Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And hereby we are sure 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.

King James 2000

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

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.

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 it is that obtaineth grace for our sins; and not for our sins only, but also for the sins of all the world. 3 And hereby we are sure that we know him: if we keep his commandments. 4 He that saith, "I know him," and yet keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the verity is not in him.



Cross References

John 14:15

"If ye love me, keep my commandments,

John 15:10

If ye shall keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love: even as I have kept my father's commandments, and abide in his love.

1 John 4:13

Hereby know we, that we abide in him, and he in us: For he hath given us of his spirit.

1 John 5:3

This is the love of God, that we keep his commandments, and his commandments are not grievous.

Psalm 119:6

So shall I not be confounded, while I have respect unto all thy commandments.

Psalm 119:32

I will run the way of thy commandments, when thou hast set my heart at liberty.

Isaiah 53:11

Because of the labour of his soul, he shall see and be satisfied. With his knowledge, he, being just, shall justify my servants: and that a great number. And he shall bear their iniquities.

Luke 6:46

Why call ye me 'Master, Master': and do not as I bid you?

John 14:21-24

He that hath my commandments and keepeth them, the same is he that loveth me: and he shall be loved of my father, and I will love him, and will show mine own self unto him."

John 15:14

Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you.

1 Thessalonians 4:1-2

Furthermore, we beseech you brethren, and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that ye increase more and more, even as ye have received of us, how ye ought to walk and to please God.

Hebrews 5:9

and was made perfect, and the cause of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him:

1 John 2:4-6

He that saith, "I know him," and yet keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the verity is not in him.

1 John 3:14

We know that we are translated from death unto life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not his brother, abideth in death.

1 John 3:19

for thereby we know that we be of the truth, and so shall we certify our hearts in his sight.

1 John 3:22-24

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

1 John 5:19

We know that we be of God, and that the world is altogether set on mischief.

Revelation 22:14

Blessed are they that do his commandments, that their power may be in the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city.

John 17:3

This is life eternal: that they might know thee, that only very God, and whom thou hast sent, Jesus Christ.

2 Corinthians 4:6

For it is God that commanded the light to shine out of darkness, which hath shined in our hearts, for to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

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