1 John 5:10

“Hee that beleeueth on the Sonne of God, hath the witnesse in himselfe: he that beleeueth not God, hath made him a liar, because he beleeueth not the record that God gaue of his Sonne.”

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Other Translations

He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made him a liar; because he believeth not the record that God gave of his Son.
- King James Version

The one who believes in the Son of God has the testimony in himself; the one who does not believe God has made Him a liar, because he has not believed in the testimony that God has given concerning His Son.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in him: he that believeth not God hath made him a liar; because he hath not believed in the witness that God hath borne concerning his Son.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who has faith in the Son of God has the witness in himself: he who has not faith in God makes him false, because he has not faith in the witness which God has given about his Son.
- Basic English Bible

He that believes on the Son of God has the witness in himself; he that does not believe God has made him a liar, because he has not believed in the witness which God has witnessed concerning his Son.
- Darby Bible

He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God, hath made him a liar, because he hath not believed the testimony that God gave of his Son.
- Webster's Bible

He who believes in the Son of God has the testimony in his own heart: he who does not believe God has made Him a liar, in that he has refused to accept the testimony which God has given about His Son.
- Weymouth Bible

He who believes in the Son of God has the testimony in himself. He who doesn't believe God has made him a liar, because he has not believed in the testimony that God has given concerning his Son.
- World English Bible

He that bileueth in the sone of God, hath the witnessing of God in hym. He that bileueth not to the sone, makith hym a liere; for he bileueth not in the witnessing, that God witnesside of his sone.
- Wycliffe Bible

He who is believing in the Son of God, hath the testimony in himself; he who is not believing God, a liar hath made Him, because he hath not believed in the testimony that God hath testified concerning His Son;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 John 5:10


5:10 He that believeth on the Son of God hath the testimony - The dear evidence of this, in himself: he that believeth not God, in this, hath made him a liar; because he supposes that to be false which God has expressly testified.


People's Bible Notes for 1 John 5:10


1Jo 5:10 He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself. He hath the witness in his changed heart and life. He that believeth not God hath made him a liar. He makes God a liar by rejecting the witness God gives to the Son.

Discussion for 1 John 5

  • Steve morrow
    1 JOHN 5:3 FOR THIS IS THE LOVE OF GOD THAT WE KEEP HIS COMMANDMENTS AND HIS COMMANDMENTS ARE NOT GREIVOUS JOHN 15:5 I AM THE VINE YOU ARE THE BRANCHES HE THAT ABIDETH IN ME AND I IN HIM THE SAME BRINGETH FORTH MUCH FRUIT --- FOR WITHOUT ME YOU CAN DO NOTHING ---
  • Mikey
    5:19 helps us to identify who the ruler of the world is. Who is “the wicked one”? Satan the Devil.
  • Lilian
    This is the confidence that we have in him that if we ask according to his will he heareth us Thank you Jesus i believe your words Father you have given us an explosive blessing a beautiful Son i will praise you Jesus forever and will obey your words Lord. Help us to be born again every moment of my life Amen
  • BSP
    We must have confidence or faith that when we pray to God he is going to answer our prayers as long as they are in harmony with His will.
  • Henry Leigh
    Through Our Lord and Saviour Jesus the almighty God choices who want to speak to and in so doing He strengthen that individual to do his will. i HAVE EXPERIENCED THIS. I have seen the the hands of the almighty God through Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ doing many things in my life
  • Steve morrow
    1 JOHN 5:11 AND THIS IS THE RECORD THAT GOD HATH GIVEN TO US ETERNAL LIFE AND THIS LIFE IS IN HIS SON 5:12 HE THAT HATH THE SON HATH LIFE AND HE THAT HATH NOT THE SON OF GOD HATH NOT LIFE ***** 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 *****

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