Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But if our hearts condemn us, God is greater than our hearts, and knoweth all things.

New American Standard Bible

in whatever our heart condemns us; for God is greater than our heart and knows all things.

King James Version

For if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart, and knoweth all things.

Holman Bible

even if our conscience condemns us, that God is greater than our conscience, and He knows all things.

International Standard Version

If our hearts condemn us, God is greater than our hearts and knows everything.

A Conservative Version

Because if our heart should condemn us, that God is greater than our heart, and knows all things.

American Standard Version

because if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart, and knoweth all things.

Amplified

whenever our heart convicts us [in guilt]; for God is greater than our heart and He knows all things [nothing is hidden from Him because we are in His hands].

An Understandable Version

But, if our hearts condemn us [for not demonstrating God's love for others], surely God, who is greater than our hearts [will also condemn us], because He knows all things.

Anderson New Testament

for if our heart condemn us, we know that God is greater than our heart, and knows all things.

Bible in Basic English

When our heart says that we have done wrong; because God is greater than our heart, and has knowledge of all things.

Common New Testament

whenever our hearts condemn us; for God is greater than our hearts, and he knows everything.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for if our conscience condemn us, God knows us better than we do our selves, he knoweth all things.

Darby Translation

that if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart and knows all things.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

But if our heart condemn us, certainly God is greater than our heart, and knows all things.

Godbey New Testament

because if our heart may condemn us, it is because God is greater than our heart, and he knows all things.

Goodspeed New Testament

if they condemn us for anything, for God is greater than our consciences, and he knows all.

John Wesley New Testament

For if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart, and knoweth all things.

Julia Smith Translation

For if our heart condemn us, for God is greater than our heart, and knows all things.

King James 2000

For if our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and knows all things.

Lexham Expanded Bible

that if our heart condemns us, that God is greater than our heart and knows all [things].

Modern King James verseion

that if our heart accuses us, God is greater than our heart and knows all things.

Moffatt New Testament

whenever our heart condemns us; for God is greater than our heart, and he knows all.

Montgomery New Testament

and shall persuade our heart in his presence whenever our heart condemns us, because God is greater than our heart and knows all things.

NET Bible

that if our conscience condemns us, that God is greater than our conscience and knows all things.

New Heart English Bible

because if our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and knows all things.

Noyes New Testament

because if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart, and knoweth all things.

Sawyer New Testament

for if our minds condemn us, God is greater than our minds and knows all things.

The Emphasized Bible

Because, if our own heart condemn us, greater, is God, than our heart, and perceiveth all things.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For should our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart, and knoweth all things.

Twentieth Century New Testament

that if our conscience condemns us, yet God is greater than our conscience and knows everything.

Webster

For if our heart condemneth us, God is greater than our heart, and knoweth all things.

Weymouth New Testament

in whatever matters our hearts condemn us--because God is greater than our hearts and knows everything.

Williams New Testament

because if our consciences do condemn us, God is greater than our consciences, and He knows everything.

World English Bible

because if our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and knows all things.

Worrell New Testament

because, if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart, and knoweth all things.

Worsley New Testament

For, if our heart condemn us, God is still greater than our heart, and knoweth all things.

Youngs Literal Translation

because if our heart may condemn -- because greater is God than our heart, and He doth know all things.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388
Usage: 388

καρδία 
Kardia 
καρδία 
Kardia 
Usage: 116
Usage: 116

condemn us
καταγινώσκω 
Kataginosko 
Usage: 3

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

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

μείζων 
meizon 
Usage: 19

and

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

γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

Devotionals

Devotionals containing 1 John 3:20

References

Context Readings

Courage Before God

19 for thereby we know that we be of the truth, and so shall we certify our hearts in his sight. 20 But if our hearts condemn us, God is greater than our hearts, and knoweth all things. 21 Dearly beloved, if our hearts condemn us not, then have we trust to God ward;



Cross References

Psalm 139:1-4

{To the Chanter, a Psalm of David} O LORD, thou searchest me out, and knowest me.

Jeremiah 17:10

"Even I the LORD search out the ground of the heart, and try the reins, and reward every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his counsels."

John 21:17

He said unto him the third time, "Simon the son of Jonas, lovest thou me?" And Peter sorrowed because he said to him the third time, "Lovest thou me," and said unto him, "Lord, thou knowest all things, thou knowest that I love thee." Jesus said unto him, "Feed my sheep.

Romans 2:14-15

For if the gentiles, which have no law, do of nature the things contained in the law: then they having no law, are a law unto themselves,

Job 27:6

My righteous dealing will I keep fast, and not forsake it; for my conscience reproveth me not in all my conversation.

Job 33:12

"Behold, unto these unreasonable words of thine will I make answer. Should God be reproved of man?

Psalm 44:20-21

If we have forgotten the name of our God, and hold up our hands to any strange god,

Psalm 90:8

Thou hast set our misdeeds before thee, and our secret sins in the light of thy countenance.

Jeremiah 23:24

May any man hide himself so, that I shall not see him, sayeth the LORD? Do not I fulfill heaven and earth, sayeth the LORD?

John 2:24-25

but Jesus put not himself in their hands, because he knew all men,

John 8:9

And as soon as they heard that, they went out one by one, the eldest first. And Jesus was left alone, and the woman standing in the midst.

John 10:29-30

My father which gave them me, is greater than all men; and no man is able to take them out of my father's hand.

Acts 5:33

When they heard that, they clave asunder, and sought means to slay them.

1 Corinthians 4:4

I know nought by myself: yet am I not thereby justified. It is the Lord that judgeth me.

1 Corinthians 14:24-25

But and if all prophesy, and there come in one that believeth not, or one unlearned, he is rebuked of all men, and is judged of every man;

Titus 3:11

remembering that he that is such, is perverted, and sinneth, even damned by his own judgement.

Hebrews 4:13

Neither is there any creature invisible in the sight of it. For all things are naked and bare unto the eyes of him, of whom we speak.

Hebrews 6:13

For when God made promise to Abraham, because he had no greater thing to swear by, he sware by himself,

1 John 4:4

Little children, ye are of God, and have overcome them: for greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

Revelation 2:23

And I will kill her children with death. And all the congregations shall know that I am he which searches the reins and hearts. And I will give unto everyone of you according to your works.

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