1 John 1:4

“And these things write we unto you, that your joy may be full.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And these things write we vnto you, that your ioy may be full.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

These things we write, so that our joy may be made complete.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and these things we write, that our joy may be made full.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And we are writing these things to you so that our joy may be made complete.
- Basic English Bible

And these things write we to you that your joy may be full.
- Darby Bible

And these things we write to you, that your joy may be full.
- Webster's Bible

And we write these things in order that our joy may be made complete.
- Weymouth Bible

And we write these things to you, that our joy may be fulfilled.
- World English Bible

And we writen this thing to you, that ye haue ioye, and that youre ioye be ful.
- Wycliffe Bible

and these things we write to you, that your joy may be full.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 John 1:4


1:4 That your joy may be full - So our Lord also, #John 15:11|; #16:22|. There is a joy of hope, a joy of faith, and a joy of love. Here the joy of faith is directly intended. It is a concise expression. Your joy - That is, your faith and the joy arising from it: but it likewise implies the joy of hope and love.


People's Bible Notes for 1 John 1:4


1Jo 1:4 These things write we unto you. This assurance of the divine fellowship is given in order that your joy may be full. They may rejoice with the fullness of joy in the glorious hope.

Discussion for 1 John 1

  • Dennis
    In reading 1 John, Chapter 1 I am so thankful that we have repentence in the
    cross of Christ. To be forgiven forever from past,present and especially for future iniquities is the real key to salvation. We do not have to work for it. It's not like a golf club where they select you based on who you know and your wealth. We come as we are. With all the imperfections of man. God Loves us. He forgives
  • Norah
    The moment i read and understanding came into me concerning John1:1,i accepted that i was a sinner ,i repented of my sins,accepted the blood of the lamb to cleanse me,and i hv never been the same again.The joy of salvation in Christ Jesus keeps me going regardless of the situations around me,i hv never regretted why i got saved.make adecision now for time is over,the messiah is coming,shaom.
  • David Rax
    god is so wounderfull that he gave us his rules or commandments in order for us to be saved and enter the kingdom of god.he is a very wounderful.
  • Addis
    I believe if we have a real fellowship with God the father and Jesus, we would want to live righteous because we want to sin no more. So, our sinfull nature would make us continue to sin but we are forgiven of all past, present and future sins and we just have to have real repentance each time we sin. Our fellowhip with God will makevus hate to sin.
  • Theresa Patterson
    If we are in the light there is peace, truth and love and joy in the light and we have fellowship with the Lord Jesus Christ. That is something Iam longing for.
  • Betty Clapper
    God is the way and the truth,

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