Parallel Verses

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:

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.

Amplified

This is the [remarkable degree of] confidence which we [as believers are entitled to] have before Him: that if we ask anything according to His will, [that is, consistent with His plan and purpose] He 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.

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.

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

Usage: 0

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

we ask
αἰτέω 
Aiteo 
Usage: 43

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

his

Usage: 0

will
θέλημα 
thelema 
will, desire, pleasure
Usage: 45

he heareth
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

References

Images 1 John 5:14

Context Readings

Our Assurance Of Eternal Life

13 These things have I written unto you, that ye may know that ye have eternal life, even unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God. 14 And this is the boldness which we have toward him, that, if we ask anything according to his will, he heareth us: 15 and if we know that he heareth us whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions which we have asked of him.


Cross References

1 John 3:21-22

Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, we have boldness toward God;

Psalm 31:22

As for me, I said in my haste, I am cut off from before thine eyes: Nevertheless thou heardest the voice of my supplications When I cried unto thee.

John 14:13

And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

Job 34:28

So that they caused the cry of the poor to come unto him, And he heard the cry of the afflicted.

Psalm 34:17

The righteous cried, and Jehovah heard, And delivered them out of all their troubles.

Psalm 69:33

For Jehovah heareth the needy, And despiseth not his prisoners.

Proverbs 15:29

Jehovah is far from the wicked; But he heareth the prayer of the righteous.

Jeremiah 29:12-13

And ye shall call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.

Jeremiah 33:3

Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and will show thee great things, and difficult, which thou knowest not.

Matthew 7:7-11

Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:

Matthew 21:22

And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.

John 9:31

We know that God heareth not sinners: but if any man be a worshipper of God, and do his will, him he heareth.

John 11:42

And I knew that thou hearest me always: but because of the multitude that standeth around I said it, that they may believe that thou didst send me.

John 15:7

If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatsoever ye will, and it shall be done unto you.

John 16:24

Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be made full.

Ephesians 3:12

in whom we have boldness and access in confidence through our faith in him.

Hebrews 3:6

but Christ as a son, over his house; whose house are we, if we hold fast our boldness and the glorying of our hope firm unto the end.

Hebrews 3:14

for we are become partakers of Christ, if we hold fast the beginning of our confidence firm unto the end:

Hebrews 10:35

Cast not away therefore your boldness, which hath great recompense of reward.

James 1:5-6

But if any of you lacketh wisdom, let him ask of God, who giveth to all liberally and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.

James 4:3

Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may spend it in your pleasures.

James 5:16

Confess therefore your sins one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The supplication of a righteous man availeth much in its working.

1 John 2:28

And now, my little children, abide in him; that, if he shall be manifested, we may have boldness, and not be ashamed before him at his coming.

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