1 John 2:29

“If ye know that he is righteous, ye know that every one that doeth righteousness is born of him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

If ye know that he is righteous, ye know that euery one which doeth righteousnesse, is borne of him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

If you know that He is righteous, you know that everyone also who practices righteousness is born of Him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If ye know that he is righteous, ye know that every one also that doeth righteousness is begotten of him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

If you have knowledge that he is upright, it is clear to you that everyone who does righteousness is his offspring.
- Basic English Bible

If ye know that he is righteous, know that every one who practises righteousness is begotten of him.
- Darby Bible

If ye know that he is righteous ye know that every one that doeth righteousness is born of him.
- Webster's Bible

Since you know that He is righteous, be assured also that the man who habitually acts righteously is a child of His.
- Weymouth Bible

If you know that he is righteous, you know that everyone who practices righteousness is born of him.
- World English Bible

If ye witen that he is iust, wite ye that also ech that doith riytwisnesse, is borun of hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

if ye know that he is righteous, know ye that every one doing the righteousness, of him hath been begotten.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 John 2:29


2:29 Every one - And none else. Who practiseth righteousness - From a believing, loving heart. Is born of him - For all his children are like himself.


People's Bible Notes for 1 John 2:29


1Jo 2:29 If ye know that he is righteous. A life of righteousness shows that we have the life of Christ, and hence is proof that we have been "born of him".

Discussion for 1 John 2

  • Steve morrow
    1 JOHN 2:28 AND NOW LITTLE CHILDREN ABIDE IN HIM THAT WHEN HE SHALL APPEAR WE MAY HAVE CONFIDENCE AND NOT BE ASHAMED BEFORE HIM AT HIS COMING 2 CORINTHIANS 13:8 FOR WE CAN DO NOTHING AGAINST THE TRUTH BUT FOR THE TRUTH *****PSALM 60:11 GIVE US HELP FROM TROUBLE FOR VAIN IS THE HELP OF MAN*****PSALM 33:15 HE FASHIONETH THEIR HEARTS ALIKE --- HE CONSIDERETH ALL THEIR WORKS ---
  • Steve morrow
    1 JOHN 2:4 HE THAT SAITH I KNOW HIM AND KEEPETH NOT HIS COMMANDMENTS IS A LIAR AND THE TRUTH IS NOT IN HIM 1 CORINTHIANS 14:34 LET YOUR WOMEN KEEP SILENCE IN THE CHURCHES FOR IT IS NOT PERMITTED UNTO THEM TO SPEAK BUT --- THEY ARE COMMANDED --- TO BE UNDER OBEDIENCE AS ALSO SAITH THE LAW 1 TIMOTHY 2:12 BUT I SUFFER NOT A WOMAN TO TEACH NOR TO USURP AUTHORITY OVER THE MAN BUT TO BE IN SILENCE
  • Steve morrow
    1 JOHN 2:9 HE THAT SAITH HE IS IN THE LIGHT AND HATETH HIS BROTHER IS IN DARKNESS EVEN UNTIL NOW 2:10 HE THAT LOVETH HIS BROTHER ABIDETH IN THE LIGHT AND THERE IS NONE OCCASION OF STUMBLING IN HIM JOHN 1:4 IN HIM WAS LIFE AND THE LIFE WAS THE LIGHT OF MEN 1:5 AND THE LIGHT SHINETH IN DARKNESS AND THE DARKNESS COMPREHENDED IT NOT
  • Steve morrow
    1 JOHN 2:28 AND NOW LITTLE CHILDREN ABIDE IN HIM THAT WHEN HE SHALL APPEAR WE MAY HAVE CONFIDENCE AND NOT BE ASHAMED BEFORE HIM AT HIS COMING 2:29 IF YOU KNOW THAT HE IS RIGHTEOUS YOU KNOW THAT EVERYONE THAT DOETH RIGHTEOUSNESS IS--- BORN OF HIM --- JOHN 6:63 IT IS THE SPIRIT THAT QUICKENETH THE FLESH PROFITETH NOTHING --- THE WORDS --- THAT I SPEAK UNTO YOU THEY ARE SPIRIT AND THEY ARE LIFE
  • Felicia
    Omprakash - 1st John, 2nd John and 3rd John are the epistles of John. They were written by the apostle John. He also wrote the gospel of John.
  • Wayne
    Judith of the seed of Abraham the tribe of Benjamin, you need to read John 4:21, along with 4:22-24. Will clear things up for you. GB

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