Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Whosoever abides in him sins not: whosoever sins has not seen him, neither known him.

New American Standard Bible

No one who abides in Him sins; no one who sins has seen Him or knows Him.

King James Version

Whosoever abideth in him sinneth not: whosoever sinneth hath not seen him, neither known him.

Holman Bible

Everyone who remains in Him does not sin; everyone who sins has not seen Him or known Him.

International Standard Version

No one who remains in union with him keeps on sinning. The one who keeps on sinning hasn't seen him or known him.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

Whosoever abideth in him sinneth not: whosoever sinneth hath not seen him, neither knoweth him.

Amplified

No one who abides in Him [who lives and remains in communion with and in obedience to Him -- "deliberately, knowingly, and habitually] commits (practices) sin. No one who [habitually] sins has either seen or known Him [recognized, perceived, or understood Him, or has had an experiential acquaintance with Him].

An Understandable Version

No person who lives in [fellowship with] Christ will continue living a sinful life; the one who keeps on sinning [however], has not seen Him or known Him [as his personal Savior].

Anderson New Testament

Whoever abides in him, sins not. Whoever sins, has neither seen him nor known him.

Bible in Basic English

Anyone who is in him does no sin; anyone who is a sinner has not seen him and has no knowledge of him.

Common New Testament

No one who abides in him sins. No one who sins has either seen him or known him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

whosoever adheres to him, sinneth not: whosoever sinneth, hath not seen him, he does not know him.

Darby Translation

Whoever abides in him, does not sin: whoever sins, has not seen him or known him.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Whoever abides in him, does not sin. Whoever sins has not seen him, neither has known him.

Godbey New Testament

No one abiding in him is sinning: every one sinning does not see him, nor know him.

Goodspeed New Testament

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

John Wesley New Testament

Whosoever abideth in him sinneth not; whosoever sinneth, seeth him not, neither knoweth him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Whosoever abides in him does not sin: whosoever sins has not seen him or known him.

Julia Smith Translation

Every one remaining in him sins not: every one sinning has not seen him, nor known him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Everyone who resides in him does not sin. Everyone who sins has neither seen him nor known him.

Modern King James verseion

Everyone who abides in Him does not sin. Everyone who sins has not seen Him nor known Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

All that abide in him, sin not: And all that sin hath not seen him, neither hath known him.

Moffatt New Testament

anyone who remains in him does not sin ??anyone who sins has neither seen nor known him.

Montgomery New Testament

Whoever continually abides in him does not habitually sin; whoever lives in sin has not seen him, nor come to know him.

NET Bible

Everyone who resides in him does not sin; everyone who sins has neither seen him nor known him.

New Heart English Bible

Whoever remains in him does not sin. Whoever sins hasn't seen him, neither knows him.

Noyes New Testament

Whoever abideth in him sinneth not; whoever sinneth hath not seen him, nor known him.

Sawyer New Testament

No one that continues in him sins; no one that sins has seen him, or known him.

The Emphasized Bible

Whosoever, in him, doth abide, is not sinning: whosoever is sinning, hath not seen him, and doth not understand him.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Every one who abideth in him, doth not sin; every one who sinneth hath not seen him, nor known him.

Twentieth Century New Testament

No one who maintains union with him lives in sin; no one who lives in sin has ever really seen him or learned to know him.

Webster

Whoever abideth in him sinneth not: whoever sinneth hath not seen him, neither known him.

Weymouth New Testament

No one who continues in union with Him lives in sin: no one who lives in sin has seen Him or knows Him.

Williams New Testament

No one who continues to live in union with Him practices sin. No one who practices sin has ever seen Him or come to know Him.

World English Bible

Whoever remains in him doesn't sin. Whoever sins hasn't seen him, neither knows him.

Worrell New Testament

Every one that is abiding in Him sins not; whosoever sins has not seen Him nor known Him.

Worsley New Testament

Whosoever abideth in Him sinneth not: whosoever sinneth hath not seen Him, nor known Him.

Youngs Literal Translation

every one who is remaining in him doth not sin; every one who is sinning, hath not seen him, nor known him.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

μένω 
meno 
Usage: 85

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

him



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ἁμαρτάνω 
Hamartano 
ἁμαρτάνω 
Hamartano 
Usage: 35
Usage: 35

not
οὐ 
Ou 
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032
Usage: 1032

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ὁράω 
Horao 
see, take heed, behold, perceive, not tr
Usage: 36

ὁράω 
Horao 
see, take heed, behold, perceive, not tr
Usage: 36

οὐδέ 
Oude 
neither, nor, not, no not, not so much as, then not, not tr,
Usage: 83

γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 John 3:6

References

Images 1 John 3:6

Prayers for 1 John 3:6

Context Readings

Children Of God

5 And you know that he was manifested to take away our sins; and in him is no sin. 6 Whosoever abides in him sins not: whosoever sins has not seen him, neither known him. 7 Little children, let no man deceive you: he that does righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous.



Cross References

3 John 1:11

Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good. He that does good is of God: but he that does evil has not seen God.

1 John 2:4

He that says, I know him, and keeps not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.

1 John 3:9

Whosoever is born of God does not commit sin; for his nature remains in him: and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.

1 John 3:2

Beloved, now are we the children of God, and it does not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.

1 John 4:8

He that loves not knows not God; for God is love.

John 15:4-7

Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can you, except you abide in me.

2 Corinthians 3:18

But we all, with unveiled face beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord.

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, has shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

1 John 2:28

And now, little children, abide in him; that, when he shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at his coming.

1 John 5:18

We know that whosoever is born of God sins not; but he that is begotten of God keeps himself, and that wicked one touches him not.

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