Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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

are
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

God
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

you
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 confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world. 4 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. 5 They are of the world: therefore speak they of the world, and the world heareth them.


Cross References

John 12:31

Now is the judgment of this world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out.

Romans 8:31

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

1 John 4:16

And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him.

1 John 5:19

And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in wickedness.

Romans 8:37

Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.

1 Corinthians 2:12

Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.

Ephesians 6:10

Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.

1 John 2:13

I write unto you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning. I write unto you, young men, because ye have overcome the wicked one. I write unto you, little children, because ye have known the Father.

1 John 4:6

We are of God: he that knoweth God heareth us; he that is not of God heareth not us. Hereby know we the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error.

Revelation 12:11

And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.

John 10:28-30

And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.

John 14:17-23

Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.

John 14:30

Hereafter I will not talk much with you: for the prince of this world cometh, and hath nothing in me.

John 16:11

Of judgment, because the prince of this world is judged.

John 17:23

I in them, and thou in me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that thou hast sent me, and hast loved them, as thou hast loved me.

Romans 8:10-11

And if Christ be in you, the body is dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.

1 Corinthians 6:13

Meats for the belly, and the belly for meats: but God shall destroy both it and them. Now the body is not for fornication, but for the Lord; and the Lord for the body.

2 Corinthians 4:4

In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.

2 Corinthians 6:16

And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.

Ephesians 2:2

Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience:

Ephesians 3:17

That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love,

Ephesians 6:12-13

For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.

1 John 3:9-10

Whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin; for his seed remaineth in him: and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.

1 John 3:24

And he that keepeth his commandments dwelleth in him, and he in him. And hereby we know that he abideth in us, by the Spirit which he hath given us.

1 John 4:13

Hereby know we that we dwell in him, and he in us, because he hath given us of his Spirit.

1 John 5:4

For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith.

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