Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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.

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 babes, abide in him, that when he shall appear, we may have confidence and not be made ashamed of him at his coming. 29 If ye know that he is righteous, know also that all that work righteousness, are born of him.



Cross References

1 John 3:7

Little children, let no man beguile you; He that worketh righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous.

1 John 5:1

All that believe that Jesus is Christ, are born of God. And all that loveth him which begat, loveth him also which was begotten of him.

1 John 4:7

Dearly beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God. And all that love are born of God, and knoweth God.

John 1:13

which were born not of blood nor of the will of the flesh, nor yet of the will of man: but of God.

Jeremiah 13:23

For like as the man of Ethiopia may change his skin, and the cat of the mountains her spots: so may ye that be exercised in evil, do good.

Zechariah 9:9

Rejoice thou greatly, O daughter Zion; be glad, O daughter Jerusalem. For lo, thy King cometh unto thee, even the righteous and Saviour: Lowly and simple is he, he rideth upon an ass, and upon the foal of an ass.

Matthew 7:16-18

Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns? Or figs of thistles?

John 3:3-5

Jesus answered, and said unto him, "Verily, verily I say unto thee: except a man be born anew, he cannot see the kingdom of God."

Acts 3:14

but ye denied the holy and just, and desired a murderer to be given you,

Acts 10:35

but in all people, he that feareth him and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him.

Acts 22:14

And he said unto me, 'The God of our fathers hath ordained thee before, that thou shouldest know his will, and shouldest see that which is rightful, and shouldest hear the voice of his mouth:

2 Corinthians 5:21

for he hath made him to be sin for us, which knew no sin, that we by his means should be that righteousness which before God is allowed.

Titus 2:12-14

and teacheth us that we should deny ungodliness and worldly lusts, and that we should live sober minded, righteously, and godly in this present world,

Hebrews 1:8-9

But unto the son he saith, "God, thy seat shall be forever, and ever. The sceptre of thy kingdom is a right sceptre.

Hebrews 7:2

to whom also Abraham gave tithes of all things - first is, by interpretation, king of righteousness, after that he is king of Salem, that is to say king of peace,

Hebrews 7:26

Such a high priest it becometh us to have, which is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than heaven.

James 1:18

Of his own will begat he us with the word of life, that we should be the first fruits of his creatures.

1 Peter 1:3

Blessed be God, the father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which through his abundant mercy begat us again unto a lively hope, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from death,

1 Peter 1:23

for ye are born anew, not of mortal seed, but of immortal seed, by the word of God which liveth, and lasteth forever.

1 Peter 3:18

Forasmuch as Christ hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, for to bring us to God, and was killed, as pertaining to the flesh: but was quickened in the spirit.

2 Peter 1:4

by the means whereof are given unto us excellent and most great promises; that by the help of them ye should be partakers of the godly nature, in that ye flee the corruption of worldly lust.

1 John 2:1

My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye should sin not: if, though, any man sin, yet we have an Advocate with the father, even Jesus Christ, which is righteous.

1 John 3:5

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

1 John 3:9-10

All that are born of God do no sin, for his seed abideth in them, and they cannot sin, because they be born of God.

1 John 5:4

For all that is born of God, overcometh the world. And this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith.

1 John 5:18

We know that all that are born of God, sin not: but he that is born of God keepeth himself, and that wicked toucheth him not.

3 John 1:11

Dearly beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good: He that doeth well is of God: but he that doeth evil seeth not God.

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