1 John 5:13

“These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

These things haue I written vnto you that beleeue on the Name of the Sonne of God, that ye may know, that ye haue eternall life, and that yee may beleeue on the Name of the Sonne of God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, so that you may know that you have eternal life.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

These things have I written unto you, that ye may know that ye have eternal life, `even' unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I have put these things in writing for you who have faith in the name of the Son of God, so that you may be certain that you have eternal life.
- Basic English Bible

These things have I written to you that ye may know that ye have eternal life who believe on the name of the Son of God.
- Darby Bible

These things have I written to you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God.
- Webster's Bible

I write all this to you in order that you who believe in the Son of God may know for certain that you already have the Life of the Ages.
- Weymouth Bible

These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, that you may know that you have eternal life, and that you may continue to believe in the name of the Son of God.
- World English Bible

I write to you these thingis, that ye wite, that ye han euerlastynge lijf, which bileuen in the name of Goddis sone.
- Wycliffe Bible

These things I did write to you who are believing in the name of the Son of God, that ye may know that life ye have age-during, and that ye may believe in the name of the Son of God.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 John 5:13


5:13 These things have I written - In the introduction, #1John 1:4|, he said, I write: now, in the close, I have written. That ye may know - With a fuller and stronger assurance, that ye have eternal life.


People's Bible Notes for 1 John 5:13


1Jo 5:13 These things have I written unto you. He writes that they may understand how they may know that they have eternal life. Tests have been given. For example, see 1Jo 5:1,2 4:13. That ye may believe on the name of the Son of God. Put the fullest trust in the name of Christ.

Discussion for 1 John 5

  • Steve morrow
    1 JOHN 5:2 BY THIS WE KNOW THAT WE LOVE THE CHILDREN OF GOD WHEN WE LOVE GOD AND KEEP HIS COMMANDMENTS 1 JOHN 4:6 WE ARE OF GOD HE THAT KNOWETH GOD HEARETH US HE THAT IS NOT OF GOD HEARETH US NOT HEREBY KNOW WE THE SPIRIT OF TRUTH AND THE SPIRIT OF ERROR PSALM 44:21 SHALL NOT GOD SEARCH THIS OUT FOR HE KNOWETH THE SECRETS OF THE HEART JOHN 14:15 IF YOU LOVE ME KEEP MY COMMANDENTS
  • Alex
    the 1st glimpse of the kingdom, the trinity was in the ark of the covenant IN THE MOST HOLYPLACE where the father dwelt between tHE 2 churibim oF GLORY,GOD WD NOT SHARE HIS GLORY WITH THE 2 CHURIBIM UNLESS THEY WERE ALL RELATED AS FATHER SON AND GRANSON JUST AS JESSE DAVID AND SOLOMON WERE ALL RELATED AS FATHER SON AND GRANSON BUT 1 KINGDOM also abraham isaac and jacob were father son and granson
  • Alex
    Abraham means exaulted father he was a type of God the father in that he offered up his only son isaac a type of christ then came Jacob the granson type of tHE H.G. God used this Abrahamic trinity to initiate the NATION OF ISRAEL just as the heavenly trinity will initiate the Israel of GOD meaning the PROMISE, THE MULTIPLICATION OF VERY GOD IN HUMANITY, Twas jacobs name that was changed to Israel
  • Lilian
    For there are three record on this earth the God the word and the Holy Ghosts these three are agree in one. Jesus and Abba Father speaks one word and one wisdom Jesus is God who came in flesh so that you and me will have life in abundance praise you Jesus amen
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 5:21 FOR AS THE FATHER RAISETH UP THE DEAD AND QUICKENETH THEM EVEN SO THE SON QUICKENETH WHOM HE WILL 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 REVELATION 19:13 AND HE WAS CLOTHED WITH A VESTURE DIPPED IN BLOOD AND HIS NAME IS CALLED --- THE WORD OF GOD --- PSALM 119:50 THIS IS MY COMFORT IN MY AFFLICTION FOR THY WORD HATH QUICKENED ME --- ROMANS 8:11 BUT IF THE SPIRIT OF HIM THAT RAISED UP JESUS FROM THE DEAD DWELL IN YOU HE THAT RAISED UP CHRIST FROM THE DEAD SHALL ALSO QUICKEN YOUR MORTAL BODIES BY HIS SPIRIT THAT DWELLETH IN YOU --- ACTS 13:30 BUT GOD RAISED HIM FROM THE DEAD --- PSALM 119:88 QUICKEN ME AFTER THY LOVINGKINDNESS SO SHALL I KEEP THE TESTIMONIES OF THY MOUTH REVELATION 19:10 AND I FELL AT HIS FEET TO WORSHIP HIM AND HE SAID UNTO ME SEE THOU DO IT NOT I AM THY FELLOWSERVANT AND OF THY BRETHREN THAT HAVE THE TESTIMONY OF JESUS WORSHIP GOD --- FOR THE TESTIMONY OF JESUS IS THE SPIRIT OF PROPHECY 1 JOHN 2:29 IF YOU KNOW THAT HE IS RIGHTEOUS YOU THAT EVERYONE THAT DOETH RIGHTEOUSNESS IS --BORN OF HIM--
  • Brother Daniel FC
    It is not meant to be an insult: it just states a fact. To a Disciple. When I ask someone: how much is 1 1 1? and tells me he doesn t know, I say he she is ignorant or uneducated. Then, if I tell him that 1 1 1 3 and he says: I don t believe it, I say he is an non-believer. But: if he tries to explain to me that 1 1 1 1 I say he she has a mental challenge.