Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Whom, not having seen, ye love, in whom, not now seeing but believing, ye exult in inexpressible and glorified joy,

New American Standard Bible

and though you have not seen Him, you love Him, and though you do not see Him now, but believe in Him, you greatly rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory,

King James Version

Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:

Holman Bible

You love Him, though you have not seen Him. And though not seeing Him now, you believe in Him and rejoice with inexpressible and glorious joy,

International Standard Version

Though you have not seen him, you love him. And even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and rejoice with an indescribable and glorious joy,

American Standard Version

whom not having seen ye love; on whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice greatly with joy unspeakable and full of glory:

Amplified

Though you have not seen Him, you love Him; and though you do not even see Him now, you believe and trust in Him and you greatly rejoice and delight with inexpressible and glorious joy,

An Understandable Version

Although you have not seen Jesus, you [still] love Him and believe in Him, and this causes you to have an indescribable, glorious joy.

Anderson New Testament

-whom, though you have not seen him, yet you love; on whom not now looking, but believing, you rejoice with joy unspeakable, and full of glory,

Bible in Basic English

To whom your love is given, though you have not seen him; and the faith which you have in him, though you do not see him now, gives you joy greater than words and full of glory:

Common New Testament

Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and rejoice with an inexpressible and glorious joy,

Daniel Mace New Testament

whom though you have not seen, you love: and though he is not now the object of your view, yet you believe in him, and triumph with such a laudable transport, as cannot be express'd:

Darby Translation

whom, having not seen, ye love; on whom though not now looking, but believing, ye exult with joy unspeakable and filled with the glory,

Godbey New Testament

whom you not seeing, love with divine love; on whom, not looking, but believing, you rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:

Goodspeed New Testament

You must love him, though you have not seen him, but since you believe in him though you do not now see him, rejoice with triumphant, unutterable joy

John Wesley New Testament

Whom having not seen, ye love: in whom tho' ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory, Receiving the end of your faith, the salvation of your souls.

Julia Smith Translation

Whom not having seen, ye love; in whom, now not seeing, but believing, ye are transported with joy unalterable, and highly valued:

King James 2000

Whom having not seen, you love; in whom, though now you see him not, yet believing, you rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:

Lexham Expanded Bible

whom, [although you] have not seen, you love; in whom now you believe, [although you] do not see [him], and you rejoice greatly with joy inexpressible and full of glory,

Modern King James verseion

whom having not seen, you love; in whom not yet seeing, but believing in Him you exult with unspeakable joy, and having been glorified,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

whom ye have not seen and yet love him, in whom even now, though ye see him not, yet ye believe, and rejoice with joy unspeakable and glorious:

Moffatt New Testament

You never knew him, but you love him; for the moment you do not see him, but you believe in him, and you will thrill with an unspeakable and glorious joy

Montgomery New Testament

Him you love, though you have never seen him; in him you ever believe, though even now you see him not, and you are rejoicing with joy unspeakable and full of glory,

NET Bible

You have not seen him, but you love him. You do not see him now but you believe in him, and so you rejoice with an indescribable and glorious joy,

New Heart English Bible

whom not having seen you love; in whom, though now you do not see him, yet believing, you rejoice greatly with joy inexpressible and full of glory?

Noyes New Testament

whom, having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory,

Sawyer New Testament

whom not having seen you love, in whom believing though now you see him not you rejoice with joy unspeakable and glorious,

The Emphasized Bible

Whom, not having seen, ye love, on whom, though at present not looking, but believing, ye exult with joy unspeakable and filled with glory,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

whom though ye have not seen, ye love; on whom, though ye have not as yet gazed, yet believing, ye exult with joy unutterable and glorious:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Though you have never seen him, yet you love him; though you do not even now see him, yet you believe in him, and exalt with a triumphant happiness too great for words,

Webster

Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable, and full of glory:

Weymouth New Testament

Him you love, though your eyes have never looked on Him. In Him, though at present you cannot see Him, you nevertheless trust, and triumph with a joy which is unspeakable and is crowned with glory,

Williams New Testament

You must continue to love Him, although you have never seen Him, but because you do believe in Him, although you do not now see Him, you must continue to rejoice with an unutterable and triumphant joy,

World English Bible

whom not having known you love; in whom, though now you don't see him, yet believing, you rejoice greatly with joy unspeakable and full of glory --

Worrell New Testament

Whom, not having seen, ye love; on Whom, though now not seeing Him, yet believing, ye exult with joy unspeakable and full of glory;

Worsley New Testament

whom having not seen ye love; in whom, though now ye see Him not, yet believing ye rejoice with joy ineffable and full of glory; receiving the end of your faith,

Youngs Literal Translation

whom, not having seen, ye love, in whom, now not seeing and believing, ye are glad with joy unspeakable and glorified,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ye love
G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

in
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

ἄρτι 
Arti 
Usage: 21

ye see
ὁράω 
Horao 
see, take heed, behold, perceive, not tr
Usage: 36

him not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

yet
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
Usage: 163

ye rejoice
G21
ἀγαλλιάω 
Agalliao 
Usage: 8

with joy
χαρά 
Chara 
Usage: 44

ἀνεκλάλητος 
Aneklaletos 
Usage: 1

and

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

Devotionals

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Context Readings

A New Birth To A Living Hope

7 so that the proof of your faith, much more precious than gold that perishes, and though proven by fire, may be found for praise and esteem and for glory at the revealing of Jesus Christ. 8 Whom, not having seen, ye love, in whom, not now seeing but believing, ye exult in inexpressible and glorified joy, 9 receiving back the outcome of your faith, the salvation of souls.


Cross References

John 20:29

Jesus says to him, Because thou have seen me, thou have believed. Blessed are those who have not seen, and have believed.

Matthew 25:35-40

For I was hungry, and ye gave me to eat. I was thirsty, and ye gave me to drink. I was a stranger, and ye took me in,

Hebrews 11:27

By faith he forsook Egypt, not having feared the wrath of the king, for he persevered as seeing the invisible.

Song of Songs 1:7

Tell me, O thou whom my soul loves, where thou feed [thy flock], where thou make [it] to rest at noon. For why should I be as she who is veiled beside the flocks of thy companions?

Song of Songs 1:7

Tell me, O thou whom my soul loves, where thou feed [thy flock], where thou make [it] to rest at noon. For why should I be as she who is veiled beside the flocks of thy companions?

Song of Songs 1:7

Tell me, O thou whom my soul loves, where thou feed [thy flock], where thou make [it] to rest at noon. For why should I be as she who is veiled beside the flocks of thy companions?

Habakkuk 3:17-18

For though the fig tree shall not flourish, nor shall fruit be in the vines, the labor of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no food. The flock shall be cut off from the fold, and there shall be no herd in the stalls.

Matthew 10:37

He who loves father or mother above me is not worthy of me, and he who loves son or daughter above me is not worthy of me.

John 8:42

Therefore Jesus said to them, If God were your Father, ye would love me, for I came forth and have come from God. For, neither have I come for myself, but he sent me.

John 14:15

If ye love me, keep my commandments.

John 14:21

He who has my commandments, and keeps them, that man it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.

John 14:24

He who does not love me does not keep my words. And the word that ye hear is not mine, but the Father's who sent me.

John 16:22

And now therefore indeed ye have sorrow, but I will see you again, and your heart will rejoice, and no man takes your joy away from you.

John 21:15-17

So when they ate breakfast, Jesus says to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonah, do thou love me more than these things? He says to him, Yea, Lord. Thou know that I love thee. He says to him, Feed my lambs.

Acts 16:34

And having brought them into his house, he set out a table, and rejoiced, having believed in God with all his house.

Romans 14:17

For the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in Holy Spirit.

Romans 15:13

Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, for ye to abound in hope in the power of Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 16:22

If any man does not love the Lord Jesus Christ, let him be accursed. Maranatha.

2 Corinthians 1:22

He also is who put a seal on us, and who gave the pledge of the Spirit in our hearts.

2 Corinthians 4:18

while we look not at things seen, but at things not seen. For things seen are temporal, but things not seen are eternal.

2 Corinthians 5:7

for we walk by faith, not by sight.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ holds us together, having judge this, that if one died for all, then all died.

2 Corinthians 9:15

And thanks to God for his indescribable gift.

2 Corinthians 12:4

that he was caught up into the paradise, and heard inexpressible sayings that are not permitted for a man to utter.

Galatians 5:6

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision avails anything nor uncircumcision, but faith working through love.

Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Ephesians 1:13-14

In whom ye also, having heard the word of the truth, the good-news of your salvation, in whom also having believed, ye were sealed with the Holy Spirit of the promise,

Ephesians 6:24

The grace is with all those who love our Lord Jesus Christ with incorruptibility. Truly.

Philippians 1:25

And having been convinced of this, I know that I will remain, and will continue with you all for your progress and joy in the faith.

Philippians 3:3

For we are the circumcision, men who worship in spirit to God, and who boast in Christ Jesus, and not being confident in flesh.

Philippians 4:4

Rejoice in Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice.

Hebrews 11:1

Now faith is the foundation of hoping, the evidence of events not being seen.

1 Peter 1:6

In which ye greatly rejoice, although made sorrowful in various trials. Since it is now necessary for a little while,

1 Peter 2:7

To you therefore who believe is the preciousness, but for men who disobey, A stone that the builders rejected, this became the head of the corner,

1 Peter 5:4

And when the chief Shepherd is made known, ye will receive the unfading crown of glory.

1 John 4:19-20

We love him, because he first loved us.

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