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

  • A disciple
    Hi Bruce; You are sure right! Yet with all the disasters and plagues and threats of destruction on every side more and more; instead of fearing and trembling and praying and repenting; they throw away their integrity and cast off all restraint even more! Ezekiel 7:14 They have blown the trumpet, even to make all ready; but none goeth to the battle: for my wrath is upon all the multitude thereof.
  • Bruce
    Wayne: Joel 2:28 Prophesies of the Spirit being poured out upon man. That's repeated Acts 2:17. It's what happen a few Thousand years ago: Acts2:16. Last Days started in The Days of Christ. This World is growing more Darker and Evil Dailey. Reach The Lost, for The Trumpet will soon Sound.
  • Wayne
    Sara, when are the last days?
  • Sara
    Acts 2:17:
    “And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams:”
  • Wayne
    1 John 3:6- Whosoever abideth in Him sinneth not, Whosoever sinneth hath not seen Him, neither known Him.
  • 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 ---

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