Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The one who says, "I have come to know Him," and does not keep His commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him;

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

The one who says, "I have come to know Him," without keeping His commands, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.

International Standard Version

The person who says, "I have come to know him," but does not continually keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth has no place in that person.

A Conservative Version

He who says, I know him, and does not keep his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in this man.

American Standard Version

He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him;

Amplified

Whoever says, I know Him [I perceive, recognize, understand, and am acquainted with Him] but fails to keep and obey His commandments (teachings) is a liar, and the Truth [ of the Gospel] is not in him.

An Understandable Version

The person who says, "I have come to know Him," but does not obey what He commands, is lying [by such a profession], and the truth [about the matter] is not in his heart.

Anderson New Testament

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

Bible in Basic English

The man who says, I have knowledge of him, and does not keep his laws, is false, and there is nothing true in him:

Common New Testament

He who says, "I know him," but does not keep his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

he that says, he knows him, and does not keep his commandments, is a lyar, and an enemy to the truth:

Darby Translation

He that says, I know him, and does not keep his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him;

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

He who says, I have known him, and does not keep his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in this man.

Godbey New Testament

The one saying, I have known him, and keeping not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him;

Goodspeed New Testament

Whoever says, "I know him," but does not obey his commands, is a liar, and there is no truth in his heart;

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that says, I have known him, and does not keep his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.

Julia Smith Translation

He saying, I have known him, and not keeping his commands, is a liar, and in him is not the truth.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

The one who says "I have come to know him," and does not keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth is not in this person.

Modern King James verseion

He who says, I have known Him, and does not keep His commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

Moffatt New Testament

He who says, 'I know him,' but does not obey his commands, is a liar and the truth is not in him;

Montgomery New Testament

He who says, "I know Him," but does no continue obeying his commandments, is a liar,

NET Bible

The one who says "I have come to know God" and yet does not keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth is not in such a person.

New Heart English Bible

One who says, "I know him," and does not keep his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

He that says, I have known him, and keeps not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him;

The Emphasized Bible

He that saith - I understand him! And, his commandments, is not keeping, is false, and, in him, the truth is not!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

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

Twentieth Century New Testament

The man who says 'I know Jesus,' but does not lay his commands to heart, is a liar, and the Truth has no place in him;

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

He who professes to know Him, and yet does not obey His commands, is a liar, and the truth has no place in his heart.

Williams New Testament

Whoever says, "I know Him," but does not practice obedience to His commands is a liar, and there is no truth in his heart;

World English Bible

One who says, "I know him," and doesn't keep his commandments, is a liar, and the truth isn't in him.

Worrell New Testament

He who says, "I have known Him," and does not keep His commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him;

Worsley New Testament

He that saith, I know Him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.

Youngs Literal Translation

he who is saying, 'I have known him,' and his command is not keeping, a liar he is, and in him the truth is not;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

I know
γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147


Usage: 0

and



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

τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

not
μή 
me 
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 493
Usage: 1032


Usage: 0

ἐντολή 
Entole 
Usage: 47

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585
Usage: 585

a liar
ψεύστης 
Pseustes 
Usage: 8

the truth
ἀλήθεια 
Aletheia 
Usage: 87

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

Context Readings

God's Commands

3 By this we know that we have come to know Him, if we keep His commandments. 4 The one who says, "I have come to know Him," and does not keep His commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him; 5 but whoever keeps His word, in him the love of God has truly been perfected By this we know that we are in Him:



Cross References

1 John 1:8

If we say that we have no sin, we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us.

1 John 1:6

If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth;

Hosea 8:2-3

They cry out to Me, "My God, we of Israel know You!"

Titus 1:16

They profess to know God, but by their deeds they deny Him, being detestable and disobedient and worthless for any good deed.

James 2:14-16

What use is it, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but he has no works? Can that faith save him?

1 John 1:10

If we say that we have not sinned, we make Him a liar and His word is not in us.

1 John 2:9

The one who says he is in the Light and yet hates his brother is in the darkness until now.

1 John 4:20

If someone says, "I love God," and hates his brother, he is a liar; for the one who does not love his brother whom he has seen, cannot love God whom he has not seen.



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