2 John 1:7

“For many deceivers are entered into the world, who confess not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh. This is a deceiver and an antichrist.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For many deceiuers are entred into the world, who confesse not that Iesus Christ is come in the flesh. This is a deceiuer, and an Antichrist.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For many deceivers have gone out into the world, those who do not acknowledge Jesus Christ {as} coming in the flesh. This is the deceiver and the antichrist.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For many deceivers are gone forth into the world, `even' they that confess not that Jesus Christ cometh in the flesh. This is the deceiver and the antichrist.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because a number of false teachers have gone out into the world, who do not give witness that Jesus Christ came in the flesh. Such a one is a false teacher and Antichrist.
- Basic English Bible

For many deceivers have gone out into the world, they who do not confess Jesus Christ coming in flesh -- this is the deceiver and the antichrist.
- Darby Bible

For many deceivers have entered into the world, who confess not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh. This is a deceiver, and an antichrist.
- Webster's Bible

For many deceivers have gone out into the world--men who do not acknowledge Jesus as Christ who has come in human nature. Such a one is `the deceiver' and `the anti-Christ.'
- Weymouth Bible

For many deceivers have gone out into the world, those who don't confess that Jesus Christ came in the flesh. This is the deceiver and the Antichrist.
- World English Bible

For many disseyueris wenten out in to the world, which knoulechen not that Jhesu Crist hath come in fleisch; this is a disseyuere and antecrist.
- Wycliffe Bible

because many leading astray did enter into the world, who are not confessing Jesus Christ coming in flesh; this one is he who is leading astray, and the antichrist.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 John 1:7


1:7 Carefully keep what ye have heard from the beginning, for many seducers are entered into the world, who confess not Jesus Christ that came in the flesh - Who disbelieve either his prophetic, or priestly, or kingly office. Whosoever does this is the seducer - From God. And the antichrist - Fighting against Christ.


People's Bible Notes for 2 John 1:7


2Jo 1:7 For many deceivers are entered into the world. See notes on 1Jo 2:18 2:22-24 4:1. An antichrist. Opposed to Christ.

Discussion for 2 John 1

  • A disciple
    Randy; Thank you for your friendly reply: Grace and Peace to you also! Although all have sinned, and God punishes the wicked doers; yet has He spoken of the day when all ages and peoples shall be restored to their former estate. The names of those in the Lamb's Book of Life must be a multitude that no man can number! It is what Jesus prayed: "Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do."
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 17:11 AN EVIL MAN SEEKETH ONLY REBELLION THEREFORE A CRUEL MESSENGER SHALL BE SENT AGAINST HIM MATTHEW 25:41 THEN SHALL HE SAY ALSO UNTO THEM ON THE LEFT HAND DEPART FROM ME YOU CURSED INTO EVERLASTING FIRE PREPARED FOR THE devil and his angels
  • Steve morrow
    1 THESSALONIANS 3:5 FOR THIS CAUSE WHEN I COULD NO LONGER FORBEAR I SENT TO KNOW YOUR FAITH LEST BY SOME MEANS THE TEMPTER HAVE TEMPTED YOU AND OUR LABOR BE IN VAIN ***** JOB 1:12 AND THE LORD SAID SAID UNTO satan BEHOLD ALL THAT HE HATH IS IN THY POWER --- ONLY UPON HIMSELF PUT NOT FORTH THINE HAND --- SO satan WENT FORTH FROM THE PRESENCE OF THE LORD
  • Steve morrow
    2 CORINTHIANS 12:7 AND LEST I SHOULD BE EXALTED ABOVE MEASURE THROUGH THE ABUNDANCE OF THE REVELATIONS THERE WAS GIVEN TO ME A TORN IN THE FLESH ---- the messenger of satan ---- TO BUFFET ME LEST I SHOULD BE EXALTED ABOVE MEASURE JAMES 4:7 SUBMIT YOURSELVES THEREFORE TO GOD RESIST THE devil AND HE WILL FLEE FROM YOU
  • Randy
    A Disciple: I thank the Good Lord and pray for the saints every night, of which you are one! The OT had a sacrifice for ignorance and the NT says there is a sin that is not unto death, which I think and hope is ignorance. (family and loved ones) The error of the doctrine of Truth and the knowledge of Righteousness can be taught to those who will receive His revelation, as we did. Holy to the Lord!
  • A disciple
    Randy; I think that was a good example you used with Ann to show God's care for us; and also, thank you for the supporting effort with all the times the word forgiveness appears in the Old Testament! There is a wealth of knowledge and history about our Faith and Religion, that has been mercilessly and relentlessly under attack and much destroyed; which is why there is so much error and ignorance.

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