1 John 5:5
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New International Version
Who is it that overcomes the world? Only the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God.

New Living Translation
And who can win this battle against the world? Only those who believe that Jesus is the Son of God.

English Standard Version
Who is it that overcomes the world except the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

Berean Study Bible
Who then overcomes the world? Only he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God.

Berean Literal Bible
Now who is the one overcoming the world, except the one believing that Jesus is the Son of God?

New American Standard Bible
Who is the one who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

King James Bible
Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And who is the one who conquers the world but the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

International Standard Version
Who overcomes the world? Is it not the person who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

NET Bible
Now who is the person who has conquered the world except the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Who is he who conquers the universe but he who believes that Yeshua is The Son of God?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Who wins the victory over the world? Isn't it the person who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

New American Standard 1977
And who is the one who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

Jubilee Bible 2000
Who is he that overcomes the world, but he that believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

King James 2000 Bible
Who is he that overcomes the world, but he that believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

American King James Version
Who is he that overcomes the world, but he that believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

American Standard Version
And who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?

Darby Bible Translation
Who is he that gets the victory over the world, but he that believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

English Revised Version
And who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?

Webster's Bible Translation
Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?

Weymouth New Testament
Who but the man that believes that Jesus is the Son of God overcomes the world?

World English Bible
Who is he who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

Young's Literal Translation
who is he who is overcoming the world, if not he who is believing that Jesus is the Son of God?
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
5:1-5 True love for the people of God, may be distinguished from natural kindness or party attachments, by its being united with the love of God, and obedience to his commands. The same Holy Spirit that taught the love, will have taught obedience also; and that man cannot truly love the children of God, who, by habit, commits sin or neglects known duty. As God's commands are holy, just, and good rules of liberty and happiness, so those who are born of God and love him, do not count them grievous, but lament that they cannot serve him more perfectly. Self-denial is required, but true Christians have a principle which carries them above all hinderances. Though the conflict often is sharp, and the regenerate may be cast down, yet he will rise up and renew his combat with resolution. But all, except believers in Christ, are enslaved in some respect or other, to the customs, opinions, or interests of the world. Faith is the cause of victory, the means, the instrument, the spiritual armour by which we overcome. In and by faith we cleave to Christ, in contempt of, and in opposition to the world. Faith sanctifies the heart, and purifies it from those sensual lusts by which the world obtains sway and dominion over souls. It has the indwelling Spirit of grace, which is greater than he who dwells in the world. The real Christian overcomes the world by faith; he sees, in and by the life and conduct of the Lord Jesus on earth, that this world is to be renounced and overcome. He cannot be satisfied with this world, but looks beyond it, and is still tending, striving, and pressing toward heaven. We must all, after Christ's example, overcome the world, or it will overcome us to our ruin.
Study Bible
Overcoming the World
4because everyone born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world: our faith. 5Who then overcomes the world? Only he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God. 6This is the One who came by water and blood, Jesus Christ—not by water alone, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit who testifies to this, because the Spirit is the truth.…
Cross References
Mark 9:23
"If You can?" echoed Jesus. "All things are possible to him who believes!"

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.
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