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1 John 5:11

    1 John 5:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And this is the record, that God has given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the witness is this, that God gave unto us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And his witness is this, that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

    Webster's Revision

    And the witness is this, that God gave unto us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

    World English Bible

    The testimony is this, that God gave to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the witness is this, that God gave unto us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 John 5:11

    This is the record - The great truth to which the Spirit, the water, and the blood bear testimony. God hath given us eternal life - a right to endless glory, and a meetness for it. And this life is in his Son; it comes by and through him; he is its author and its purchaser; it is only in and through Him. No other scheme of salvation can be effectual; God has provided none other, and in such a case a man's invention must be vain.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 John 5:11

    And this is the record - This is the sum, or the amount, of the testimony (μαρτυρία marturia) which God has given respecting him.

    That God hath given to us eternal life - Has provided, through the Saviour, the means of obtaining eternal life. See the notes at John 5:24; John 17:2-3.

    And this life is in his Son - Is treasured up in him, or is to be obtained through him. See the John 1:4; John 11:25; John 14:6 notes; Colossians 3:3 note.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 John 5:11

    5:11 And this is the sum of that testimony, that God hath given us a title to, and the real beginning of, eternal life; and that this is purchased by, and treasured up in, his Son, who has all the springs and the fulness of it in himself, to communicate to his body, the church, first in grace and then in glory.