Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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 (perceive and are sure) that He [Christ] is [absolutely] righteous [conforming to the Father's will in purpose, thought, and action], you may also know (be sure) that everyone who does righteously [and is therefore in like manner conformed to the divine will] is born (begotten) of Him [ God].

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If ye know that he is righteous, also know that any one that does 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.

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, little children, remain in him, that when he appears, we may have boldness, and not be ashamed before him at his coming. 29 If you know that he is righteous, you know that everyone who practices righteousness is born of him.



Cross References

1 John 3:7

Little children, let no one lead you astray. He who does righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous.

1 John 5:1

Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God. Whoever loves the Father also loves the child who is born of him.

1 John 4:7

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God, and knows God.

John 1:13

who were born not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.

Jeremiah 13:23

Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots? then may you also do good, who are accustomed to do evil.

Zechariah 9:9

Rejoice greatly, daughter of Zion! Shout, daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your King comes to you! He is righteous, and having salvation; lowly, and riding on a donkey, even on a colt, the foal of a donkey.

Matthew 7:16-18

By their fruits you will know them. Do you gather grapes from thorns, or figs from thistles?

John 3:3-5

Jesus answered him, "Most certainly, I tell you, unless one is born anew, he can't see the Kingdom of God."

Acts 3:14

But you denied the Holy and Righteous One, and asked for a murderer to be granted to you,

Acts 10:35

but in every nation he who fears him and works righteousness is acceptable to him.

Acts 22:14

He said, 'The God of our fathers has appointed you to know his will, and to see the Righteous One, and to hear a voice from his mouth.

2 Corinthians 5:21

For him who knew no sin he made to be sin on our behalf; so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

Titus 2:12-14

instructing us to the intent that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we would live soberly, righteously, and godly in this present world;

Hebrews 1:8-9

But of the Son he says, "Your throne, O God, is forever and ever. The scepter of uprightness is the scepter of your Kingdom.

Hebrews 7:2

to whom also Abraham divided a tenth part of all (being first, by interpretation, king of righteousness, and then also king of Salem, which is king of peace;

Hebrews 7:26

For such a high priest was fitting for us: holy, guiltless, undefiled, separated from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;

James 1:18

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

1 Peter 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy became our father again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

1 Peter 1:23

having been born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, through the word of God, which lives and remains forever.

1 Peter 3:18

Because Christ also suffered for sins once, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God; being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

2 Peter 1:4

by which he has granted to us his precious and exceedingly great promises; that through these you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world by lust.

1 John 2:1

My little children, I write these things to you so that you may not sin. If anyone sins, we have a Counselor with the Father, Jesus Christ, the righteous.

1 John 3:5

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

1 John 3:9-10

Whoever is born of God doesn't commit sin, because his seed remains in him; and he can't sin, because he is born of God.

1 John 5:4

For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world: your faith.

1 John 5:18

We know that whoever is born of God doesn't sin, but he who was born of God keeps himself, and the evil one doesn't touch him.

3 John 1:11

Beloved, don't imitate that which is evil, but that which is good. He who does good is of God. He who does evil hasn't seen God.

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