Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

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

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.

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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.

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

Images 1 John 2:6

Prayers for 1 John 2:6

Context Readings

God's Commands

5 but whoever obeys his message really has the love of God in perfection in his heart. This is the way we can be sure that we are in union with him; 6 whoever says, "I am always in union with him" must live just as he lived. 7 Dear friends, it is no new command that I am writing you, but an old one that you have had from the beginning. That old command is the same as the message you have heard.



Cross References

1 Peter 2:21

That is the life to which you have been called, for Christ himself suffered for you, leaving you an example so that you might follow his footsteps.

Matthew 11:29

Let my yoke be put upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble-minded, and your hearts will find rest,

John 13:15

For I have set you an example, in order that you may do what I have done to you.

1 Corinthians 11:1

You must follow my example in this, as I am following Christ's.

John 15:4-6

You must remain united to me and I will remain united to you. Just as no branch can bear fruit by itself unless it remains united to the vine, you cannot unless you remain united to me.

Ephesians 5:2

and lead loving lives, just as Christ loved you and gave himself for you, as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

1 John 1:6-7

If we say, "We have fellowship with him," and yet live in darkness, we are lying and not living the truth.

1 John 2:4

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

1 John 2:28

Now, dear children, keep in union with him, so that if he appears, we may have confidence and not shrink from him in shame when he comes.

1 John 3:6

No one who keeps in union with him sins. Anyone who sins has never seen him or come to know him.

1 John 3:6

No one who keeps in union with him sins. Anyone who sins has never seen him or come to know him.

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