1 John 5

Chapter 5

5:4  For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith.


kosmos = world-system. Revelation 11:15 ; John 7:7 . (See Scofield "Revelation 13:8") .

5:7  For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.

v. 7

It is generally agreed that v.7 has no real authority, and has been inserted. 1 John 5:7 .

5:8  And there are three that bear witness in earth, the Spirit, and the water, and the blood: and these three agree in one.

in earth Omit "in earth."

agree Or, are to one point or purpose.

5:16  If any man see his brother sin a sin which is not unto death, he shall ask, and he shall give him life for them that sin not unto death. There is a sin unto death: I do not say that he shall pray for it.


Sin. (See Scofield "Romans 3:23") .