Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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,

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,

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 creation, yet his own people did not receive him. 12 However, to all who received him, those believing in his name, he gave authority to become God's children, 13 who were born, not merely in a genetic sense, nor from lust, nor from man's desire, but from the will of God.


Cross References

Galatians 3:26

For all of you are God's children through faith in the Messiah Jesus.

1 John 3:23

And this is his commandment: to believe in the name of his Son, Jesus the Messiah, and to love one another as he commanded us.

John 3:18

Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe has already been condemned, because he has not believed in the name of God's unique Son.

2 Peter 1:4

Through these he has given us his precious and wonderful promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature, seeing that you have escaped the corruption that is in the world caused by evil desires.

1 John 3:1

See what kind of love the Father has given us: We are called God's children and that is what we are! For this reason the world does not recognize us, because it did not recognize him, either.

Isaiah 56:5

to them I will give in my house and within my walls a monument and a name better than sons and daughters. I will give them an everlasting name that will not be cut off.

Jeremiah 3:19

"I said, "How I wanted to treat you like children, and give you a pleasant land, the most beautiful inheritance of the nations.' I said, "You will call me, my father, and won't turn back from following me.'

Hosea 1:10

Despite this, the number of the people of Israel will be like ocean sand, which can neither be measured nor counted. And the time will come when instead of it being said, "You are not my people,' it will be said, "You are children of the living God.'

Matthew 10:40

"The one who receives you receives me, and the one who receives me receives the one who sent me.

Matthew 12:21

And in his name unbelievers will hope."

Matthew 18:5

and whoever receives a little child like this in my name receives me."

2 Corinthians 6:17-18

Therefore, "Get away from them and separate yourselves from them," declares the Lord, "and don't touch anything unclean. Then I will welcome you.

Galatians 4:6

Now because you are his children, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts to cry out, "Abba! Father!"

Colossians 2:6

So then, just as you have received the Messiah Jesus the Lord, continue to live dependent on him.

1 John 5:12-13

The person who has the Son has this life. The person who does not have the Son of God does not have this life.

John 1:7

He came as a witness to testify about the light, so that all might believe because of him.

John 2:23

While Jesus was in Jerusalem for the Passover Festival, many people believed in him because they saw the signs that he was doing.

John 11:52

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

John 20:31

But these have been recorded so that you may believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and so that through believing you may have life in his name.

Acts 3:16

It is his name that is, by faith in his name that has healed this man whom you see and know. Yes, the faith that comes through Jesus has given him this perfect health in the presence of all of you.

Romans 8:14

For all who are led by God's Spirit are God's children.

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