Parallel Verses

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;

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.

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,

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

Usage: 0

to them

Usage: 0

gave he
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
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 
Usage: 1151

even to them

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

πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
Usage: 163

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

his

Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 1:12

Devotionals containing John 1:12

Images John 1:12

Prayers for John 1:12

Context Readings

The Prologue To John's Gospel

11 He came to his own, and his own received him not; 12 but as many as received him, to them gave he the right to be children of God, to those that believe on his name; 13 who have been born, not of blood, nor of flesh's will, nor of man's will, but of God.


Cross References

Galatians 3:26

for ye are all God's sons by faith in Christ Jesus.

1 John 3:23

And this is his commandment, that we believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and that we love one another, even as he has given us commandment.

John 3:18

He that believes on him is not judged: but he that believes not has been already judged, because he has not believed on the name of the only-begotten Son of God.

2 Peter 1:4

through which he has given to us the greatest and precious promises, that through these ye may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

1 John 3:1

See what love the Father has given to us, that we should be called the children of God. For this reason the world knows us not, because it knew him not.

Isaiah 56:5

even unto them will I give in my house and within my walls a place and a name better than of sons and daughters; I will give them an everlasting name, that shall not be cut off.

Jeremiah 3:19

And as for me, I said, How shall I put thee among the children, and give thee the pleasant land, the goodly inheritance of the hosts of the nations? And I said, Thou shalt call me, My father; and shalt not turn away from following me.

Hosea 1:10

Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea which cannot be measured or numbered; and it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people, it shall be said unto them, Sons of the living God.

Matthew 10:40

He that receives you receives me, and he that receives me receives him that sent me.

Matthew 12:21

and on his name shall the nations hope.

Matthew 18:5

and whosoever shall receive one such little child in my name, receives me.

2 Corinthians 6:17-18

Wherefore come out from the midst of them, and be separated, saith the Lord, and touch not what is unclean, and I will receive you;

Galatians 4:6

But because ye are sons, God has sent out the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, Abba, Father.

Colossians 2:6

As therefore ye have received the Christ, Jesus the Lord, walk in him,

1 John 5:12-13

He that has the Son has life: he that has not the Son of God has not life.

John 1:7

He came for witness, that he might witness concerning the light, that all might believe through him.

John 2:23

And when he was in Jerusalem, at the passover, at the feast, many believed on his name, beholding his signs which he wrought.

John 11:52

and not for the nation only, but that he should also gather together into one the children of God who were scattered abroad.

John 20:31

but these are written that ye may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing ye might have life in his name.

Acts 3:16

And, by faith in his name, his name has made this man strong whom ye behold and know; and the faith which is by him has given him this complete soundness in the presence of you all.

Romans 8:14

for as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.

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