Parallel Verses

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.

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 remains united in fellowship with Him—deliberately, knowingly, and habitually] practices sin. No one who habitually sins has seen Him or known 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.

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

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

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.

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 Christ appeared to take away our sins; and in him Sin has no place. 6 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. 7 My Children, do not let any one mislead you. He who lives righteously is righteous--as Christ is righteous.



Cross References

3 John 1:11

Dear friend, take what is good for your example, not what is bad. The man who does what is good is from God; the man who does what is bad has never seen God.

1 John 2:4

The man who says 'I know Jesus,' but does not lay his commands to heart, is a liar, and the Truth has no place in him;

1 John 3:9

No one who has received the new Life from God lives sinfully, because the very nature of God dwells within him; and he cannot live in sin, because he has received the new Life from God.

1 John 3:2

Dear friends, we are God's Children now; what we shall be has not yet been revealed. What we do know is that, when it is revealed, we shall be like Christ; because we shall see him as he is.

1 John 4:8

He who does not love has not learned to know God; for God is Love.

John 15:4-7

Remain united to me, and I will remain united to you. As a branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it remains united to the vine; no more can you, unless you remain united to me.

2 Corinthians 3:18

And all of us, with faces from which the veil is lifted, seeing, as if reflected in a mirror, the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into his likeness, from glory to glory, as it is given by the Lord, the Spirit.

2 Corinthians 4:6

Indeed, the same God who said 'Out of darkness light shall shine,' has shone in upon our hearts, so that we should bring out into the light the knowledge of the glory of God, seen in the face of Christ.

1 John 2:28

Yes, my Children, maintain your union with Christ, so that, whenever he appears, our confidence may not fail us, and we may not be ashamed to meet him at his coming.

1 John 5:18

We know that no one who has received the new Life from God lives in sin. No, he who has received the new Life from God keeps the thought of God in his heart, and then the Evil One does not touch him.

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