1 John 5:20 DBY

20 And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us an understanding that we should know him that [is] true; and we are in him that [is] true, in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.

Study tools for 1 John 5:20

  • a 5:4 - Or 'is born.' as ch. 3.9.
  • b 5:6 - Or 'truth:' the proposition is reciprocal, as ch. 3.4, John 1.4. And 'truth' amounts only to true; whereas 'the truth' is the whole thing.
  • c 5:7 - What is omitted here has no real manuscript authority.
  • d 5:8 - 'Are to one point or purpose' -- to one thing in their testimony. It is more than 'agree.'
  • e 5:10 - Poieo, as 'make,' ch. 1.10: see Note k, Rom. 1.32.
  • f 5:13 - Oida: 'conscious knowledge;' so vers. 15,18,19,20, first: ginosko, vers. 2.20, second.
  • g 5:18 - As 'whoever,' ch. 3.6.
  • h 5:18 - Or 'is born,' as chs. 3.9; 4.7; 5.1,4,
  • i 5:19 - Or 'in wickedness.' This word, which may mean both, is also used for 'the wicked one,' as ch. 3.12.