Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

This is the confidence which we have before Him, that, if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.

King James Version

And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us:

Holman Bible

Now this is the confidence we have before Him: whenever we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.

International Standard Version

And this is the confidence that we have in him: if we ask for anything according to his will, he listens to us.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

And this is the boldness which we have toward him, that, if we ask anything according to his will, he heareth us:

Amplified

And this is the confidence (the assurance, the privilege of boldness) which we have in Him: [we are sure] that if we ask anything (make any request) according to His will (in agreement with His own plan), He listens to and hears us.

An Understandable Version

And this is [how we can express] boldness in our relationship with God: Whatever we ask [of God, in prayer], so long as it is in harmony with His will for us, [we know] He hears our request.

Anderson New Testament

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

Bible in Basic English

And we are certain that if we make any request to him which is right in his eyes, he will give ear to us:

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

Besides, we have this confidence in him, that if we ask any thing according to his will, he will hear us.

Darby Translation

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

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

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

Godbey New Testament

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

Goodspeed New Testament

And we have confidence in him, that if we ask him for anything that is in accordance with his will, he will listen to us.

John Wesley New Testament

And this is the confidence which we have in him, that if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And this is the confidence that we have in God, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he hears us:

Julia Smith Translation

And this is the freedom of speech which we have toward him, that, if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us:

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Modern King James verseion

And this is the confidence that we have toward Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And this is the confidence that we have in him: that if we ask ought, according to his will, he heareth us.

Moffatt New Testament

Now the confidence we have in him is this, that he listens to us whenever we ask anything in accordance with his will;

Montgomery New Testament

Now the confidence which we have in him is this, that he listens to us whenever we ask anything that is in accordance with his will.

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

This is the boldness which we have toward him, that, if we ask anything according to his will, he listens to us.

New simplified Bible

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

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

And this is the confidence which we have in respect to him, that if we ask any thing according to his will he hears us.

The Emphasized Bible

And, this, is the boldness which we have towards him: that, if, anything, we ask, according to his will, He doth hearken unto us.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And this is the confidence that we have towards him, that whatsoever we ask according to his will, he heareth us.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And this is the confidence with which we approach him, that whenever we ask anything that is in accordance with his will, he listens to us.

Webster

And this is the confidence that we have in him, that if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us:

Weymouth New Testament

And we have an assured confidence that whenever we ask anything in accordance with His will, He listens to us.

Williams New Testament

And this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask for anything that is in accordance with His will, He will listen to us.

World English Bible

This is the boldness which we have toward him, that, if we ask anything according to his will, he listens to us.

Worrell New Testament

And this is the confidence which we have toward Him, that, if we ask anything according to His will, He heareth us;

Worsley New Testament

And this is the confidence, which we have towards Him, that if we ask any thing according to his will, He heareth us:

Youngs Literal Translation

And this is the boldness that we have toward Him, that if anything we may ask according to his will, He doth hear us,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this , these , he , the same , this man , she , they ,
Usage: 258

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

παῤῥησία 
Parrhesia 
Usage: 29

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 980
Usage: 764

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

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

him

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
if , whosoever 9 , whatsoever 9 , though ,
Usage: 155

we ask
αἰτέω 
Aiteo 
Usage: 43

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

κατά 
Kata 
according to , after , against , in , by , daily , as ,
Usage: 428

his

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

will
θέλημα 
thelema 
will , desire , pleasure
Usage: 45

he heareth
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

References

Images 1 John 5:14

Prayers for 1 John 5:14

Context Readings

Our Assurance Of Eternal Life

13 These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, so that you may know that you have eternal life. 14 This is the confidence which we have before Him, that, if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. 15 And if we know that He hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests which we have asked from Him.


Cross References

1 John 3:21-22

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

Psalm 31:22

As for me, I said in my alarm, "I am cut off from before Your eyes"; Nevertheless You heard the voice of my supplications When I cried to You.

John 14:13

"Whatever you ask in My name, that will I do, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

Job 34:28

So that they caused the cry of the poor to come to Him, And that He might hear the cry of the afflicted--

Psalm 34:17

The righteous cry, and the LORD hears And delivers them out of all their troubles.

Psalm 69:33

For the LORD hears the needy And does not despise His who are prisoners.

Proverbs 15:29

The LORD is far from the wicked, But He hears the prayer of the righteous.

Jeremiah 29:12-13

'Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.

Jeremiah 33:3

'Call to Me and I will answer you, and I will tell you great and mighty things, which you do not know.'

Matthew 7:7-11

"Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

Matthew 21:22

"And all things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive."

John 9:31

"We know that God does not hear sinners; but if anyone is God-fearing and does His will, He hears him.

John 11:42

"I knew that You always hear Me; but because of the people standing around I said it, so that they may believe that You sent Me."

John 15:7

"If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.

John 16:24

"Until now you have asked for nothing in My name; ask and you will receive, so that your joy may be made full.

Ephesians 3:12

in whom we have boldness and confident access through faith in Him.

Hebrews 3:6

but Christ was faithful as a Son over His house--whose house we are, if we hold fast our confidence and the boast of our hope firm until the end.

Hebrews 3:14

For we have become partakers of Christ, if we hold fast the beginning of our assurance firm until the end,

Hebrews 10:35

Therefore, do not throw away your confidence, which has a great reward.

James 1:5-6

But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.

James 4:3

You ask and do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, so that you may spend it on your pleasures.

James 5:16

Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.

1 John 2:28

Now, little children, abide in Him, so that when He appears, we may have confidence and not shrink away from Him in shame at His coming.



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