Parallel Verses

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 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,

A Conservative Version

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

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 Such trials show the proven character of your faith, which is much more valuable than gold -- gold that is tested by fire, even though it is passing away -- and will bring praise and glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed. 8 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, 9 because you are attaining the goal of your faith -- the salvation of your souls.


Cross References

John 20:29

Jesus said to him, "Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are the people who have not seen and yet have believed."

Matthew 25:35-40

For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in,

Hebrews 11:27

By faith he left Egypt without fearing the king's anger, for he persevered as though he could see the one who is invisible.

Song of Songs 1:7

The Beloved to Her Lover: Tell me, O you whom my heart loves, where do you pasture your sheep? Where do you rest your sheep during the midday heat? Tell me lest I wander around beside the flocks of your companions!

Song of Songs 5:9

The Maidens to The Beloved: Why is your beloved better than others, O most beautiful of women? Why is your beloved better than others, that you would command us in this manner?

Song of Songs 5:16

His mouth is very sweet; he is totally desirable. This is my beloved! This is my companion, O maidens of Jerusalem!

Habakkuk 3:17-18

When the fig tree does not bud, and there are no grapes on the vines; when the olive trees do not produce, and the fields yield no crops; when the sheep disappear from the pen, and there are no cattle in the stalls,

Matthew 10:37

"Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.

John 8:42

Jesus replied, "If God were your Father, you would love me, for I have come from God and am now here. I have not come on my own initiative, but he sent me.

John 14:15

"If you love me, you will obey my commandments.

John 14:21

The person who has my commandments and obeys them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and will reveal myself to him."

John 14:24

The person who does not love me does not obey my words. And the word you hear is not mine, but the Father's who sent me.

John 16:22

So also you have sorrow now, but I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you.

John 21:15-17

Then when they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these do?" He replied, "Yes, Lord, you know I love you." Jesus told him, "Feed my lambs."

Acts 16:34

The jailer brought them into his house and set food before them, and he rejoiced greatly that he had come to believe in God, together with his entire household.

Romans 14:17

For the kingdom of God does not consist of food and drink, but righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Romans 15:13

Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you believe in him, so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 16:22

Let anyone who has no love for the Lord be accursed. Our Lord, come!

2 Corinthians 1:22

who also sealed us and gave us the Spirit in our hearts as a down payment.

2 Corinthians 4:18

because we are not looking at what can be seen but at what cannot be seen. For what can be seen is temporary, but what cannot be seen is eternal.

2 Corinthians 5:7

for we live by faith, not by sight.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ controls us, since we have concluded this, that Christ died for all; therefore all have died.

2 Corinthians 9:15

Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!

2 Corinthians 12:4

was caught up into paradise and heard things too sacred to be put into words, things that a person is not permitted to speak.

Galatians 5:6

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision carries any weight -- the only thing that matters is faith working through love.

Galatians 5:22

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

Ephesians 1:13-14

And when you heard the word of truth (the gospel of your salvation) -- when you believed in Christ -- you were marked with the seal of the promised Holy Spirit,

Ephesians 6:24

Grace be with all of those who love our Lord Jesus Christ with an undying love.

Philippians 1:25

And since I am sure of this, I know that I will remain and continue with all of you for the sake of your progress and joy in the faith,

Philippians 3:3

For we are the circumcision, the ones who worship by the Spirit of God, exult in Christ Jesus, and do not rely on human credentials

Philippians 4:4

Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I say, rejoice!

Hebrews 11:1

Now faith is being sure of what we hope for, being convinced of what we do not see.

1 Peter 1:6

This brings you great joy, although you may have to suffer for a short time in various trials.

1 Peter 2:7

So you who believe see his value, but for those who do not believe, the stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone,

1 Peter 5:4

Then when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the crown of glory that never fades away.

1 John 4:19-20

We love because he loved us first.

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