Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

We are certain that we are of God, but all the world is in the power of the Evil One.

New American Standard Bible

We know that we are of God, and that the whole world lies in the power of the evil one.

King James Version

And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in wickedness.

Holman Bible

We know that we are of God, and the whole world is under the sway of the evil one.

International Standard Version

We know that we are from God and that the whole world lies under the control of the evil one.

A Conservative Version

We know that we are of God, and the whole world is set in the evil.

American Standard Version

We know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in the evil one.

Amplified

We know [for a fact] that we are of God, and the whole world [around us] lies in the power of the evil one [opposing God and His precepts].

An Understandable Version

We [also] know that we are [children] of God and that the people of the whole world lie under [the control of] the evil one [i.e., Satan].

Anderson New Testament

We know that we are of God, and the whole world lies under the wicked one.

Common New Testament

We know that we are of God, and the whole world is under the power of the evil one.

Daniel Mace New Testament

we know that we are the children of God, and the rest of the world are subject to the evil spirit.

Darby Translation

We know that we are of God, and the whole world lies in the wicked one.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

We know that we are of God, and that the whole world lies under the wicked one.

Godbey New Testament

We know that we are of God, and the whole world lies in the evil one.

Goodspeed New Testament

We know that we are children of God, while the whole world is under the power of the evil one.

John Wesley New Testament

but he that is born of God keepeth himself, and the wicked one toucheth him not. We know, that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in the wicked one.

Julia Smith Translation

We know that we are of God, and the whole world lies in evil.

King James 2000

And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lies in wickedness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

We know that we are from God, and the whole world lies in [the power of] the evil one.

Modern King James verseion

We know that we are of God, and all the world lies in evil.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

We know that we be of God, and that the world is altogether set on mischief.

Moffatt New Testament

We know that we belong to God, and that the whole world lies in the power of the evil One.

Montgomery New Testament

We know that we are of God, and the whole world is lying in the Evil One.

NET Bible

We know that we are from God, and the whole world lies in the power of the evil one.

New Heart English Bible

We know that we are of God, and the whole world lies in the power of the evil one.

Noyes New Testament

We know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth under the dominion of the Evil One.

Sawyer New Testament

We know that we are of God, and the whole world lies in wickedness.

The Emphasized Bible

We know that, of God, are we; and, the whole world, in the wicked one, is lying.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

We know that we are of God, and the whole world is under the power of that wicked one.

Twentieth Century New Testament

We realize that we come from God, while all the world is under the influence of the Evil One.

Webster

And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in wickedness.

Weymouth New Testament

We know that we are children of God, and that the whole world lies in the power of the Evil one.

Williams New Testament

We know that we are children of God, and that the whole world is under the power of the evil one.

World English Bible

We know that we are of God, and the whole world lies in the power of the evil one.

Worrell New Testament

We know that we are of God, and the whole world is lying in the evil one.

Worsley New Testament

We know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth under the wicked one.

Youngs Literal Translation

we have known that of God we are, and the whole world in the evil doth lie;

Interlinear

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

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

we are
ἐσμέν 
Esmen 
Usage: 50

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

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

and

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

the whole
ὅλος 
Holos 
Usage: 83

κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109

κεῖμαι 
Keimai 
lie, be laid, be set, be appointed, be, be made, laid up, there
Usage: 23

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

Images 1 John 5:19

Prayers for 1 John 5:19

Context Readings

Our Assurance Of Eternal Life

18 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. 19 We are certain that we are of God, but all the world is in the power of the Evil One. 20 And we are certain that the Son of God has come, and has given us a clear vision, so that we may see him who is true, and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.


Cross References

Galatians 1:4

Who gave himself for our sins, so that he might make us free from this present evil world, after the purpose of our God and Father:

John 12:31

Now is this world to be judged: now will the ruler of this world be sent out.

1 John 4:4-6

You are of God, my little children, and you have overcome them because he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.

John 14:30

After this I will not say much to you, because the ruler of this world comes: and he has no power over me;

John 16:11

Of being judged, because the ruler of this world has been judged.

2 Corinthians 4:4

Because the god of this world has made blind the minds of those who have not faith, so that the light of the good news of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, might not be shining on them.

Ephesians 2:2

In which you were living in the past, after the ways of this present world, doing the pleasure of the lord of the power of the air, the spirit who is now working in those who go against the purpose of God;

James 4:4

O you who are false to God, do you not see that the friends of this world are not God's friends? Every man desiring to be a friend of this world makes himself a hater of God.

1 John 5:18

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.

1 John 5:20

And we are certain that the Son of God has come, and has given us a clear vision, so that we may see him who is true, and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.

Revelation 12:9

And the great dragon was forced down, the old snake, who is named the Evil One and Satan, by whom all the earth is turned from the right way; he was forced down to the earth, and his angels were forced down with him.

John 15:18-19

If you are hated by the world, keep in mind that I was hated by the world before you.

Romans 1:28-32

And because they had not the mind to keep God in their knowledge, God gave them up to an evil mind, to do those things which are not right;

Romans 3:9-18

What then? are we worse off than they? In no way: because we have before made it clear that Jews as well as Greeks are all under the power of sin;

Romans 8:16

The Spirit is witness with our spirit that we are children of God:

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our glory is in this, in the knowledge which we have that our way of life in the world, and most of all in relation to you, has been holy and true in the eyes of God; not in the wisdom of the flesh, but in the grace of God.

2 Corinthians 5:1

For we are conscious that if this our tent of flesh is taken down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal, in heaven.

2 Timothy 1:12

And for which I undergo these things: but I have no feeling of shame. For I have knowledge of him in whom I have faith, and I am certain that he is able to keep that which I have given into his care till that day.

Titus 3:3

For in the past we were foolish, hard in heart, turned from the true way, servants of evil desires and pleasures, living in bad feeling and envy, hated and hating one another.

1 John 3:14

We are conscious that we have come out of death into life because of our love for the brothers. He who has no love is still in death.

1 John 3:24

He who keeps his laws is in God and God is in him. And the Spirit which he gave us is our witness that he is in us.

1 John 5:10

He who has faith in the Son of God has the witness in himself: he who has not faith in God makes him false, because he has not faith in the witness which God has given about his Son.

1 John 5:13

I have put these things in writing for you who have faith in the name of the Son of God, so that you may be certain that you have eternal life.

Revelation 13:7-8

And it was given to him to make war on the saints and to overcome them: and there was given to him authority over every tribe and people and language and nation.

Revelation 20:3

And put him into the great deep, and it was shut and locked over him, so that he might put the nations in error no longer, till the thousand years were ended: after this he will be let loose for a little time.

Revelation 20:7-8

And when the thousand years are ended, Satan will be let loose out of his prison,

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