Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

You are from God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world.

King James Version

Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

Holman Bible

You are from God, little children, and you have conquered them, because the One who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.

International Standard Version

Little children, you belong to God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.

A Conservative Version

Ye are of God, little children, and ye have overcome them, because greater is he in you than he in the world.

American Standard Version

Ye are of God, my little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you than he that is in the world.

Amplified

Little children, you are of God [you belong to Him] and have [already] defeated and overcome them [the agents of the antichrist], because He Who lives in you is greater (mightier) than he who is in the world.

An Understandable Version

[But], you people are [followers] of God, little children [i.e., dear ones], and you have overcome them [i.e., these false teachers] because He who is in your lives [i.e., the Holy Spirit, See 3:24] is greater [i.e., more powerful] than he who is in [i.e., dominates] the world [i.e., Satan. See II Cor. 4:4].

Anderson New Testament

You are of God, little children, and have overcome them; because he that is in you, is greater than he that is in the world.

Bible in Basic English

You are of God, my little children, and you have overcome them because he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.

Common New Testament

You are of God, little children, and have overcome them, because he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.

Daniel Mace New Testament

ye are of God, my dear children, and you have overcome them: because he that is in you, is superior to him that is in the world.

Darby Translation

Ye are of God, children, and have overcome them, because greater is he that is in you than he that is in the world.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

You are of God, little children, and have overcome them; because he is greater, who is with you, than he who is with the world.

Godbey New Testament

You are of God, little children, and you have conquered them; because he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.

Goodspeed New Testament

You are children of God, dear children, and you have been victorious over these men, for he who is in our hearts is greater than he who is in the world.

John Wesley New Testament

Ye are of God, beloved children, and have overcome them; because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them because greater is he that is in you than he that is in the world.

Julia Smith Translation

Ye are of God, little children, and have conquered them: for greater is he in you, than he in the world.

King James 2000

You are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You are from God, little children, and have conquered them, because the one [who is] in you is greater than the one [who is] in the world.

Modern King James verseion

You are of God, little children, and you have overcome them, because He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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.

Moffatt New Testament

My dear children, you belong to God, and you have conquered all such, for He who is within you is greater than he who is in the world.

Montgomery New Testament

My little children, you are of God and have conquered them; because he that is within you is greater than he that is in the world.

NET Bible

You are from God, little children, and have conquered them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.

New Heart English Bible

You are of God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is he who is in you than he who is in the world.

Noyes New Testament

Ye are of God, my children, and have overcome them; because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

Sawyer New Testament

You are of God, little children, and have overcome them, because greater is he that is in you than he that is in the world.

The Emphasized Bible

Ye, are, of God, dear children, and have overcome them; because, greater, is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Ye are of God, my dear children, and have overcome them; because he that is in you is greater than he that is in the world.

Twentieth Century New Testament

You, my Children, come from God, and you have successfully resisted such men as these, because he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.

Webster

Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

Weymouth New Testament

As for you, dear children, you are God's children, and have successfully resisted them; for greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world.

Williams New Testament

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.

World English Bible

You are of God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is he who is in you than he who is in the world.

Worrell New Testament

Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is He Who is in you, than he that is in the world.

Worsley New Testament

Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is He, that is in you, than he that is in the world.

Youngs Literal Translation

Ye -- of God ye are, little children, and ye have overcome them; because greater is He who is in you, than he who is in the world.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120

ἐστέ 
Este 
are, be, is, belong to, have been, not tr
Usage: 53

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

τεκνίον 
Teknion 
Usage: 8

and

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

νικάω 
Nikao 
Usage: 17


Usage: 0

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

μείζων 
meizon 
Usage: 19

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


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

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

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

he that

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 John 4:4

Images 1 John 4:4

Prayers for 1 John 4:4

Context Readings

How To Recognize The Spirit Of God

3 and every spirit that does not confess Jesus is not from God; this is the spirit of the antichrist, of which you have heard that it is coming, and now it is already in the world. 4 You are from God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world. 5 They are from the world; therefore they speak as from the world, and the world listens to them.


Cross References

John 12:31

"Now judgment is upon this world; now the ruler of this world will be cast out.

Romans 8:31

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who is against us?

1 John 4:16

We have come to know and have believed the love which God has for us God is love, and the one who abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.

1 John 5:19

We know that we are of God, and that the whole world lies in the power of the evil one.

Romans 8:37

But in all these things we overwhelmingly conquer through Him who loved us.

1 Corinthians 2:12

Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, so that we may know the things freely given to us by God,

Ephesians 6:10

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might.

1 John 2:13

I am writing to you, fathers, because you know Him who has been from the beginning I am writing to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one I have written to you, children, because you know the Father.

1 John 4:6

We are from God; he who knows God listens to us; he who is not from God does not listen to us By this we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of error.

Revelation 12:11

"And they overcame him because of the blood of the Lamb and because of the word of their testimony, and they did not love their life even when faced with death.

John 10:28-30

and I give eternal life to them, and they will never perish; and no one will snatch them out of My hand.

John 14:17-23

that is the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it does not see Him or know Him, but you know Him because He abides with you and will be in you.

John 14:30

"I will not speak much more with you, for the ruler of the world is coming, and he has nothing in Me;

John 16:11

and concerning judgment, because the ruler of this world has been judged.

John 17:23

I in them and You in Me, that they may be perfected in unity, so that the world may know that You sent Me, and loved them, even as You have loved Me.

Romans 8:10-11

If Christ is in you, though the body is dead because of sin, yet the spirit is alive because of righteousness.

1 Corinthians 6:13

Food is for the stomach and the stomach is for food, but God will do away with both of them Yet the body is not for immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord is for the body.

2 Corinthians 4:4

in whose case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving so that they might not see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

2 Corinthians 6:16

Or what agreement has the temple of God with idols? For we are the temple of the living God; just as God said, "I WILL DWELL IN THEM AND WALK AMONG THEM; AND I WILL BE THEIR GOD, AND THEY SHALL BE MY PEOPLE.

Ephesians 2:2

in which you formerly walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, of the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience.

Ephesians 3:17

so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; and that you, being rooted and grounded in love,

Ephesians 6:12-13

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.

1 John 3:9-10

No one who is born of God practices sin, because His seed abides in him; and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.

1 John 3:24

The one who keeps His commandments abides in Him, and He in him We know by this that He abides in us, by the Spirit whom He has given us.

1 John 4:13

By this we know that we abide in Him and He in us, because He has given us of His Spirit.

1 John 5:4

For whatever is born of God overcomes the world; and this is the victory that has overcome the world--our faith.

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