1 John 3:19

“And hereby we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our hearts before him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And hereby wee know that wee are of the trueth, and shall assure our hearts before him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

We will know by this that we are of the truth, and will assure our heart before Him
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Hereby shall we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our heart before him:
- American Standard Version (1901)

In this way we may be certain that we are true, and may give our heart comfort before him,
- Basic English Bible

And hereby we shall know that we are of the truth, and shall persuade our hearts before him --
- Darby Bible

And by this we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our hearts before him.
- Webster's Bible

And in this way we shall come to know that we are loyal to the truth, and shall satisfy our consciences in His presence
- Weymouth Bible

And by this we know that we are of the truth, and persuade our hearts before him,
- World English Bible

In this thing we knowen, that we ben of treuthe, and in his siyt we monesten oure hertis.
- Wycliffe Bible

and in this we know that of the truth we are, and before Him we shall assure our hearts,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 John 3:19


3:19 And hereby we know - We have a farther proof by this real, operative love. That we are of the truth - That we have true faith, that we are true children of God. And shall assure our hearts before him - Shall enjoy the assurance of his favour, and the testimony of a good conscience toward God. The heart, in St. John's language, is the conscience. The word conscience is not found in his writings.


People's Bible Notes for 1 John 3:19


1Jo 3:19 And hereby we know that we are of the truth. Because our love is active and practical. And shall assure our hearts before him. Have a good conscience.

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