Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Every unrighteousness is sin; and there is a sin not to death. 18 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. 19 We know that we are of God, and the whole world lies in the wicked one.


Cross References

James 1:27

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

1 John 3:9

Whoever has been begotten of God does not practise sin, because his seed abides in him, and he cannot sin, because he has been begotten of God.

Jude 1:21

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

Psalm 17:4

Concerning the works of men, by the word of thy lips I have kept from the paths of the violent man.

Psalm 18:23

And I was upright with him, and kept myself from mine iniquity.

Psalm 39:1

{To the chief Musician, to Jeduthun. A Psalm of David.} I said, I will take heed to my ways, that I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my mouth with a muzzle, while the wicked is before me.

Psalm 119:101

I have refrained my feet from every evil path, that I might keep thy word.

Proverbs 4:23

Keep thy heart more than anything that is guarded; for out of it are the issues of life.

John 1:13

who have been born, not of blood, nor of flesh's will, nor of man's will, but of God.

John 3:2-5

he came to him by night, and said to him, Rabbi, we know that thou art come a teacher from God, for none can do these signs that thou doest unless God be with him.

John 14:30

I will no longer speak much with you, for the ruler of the world comes, and in me he has nothing;

John 15:4

Abide in me and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself unless it abide in the vine, thus neither can ye unless ye abide in me.

John 15:7

If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will and it shall come to pass to you.

John 15:9

As the Father has loved me, I also have loved you: abide in my love.

Acts 11:23

who, having arrived and seeing the grace of God, rejoiced, and exhorted all with purpose of heart to abide with the Lord;

James 1:18

According to his own will begat he us by the word of truth, that we should be a certain first-fruits of his creatures.

1 Peter 1:23

being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the living and abiding word of God.

1 John 2:13-14

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

1 John 2:29

If ye know that he is righteous, know that every one who practises righteousness is begotten of him.

1 John 3:3

And every one that has this hope in him purifies himself, even as he is pure.

1 John 3:12

not as Cain was of the wicked one, and slew his brother; and on account of what slew he him? because his works were wicked, and those of his brother righteous.

1 John 4:6

We are of God; he that knows God hears us; he who is not of God does not hear us. From this we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of error.

1 John 5:1

Every one that believes that Jesus is the Christ is begotten of God; and every one that loves him that has begotten loves also him that is begotten of him.

1 John 5:4

For all that has been begotten of God gets the victory over the world; and this is the victory which has gotten the victory over the world, our faith.

1 John 5:21

Children, keep yourselves from idols.

Jude 1:24

But to him that is able to keep you without stumbling, and to set you with exultation blameless before his glory,

Revelation 2:13

I know where thou dwellest, where the throne of Satan is; and thou holdest fast my name, and hast not denied my faith, even in the days in which Antipas my faithful witness was, who was slain among you, where Satan dwells.

Revelation 3:8-10

I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an opened door, which no one can shut, because thou hast a little power, and hast kept my word, and hast not denied my name.

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