Parallel Verses

Williams New Testament

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

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.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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 In this way we shall know by experience that we are on the side of the truth, and satisfy our consciences in God's sight, 20 because if our consciences do condemn us, God is greater than our consciences, and He knows everything. 21 Dearly beloved, if our consciences do not condemn us, we come with perfect confidence to God,



Cross References

John 21:17

For the third time Jesus asked him, "Simon, son of John, do you really tenderly love me?" Peter was hurt because Jesus the third time asked him, "Do you really tenderly love me?" So he answered Him, "Lord, you know everything; you know that I do tenderly love you." Jesus said to him, "Then feed my sheep.

Romans 2:14-15

Indeed, when heathen people who have no law instinctively do what the law demands, although they have no law, they are a law to themselves,

Romans 2:14

Indeed, when heathen people who have no law instinctively do what the law demands, although they have no law, they are a law to themselves,

Romans 2:14

Indeed, when heathen people who have no law instinctively do what the law demands, although they have no law, they are a law to themselves,

Romans 2:14-21

Indeed, when heathen people who have no law instinctively do what the law demands, although they have no law, they are a law to themselves,

Romans 2:14

Indeed, when heathen people who have no law instinctively do what the law demands, although they have no law, they are a law to themselves,

Romans 2:14

Indeed, when heathen people who have no law instinctively do what the law demands, although they have no law, they are a law to themselves,

John 2:24-25

But He would not trust Himself to them, because He knew all men

John 8:9

Having heard, they began to leave one by one, starting with the eldest, until only Jesus was left with the woman.

John 10:29-30

My father who gave them to me is stronger than all, and no one can snatch them out of my Father's hand.

Acts 5:33

When they heard this, they were furious, and wanted to kill them.

1 Corinthians 4:4

For although my conscience does not accuse me, yet I am not entirely vindicated by that. It is the Lord Himself who must examine me.

1 Corinthians 14:24-25

But if everybody prophesies, and some unbeliever or illiterate man comes in, he is convinced of his sins by all, he is closely questioned by all,

Titus 3:11

for you may be sure that such a man is crooked and sinful, even self-condemned.

Hebrews 4:13

No creature of His can escape God's sight, but everything is bare and exposed to the eyes of Him to whom we have to give account.

Hebrews 6:13

For when God made His promise to Abraham, He took an oath by Himself, since He had no one greater by whom He could take it,

1 John 4:4

You are children of God, dear children, and you have conquered these men, because He who is in our hearts is greater than he who is in the world.

Revelation 2:23

and I will surely strike her children dead. So all the churches will know that I am He who searches men's inmost hearts, and that I will repay each of you for exactly what you have done.

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