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 2:29

  • John madden for verse 29
    This is one of the birth marks of a true believer they practice the things of god .which is contrary to practiceing sin .walking in the light .loveing.people and god .these all are traits of aborn again believer
  • Ola Mccullough for verse 29
    To come out of darkness into His light

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