I John 5:18-21

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I John 5:18-21 Literal Translation
Introduction

18)

We know that everyone who has been born from God is not continually sinning, but the one who has been born from God is keeping himself (him), and the evil one is not touching him.

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I John 5:18-21 Literal Translation (continued)
19) We know that we are from God, and whole world is lying in the evil one.

20)

And we know that the Son of God is come, and has given to us a comprehension in order that we might know the true One, and we are in the true One, in His Son Jesus Christ. This One is the true God and the eternal Life.

21)

Little children, guard yourselves from idols. Amen.

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I John 5:18-21 Greek / English Interlinear
18) Oi[damen o{ti pa`" oJ gegennhmevno" ejk tou` Qeou` oujc We know that every the one having been born out of the God not aJmartavnei: ajllÆ oJ gennhqei;" ejk is sinning; but the one having been born out of tou` Qeou` threi` the God is keeping

ejautovn (aujtovn) kai; oJ ponhro;" oujc a{ptetai aujtou`. himself (him), and the evil one not is touching him.

19)

oi[damen o{ti ejk tou` Qeou` we know that out of the God ponhrw`/ kei`tai. evil one is lying.

ejsmen, kai; oJ kovsmo" o{lo" ejn tw`/ we are, and the world whole in the

20)

oi[damen de; o{ti we know and that

oJ uiJo;" tou` Qeou` the Son the of God

h{kei, kai; devdwken hJmi`n is come, and has given to us kai; ejsme;n ejn and we are in

diavnoian i{na ginwvskwmen to;n ajlhqinovn: comprehension in order that we might know the true One; tw`/ ajlhqinw`/, the true One, ejn tw`/ uiJw`/ aujtou` in the Son of Him

jIhsou` Cristw`/. ou|to" ejstin oJ Jesus Christ. this one is the

ajlhqino;" Qeo;", kai; hJ zwh; aijwvnio". true God, and the Life eternal.

21)

Tekniva, fulavxate ejautou;~ (eJauta;) ajpo; tw`n eijdwvlwn. Little children, guard yourselves (yourselves) from the idols.
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[ajmhvn.] [amen.]

I John 5:18-21 Diagram
18) Oi[damen We know o{ti that pa`" every oJ the one gegennhmevno"
having been generated

having been born ejk out of tou` the Qeou` God oujc not aJmartavnei:
is missing

is sinning; ajllÆ but

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I John 5:18-21 Diagram (continued)
18) cont. oJ the one gennhqei;"
having been generated

having been born ejk out of tou` the

Qeou` God threi` is keeping eJautovn (aujtovn), himself (him), kai; and oJ the ponhro;" evil one oujc not a{ptetai
is touching

is touching aujtou`. him.

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I John 5:18-21 Diagram (continued)
19) oi[damen we know o{ti that ejk out of tou` the Qeou` God ejsmen, we are, kai; and oJ the kovsmo"
system

world o{lo" whole ejn in tw`/ the ponhrw`/ evil one kei`tai. is lying.

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I John 5:18-21 Diagram (continued)
20) de; and o{ti that oJ the uiJo;" Son tou` the Qeou` of God h{kei,
is arriving

oi[damen we know

is come, kai; and devdwken has given hJmi`n to us diavnoian
thru-mind

comprehension i{na in order that

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I John 5:18-21 Diagram (continued)
20) cont. ginwvskwmen we might know to;n the ajlhqinovn:
true

true One; kai; and ejsme;n we are ejn in tw`/ the ajlhqinw`/,
true

true One, ejn in tw`/ the uiJw`/ = Son aujtou` of Him = jIhsou` Cristw`/. Jesus anointed Christ.

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I John 5:18-21 Diagram (continued)
20) cont. ou|to" this One ejstin is oJ the ajlhqino;" true Qeo;", God, kai; and hJ the zwh; Life aijwvnio".
eonian

eternal. 21) Tekniva,
Little born ones

Little children, fulavxate guard eJautou;~ (eJauta;) yourselves (yourselves) ajpo; from tw`n the eijdwvlwn. idols. [ajmhvn.] [amen.]
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