Parallel Verses

Amplified

For whatever is born of God is victorious over the world; and this is the victory that conquers the world, even our faith.

New American Standard Bible

For whatever is born of God overcomes the world; and this is the victory that has overcome the world--our faith.

King James Version

For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith.

Holman Bible

because whatever has been born of God conquers the world. This is the victory that has conquered the world: our faith.

International Standard Version

because everyone who is born from God has overcome the world. Our faith is the victory that overcomes the world.

A Conservative Version

Because everything that has been begotten from God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that overcomes the world, our faith.

American Standard Version

For whatsoever is begotten of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that hath overcome the world, even our faith.

An Understandable Version

For whoever [Note: The Greek says "whatever"] is [spiritually] conceived [and eventually born] by God will overcome [the evil influence of] the world. And this is [how] that victory can be gained over the world: [It is through] our faith [in God].

Anderson New Testament

For whatever is begotten of God, overcomes the world; and this is the victorious principle that overcomes the world, even our faith.

Bible in Basic English

Anything which comes from God is able to overcome the world: and the power by which we have overcome the world is our faith.

Common New Testament

For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the worldour faith.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for he that is a true christian, overcomes the world: by obtaining faith, we have gain'd a victory over the world.

Darby Translation

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.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

because, every one that is begotten by God, overcomes the world. And this is the victory which overcomes the world, even our faith.

Godbey New Testament

because everything which has been born of God conquers the world: and this is the victory which has conquered the world, our faith.

Goodspeed New Testament

for every child of God is victorious over the world. Our faith is the victory that has triumphed over the world.

John Wesley New Testament

For whosoever is born of God overcometh the world; and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For whatsoever is born of God overcomes the world; and this is the victory that overcomes the world, even our faith.

Julia Smith Translation

For everything begotten of God conquers the world: and this is the victory having conquered the world, our faith.

King James 2000

For whoever is born of God overcomes the world: and this is the victory that overcomes the world, even our faith.

Lexham Expanded Bible

because everyone who is fathered by God conquers the world.

Modern King James verseion

For everything that has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that overcomes the world, our faith.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For all that is born of God, overcometh the world. And this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith.

Moffatt New Testament

for whatever is born of God conquers the world. Our faith, that is the conquest which conquers the world.

Montgomery New Testament

For whoever is a child of God is overcoming the world; and our faith is the victory that has overcome the world.

NET Bible

because This is the conquering power that has conquered the world: our faith.

New Heart English Bible

For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world: our faith.

Noyes New Testament

because whatever is born of God overcometh the world; and this is the victory that hath overcome the world, even our faith.

Sawyer New Testament

for every child that has been born of God overcomes the world; and this is the victory which overcomes the world, our faith.

The Emphasized Bible

Because, whatsoever hath been born of God, overcometh the world; and, this, is the victory that hath overcome the world - our faith.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Because every one that is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory which overcometh the world, our faith.

Twentieth Century New Testament

because all that has received the new Life from God conquers the world. And this is the power that has conquered the world--our faith!

Webster

For whatever is born of God, overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith.

Weymouth New Testament

For every child of God overcomes the world; and the victorious principle which has overcome the world is our faith.

Williams New Testament

for every child of God continues to conquer the world. Our faith is the victory that has conquered the world.

World English Bible

For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world: your faith.

Worrell New Testament

because all that has been begotten of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that overcomes the world, our faith.

Worsley New Testament

For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that vanquisheth the world, even our faith.

Youngs Literal Translation

because every one who is begotten of God doth overcome the world, and this is the victory that did overcome the world -- our faith;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

is born
γεννάω 
Gennao 
Usage: 84

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

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

νικάω 
Nikao 
Usage: 17

the world
κόσμος 
Kosmos 
κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109
Usage: 109

and

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

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 victory
νίκη 
Nike 
Usage: 1

νικάω 
Nikao 
Usage: 17

ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

Devotionals

Devotionals containing 1 John 5:4

Images 1 John 5:4

Context Readings

God's Love Revealed

3 For the [true] love of God is this: that we do His commands [keep His ordinances and are mindful of His precepts and teaching]. And these orders of His are not irksome (burdensome, oppressive, or grievous). 4 For whatever is born of God is victorious over the world; and this is the victory that conquers the world, even our faith. 5 Who is it that is victorious over [that conquers] the world but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God [who adheres to, trusts in, and relies on that fact]?



Cross References

John 16:33

I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have [perfect] peace and confidence. In the world you have tribulation and trials and distress and frustration; but be of good cheer [take courage; be confident, certain, undaunted]! For I have overcome the world. [I have deprived it of power to harm you and have conquered it for you.]

1 Corinthians 15:57

But thanks be to God, Who gives us the victory [making us conquerors] through our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 John 4:4

Little children, you are of God [you belong to Him] and have [already] defeated and overcome them [the agents of the antichrist], because He Who lives in you is greater (mightier) than he who is in the world.

1 John 3:9

No one born (begotten) of God [deliberately, knowingly, and habitually] practices sin, for God's nature abides in him [His principle of life, the divine sperm, remains permanently within him]; and he cannot practice sinning because he is born (begotten) of God.

1 John 5:1

Everyone who believes (adheres to, trusts, and relies on the fact) that Jesus is the Christ (the Messiah) is a born-again child of God; and everyone who loves the Father also loves the one born of Him (His offspring).

Revelation 12:11

And they have overcome (conquered) him by means of the blood of the Lamb and by the utterance of their testimony, for they did not love and cling to life even when faced with death [holding their lives cheap till they had to die for their witnessing].

Romans 8:35-37

Who shall ever separate us from Christ's love? Shall suffering and affliction and tribulation? Or calamity and distress? Or persecution or hunger or destitution or peril or sword?

1 John 2:13-17

I am writing to you, fathers, because you have come to know (recognize, be aware of, and understand) Him Who [has existed] from the beginning. I am writing to you, young men, because you have been victorious over the wicked [one]. I write to you, boys (lads), because you have come to know (recognize and be aware) of the Father.

1 John 5:5

Who is it that is victorious over [that conquers] the world but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God [who adheres to, trusts in, and relies on that fact]?

Revelation 2:7

He who is able to hear, let him listen to and give heed to what the Spirit says to the assemblies (churches). To him who overcomes (is victorious), I will grant to eat [of the fruit] of the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.

Revelation 2:11

He who is able to hear, let him listen to and heed what the Spirit says to the assemblies (churches). He who overcomes (is victorious) shall in no way be injured by the second death.

Revelation 2:17

He who is able to hear, let him listen to and heed what the Spirit says to the assemblies (churches). To him who overcomes (conquers), I will give to eat of the manna that is hidden, and I will give him a white stone with a new name engraved on the stone, which no one knows or understands except he who receives it.

Revelation 2:26

And he who overcomes (is victorious) and who obeys My commands to the [very] end [doing the works that please Me], I will give him authority and power over the nations;

Revelation 3:5

Thus shall he who conquers (is victorious) be clad in white garments, and I will not erase or blot out his name from the Book of Life; I will acknowledge him [as Mine] and I will confess his name openly before My Father and before His angels.

Revelation 3:12

He who overcomes (is victorious), I will make him a pillar in the sanctuary of My God; he shall never be put out of it or go out of it, and I will write on him the name of My God and the name of the city of My God, the new Jerusalem, which descends from My God out of heaven, and My own new name.

Revelation 3:21

He who overcomes (is victorious), I will grant him to sit beside Me on My throne, as I Myself overcame (was victorious) and sat down beside My Father on His throne.

Revelation 15:2

Then I saw what seemed to be a glassy sea blended with fire, and those who had come off victorious from the beast and from his statue and from the number corresponding to his name were standing beside the glassy sea, with harps of God in their hands.

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