Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name,

King James Version

But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:

Holman Bible

But to all who did receive Him, He gave them the right to be children of God, to those who believe in His name,

International Standard Version

However, to all who received him, those believing in his name, he gave authority to become God's children,

A Conservative Version

But as many as did accept him, to them he gave power to become children of God, to those who believe in his name,

American Standard Version

But as many as received him, to them gave he the right to become children of God, even to them that believe on his name:

Amplified

But to as many as did receive and welcome Him, He gave the authority (power, privilege, right) to become the children of God, that is, to those who believe in (adhere to, trust in, and rely on) His name -- "

An Understandable Version

But He gave all those who did welcome Him the opportunity of becoming children of God by believing in His name [i.e., as the Messiah].

Anderson New Testament

But as many as received him, to them he gave the privilege of be coming the children of God, even to those who believe on his name;

Bible in Basic English

To all those who did so take him, however, he gave the right of becoming children of God--that is, to those who had faith in his name:

Common New Testament

But to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God

Daniel Mace New Testament

but to as many as received him, and believed on him, he granted the privilege of being the sons of God.

Darby Translation

but as many as received him, to them gave he the right to be children of God, to those that believe on his name;

Godbey New Testament

But so many as received Him, to them gave He the right to become the children of God, to those believing on His name:

Goodspeed New Testament

But to all who did receive him and believe in him he gave the right to become children of God,

John Wesley New Testament

But as many as received him, to them gave he privilege to become the sons of God, to them that believe in his name:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become sons of God, even to them that believe on his name,

Julia Smith Translation

And as many as received him, he gave them authority to be the children of God, to them believing on his name:

King James 2000

But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the children of God, even to them that believe on his name:

Lexham Expanded Bible

But as many as received him--to those who believe in his name--he gave to them authority to become children of God,

Modern King James verseion

But as many as received Him, He gave to them authority to become the children of God, to those who believe on His name,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But as many as received him, to them gave he power to be the sons of God: in that they believed on his name:

Moffatt New Testament

On those who have accepted him, however, he has conferred the right of being children of God, that is, on those who believe in his Name,

Montgomery New Testament

But to all who receive him, to them he has given the right to become children of God, even to those who trust in his name;

NET Bible

But to all who have received him -- those who believe in his name -- he has given the right to become God's children

New Heart English Bible

But as many as received him, to them he gave the right to become God's children, to those who believe in his name,

New simplified Bible

He gave the right to become children of God to all who received him. Even to those who believe in his name.

Noyes New Testament

But as many as received him, to them he gave power to become children of God,to those who believed in his name;

Sawyer New Testament

But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become sons of God, to them that believe on his name,

The Emphasized Bible

But, as many as did receive him, he gave, unto them, authority, children of God, to become, - unto them who were believing on his name:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But as many as did receive him, on them he bestowed authority to become children of God, even on those who believe on his name:

Twentieth Century New Testament

But to all who did receive him he gave power to become Children of God--to those who believe in his Name.

Webster

But as many as received him, to them he gave power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:

Weymouth New Testament

But all who have received Him, to them--that is, to those who trust in His name--He has given the privilege of becoming children of God;

Williams New Testament

But to all who did accept Him, and trust in His name, He gave the right to become the children of God,

World English Bible

But as many as received him, to them he gave the right to become God's children, to those who believe in his name:

Worrell New Testament

But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those believing in His name;

Worsley New Testament

But as many as received Him, to them granted He the privilege to become the children of God, even to them that believe on his name;

Youngs Literal Translation

but as many as did receive him to them he gave authority to become sons of God -- to those believing in his name,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

as many as
ὅσος 
Hosos 
Usage: 76

λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive , take , have , catch , not tr ,
Usage: 178

him

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

to them

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

gave he
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
give , grant , put , show , deliver , make ,
Usage: 254

ἐξουσία 
Exousia 
Usage: 79

to become
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be , come to pass , be made , be done , come , become , God forbid , arise , have , be fulfilled , be married to , be preferred , not tr , , vr done
Usage: 531

the sons
τέκνον 
Teknon 
Usage: 69

of God
θεός 
theos 
God , god , godly , God-ward ,
Usage: 1151

even to them

which , who , the things , the son ,
Usage: 0

πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
believe , commit unto , commit to trust , be committed unto , be put in trust with , be commit to one's trust , believer
Usage: 163

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

his

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 1:12

Devotionals containing John 1:12

Images John 1:12

Context Readings

The Prologue To John's Gospel

11 He came to His own, and those who were His own did not receive Him. 12 But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name, 13 who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God.


Cross References

Galatians 3:26

For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.

1 John 3:23

This is His commandment, that we believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, just as He commanded us.

John 3:18

"He who believes in Him is not judged; he who does not believe has been judged already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.

2 Peter 1:4

For by these He has granted to us His precious and magnificent promises, so that by them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world by lust.

1 John 3:1

See how great a love the Father has bestowed on us, that we would be called children of God; and such we are For this reason the world does not know us, because it did not know Him.

Isaiah 56:5

To them I will give in My house and within My walls a memorial, And a name better than that of sons and daughters; I will give them an everlasting name which will not be cut off.

Jeremiah 3:19

"Then I said, 'How I would set you among My sons And give you a pleasant land, The most beautiful inheritance of the nations!' And I said, 'You shall call Me, My Father, And not turn away from following Me.'

Hosea 1:10

Yet the number of the sons of Israel Will be like the sand of the sea, Which cannot be measured or numbered; And in the place Where it is said to them, "You are not My people," It will be said to them, "You are the sons of the living God."

Matthew 10:40

"He who receives you receives Me, and he who receives Me receives Him who sent Me.

Matthew 12:21

"AND IN HIS NAME THE GENTILES WILL HOPE."

Matthew 18:5

"And whoever receives one such child in My name receives Me;

2 Corinthians 6:17-18

"Therefore, COME OUT FROM THEIR MIDST AND BE SEPARATE," says the Lord. "AND DO NOT TOUCH WHAT IS UNCLEAN; And I will welcome you.

Galatians 4:6

Because you are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of His Son into our hearts, crying, "Abba! Father!"

Colossians 2:6

Therefore as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him,

1 John 5:12-13

He who has the Son has the life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have the life.

John 1:7

He came as a witness, to testify about the Light, so that all might believe through him.

John 2:23

Now when He was in Jerusalem at the Passover, during the feast, many believed in His name, observing His signs which He was doing.

John 11:52

and not for the nation only, but in order that He might also gather together into one the children of God who are scattered abroad.

John 20:31

but these have been written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing you may have life in His name.

Acts 3:16

"And on the basis of faith in His name, it is the name of Jesus which has strengthened this man whom you see and know; and the faith which comes through Him has given him this perfect health in the presence of you all.

Romans 8:14

For all who are being led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.



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