Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 adhere to that, my dear children, that when he shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at his coming. 29 since you know that God is the source of virtue, you know that every one who has virtue, derives it from him.



Cross References

1 John 3:7

dear children, let no man deceive you: only he that acts justly is just, as he is just.

1 John 5:1

Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Messiah, is born of God: and every one that loves the father, will likewise be affected with love to his son.

1 John 4:7

Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth, is born of God, and knoweth God.

John 1:13

a birth which they had not from circumcision, nor from the constitution of the body, nor the institution of man, but from God.

John 1:13

a birth which they had not from circumcision, nor from the constitution of the body, nor the institution of man, but from God.

John 1:13

a birth which they had not from circumcision, nor from the constitution of the body, nor the institution of man, but from God.

Matthew 7:16-18

you will know them by their fruits: do men gather grapes of thorns,

John 3:3-5

Jesus answered him, I declare unto thee, except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

Acts 3:14

but ye renounced him that was holy and just; you interceeded for the life of a murderer,

Acts 10:35

but in every nation, he that feareth him, and acts justly, is acceptable to him.

Acts 22:14

then he said, the God of our fathers has singled you out to be acquainted with his will, to see the just one, and to hear the words of his mouth:

2 Corinthians 5:21

for he hath made him who knew no sin to be a sin-offering for us, that we might be justified by God thro' him.

Titus 2:12-14

teaching us to renounce impiety and worldly passions, and to practise temperance, justice and piety in this present world;

Hebrews 1:8-9

but to the son he saith, "God is thy throne for ever and ever; the sceptre of thy kingdom is a sceptre of equity.

Hebrews 7:2

to whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of the whole booty: first, being by the signification of his name king of justice, and in fact king of Salem, which is, king of peace;

Hebrews 7:26

and indeed we wanted an high priest of such a character, one that is holy, innocent, undefiled, one that is separated from sinful men, and exalted above the heavens; one who was under no necessity,

James 1:18

'tis he that has voluntarily renew'd us by the oracles of truth, that we might be the first converts of the new creation.

1 Peter 1:3

Blessed be the God and father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy has regenerated us, and given us by the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the expectation of immortal life,

1 Peter 1:23

since your regeneration is not owing to any corruptible principles, but to the unchangeable word of the immortal God.

1 Peter 3:18

for Jesus Christ himself has already suffer'd for our sins, the innocent for the guilty, to bring us to God: who, tho' he died with respect to his body, was rais'd to life by that spirit,

2 Peter 1:4

by which we have receiv'd the most inestimable promises, that thereby you might become partakers of the divine perfections, after having escap'd from the corruption of a sensual world.

1 John 2:1

My dear children, these things I write unto you, that ye may avoid sin. but if any man has failed, we have an advocate with the father, Jesus Christ the just.

1 John 3:5

and you know that he appear'd to abolish our sins; and that he was himself without sin.

1 John 3:9-10

whosoever is born of God, does not commit sin; for the divine principle remaineth in him: he will not sin, because he is born of God.

1 John 5:4

for he that is a true christian, overcomes the world: by obtaining faith, we have gain'd a victory over the world.

1 John 5:18

we know that a true christian will not commit such a sin, for he that is the child of God keeps upon his guard, so that the wicked spirit does not approach him.

3 John 1:11

my beloved, don't imitate vice, but virtue. he that does good, is a child of God: he that does evil, is not acquainted with God.

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