1 John 2:6

“He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He that sayeth he abideth in him, ought himselfe also so to walke, euen as he walked.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

the one who says he abides in Him ought himself to walk in the same manner as He walked.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

he that saith he abideth in him ought himself also to walk even as he walked.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who says that he is living in him, will do as he did.
- Basic English Bible

He that says he abides in him ought, even as *he* walked, himself also [so] to walk.
- Darby Bible

He that saith he abideth in him, ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.
- Webster's Bible

The man who professes to be continuing in Him is himself also bound to live as He lived.
- Weymouth Bible

he who says he remains in him ought himself also to walk just like he walked.
- World English Bible

He that seith, that he dwellith in hym, he owith for to walke, as he walkide.
- Wycliffe Bible

He who is saying in him he doth remain, ought according as he walked also himself so to walk.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 John 2:6


2:6 He that saith he abideth in him - which implies a durable state; a constant, lasting knowledge of, and communion with, him. Ought himself - Otherwise they are vain words. So to walk, even as he walked - In the world. As he, are words that frequently occur in this epistle. Believers having their hearts full of him, easily supply his name.


People's Bible Notes for 1 John 2:6


1Jo 2:6 He that saith he abideth in him. Whoso abideth in Christ, and lives by the life Christ imparts, must show that life by a life like that of Christ. See Joh 15:4.

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