Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

We know that whosoever is begotten of God sinneth not; but he that was begotten of God keepeth himself, and the evil one toucheth him not.

New American Standard Bible

We know that no one who is born of God sins; but He who was born of God keeps him, and the evil one does not touch him.

King James Version

We know that whosoever is born of God sinneth not; but he that is begotten of God keepeth himself, and that wicked one toucheth him not.

Holman Bible

We know that everyone who has been born of God does not sin, but the One who is born of God keeps him, and the evil one does not touch him.

International Standard Version

We know that the person who has been born from God does not go on sinning. Rather, the Son of God protects them, and the evil one cannot harm them.

A Conservative Version

We know that every man who has been begotten from God does not sin, but he who was begotten from God keeps himself, and the evil does not touch him.

Amplified

We know [with confidence] that anyone born of God does not habitually sin; but He (Jesus) who was born of God [carefully] keeps and protects him, and the evil one does not touch him.

An Understandable Version

We know that every person who has been [spiritually] conceived [by God and eventually born] does not continue in [a life of] sin, but God's one and only conceived [Son] keeps him [from continuing to sin], and the evil one [i.e., Satan] does not continue to touch him [i.e., continue to control his life].

Anderson New Testament

We know that whoever has been begotten of God, does not sin: but he that is begotten of God, keeps himself, and the wicked one touches him not.

Bible in Basic English

We are certain that one who is a child of God will do no sin, but the Son of God keeps him so that he is not touched by the Evil One.

Common New Testament

We know that anyone born of God does not sin; but he who was born of God keeps him, and the evil one does not touch him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

we know that a true christian will not commit such a sin, for he that is the child of God keeps upon his guard, so that the wicked spirit does not approach him.

Darby Translation

We know that every one begotten of God does not sin, but he that has been begotten of God keeps himself, and the wicked one does not touch him.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

We know that whoever has been begotten by God, does not sin; but he who is begotten by God, guards himself, and the wicked on does not lay hold on him.

Godbey New Testament

We know that every one who has been born of God, sins not; but the one having been born of God keeps himself, and the evil one does not touch him.

Goodspeed New Testament

We know that no child of God commits sin, but the fact that he is God's child protects him, and the evil one cannot touch him.

John Wesley New Testament

We know that whosoever is born of God sinneth not;

Julia Smith Translation

We know that every one born of God sins not; but he born of God keeps himself, and evil touches him not.

King James 2000

We know that whosoever is born of God sins not; but he that is begotten of God keeps himself, and that wicked one touches him not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

We know that everyone who is fathered by God does not sin, but the one fathered by God, he protects him, and the evil one does not touch him.

Modern King James verseion

We know that everyone who has been born of God does not continue to sin, but the one born of God guards himself, and the evil one does not touch him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

We know that all that are born of God, sin not: but he that is born of God keepeth himself, and that wicked toucheth him not.

Moffatt New Testament

We know that anyone who is born of God does not sin; He who was born of God preserves him, and the evil One never catches him.

Montgomery New Testament

We know that whoever is a child of God is not habitually committing sin; but he who is God's child guards himself, and the Evil One never touches him.

NET Bible

We know that everyone fathered by God does not sin, but God protects the one he has fathered, and the evil one cannot touch him.

New Heart English Bible

We know that whoever is born of God does not sin, but he who was born of God protects him, and the evil one does not touch him.

Noyes New Testament

We know that whoever hath been born of God sinneth not; but he that is born of God keepeth himself, and the Evil One toucheth him not.

Sawyer New Testament

We know that every one who has been born of God does not sin, but he that has been born of God keeps himself, and the evil one does not touch him.

The Emphasized Bible

We know that, whosoever hath been born of God, is not committing sin, - Nay, he that hath been born of God, He keepeth him, and, the wicked one, doth not touch him.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

We know that every one who is born of God sinneth not; but he that is born of God preserveth himself, and the wicked one toucheth him not.

Twentieth Century New Testament

We know that no one who has received the new Life from God lives in sin. No, he who has received the new Life from God keeps the thought of God in his heart, and then the Evil One does not touch him.

Webster

We know that whoever is born of God, sinneth not; but he that is begotten of God, keepeth himself, and that wicked one toucheth him not.

Weymouth New Testament

We know that no one who is a child of God lives in sin, but He who is God's Child keeps him, and the Evil one cannot touch him.

Williams New Testament

We know that no one who is born of God makes a practice of sinning, but the Son who was born of God continues to keep him, and the evil one cannot touch him.

World English Bible

We know that whoever is born of God doesn't sin, but he who was born of God keeps himself, and the evil one doesn't touch him.

Worrell New Testament

We know that every one who has been begotten of God sins not; but he who was begotten of God keeps himself, and the evil one touches him not.

Worsley New Testament

We know that whosoever is born of God, doth not practise sin: but keepeth himself from it, and the wicked one doth not touch him.

Youngs Literal Translation

We have known that every one who hath been begotten of God doth not sin, but he who was begotten of God doth keep himself, and the evil one doth not touch him;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
We know
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ὅτι 
Hoti 

that, for, because, how that, how,
which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 764
Usage: 0

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

is born
γεννάω 
Gennao 
Usage: 84

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

God
θεός 
theos 
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151
Usage: 1151

ἁμαρτάνω 
Hamartano 
Usage: 35

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

he that is begotten
γεννάω 
Gennao 
Usage: 84

τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

and

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

πονηρός 
Poneros 
Usage: 36

ἅπτομαι 
Haptomai 
Usage: 32

him

Usage: 0

Images 1 John 5:18

Prayers for 1 John 5:18

Context Readings

Our Assurance Of Eternal Life

17 All unrighteousness is sin: and there is a sin not unto death. 18 We know that whosoever is begotten of God sinneth not; but he that was begotten of God keepeth himself, and the evil one toucheth him not. 19 We know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in the evil one.


Cross References

James 1:27

Pure religion and undefiled before our God and Father is this, to visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unspotted from the world.

1 John 3:9

Whosoever is begotten of God doeth no sin, because his seed abideth in him: and he cannot sin, because he is begotten of God.

Jude 1:21

keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.

Psalm 17:4

As for the works of men, by the word of thy lips I have kept me from the ways of the violent.

Psalm 18:23

I was also perfect with him, And I kept myself from mine iniquity.

Psalm 39:1

I said, I will take heed to my ways, That I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my mouth with a bridle, While the wicked is before me.

Psalm 119:101

I have refrained my feet from every evil way, That I might observe thy word.

Proverbs 4:23

Keep thy heart with all diligence; For out of it are the issues of life.

John 1:13

who were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.

John 3:2-5

the same came unto him by night, and said to him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God; for no one can do these signs that thou doest, except God be with him.

John 14:30

I will no more speak much with you, for the prince of the world cometh: and he hath nothing in me;

John 15:4

Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; so neither can ye, except ye abide in 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 15:9

Even as the Father hath loved me, I also have loved you: abide ye in my love.

Acts 11:23

who, when he was come, and had seen the grace of God, was glad; and he exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they would cleave unto the Lord:

James 1:18

Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.

1 Peter 1:23

having been begotten again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, through the word of God, which liveth and abideth.

1 John 2:13-14

I write unto you, fathers, because ye know him who is from the beginning. I write unto you, young men, because ye have overcome the evil one. I have written unto you, little children, because ye know the Father.

1 John 2:29

If ye know that he is righteous, ye know that every one also that doeth righteousness is begotten of him.

1 John 3:3

And every one that hath this hope'set on him purifieth himself, even as he is pure.

1 John 3:12

not as Cain was of the evil one, and slew his brother. And wherefore slew he him? Because his works were evil, and his brother's righteous.

1 John 4:6

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

1 John 5:1

Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is begotten of God: and whosoever loveth him that begat loveth him also that is begotten of him.

1 John 5:4

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

1 John 5:21

My little children, guard yourselves from idols.

Jude 1:24

Now unto him that is able to guard you from stumbling, and to set you before the presence of his glory without blemish in exceeding joy,

Revelation 2:13

I know where thou dwellest, even where Satan's throne is; and thou holdest fast my name, and didst not deny my faith, even in the days of Antipas my witness, my faithful one, who was killed among you, where Satan dwelleth.

Revelation 3:8-10

I know thy works (behold, I have set before thee a door opened, which none can shut), that thou hast a little power, and didst keep my word, and didst not deny my name.

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