1 John 5:11

“And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And this is the record, that God hath giuen to vs eternall life, and this life is in his Sonne.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And the testimony is this, that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the witness is this, that God gave unto us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And his witness is this, that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.
- Basic English Bible

And this is the witness, that God has given to us eternal life; and this life is in his Son.
- Darby Bible

And this is the testimony, that God hath given to us eternal life: and this life is in his Son.
- Webster's Bible

And that testimony is to the effect that God has given us the Life of the Ages, and that this Life is in His Son.
- Weymouth Bible

The testimony is this, that God gave to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.
- World English Bible

And this is the witnessyng, for God yaf to you euerlastinge lijf, and this lijf is in his sone.
- Wycliffe Bible

and this is the testimony, that life age-during did God give to us, and this -- the life -- is in His Son;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 John 5:11


5:11 And this is the sum of that testimony, that God hath given us a title to, and the real beginning of, eternal life; and that this is purchased by, and treasured up in, his Son, who has all the springs and the fulness of it in himself, to communicate to his body, the church, first in grace and then in glory.


People's Bible Notes for 1 John 5:11


1Jo 5:11 This is the record. God gives us eternal life through this Son. We know that we have it because we know that we have a new life.

Discussion for 1 John 5

  • Joe
    Go back and read verse 5 and 6, Steven. I believe it will help with verse 8.
  • Wayne
    Stan, John 14:26 states the Comforter is the Holy Ghost.
  • Steven Lugunga Onjoro
    Kindly explain verse 8. I don't get it.
  • Stan Holland
    1John5:7 is so easy to understand. Most people are searching for contradict of the word. John 14:26 tells the comforter is the Word of God Hebrews 13:8 christ never changes The father the word and Holy Spirit never changes his mind on sin. Study to show thyself approve
  • Steve morrow
    2 CORINTHIANS 13:5 EXAMINE YOURSELVES WHETHER YOU BE IN THE FAITH PROVE YOUR OWNSELVES --- KNOW YOU NOT --- YOUR OWNSELVES TAT JESUS CHRIST IS IN YOU EXCEPT YOU BE REPROBATES JOHN 6:63 IT IS THE SPIRIT THAT QUICKENETH THE FLESH PROFITETH NOTHING THE WORDS THAT-- I SPEAK --UNTO YOU THEY ARE SPIRIT AND THEY ARE LIFE
  • Hosea Bar Gonz
    For there are three that bear witness in heaven: the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit; and these three are one.
    God (Elohim, 3) is One; In one mind and one accord, there is no discord amongst them. Example: A man, a woman are two, but when they get married they are one. Father sits on His throne, Jesus sits on His right hand, and the Holy Spirit is at work on earth. Have Faith