Parallel Verses

Sawyer New Testament

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

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.

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, little children, continue in him, that when he shall appear we may have boldness, and not be put to shame by him at his coming. 29 If you know that he is righteous, you know that every one who does righteousness has been born of him.



Cross References

1 John 3:7

Little children, let no one deceive you. He that does righteousness is righteous, as he is righteous;

1 John 5:1

Every one who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and every one who loves the Father loves also the Son who is born to him.

1 John 4:7

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God, and every one that loves has been born of God and knows God.

John 1:13

who are born not of superior blood, nor of a will of the flesh, nor of a will of man, but of God.

John 1:13

who are born not of superior blood, nor of a will of the flesh, nor of a will of man, but of God.

John 1:13

who are born not of superior blood, nor of a will of the flesh, nor of a will of man, but of God.

Matthew 7:16-18

You shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes from thorns? or figs from thistles?

John 3:3-5

Jesus answered and said to him, I tell you most truly, unless one has been born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.

Acts 3:14

but you denied the Holy and Righteous One, and asked a murderer to be given you,

Acts 10:35

but in every nation he that fears him and does righteousness is acceptable to him.

Acts 22:14

And he said, The God of our fathers chose you to know his will, and to see the Righteous One, and hear the voice of his mouth,

2 Corinthians 5:21

For he made him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become God's righteousness in him.

Titus 2:12-14

teaching us, that denying impiety and worldly desires we should live soberly, and righteously, and piously in the present life,

Hebrews 1:8-9

but of the Son, Thy throne, God, is forever and ever; the sceptre of thy kingdom is a sceptre of rectitude.

Hebrews 7:2

to whom also Abraham gave a tenth of all, first being interpreted king of righteousness, and then also king of Salem, which is king of peace,

Hebrews 7:26

For such a chief priest also was suitable for us, holy, harmless, undefiled, separated from sinners, and made higher than the heavens,

James 1:18

Of his own will begat he us by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of first fruit of his creatures.

1 Peter 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who in his great mercy has begotten us to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

1 Peter 1:23

having been born again, not from destructible seed but from indestructible, through the word of God which lives and endures.

1 Peter 3:18

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might lead us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit,

2 Peter 1:4

through which have been given us very great and precious promises, that by these you might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption which is in the world by inordinate desire,

1 John 2:1

My little children, these things I write to you that you may not sin. But if any one has sinned, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous,

1 John 3:5

And we know that he was manifested to take away sins, and in him there is no sin.

1 John 3:9-10

No one that has been born of God commits sin, for his seed continues in him, and he cannot sin, because he has been born of God.

1 John 5:4

for every child that has been born of God overcomes the world; and this is the victory which overcomes the world, our faith.

1 John 5:18

We know that every one who has been born of God does not sin, but he that has been born of God keeps himself, and the evil one does not touch him.

3 John 1:11

Beloved, do not imitate evil but good. He that does good is of God; he that does evil has not seen God.

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