1 John 5:14

“And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And this is the confidence that we haue in him, that if wee aske any thing according to his will, hee heareth vs.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

This is the confidence which we have before Him, that, if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And this is the boldness which we have toward him, that, if we ask anything according to his will, he heareth us:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And we are certain that if we make any request to him which is right in his eyes, he will give ear to us:
- Basic English Bible

And this is the boldness which we have towards him, that if we ask him anything according to his will he hears us.
- Darby Bible

And this is the confidence that we have in him, that if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us:
- Webster's Bible

And we have an assured confidence that whenever we ask anything in accordance with His will, He listens to us.
- Weymouth Bible

This is the boldness which we have toward him, that, if we ask anything according to his will, he listens to us.
- World English Bible

And this is the trist which we han to God, that what euer thing we axen aftir his wille, he schal here vs.
- Wycliffe Bible

And this is the boldness that we have toward Him, that if anything we may ask according to his will, He doth hear us,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 John 5:14


5:14 And we - Who believe. Have this farther confidence in him, that he heareth - That is, favourably regards, whatever prayer we offer in faith, according to his revealed will.


People's Bible Notes for 1 John 5:14


1Jo 5:14 And this is the confidence that . . . if we ask anything. We may be assured our prayers will be granted, if we ask according to his will. There is this condition.

Discussion for 1 John 5:14

  • Cecilia oropeza for verse 14
    I understand that when I ask God in times of needs and in situations to help me he gives me strenght immediately when I need it. But i have to ask whole heartedly and wait for gods will.
  • Jessieman for verse 14
    Amen glory to God forever
  • Augustine for verse 14
    This is one of the powerful verses that strengthens me more in serving the Almighty father, especially at hard times.
  • Praise God for his awesome mercies! Dear God, help me stay in your will n to trust in You in all circumstances, even when I cannot understand and let me not grow weary waiting for your answer. In Jesus name. Amen.
  • MockingBird for verse 14
    I have the confidence in my Lord God that If I ask anything of Him that is in His will I know that He hears me . It is a Great Blessing to know that God Almighty takes time to listen and hear from me. That is Awesome !!!!
  • That if i trust God he will do what ever i ask as long as it is in his will and he will have an open ear and he will hear.