Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

He who claims to abide in him he also ought so to walk just as that man walked.

New American Standard Bible

the one who says he abides in Him ought himself to walk in the same manner as He walked.

King James Version

He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.

Holman Bible

The one who says he remains in Him should walk just as He walked.

International Standard Version

The one who says that he abides in him must live the same way he himself lived.

American Standard Version

he that saith he abideth in him ought himself also to walk even as he walked.

Amplified

whoever says he lives in Christ [that is, whoever says he has accepted Him as God and Savior] ought [as a moral obligation] to walk and conduct himself just as He walked and conducted Himself.

An Understandable Version

The person who claims he is continuing to live in [fellowship with] Jesus should also live the way He did.

Anderson New Testament

He that says, he abides in him, ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.

Bible in Basic English

He who says that he is living in him, will do as he did.

Common New Testament

he who says he abides in him ought to walk as he walked.

Daniel Mace New Testament

he that says he is attach'd to Christ, ought to regulate his conduct by his example.

Darby Translation

He that says he abides in him ought, even as he walked, himself also so to walk.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

He who says he abides in him, ought, himself, also, so to walk even as he walked.

Godbey New Testament

The one saying that he abides in him ought himself so to walk about, as he also did walk about.

Goodspeed New Testament

whoever says, "I am always in union with him" must live just as he lived.

John Wesley New Testament

He that saith, he abideth in him, ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.

Julia Smith Translation

He saying he remains in him ought, as he walked about, so also he to walk about.

King James 2000

He that says he abides in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The one who says [that he] resides in him ought also to walk just as that one walked.

Modern King James verseion

He who says he abides in Him ought himself also to walk even as He walked.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that saith he bideth in him, ought to walk even as he walked.

Moffatt New Testament

he who says he 'remains in him' ought to live as he lived.

Montgomery New Testament

By who says he "remains in him" ought to spend his life as he spent his.

NET Bible

The one who says he resides in God ought himself to walk just as Jesus walked.

New Heart English Bible

he who says he remains in him ought himself also to walk just like he walked.

Noyes New Testament

He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.

Sawyer New Testament

He that says he continues in him, ought also himself so to walk as he walked.

The Emphasized Bible

He that saith, that, in him, he abideth, ought, just as He walked, himself also, to be walking.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

He who saith that he abideth in him, ought as he walked, even so himself to walk.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He who professes to maintain union with God is himself bound to live as Christ lived.

Webster

He that saith he abideth in him, ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.

Weymouth New Testament

The man who professes to be continuing in Him is himself also bound to live as He lived.

Williams New Testament

Whoever claims, "I am always in union with Him," ought to live as He lived.

World English Bible

he who says he remains in him ought himself also to walk just like he walked.

Worrell New Testament

He who says that he is abiding in Him ought himself also to walk even as He walked.

Worsley New Testament

He that saith, he abideth in Him, ought himself also so to walk even as He walked.

Youngs Literal Translation

He who is saying in him he doth remain, ought according as he walked also himself so to walk.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

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

he abideth
μένω 
meno 
Usage: 85

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

him

Usage: 0

ὀφείλω ὀφειλέω 
Opheilo 
ought, owe, be bound, be duty, be a debtor, be guilty, be indebted,
Usage: 24

ἐκεῖνος 
Ekeinos 
that, those, he, the same, they,
Usage: 148

also so
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

to walk
περιπατέω 
Peripateo 
walk, go, walk about, be occupied
Usage: 77


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

as
οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

he

Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 John 2:6

References

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Prayers for 1 John 2:6

Context Readings

God's Commands

5 But whoever keeps his word, truly in this man the love of God is fully perfected. By this we know that we are in him. 6 He who claims to abide in him he also ought so to walk just as that man walked. 7 Brothers, I write no new commandment to you, but an old commandment that ye had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word that ye heard from the beginning.



Cross References

1 Peter 2:21

For ye were called for this. Because Christ also suffered for us, leaving you an example, so that ye should follow his footsteps.

Matthew 11:29

Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, because I am meek and lowly in heart, and ye will find rest for your souls.

John 13:15

For I have given you an example, so that just as I have done to you ye also should do.

1 Corinthians 11:1

Become ye followers of me, even as I also am of Christ.

John 15:4-6

Dwell in me, and I in you. Just as the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it dwells in the grapevine, so neither ye, if ye do not dwell in me.

Ephesians 5:2

And walk in love, as also the Christ loved us, and delivered himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a fragrant aroma.

1 John 1:6-7

If we say that we have fellowship with him and walk in the darkness, we lie, and do not the truth.

1 John 2:4

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

1 John 2:28

And now, little children, abide in him, so that when he is made known, we may have confidence, and not be shamed by him at his coming.

1 John 3:6

Every man abiding in him does not sin. Every man who is sinning has not seen him, nor has known him.

Psalm 85:13

Righteousness shall go before him, and shall make his footsteps a path.

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