1 John 1:8

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
New King James Version

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
New American Standard Bible

If we say that we have no sin, we are deceiving ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
New International Version

If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us.
The Amplified Bible

If we say we have no sin [refusing to admit that we are sinners], we delude and lead ourselves astray, and the Truth [which the Gospel presents] is not in us [does not dwell in our hearts].
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

If we say that [indwelling] sin we are not having, ourselves we are leading astray [nobody else], and the truth is not in us.
Phillips’ Modern English

If we refuse to admit that we are sinners, then we live in a world of illusion and truth becomes a stranger to us.
Williams’ Language of the People

If we claim “We are already free from sin,” we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in our hearts.
 
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  1. All In for Jesus - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Jesus said, “Whoever of you does not forsake all that he has cannot be My disciple.” Was He kidding or did He mean it?

  2. Error and Deception - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) The phrase “the error of Balaam” opens up what God has to say to those who live in the days of deception prior to His return.

  3. The Eternal Gospel - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Sometimes when we read the book of Revelation we can easily miss some detail or fail to grasp the profound significance of some sparsely described event – even about something as important as the eternal gospel of Christ.

  4. Eternal Security? - Neil Girrard Some people completely dismiss outright the idea of “losing one’s salvation” by claiming that we must not, and even cannot, add to the finished work of Christ on the cross – but is this the truth?

  5. Grace and Truth; Twisted Scriptures - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) The devil holds no tenet of the faith as sacred and he will distort any and every doctrine of the gospel if it will gain him any advantage over even one single believer – even the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ.

  6. Out of “Church” - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Coming out of “church” is a lot more than just leaving the building and no longer sitting at the feet of the “man of God” behind his pulpit.

  7. Saints or Sinners - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) What is an individual after a genuine conversion? Why does it matter?

  8. The Standard of Perfection - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Jesus said that we should be perfect as our heavenly Father is perfect – so why aren’t we perfect?

  9. The True Tabernacle - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Scripture says there is a true tabernacle of Christ. What are the differences between the true one and the false ones?

  10. We Are the Church - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Many people who attend “church” at some building or institution claim to recognize this as a truth yet they do not recognize how many deceptions are built into this seemingly simple idea.

  11. Wolves: How to Spot a False Shepherd - Neil Girrard Wolves and hirelings are much more prevalent than most imagine - just visit the local “church” or turn on your TV!

  12. The Word “Deceived” the Description of Every Unregenerate Man; War On the Saints - Jesse Penn-Lewis No one likes to admit that they are deceived – but deception is rampant among the followers of Christ nonetheless.
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