1 John 5:10

“Hee that beleeueth on the Sonne of God, hath the witnesse in himselfe: he that beleeueth not God, hath made him a liar, because he beleeueth not the record that God gaue of his Sonne.”

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Other Translations

He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made him a liar; because he believeth not the record that God gave of his Son.
- King James Version

The one who believes in the Son of God has the testimony in himself; the one who does not believe God has made Him a liar, because he has not believed in the testimony that God has given concerning His Son.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in him: he that believeth not God hath made him a liar; because he hath not believed in the witness that God hath borne concerning his Son.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who has faith in the Son of God has the witness in himself: he who has not faith in God makes him false, because he has not faith in the witness which God has given about his Son.
- Basic English Bible

He that believes on the Son of God has the witness in himself; he that does not believe God has made him a liar, because he has not believed in the witness which God has witnessed concerning his Son.
- Darby Bible

He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God, hath made him a liar, because he hath not believed the testimony that God gave of his Son.
- Webster's Bible

He who believes in the Son of God has the testimony in his own heart: he who does not believe God has made Him a liar, in that he has refused to accept the testimony which God has given about His Son.
- Weymouth Bible

He who believes in the Son of God has the testimony in himself. He who doesn't believe God has made him a liar, because he has not believed in the testimony that God has given concerning his Son.
- World English Bible

He that bileueth in the sone of God, hath the witnessing of God in hym. He that bileueth not to the sone, makith hym a liere; for he bileueth not in the witnessing, that God witnesside of his sone.
- Wycliffe Bible

He who is believing in the Son of God, hath the testimony in himself; he who is not believing God, a liar hath made Him, because he hath not believed in the testimony that God hath testified concerning His Son;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 John 5:10


5:10 He that believeth on the Son of God hath the testimony - The dear evidence of this, in himself: he that believeth not God, in this, hath made him a liar; because he supposes that to be false which God has expressly testified.


People's Bible Notes for 1 John 5:10


1Jo 5:10 He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself. He hath the witness in his changed heart and life. He that believeth not God hath made him a liar. He makes God a liar by rejecting the witness God gives to the Son.

Discussion for 1 John 5

  • No one cares
    The bible tells us that we should know a tree by the fruit that it bares.......an apple tree will not bare bare figs and an orange tree will not bare apples. A man cannot serve two gods. Therefore a sinner pretending to be a Saint is still a sinner.
  • EARL WRIGHT
    NO YOU CAN NOT SERVE TWO MASTERS,MATT;6;24 ONLY TO SPIRITS ON THIS EARTH,BOTH CAN NOT BE IN YOU AT THE SAME TIME, WHEN YOU SIN SATIN ENTER YOUR BODY,IF YOU REPENT,THE HOLY SPIRIT CAN RE-ENTER. YOUR BODY IS A TEMPLE FOR GODS SPIRIT;1-COR;;AND 6;19..2-COR;5;17-WE ARE A NEW CREATION,THIS HAPPEN AT YOUR BAPTISM; 1-COR;15;22;THE GREEK WORD FOR BAPTISM IS BURIAL(SOMETHING DIED THE FLESH;NO MORE SPACE TO
  • Wayne
    How does Baptist theology and vv 18-19 relate? Can one be godly and a sinner at the same time? Can one be a sinning saint? Can one be " dead to sin" and still partake of ungodliness? Just wondering.
  • Jack
    does verse 15 talking about you can fall from grace and in that condition lose salvastion if not what does it mean
  • Ron Rhumb
    This is an excellent book to help all Gods children understand his wonderful nature that the kenites would like to continue to hide from us.
    Don't be beguiled by them.
    Study to show yourself approved!
    Let God know you love him.
  • Lu2677
    Rose Anne Enriquez, It is not a sin to drink wine. It is a sin to be addicted to strong drink, and drunkeness.
    1 Timothy 5:23, Romans 14:21, Ephesians 5:18, Psalms 4:17, John 4:46, etc.
    There are many verses where God instructed some people not to drink wine.
    If you put the word wine in the "search words or verses" box you can read all verses the include the word wine.

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