Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

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

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.

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.

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.

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 Now, dear children, keep in union with him, so that if he appears, we may have confidence and not shrink from him in shame when he comes. 29 If you know that he is upright, you may be sure that everyone who acts uprightly is his child.



Cross References

1 John 3:7

Dear children, let no one mislead you; whoever acts uprightly is upright, just as he is upright.

1 John 5:1

Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is a child of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves those who are his children.

1 John 4:7

Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God, and everyone who loves is a child of God and knows God.

John 1:13

owing their birth not to nature nor to any human or physical impulse, but to God.

John 1:13

owing their birth not to nature nor to any human or physical impulse, but to God.

John 1:13

owing their birth not to nature nor to any human or physical impulse, but to God.

Matthew 7:16-18

You can tell them by their fruit. Do people pick grapes off thorns, or figs off thistles?

John 3:3-5

Jesus answered him, "I tell you, no one can see the Kingdom of God unless he is born over again from above!"

Acts 3:14

But you disowned the Holy, Righteous One. You asked to have a murderer released for you,

Acts 10:35

but welcomes the man of any nation who reveres him and does what is right.

Acts 22:14

and he said, 'The God of our forefathers has appointed you to learn his will and to see his Righteous One and hear him speak,

2 Corinthians 5:21

He made him who knew nothing of sin to be sin, for our sake, so that through union with him we might become God's uprightness.

Titus 2:12-14

training us to renounce godless ways and worldly passions, and live serious, upright, and godly lives in this world,

Hebrews 1:8-9

But of the Son he says, "God is your throne forever and ever! And a righteous scepter is the scepter of his kingdom!

Hebrews 7:2

to whom Abraham apportioned one tenth of all the spoil, who is first, as his name shows, king of righteousness and then king of Salem, which means king of peace??3 with no father or mother or ancestry, and with no beginning to his days nor end to his life, but like no one but the Son of God, continues as priest forever.

Hebrews 7:26

Such a high priest we needed??odly, blameless, unstained, removed from sinful men and raised above the very heavens;

James 1:18

Of his own accord he brought us into being through the message of truth, so that we might be a kind of first-fruits among his creatures.

1 Peter 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has caused us to be born anew to a life of hope through Jesus Christ's resurrection from the dead,

1 Peter 1:23

for you have been born anew from a germ not perishable, but imperishable, through the message of the living, everlasting God.

1 Peter 3:18

For Christ himself died once for all, for sin, an upright man for unrighteous men, to bring us to God, and was physically put to death, but he was made alive in the Spirit.

2 Peter 1:4

Thus he has given us his precious and splendid promises so that through them you may escape the corrupting influences that exist in the world through passion, and come to share in the divine nature.

1 John 2:1

My dear children, I am writing you this so that you may not sin; yet if anyone does sin, we have in Jesus Christ one who is upright and will intercede for us with the Father.

1 John 3:5

You know that he appeared to take our sins away, and that there is no sin in him.

1 John 3:9-10

No one who is a child of God commits sin, for God's nature remains in his heart, and he cannot sin, because he is a child of God.

1 John 5:4

for every child of God is victorious over the world. Our faith is the victory that has triumphed over the world.

1 John 5:18

We know that no child of God commits sin, but the fact that he is God's child protects him, and the evil one cannot touch him.

3 John 1:11

Dear friend, do not follow bad examples, but good ones. The man who does right is a child of God; the man who does wrong has never seen God.

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