Parallel Verses

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:

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,

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,

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 unto his own, and his own received him not. 12 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: 13 Which 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 ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.

1 John 3:23

And this is his commandment, That we should believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us commandment.

John 3:18

He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.

2 Peter 1:4

Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

1 John 3:1

Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.

Isaiah 56:5

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

Jeremiah 3:19

But I said, How shall I put thee among the children, and give thee a pleasant land, a goodly heritage of the hosts of nations? and I said, Thou shalt call me, My father; and shalt not turn away from me.

Hosea 1:10

Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured nor numbered; and it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people, there it shall be said unto them, Ye are the sons of the living God.

Matthew 10:40

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

Matthew 12:21

And in his name shall the Gentiles trust.

Matthew 18:5

And whoso shall receive one such little child in my name receiveth me.

2 Corinthians 6:17-18

Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you,

Galatians 4:6

And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father.

Colossians 2:6

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

1 John 5:12-13

He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life.

John 1:7

The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe.

John 2:23

Now when he was in Jerusalem at the passover, in the feast day, many believed in his name, when they saw the miracles which he did.

John 11:52

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

John 20:31

But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name.

Acts 3:16

And his name through faith in his name hath made this man strong, whom ye see and know: yea, the faith which is by him hath given him this perfect soundness in the presence of you all.

Romans 8:14

For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.

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