1 John 5:19

And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in wickedness.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 John 5:19

And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in wickednesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

We know that we are of God, and that the whole world lies in {the power of} the evil one.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

We know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in the evil one.
- American Standard Version (1901)

We are certain that we are of God, but all the world is in the power of the Evil One.
- Basic English Bible

We know that we are of God, and the whole world lies in the wicked [one].
- Darby Bible

And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in wickedness.
- Webster's Bible

We know that we are children of God, and that the whole world lies in the power of the Evil one.
- Weymouth Bible

We know that we are of God, and the whole world lies in the power of the evil one.
- World English Bible

We witen, that we ben of God, and al the world is set in yuel.
- Wycliffe Bible

we have known that of God we are, and the whole world in the evil doth lie;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 John 5:19

Wesley's Notes for 1 John 5:19


5:19 We know that we are children of God - By the witness and the fruit of his Spirit, #1John 3:24|. But the whole world - All who have not his Spirit, not only is touched by him, but by idolatry, fraud, violence lasciviousness, impiety, all manner of wickedness. Lieth in the wicked one - Void of life, void of sense. In this short expression the horrible state of the world is painted in the most lively colours; a comment on which we have in the actions, conversations, contracts, quarrels, and friendships of worldly men.


People's Bible Notes for 1 John 5:19


1Jo 5:19 We know that we are of God. The church is God's temple in which he dwells, and around it the world of wickedness.

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