Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 I have written these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life. 14 And this is the confidence that we have in him: if we ask for anything according to his will, he listens to us. 15 And if we know that he listens to our requests, we can be sure that we have what we ask him for.


Cross References

1 John 3:21-22

Dear friends, if our hearts do not condemn us, we have confidence in the presence of God.

Psalm 31:22

When I said in my panic, "I have been cut off in your sight," then you surely heard the voice of my prayer in my plea to you for help.

John 14:13

I'll do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

Job 34:28

As a result, the cries of the poor have reached him and he has heard the cry of the afflicted.

Psalm 34:17

The LORD hears those who cry out, and he delivers them from all their distress.

Psalm 69:33

For the LORD listens to the needy and doesn't despise those in bondage.

Proverbs 15:29

The LORD is far away from the wicked, but he hears the prayers of the righteous.

Jeremiah 29:12-13

When you call out to me and come and pray to me, I'll hear you.

Jeremiah 33:3

"Call to me and I'll answer you, and will tell you about great and hidden things that you don't know.'

Matthew 7:7-11

"Keep asking, and it will be given to you. Keep searching, and you will find. Keep knocking, and the door will be opened for you.

Matthew 21:22

You will receive whatever you ask for in prayer, if you believe."

John 9:31

We know that God doesn't listen to sinners, but he does listen to anyone who worships him and does his will.

John 11:42

Then Jesus looked upward and said, "Father, I thank you for hearing me. I know that you always hear me, but I have said this for the sake of the crowd standing here, so that they may believe that you sent me."

John 15:7

"If you abide in me and my words abide in you, you can ask for anything you want, and you'll receive it.

John 16:24

So far you haven't asked for anything in my name. Keep asking and you will receive, so that your joy may be complete."

Ephesians 3:12

in whom we have boldness and confident access through his faithfulness.

Hebrews 3:6

but the Messiah was faithful as the Son in charge of God's household, and we are his household if we hold on to our courage and the hope in which we rejoice.

Hebrews 3:14

because we are the Messiah's partners only if we hold on to our original confidence to the end.

Hebrews 10:35

So don't lose your confidence, since it holds a great reward for you.

James 1:5-6

Now if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives to everyone generously without a rebuke, and it will be given to him.

James 4:3

You ask for something but do not get it because you ask for it for the wrong reason for your own pleasure.

James 5:16

Therefore, make it your habit to confess your sins to one another and to pray for one another, so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.

1 John 2:28

Even now, little children, abide in him. Then, when he appears, we will have confidence and will not turn away from him in shame when he comes.

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