Parallel Verses

Godbey New Testament

But we know that the Son of God has come and has given unto us intelligence, that we know the truth. And we are in the true one, in his Son Jesus Christ; he is the true God, and eternal life.

New American Standard Bible

And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding so that we may know Him who is true; and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God and eternal life.

King James Version

And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.

Holman Bible

And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding so that we may know the true One. We are in the true One—that is, in His Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.

International Standard Version

We also know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding so that we may know the true God. We are in union with the one who is true, his Son Jesus the Messiah, who is the true God and eternal life.

A Conservative Version

And we know that the Son of God comes, and has given us understanding, so that we may know the true. And we are in the true, in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the TRUE God, and the eternal life.

American Standard Version

And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.

Amplified

And we [have seen and] know [by personal experience] that the Son of God has [actually] come [to this world], and has given us understanding and insight so that we may [progressively and personally] know Him who is true; and we are in Him who is true—in His Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God and eternal life.

An Understandable Version

And [in addition], we know that the Son of God has come [in a physical body, See 4:2] and has given us understanding, so that we can know the True One [i.e., God], and that we are in [fellowship with] the True One, even His Son Jesus Christ. This Son is the true God and eternal life.

Anderson New Testament

And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding, that we may know him that is true: and we are in him that is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and life eternal. Little children, keep yourselves from idols.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Common New Testament

And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, that we may know him who is true; and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God and eternal life.

Daniel Mace New Testament

We know that the son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding to know him that is true: and we are with him that is true, by his son Jesus Christ. "he is the true God, who is the author of eternal life."

Darby Translation

And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us an understanding that we should know him that is true; and we are in him that is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Moreover, we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding, that we might know him that is true; and we are in him that is true-in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and the eternal life.

Goodspeed New Testament

And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us power to recognize him who is true; and we are in union with him who is true, through his Son, Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.

John Wesley New Testament

But we know that the Son of God is come; and he hath given us an understanding that we may know the true one; and we are in the true one, even in his Son Jesus Christ; this is the true God and eternal life.

Julia Smith Translation

And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding, and we know him true, and we are in him true, in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.

King James 2000

And we know that the Son of God is come, and has given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, in order that we may know the one who is true, and we are in the one who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. This one is the true God and eternal life.

Modern King James verseion

And we know that the Son of God has come, and He has given us an understanding so that we may know Him who is true. And we are in Him that is true, in His Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and the everlasting life.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

We know that the son of God is come, and hath given us understanding, to know him that is true: and we be in the truth through his son Jesus Christ. He is very God, and eternal life.

Moffatt New Testament

We know that the Son of God has come, and has given us insight to know Him who is the Real God; and we are in Him who is real, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the real God, this is life eternal.

Montgomery New Testament

And we know that the Son of God is come, and has granted us and understanding, so that we may come to know him who is true. And we are in him who is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and life eternal.

NET Bible

And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us insight to know him who is true, and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. This one is the true God and eternal life.

New Heart English Bible

We know that the Son of God has come, and has given us an understanding, that we know 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.

Noyes New Testament

And we know that the Son of God hath come, and hath given us understanding, that we may know the True One; and we are in the True One, in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and everlasting life.

Sawyer New Testament

And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding that we may know the true One; and we are in the true One, in his Son Jesus Christ; this is the true God, and eternal life.

The Emphasized Bible

We know, moreover, that, the Son of God, hath come, and hath given us insight, so that we are getting to understand, him that is Real, - and we are in him that is Real, in his Son Jesus Christ. This, is the Real God, and life age-abiding.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But we know that the Son of God hath come, and hath given to us understanding, that we might know the true God; and we are in him that is true, in his Son Jesus the Messiah. HE is the true God, and the life eternal.

Twentieth Century New Testament

We realize, too, that the Son of God has come among us, and has given us the discernment to know the True God; and we are in union with the True God by our union with his Son, Jesus Christ. He is the True God and he is Immortal Life.

Webster

And we know that the Son of God hath come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.

Weymouth New Testament

And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding so that we know the true One, and are in union with the true One--that is, we are in union with His Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and the Life of the Ages.

Williams New Testament

And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us insight to recognize the True One; and we are in union with the True One through His Son, Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.

World English Bible

We know that the Son of God has come, and has given us an understanding, that we know him who is true, and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.

Worrell New Testament

And we know that the Son of God hath come, and hath given us understanding, that we may know the True One: and we are in the True One??n His Son Jesus Christ. This is the True God, and eternal life.

Worsley New Testament

But we know that the son of God is come, and hath given us understanding, that we may know Him that is true, and we are in Him that is true, and in his son Jesus Christ: He is the true God, and eternal life.

Youngs Literal Translation

and we have known that the Son of God is come, and hath given us a mind, that we may know Him who is true, and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ; this one is the true God and the life age-during!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

we know
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ὅτι 
Hoti 
ἵνα 
Hina 
Usage: 764
Usage: 472

the Son
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

is come
ἥκω 
heko 
Usage: 10

and





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

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

us
ἡμῖν 
hemin 
us, we, our, for us
Usage: 160

διάνοια 
Dianoia 
Usage: 11

we may know
γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

ἀληθινός 
Alethinos 
ἀληθινός 
Alethinos 
Usage: 16
Usage: 16

we are
ἐσμέν 
Esmen 
Usage: 50

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

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

his

Usage: 0

Son
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

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

the true
ἀληθινός 
Alethinos 
Usage: 16

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

αἰώνιος 
Aionios 
Usage: 47

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 John 5:20

Images 1 John 5:20

Prayers for 1 John 5:20

Context Readings

Our Assurance Of Eternal Life

19 We know that we are of God, and the whole world lies in the evil one. 20 But we know that the Son of God has come and has given unto us intelligence, that we know the truth. And we are in the true one, in his Son Jesus Christ; he is the true God, and eternal life. 21 Little children, keep yourselves from the idols.


Cross References

John 17:3

But this is eternal life, that they know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou didst send.

Luke 24:45

Then He opened their mind, that they might understand the Scriptures.

Revelation 3:7

And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write; The holy, true one, the one having the key of David, the one opening, and no one shall shut; and the one shutting, and no one shall open; says these things.

John 14:9

Jesus says to Him, Am I so long time with you, and hast thou not known me, Philip? The one having seen me hath seen the Father: how do you say, Show us the Father?

John 14:9

Jesus says to Him, Am I so long time with you, and hast thou not known me, Philip? The one having seen me hath seen the Father: how do you say, Show us the Father?

John 14:9

Jesus says to Him, Am I so long time with you, and hast thou not known me, Philip? The one having seen me hath seen the Father: how do you say, Show us the Father?

John 10:30

I and the Father are one.

John 20:28

Thomas responded and said to Him, My Lord and my God.

Acts 20:28

Take heed to yourselves, and all the flock, over which the Holy Ghost has placed you shepherds, to shepherdise the church of God, which He bought with His own blood.

Romans 9:5

of whom are the fathers, and of whom is Christ according to the flesh. Who is over all, God blessed forever: amen.

1 Timothy 3:16

And assuredly great is the mystery of godliness; Who is manifested in the flesh, was justified in the spirit, was seen of angels, was preached among the Gentiles, was believed on in the world, was taken up in glory.

Titus 2:13

looking for the blessed hope even the appearing of the glory of our great God and our Saviour Christ Jesus;

Hebrews 1:8

but to the Son he says, Thy throne, O God, is unto the age of the age; and the scepter of righteousness is the scepter of thy kingdom.

1 John 4:14

And we have seen and we testify that the Father has sent forth his Son the Saviour of the world.

1 John 5:11-13

And this is the testimony, that God has given unto us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

1 John 5:11-15

And this is the testimony, that God has given unto us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

1 John 5:11-25

And this is the testimony, that God has given unto us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

1 John 5:11

And this is the testimony, that God has given unto us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

1 John 5:11

And this is the testimony, that God has given unto us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

1 John 5:11

And this is the testimony, that God has given unto us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

Matthew 13:11

He responding said to them, Because it has been given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of the heavens, but to them it has not been given.

Luke 21:15

for I will give to you mouth and wisdom, which all who are opposed to you will not be able to gainsay nor resist.

John 1:1-3

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

John 1:18

No one has ever seen God; the only begotten Son, the one being in the bosom of the Father, He hath declared him.

John 14:6

Jesus says to him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life: no one cometh to the Father, but through me.

John 14:20

In that day you shall know that I am in the Father, you in me, and I in you.

John 14:23

Jesus responded and said to him; If any one may love me with divine love, he will keep my word: and my Father will love him, and we will come to him, and will make our mansion with him.

John 15:4

Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch is not able to produce fruit of itself, unless it may abide in the vine; so you are not able, unless you may abide in me.

John 17:14

I have given unto them thy word; and the world hated them, because they are not of the world, as I am not of the world.

John 17:20-23

And I not only pray for these, but also for those believing on me through their word;

John 17:25

Righteous Father, indeed the world does not know thee, but I know thee, and they know that thou didst send me;

1 Corinthians 1:30

But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God was made unto us wisdom, and righteousness and sanctification, and redemption:

2 Corinthians 4:6

Because God is the one, having said; Out of the darkness the light shall shine, which shone in our hearts, to the enlightenment of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.

2 Corinthians 5:17

So if any one is in Christ, he is a new creature: old things have passed away; behold, they have become new.

Ephesians 1:17-19

in order that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of the glory, may grant unto you the spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the perfect knowledge of himself;

Ephesians 1:17

in order that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of the glory, may grant unto you the spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the perfect knowledge of himself;

Philippians 3:9

and may be found in him, not having my own righteousness, which is of law, but that which is through faith of Christ, the righteousness of God through faith:

Colossians 2:2-3

in order that their hearts may be comforted, being knitted together in divine love, and in all the riches of the full assurance of understanding, unto the perfect knowledge of the mystery of God, of Christ,

1 John 1:1-3

That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have beheld, and our hands have handled, concerning the Word of the life;

1 John 2:6

The one saying that he abides in him ought himself so to walk about, as he also did walk about.

1 John 2:24

Let that which you heard from the beginning abide in you. If that which you heard from the beginning may abide in you, you also are abiding in the Son, and in the Father.

1 John 4:2

In this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit which confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is of God:

1 John 4:16

And we have known and we have believed the divine love which God has in us. God is divine love; and the one abiding in divine love abides in God, and God abides in him.

1 John 5:1

Every one believing that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God: and every one loving with divine love him who begat, also loves him who has been begotten of him, with divine love.

Revelation 3:14

And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write; The Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God, says these things;

Revelation 6:10

And they cried with a great voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true, do you not judge and avenge our blood from those who dwell upon the earth?

Revelation 15:3

And they are singing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and wonderful are thy works, O Lord God Omnipotent; true and righteous are thy ways, thou King of the nations:

Revelation 19:11

And I saw the heaven open, and behold a white horse; and one sitting on him called, Faithful and True, in righteousness he both judges and wages war.

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