1 John 3:4

“Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 John 3:4

Whosoeuer committeth sinne, transgresseth also the lawe: for sinne is the transgression of the law.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Everyone who practices sin also practices lawlessness; and sin is lawlessness.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Every one that doeth sin doeth also lawlessness; and sin is lawlessness.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Everyone who is a sinner goes against the law, for sin is going against the law.
- Basic English Bible

Every one that practises sin practises also lawlessness; and sin is lawlessness.
- Darby Bible

Whoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law; for sin is the transgression of the law.
- Webster's Bible

Every one who is guilty of sin is also guilty of violating Law; for sin is the violation of Law.
- Weymouth Bible

Everyone who sins also commits lawlessness. Sin is lawlessness.
- World English Bible

Ech man that doith synne, doith also wickidnesse, and synne is wickidnesse.
- Wycliffe Bible

Every one who is doing the sin, the lawlessness also he doth do, and the sin is the lawlessness,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 John 3:4

Wesley's Notes for 1 John 3:4


3:4 Whosoever committeth sin - Thereby transgresseth the holy, just, and good law of God, and so sets his authority at nought; for this is implied in the very nature of sin.


People's Bible Notes for 1 John 3:4


1Jo 3:4 Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law. The very act of sinning is a breaking of law. Sin is the transgression of the law. "Sin is lawlessness" (Revised Version).

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