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1 John 1 LEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and our hands have touched, concerning the word of life-- 1 That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked at and our hands have touched--this we proclaim concerning the Word of life.
2 and the life was revealed, and we have seen and testify and announce to you the eternal life which was with the Father and was revealed to us-- 2 The life appeared; we have seen it and testify to it, and we proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and has appeared to us.
3 what we have seen and heard, we announce to you also, in order that you also may have fellowship with us, and indeed our fellowship [is] with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ. 3 We proclaim to you what we have seen and heard, so that you also may have fellowship with us. And our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son, Jesus Christ.
4 And these [things] we write, in order that our joy may be complete. 4 We write this to make our joy complete.
5 And this is the message which we have heard from him and announce to you, that God is light and there [is] no darkness in him at all. 5 This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light; in him there is no darkness at all.
6 If we say that we have fellowship with him and walk in the darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth. 6 If we claim to have fellowship with him yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not live by the truth.
7 But if we walk in the light as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin. 7 But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin.
8 If we say that we do not have sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us. 8 If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us.
9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just, so that he will forgive us [our] sins and will cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.
10 If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us. 10 If we claim we have not sinned, we make him out to be a liar and his word has no place in our lives.