Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Beloved, if our heart should not condemn us, we have confidence toward God,

New American Standard Bible

Beloved, if our heart does not condemn us, we have confidence before God;

King James Version

Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence toward God.

Holman Bible

Dear friends, if our conscience doesn’t condemn us, we have confidence before God

International Standard Version

Dear friends, if our hearts do not condemn us, we have confidence in the presence of God.

American Standard Version

Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, we have boldness toward God;

Amplified

Beloved, if our heart does not convict us [of guilt], we have confidence [complete assurance and boldness] before God;

An Understandable Version

Loved ones, if our hearts do not condemn us [i.e., because we are showing love by helping the needy], we can have boldness before God [in prayer for our own needs];

Anderson New Testament

Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, we have confidence to ward God,

Bible in Basic English

My loved ones, if our heart does not say that we have done wrong, we have no fear before him;

Common New Testament

Beloved, if our hearts do not condemn us, we have confidence before God;

Daniel Mace New Testament

beloved, if our heart condemn us not, we may securely confide in God.

Darby Translation

Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, we have boldness towards God,

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Beloved, if our heart do not condemn us, we have confidence with God.

Godbey New Testament

Beloved, if our heart may not condemn us, we have boldness toward God:

Goodspeed New Testament

Dear friends, if our consciences do not condemn us, we approach God with confidence,

John Wesley New Testament

Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence toward God.

Julia Smith Translation

Dearly beloved, if our heart condemn us not, we have freedom of speech towards God.

King James 2000

Beloved, if our heart condemns us not, then have we confidence toward God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Dear friends, if our heart does not condemn [us], we have confidence before God,

Modern King James verseion

Beloved, if our heart does not accuse us, we have confidence toward God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Dearly beloved, if our hearts condemn us not, then have we trust to God ward;

Moffatt New Testament

If our heart does not condemn us, beloved, then we have confidence in approaching God,

Montgomery New Testament

Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, we have confidence toward God,

NET Bible

Dear friends, if our conscience does not condemn us, we have confidence in the presence of God,

New Heart English Bible

Beloved, if our hearts do not condemn us, we have confidence before God;

Noyes New Testament

Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, we have confidence toward God;

Sawyer New Testament

Beloved, if our minds do not condemn us, we have boldness before God,

The Emphasized Bible

Beloved! if our heart be not condemning us, boldness, have we, towards God;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, we have confidence towards God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Dear friends, if our conscience does not condemn us, then we approach God with confidence,

Webster

Beloved, if our heart doth not condemn us, then have we confidence towards God.

Weymouth New Testament

Dear friends, if our hearts do not condemn us, we have perfect confidence towards God;

Williams New Testament

Dearly beloved, if our consciences do not condemn us, we come with perfect confidence to God,

World English Bible

Beloved, if our hearts don't condemn us, we have boldness toward God;

Worrell New Testament

Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, we have confidence toward God;

Worsley New Testament

Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence towards God:

Youngs Literal Translation

Beloved, if our heart may not condemn us, we have boldness toward God,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
G27
ἀγαπητός 
Agapetos 
Usage: 60

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

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

καρδία 
Kardia 
Usage: 116

καταγινώσκω 
Kataginosko 
Usage: 3

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

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

then have we
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

παῤῥησία 
Parrhesia 
Usage: 29

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

References

Context Readings

Courage Before God

20 Because if our heart should condemn us, that God is greater than our heart, and knows all things. 21 Beloved, if our heart should not condemn us, we have confidence toward God, 22 and whatever we may ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do things pleasing in his sight.



Cross References

Job 22:26

For then shall thou delight thyself in the Almighty, and shall lift up thy face to God.

1 Corinthians 4:4

for I know nothing on myself. Yet I have not been made righteous in this, but he who appraises me is Lord.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our pride is this (the testimony from our conscience), that we behave in the world in the simplicity and purity of God, not by fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God, and especially toward you.

Hebrews 4:16

Let us therefore come near with boldness to the throne of grace, so that we may take mercy, and may find grace for timely help.

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 5:14

And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that, if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.

Job 27:6

I hold fast my righteousness, and will not let it go. My heart shall not reproach [me] so long as I live.

Psalm 7:3-5

O LORD my God, if I have done this, if there be iniquity in my hands,

Psalm 101:2

I will behave myself wisely in a perfect way. O when will thou come to me? I will walk within my house with a perfect heart.

1 Timothy 2:8

I desire therefore the men to pray in every place, lifting up devout hands, apart from anger and argument.

Hebrews 10:22

let us approach with a TRUE heart in full assurance of faith, our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and our body washed in pure water.

1 John 4:17

By this love has been fully perfected with us, so that we may have boldness in the day of judgment, because just as that man is, we also are in this world.

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