1 John 5:13-21 NKJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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13 These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, that you may know that you have eternal life, and that you may continue to believe in the name of the Son of God. 13 I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life.
14 Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. 14 This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.
15 And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of Him. 15 And if we know that he hears us--whatever we ask--we know that we have what we asked of him.
16 If anyone sees his brother sinning a sin which does not lead to death, he will ask, and He will give him life for those who commit sin not leading to death. There is sin leading to death. I do not say that he should pray about that. 16 If anyone sees his brother commit a sin that does not lead to death, he should pray and God will give him life. I refer to those whose sin does not lead to death. There is a sin that leads to death. I am not saying that he should pray about that.
17 All unrighteousness is sin, and there is sin not leading to death. 17 All wrongdoing is sin, and there is sin that does not lead to death.
18 We know that whoever is born of God does not sin; but he who has been born of God keeps himself, and the wicked one does not touch him. 18 We know that anyone born of God does not continue to sin; the one who was born of God keeps him safe, and the evil one cannot harm him.
19 We know that we are of God, and the whole world lies under the sway of the wicked one. 19 We know that we are children of God, and that the whole world is under the control of the evil one.
20 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. 20 We know also that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, so that we may know him who is true. And we are in him who is true--even in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.
21 Little children, keep yourselves from idols. Amen. 21 Dear children, keep yourselves from idols.