1 John 3:5

“And ye know that he was manifested to take away our sins; and in him is no sin.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And ye know that hee was manifested to take away our sinnes, and in him is no sinne.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

You know that He appeared in order to take away sins; and in Him there is no sin.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And ye know that he was manifested to take away sins; and in him is no sin.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And you have knowledge that he came to take away sin: and in him there is no sin.
- Basic English Bible

And ye know that *he* has been manifested that he might take away our sins; and in him sin is not.
- Darby Bible

And ye know that he was manifested to take away our sins; and in him is no sin.
- Webster's Bible

And you know that He appeared in order to take away sins; and in Him there is no sin.
- Weymouth Bible

You know that he was revealed to take away our sins, and in him is no sin.
- World English Bible

And ye witen, that he apperide to do awei synnes, and synne is not in hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

and ye have known that he was manifested that our sins he may take away, and sin is not in him;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 John 3:5


3:5 And ye know that he - Christ. Was manifested - That he came into the world for this very purpose. To take away our sins - To destroy them all, root and branch, and leave none remaining. And in him is no sin - So that he could not suffer on his own account, but to make us as himself.


People's Bible Notes for 1 John 3:5


1Jo 3:5 Was revealed to take away our sins. Christ came, not only to take away our sins by their remission, but to take away our disposition to sin.

Discussion for 1 John 3:5

  • John madden for verse 5
    Eternaly pay the debt of sin .he was without sin .but payed the debt that we owed .in him is no sin.in us we still have the cause and effects of it.but were not under sins control if we live bythe spirit

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