Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 is lying in the Evil One. 20 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. 21 My little children, guard yourselves from idols.


Cross References

John 17:3

And this is eternal life, to know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou hast sent.

Luke 24:45

Then he opened their minds to understand the Scriptures,

Revelation 3:7

Write also to the angel of the Church in Philadelphia. These things says He who is holy, he who is true, he who has the key of David, he who opens, and no one shall shut; and who shuts, and no one opens.

John 14:9

"Have I been so long among you, and yet you, Philip, have you not recognized me? He who has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, 'Cause us to see the Father'?

John 14:9

"Have I been so long among you, and yet you, Philip, have you not recognized me? He who has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, 'Cause us to see the Father'?

John 14:9

"Have I been so long among you, and yet you, Philip, have you not recognized me? He who has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, 'Cause us to see the Father'?

John 10:30

"I and my Father are one."

John 20:28

Thomas answered him, "My Lord and my God!"

Acts 20:28

Take heed to yourselves and to all the flock of which the Holy Spirit has appointed you overseers, and be shepherds of the church of God which he has purchased with his own blood.

Romans 9:5

theirs are the patriarchs, and of them, as concerning the flesh, is Christ, who is over all, God, blessed forever, Amen.

1 Timothy 3:16

Yes! without contradiction, great is the mystery of godliness!

Titus 2:13

While we look for the blessed hope and epiphany of the glory of our great God and Saviour, Jesus Christ.

Hebrews 1:8

But to the Son he says. Thy throne, O God, is forever and ever, And the scepter of thy kingdom is the scepter of justice.

1 John 4:14

and we have beheld and do testify that the Father has sent the Son to be the Saviour of the world.

1 John 5:11-13

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

1 John 5:11-15

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

1 John 5:11-25

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

1 John 5:11

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

1 John 5:11

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

1 John 5:11

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

Matthew 13:11

"Why do you speak to them in parables?" Jesus answered. "To you it has been granted to understand the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven; but to them it has not been granted.

Luke 21:15

"for I will give you utterance and a wisdom which none of your adversaries will be able to answer or withstand.

John 1:1-3

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

John 1:18

No man has ever seen God; God, only begotten, who is in the bosom of the Father??e has interpreted him.

John 14:6

Jesus answered him. "I am the Way, the Truth and the Life. No man ever comes to the Father but by me.

John 14:20

"At that day you shall understand that I am in my Father, and you in me, and I in you.

John 14:23

Jesus replied. "If any loves me he will obey my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him.

John 15:4

"Abide in me, and I in you. Just as the branch cannot bear fruit of itself except it abide in the vine, no more can you, unless you abide in me.

John 17:14

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

John 17:20-23

"Nor do I pray for them alone, but for those also who believe in me through their word,

John 17:25

O righteous Father, though the world knew thee not, I have known thee, and these have known that though didst send me.

1 Corinthians 1:30

It is of him that you are in Christ Jesus, whom God made unto us wisdom and righteousness and sanctification and redemption,

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God who said, "Out of darkness light shall shine," is he who has shone in my heart, that the sunrise of the knowledge of God may shine forth in the face of Christ.

2 Corinthians 5:17

So there is a new creation when any man is in Christ. The old life has passed away, behold, the new is come.

Ephesians 1:17-19

I am praying that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father most glorious, may grant you a spirit of wisdom and revelation, through an intimate knowledge of himself;

Ephesians 3:18

that you may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is "the breadth," "the length," "the depth," and "the height,"

Philippians 3:9

and be found in him; not having my own righteousness of the Law, but that alone which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which comes from God, founded upon faith.

Colossians 2:2-3

May their hearts be comforted! May they be knit together in love! May they gain in all its riches the full assurance of their understanding! May they come to a perfect knowledge of the secret truth of God, which is Christ himself.

1 John 1:1-3

It is of what has existed from the beginning, of what we have listened to, of what we have seen with our own eyes, of what we have witnessed and touched with our own heads, it is concerning the Logos of Life that we are now writing.

1 John 2:6

By who says he "remains in him" ought to spend his life as he spent his.

1 John 2:24

If what you have heard from the beginning is abiding in you, you also will ever abide in the Son and in the Father.

1 John 4:2

By this you know the Spirit of God; every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is from God;

1 John 4:16

And we do know and have believed the love which God has for us. God is love; and he who is abiding in love is abiding in God, and God is abiding in him.

1 John 5:1

Every one who believes that Jesus is the Christ is a child of God; and every one who loves the Father, loves him also who is the Father's Child.

Revelation 3:14

To the angel of the Church in Laodicea, write. These things says the Amen, the witness, faithful and true, the beginning of the creation of God.

Revelation 6:10

And with a loud voice they cried, saying, "O Master, holy and true, How long dost thou not judge And avenge our blood On those who dwell on the earth?"

Revelation 15:3

They were singing the song of Moses, the slave of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying. "Great and marvelous are thy works, O Lord God, the Almighty! Righteous and true are thy ways, Thou King of kings!

Revelation 19:11

And I saw heaven opened, and lo! a white horse; and he who sat upon him was named "Faithful and True"; and in righteousness does he judge and make war.

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