say to you, Without a new birth no man is able to see the kingdom of God.

Acts 3:14

But you would have nothing to do with the Holy and Upright One, and made request for a man of blood to be given to you,

Acts 10:35

But in every nation, the man who has fear of him and does righteousness is pleasing to him.

Acts 22:14

And he said, You have been marked out by the God of our fathers to have knowledge of his purpose, and to see the Upright One and to give ear to the words of his mouth.

2 Corinthians 5:21

For him who had no knowledge of sin God made to be sin for us; so that we might become the righteousness of God in him.

Titus 2:12-14

Training us so that, turning away from evil and the desires of this world, we may be living wisely and uprightly in the knowledge of God in this present life;

Hebrews 1:8-9

But of the Son he says, Your seat of power, O God, is for ever and ever; and the rod of your kingdom is a rod of righteousness.

Hebrews 7:2

And to whom Abraham gave a tenth part of everything which he had, being first named King of righteousness, and then in addition, King of Salem, that is to say, King of peace;

Hebrews 7:26

It was right for us to have such a high priest, one who is holy and without evil, doing no wrong, having no part with sinners, and made higher than the heavens:

James 1:18

Of his purpose he gave us being, by his true word, so that we might be, in a sense, the first-fruits of all the things which he had made.

1 Peter 1:3

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who through his great mercy has given us a new birth and a living hope by the coming again of Jesus Christ from the dead,

1 Peter 1:23

Because you have had a new birth, not from the seed of man, but from eternal seed, through the word of a living and unchanging God.

1 Peter 3:18

Because Christ once went through pain for sins, the upright one taking the place of sinners, so that through him we might come back to God; being put to death in the flesh, but given life in the Spirit;

2 Peter 1:4

And through this he has given us the hope of great rewards highly to be valued; so that by them we might have our part in God's being, and be made free from the destruction which is in the world through the desires of the flesh.

1 John 2:1

My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may be without sin. And if any man is a sinner, we have a friend and helper with the Father, Jesus Christ, the upright one:

1 John 3:5

And you have knowledge that he came to take away sin: and in him there is no sin.

1 John 3:9-10

Anyone who is a child of God does no sin, because he still has God's seed in him; he is not able to be a sinner, because God is his Father.

1 John 5:4

Anything which comes from God is able to overcome the world: and the power by which we have overcome the world is our faith.

1 John 5:18

We are certain that one who is a child of God will do no sin, but the Son of God keeps him so that he is not touched by the Evil One.

3 John 1:11

My loved one, do not be copying what is evil, but what is good. He who does good is of God: he who does evil has not seen God.

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