Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 [leading] to death.) 18 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. 19 We know that we are from God, and the whole world lies in [the power of] the evil one.


Cross References

James 1:27

Pure and undefiled religion in the sight of our God and Father is this: to look after orphans and widows in their affliction, [and] to keep oneself unstained by the world.

1 John 3:9

Everyone who is fathered by God does not practice sin, because his seed resides in him, and [he is] not able to sin, because he has been fathered by God.

Jude 1:21

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

Psalm 17:4

As for [the] works of humankind, by the word of your lips, I have kept [from] the ways of [the] violent.

Psalm 18:23

and I was blameless before him, and I kept myself from my guilt.

Psalm 39:1

I said, "I will guard my ways {that I may not sin} with my tongue. I will keep a muzzle over my mouth as long as [the] wicked [are] before me."

Psalm 119:101

I have restrained my feet from every evil way, so that I may heed your word.

Proverbs 4:23

With all vigilance, keep your heart, for from it [comes] the source of life.

John 1:13

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

John 3:2-5

This man came to him at night and said to him, "Rabbi, we know that [you are] a teacher who has come from God, for no one is able to perform these signs that you are performing unless God were with him."

John 14:30

I will no longer speak much with you, for the ruler of the world is coming, and he has {no power} {over} me.

John 15:4

Remain in me, and I in you. Just as the branch is not able to bear fruit from itself unless it remains in the vine, so neither [can] you, unless you remain in me.

John 15:7

If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you want and it will be done for you.

John 15:9

"Just as the Father has loved me, I also have loved you. Remain in my love.

Acts 11:23

who, [when he] arrived and saw the grace of God, rejoiced and encouraged [them] all to remain true to the Lord with {devoted hearts},

James 1:18

[By his] will he gave birth to us through the message of truth, so that we should be a kind of first fruits of his creatures.

1 Peter 1:23

[because you] have been born again, not from perishable seed but imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God.

1 John 2:13-14

I am writing to you, fathers, because you have known the [One who is] from the beginning. I am writing to you, young men, because you have conquered the evil one.

1 John 2:29

If you know that he is righteous, you know that everyone who practices righteousness has been fathered by him.

1 John 3:3

And everyone who has this hope in him purifies himself, just as that one is pure.

1 John 3:12

not as Cain, who was of the evil one and violently murdered his brother. And {for what reason} did he violently murder him? Because his deeds were evil and the [deeds] of his brother [were] righteous.

1 John 4:6

We are from God. The one who knows God listens to us; whoever is not from God does not listen to us. By this we know the Spirit of truth and the spirit of deceit.

1 John 5:1

Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been fathered by God, and everyone who loves {the father} also loves the [child] fathered by him.

1 John 5:4

because everyone who is fathered by God conquers the world.

1 John 5:21

Little children, guard yourselves from idols.

Jude 1:24

Now to the one who is able to protect you from stumbling and make [you] to stand before his glory blameless with exultation,

Revelation 2:13

'I know where you live, where the throne of Satan [is]. And you hold fast to my name and did not deny your faith in me, even in the days of Antipas my faithful witness, who was killed among you, where Satan lives.

Revelation 3:8-10

'I know your works (behold, I have put before you an opened door that no one is able to shut) that you have a little strength, and have kept my word, and did not deny my name.

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