1 John 2:23
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New International Version
No one who denies the Son has the Father; whoever acknowledges the Son has the Father also.

New Living Translation
Anyone who denies the Son doesn't have the Father, either. But anyone who acknowledges the Son has the Father also.

English Standard Version
No one who denies the Son has the Father. Whoever confesses the Son has the Father also.

Berean Study Bible
No one who denies the Son can have the Father; whoever confesses the Son has the Father as well.

Berean Literal Bible
Everyone denying the Son does not have the Father. The one confessing the Son has the Father also.

New American Standard Bible
Whoever denies the Son does not have the Father; the one who confesses the Son has the Father also.

King James Bible
Whosoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father: (but) he that acknowledgeth the Son hath the Father also.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
No one who denies the Son can have the Father; he who confesses the Son has the Father as well.

International Standard Version
No one who denies the Son has the Father. The person who acknowledges the Son also has the Father.

NET Bible
Everyone who denies the Son does not have the Father either. The person who confesses the Son has the Father also.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He who denies The Son also does not believe in The Father; whoever confesses The Son confesses The Father also.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Everyone who rejects the Son doesn't have the Father either. The person who acknowledges the Son also has the Father.

New American Standard 1977
Whoever denies the Son does not have the Father; the one who confesses the Son has the Father also.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Whosoever denies the Son, the same does not have the Father. Whosoever confesses the Son, has the Father also.

King James 2000 Bible
Whosoever denies the Son, the same has not the Father: [but] he that confesses the Son has the Father also.

American King James Version
Whoever denies the Son, the same has not the Father: he that acknowledges the Son has the Father also.

American Standard Version
Whosoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father: he that confesseth the Son hath the Father also.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Whosoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father. He that confesseth the Son, hath the Father also.

Darby Bible Translation
Whoever denies the Son has not the Father either; he who confesses the Son has the Father also.

English Revised Version
Whosoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father: he that confesseth the Son hath the Father also.

Webster's Bible Translation
Whoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father: but he that acknowledgeth the Son hath the Father also.

Weymouth New Testament
No one who disowns the Son has the Father. He who acknowledges the Son has also the Father.

World English Bible
Whoever denies the Son, the same doesn't have the Father. He who confesses the Son has the Father also.

Young's Literal Translation
every one who is denying the Son, neither hath he the Father, he who is confessing the Son hath the Father also.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
2:18-23 Every man is an antichrist, who denies the Person, or any of the offices of Christ; and in denying the Son, he denies the Father also, and has no part in his favour while he rejects his great salvation. Let this prophecy that seducers would rise in the Christian world, keep us from being seduced. The church knows not well who are its true members, and who are not, but thus true Christians were proved, and rendered more watchful and humble. True Christians are anointed ones; their names expresses this: they are anointed with grace, with gifts and spiritual privileges, by the Holy Spirit of grace. The great and most hurtful lies that the father of lies spreads in the world, usually are falsehoods and errors relating to the person of Christ. The unction from the Holy One, alone can keep us from delusions. While we judge favourably of all who trust in Christ as the Divine Saviour, and obey his word, and seek to live in union with them, let us pity and pray for those who deny the Godhead of Christ, or his atonement, and the new-creating work of the Holy Ghost. Let us protest against such antichristian doctrine, and keep from them as much as we may.
Study Bible
Beware of Antichrists
22Who is the liar, if it is not the one who denies that Jesus is the Christ? This is the antichrist, who denies the Father and the Son. 23No one who denies the Son can have the Father; whoever confesses the Son has the Father as well. 24As for you, let what you have heard from the beginning remain in you. If it does, you will also remain in the Son and in the Father.…
Cross References
John 5:23
so that all may honor the Son just as they honor the Father. Whoever does not honor the Son does not honor the Father who sent Him.

John 8:19
"Where is Your Father?" they asked Him. "You do not know Me or My Father," Jesus answered. "If you knew Me, you would know My Father as well."

John 16:3
They will do these things because they have not known the Father or Me.

John 17:3
Now this is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom You have sent.

1 John 4:2
By this you will know the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God,

1 John 4:15
If anyone confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God.

1 John 5:1
Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves the Father also loves the one born of Him.

1 John 5:20
And we know 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--in His Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.

2 John 1:9
Anyone who runs ahead without remaining in the teaching of Christ does not have God. Whoever remains in His teaching has both the Father and the Son.
Treasury of Scripture

Whoever denies the Son, the same has not the Father: he that acknowledges the Son has the Father also.

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Luke 10:22 All things are delivered to me of my Father: and no man knows who …

John 5:23 That all men should honor the Son, even as they honor the Father. …

John 8:19 Then said they to him, Where is your Father? Jesus answered, You …

John 10:30 I and my Father are one.

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John 15:23,24 He that hates me hates my Father also…

2 John 1:9-11 Whoever transgresses, and stays not in the doctrine of Christ, has …

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