1 John 5

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Papyrus 9 (GA), POxy402.jpg
Fragments of Papyrus 9 containing First Epistle of John 4:11-12, 14-17]] from 3rd century.
Book First Epistle of John
Bible part New Testament
Order in the Bible part 23
Category General epistles

1 John 5 is the fifth and the last chapter of the First Epistle of John in the New Testament of the Christian Bible.[1][2] The epistle is traditionally attributed to John the Apostle.[3][4]

Text[edit]

Structure[edit]

This chapter can be grouped (with cross references to other parts of the Bible):

Verse 1[edit]

From the New King James Version:

Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves Him who begot also loves him who is begotten of Him.[5]

Verse 6[edit]

From the New King James Version:

This is He who came by water and blood—Jesus Christ; not only by water, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit who bears witness, because the Spirit is truth.[6]

Verse 7[edit]

From the New King James Version:

For there are three that bear witness in heaven: the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit; and these three are one.[7]

Textus Receptus (Stephens, 1550)

ὅτι τρεῖς εἰσιν οἱ μαρτυροῦντες εν τῷ οὐρανῷ, ὁ πατήρ, ὁ λόγος, καὶ τὸ Ἅγιον Πνεῦμα· καὶ οὗτοι οἱ τρεῖς ἕν εἰσιν

Transliteration:

hoti treis eisin hoi marturountes en tō ouranō ho patēr ho logos kai to hagion pneuma kai houtoi hoi treis en eisin

Verse 8[edit]

From the New King James Version:

And there are three that bear witness on earth: the Spirit, the water, and the blood; and these three agree as one.[8]

Verse 11[edit]

From the New King James Version:

And this is the testimony: that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son.[9]

Verse 12[edit]

New King James Version:

He who has the Son has life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have life.[10]

Verse 20[edit]

New King James Version:

And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us an understanding, that we may know Him who is true;
and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ.
This is the true God and eternal life.[11]

Source of one of the names and titles of Jesus in the New Testament as "Son of God".

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Halley, Henry H. Halley's Bible Handbook: an abbreviated Bible commentary. 23rd edition. Zondervan Publishing House. 1962.
  2. ^ Holman Illustrated Bible Handbook. Holman Bible Publishers, Nashville, Tennessee. 2012.
  3. ^ Davids, Peter H (1982). I Howard Marshall and W Ward Gasque, ed. New International Greek Testament Commentary: The Epistle of James (Repr. ed.). Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans. ISBN 0802823882.
  4. ^ Evans, Craig A (2005). Craig A Evans, ed. Bible Knowledge Background Commentary: John, Hebrews-Revelation. Colorado Springs, Colo.: Victor. ISBN 0781442281.
  5. ^ 1 John 5:1
  6. ^ 1 John 5:6
  7. ^ 1 John 5:7
  8. ^ 1 John 5:8
  9. ^ 1 John 5:11
  10. ^ 1 John 5:12
  11. ^ 1 John 5:20

This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Gill, John. Exposition of the Entire Bible (1746-1763).

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