1 John 3:7

“Little children, let no man deceive you: he that doeth righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Little children, let no man deceiue you: he that doth righteousnes, is righteous, euen as he is righteous.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Little children, make sure no one deceives you; the one who practices righteousness is righteous, just as He is righteous;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

`My' little children, let no man lead you astray: he that doeth righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous:
- American Standard Version (1901)

My little children, let no man take you out of the true way: he who does righteousness is upright, even as he is upright;
- Basic English Bible

Children, let no man lead you astray; he that practises righteousness is righteous, even as *he* is righteous.
- Darby Bible

Little children, let no man deceive you: he that doeth righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous.
- Webster's Bible

Dear children, let no one lead you astray. The man who acts righteously is righteous, just as He is righteous.
- Weymouth Bible

Little children, let no one lead you astray. He who does righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous.
- World English Bible

Litle sones, no man disseyue you; he that doith riytwysnesse, is iust, as also he is iust.
- Wycliffe Bible

Little children, let no one lead you astray; he who is doing the righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 John 3:7


3:7 Let no one deceive you - Let none persuade you that any man is righteous but he that uniformly practises righteousness; he alone is righteous, after the example of his Lord.


People's Bible Notes for 1 John 3:7


1Jo 3:7 Let no man deceive you. Do not be deluded into the belief that any one can be righteous unless he practices righteousness.

Discussion for 1 John 3:7

  • John madden for verse 7
    False teachers back then and now have a low view of sins end which is death the wages of sin is death.one of the characteristics of a believer is he prcatices righteousness .still not claiming to be without sin but not liveing in it or practiceing it
  • Dede toritseju for verse 7
    I belive righteousness in for God, and holy God is righteous

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