Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Amplified

For everyone born of God is victorious and overcomes the world; and this is the victory that has conquered and overcome the world—our [continuing, persistent] faith [in Jesus the Son of God].

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.

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.

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 loving God is keeping his laws: and his laws are not hard. 4 Anything which comes from God is able to overcome the world: and the power by which we have overcome the world is our faith. 5 Who is able to overcome the world but the man who has faith that Jesus is the Son of God?



Cross References

John 16:33

I have said all these things to you so that in me you may have peace. In the world you have trouble: but take heart! I have overcome the world.

1 Corinthians 15:57

But praise be to God who gives us strength to overcome through our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 John 4:4

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.

1 John 3:9

Anyone who is a child of God does no sin, because he still has God's seed in him; he is not able to be a sinner, because God is his Father.

1 John 5:1

Everyone who has faith that Jesus is the Christ is a child of God: and everyone who has love for the Father has love for his child.

Revelation 12:11

And they overcame him through the blood of the Lamb and the word of their witness; and loving not their lives they freely gave themselves up to death.

Romans 8:35-37

Who will come between us and the love of Christ? Will trouble, or pain, or cruel acts, or the need of food or of clothing, or danger, or the sword?

1 John 2:13-17

I am writing to you, fathers, because you have knowledge of him who was from the first. I am writing to you, young men, because you have overcome the Evil One. I have sent a letter to you, children, because you have knowledge of the Father.

1 John 5:5

Who is able to overcome the world but the man who has faith that Jesus is the Son of God?

Revelation 2:7

He who has ears, let him give ear to what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes I will give of the fruit of the tree of life, which is in the Paradise of God.

Revelation 2:11

He who has ears, let him give ear to what the Spirit says to the churches. He who overcomes will not come under the power of the second death.

Revelation 2:17

He who has ears, let him give ear to what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes I will give of the secret manna, and I will give him a white stone, and on the stone a new name, of which no one has knowledge but he to whom it is given.

Revelation 2:26

He who overcomes, and keeps my works to the end, to him I will give rule over the nations,

Revelation 3:5

He who overcomes will be dressed in white, and I will not take his name from the book of life, and I will give witness to his name before my Father, and before his angels.

Revelation 3:12

Him who overcomes I will make a pillar in the house of my God, and he will go out no more: and I will put on him the name of my God, and the name of the town of my God, the new Jerusalem, which comes down out of heaven from my God, and my new name.

Revelation 3:21

To him who overcomes I will give a place with me on my high seat, even as I overcame, and am seated with my Father on his high seat.

Revelation 15:2

And I saw a sea which seemed like glass mixed with fire; and those who had overcome the beast and his image and the number of his name, were in their places by the sea of glass, with God's instruments of music in their hands.

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