Parallel Verses

King James 2000

And by this we know that we know him, if we keep his commandments.

New American Standard Bible

By this we know that we have come to know Him, if we keep His commandments.

King James Version

And hereby we do know that we know him, if we keep his commandments.

Holman Bible

This is how we are sure that we have come to know Him: by keeping His commands.

International Standard Version

This is how we can be sure that we have come to know him: if we continually keep his commandments.

A Conservative Version

And by this we know that we know him, if we keep his commandments.

American Standard Version

And hereby we know that we know him, if we keep his commandments.

Amplified

And this is how we know [daily, by experience] that we have come to know Him [to understand Him and be more deeply acquainted with Him]: if we habitually keep [focused on His precepts and obey] His commandments (teachings).

An Understandable Version

And here is how we can be assured that we know Jesus [i.e., that we are saved]: [It is] by obeying what He commands us.

Anderson New Testament

And by this we know that we do know him, if we keep his commandments.

Bible in Basic English

And by this we may be certain that we have knowledge of him, if we keep his laws.

Common New Testament

Now by this we know that we know him, if we keep his commandments.

Daniel Mace New Testament

if we keep his commandments, that is a proof that we know him.

Darby Translation

And hereby we know that we know him, if we keep his commandments.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

And by this, we know that we have known him, if we keep his commandments.

Godbey New Testament

And in this we know that we have known him, if we are keeping his commandments.

Goodspeed New Testament

This is how we can be sure that we know him??y obeying his commands.

John Wesley New Testament

And hereby we know that we know him, if we keep his commandments.

Julia Smith Translation

And in this we know that we have known him, if we should keep his commands.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And by this we know that we have come to know him, if we keep his commandments.

Modern King James verseion

And by this we know that we have known Him, if we keep His commandments.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And hereby we are sure that we know him: if we keep his commandments.

Moffatt New Testament

This is how we may be sure we know him, by obeying his commands.

Montgomery New Testament

This is how we may know that we have come to know Him, by always keeping his commandments.

NET Bible

Now by this we know that we have come to know God: if we keep his commandments.

New Heart English Bible

This is how we know that we know him: if we keep his commandments.

Noyes New Testament

And hereby we know that we know him, if we keep his commandments.

Sawyer New Testament

And by this we know that we have known him, if we keep his commandments.

The Emphasized Bible

And, hereby, perceive we, that we understand him, - if, his commandments, we are keeping.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And hereby we know that we know him, if we keep his commandments.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And by this we know that we have learned to know him--by our laying his commands to heart.

Webster

And by this we do know that we know him, if we keep his commandments.

Weymouth New Testament

And by this we may know that we know Him--if we obey His commands.

Williams New Testament

By this we can be sure that we know Him -- if we practice obedience to His commands.

World English Bible

This is how we know that we know him: if we keep his commandments.

Worrell New Testament

And in this we know that we have known Him, if we keep His commandments.

Worsley New Testament

And by this we know that we have known Him, if we keep his commandments.

Youngs Literal Translation

and in this we know that we have known him, if his commands we may keep;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

τούτῳ 
Touto 
Usage: 68

we
γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

do
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

we know
γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

him

Usage: 0

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

we keep
τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

his

Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 John 2:3

Images 1 John 2:3

Prayers for 1 John 2:3

Context Readings

God's Commands

2 And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world. 3 And by this we know that we know him, if we keep his commandments. 4 He that says, I know him, and keeps not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.



Cross References

John 14:15

If you love me, keep my commandments.

John 15:10

If you keep my commandments, you shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father's commandments, and abide in his love.

1 John 4:13

By this we know that we dwell in him, and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit.

1 John 5:3

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not burdensome.

Psalm 119:6

Then shall I not be ashamed, when I have respect unto all your commandments.

Psalm 119:32

I will run the way of your commandments, when you shall enlarge my heart.

Isaiah 53:11

He shall see the travail of his soul, and shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many; for he shall bear their iniquities.

Luke 6:46

And why call me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say?

John 14:21-24

He that has my commandments, and keeps them, he it is that loves me: and he that loves me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.

John 15:14

You are my friends, if you do whatsoever I command you.

1 Thessalonians 4:1-2

Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as you have received of us how you ought to walk and to please God, so you would abound more and more.

Hebrews 5:9

And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him;

1 John 2:4-6

He that says, I know him, and keeps not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.

1 John 3:14

We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren. He that loves not his brother abides in death.

1 John 3:19

And by this we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our hearts before him.

1 John 3:22-24

And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight.

1 John 5:19

And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lies in wickedness.

Revelation 22:14

Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city.

John 17:3

And this is life eternal, that they might know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, has shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

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