1 John 4:4
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English Standard Version
Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.

King James Bible
Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

American Standard Version
Ye are of God, my little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you than he that is in the world.

Douay-Rheims Bible
You are of God, little children, and have overcome him. Because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

English Revised Version
Ye are of God, my little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you than he that is in the world.

Webster's Bible Translation
Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

Weymouth New Testament
As for you, dear children, you are God's children, and have successfully resisted them; for greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world.

1 John 4:4 Parallel
Commentary
Vincent's Word Studies

Have overcome

See on 1 John 2:13.

Greater

Compare 1 John 3:20.

In you

The Christian society. Compare John 6:56; John 14:20; John 15:4-10; John 17:23, John 17:26; Galatians 2:20 (of the individual).

He that is in the world

In 1 John 5:19, the world is said to be in the evil one. Compare Ephesians 2:2.

1 John 4:4 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

are.

1 John 4:6,16 We are of God: he that knows God hears us; he that is not of God hears not us. Hereby know we the spirit of truth...

1 John 3:9,10 Whoever is born of God does not commit sin; for his seed remains in him: and he cannot sin, because he is born of God...

1 John 5:19 And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lies in wickedness.

and have.

1 John 2:13 I write to you, fathers, because you have known him that is from the beginning. I write to you, young men...

1 John 5:4 For whatever is born of God overcomes the world: and this is the victory that overcomes the world, even our faith.

Romans 8:37 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.

Ephesians 6:10,13 Finally, my brothers, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might...

Revelation 12:11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives to the death.

greater.

1 John 4:13,16 Hereby know we that we dwell in him, and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit...

1 John 3:24 And he that keeps his commandments dwells in him, and he in him. And hereby we know that he stays in us...

John 10:28-30 And I give to them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand...

John 14:17-23 Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it sees him not, neither knows him: but you know him...

John 17:23 I in them, and you in me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that you have sent me, and have loved them...

Romans 8:10,11 And if Christ be in you, the body is dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life because of righteousness...

1 Corinthians 6:13 Meats for the belly, and the belly for meats: but God shall destroy both it and them. Now the body is not for fornication...

2 Corinthians 6:16 And what agreement has the temple of God with idols? for you are the temple of the living God; as God has said, I will dwell in them...

Ephesians 3:17 That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love,

than.

1 John 5:19 And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lies in wickedness.

*Gr:

John 12:31 Now is the judgment of this world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out.

John 14:30 Hereafter I will not talk much with you: for the prince of this world comes, and has nothing in me.

John 16:11 Of judgment, because the prince of this world is judged.

1 Corinthians 2:12 Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God...

2 Corinthians 4:4 In whom the god of this world has blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ...

Ephesians 2:2 Wherein in time past you walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air...

Ephesians 6:12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers...

Cross References
John 12:31
Now is the judgment of this world; now will the ruler of this world be cast out.

Romans 8:31
What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?

1 John 2:1
My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.

1 John 2:13
I am writing to you, fathers, because you know him who is from the beginning. I am writing to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one. I write to you, children, because you know the Father.

1 John 3:20
for whenever our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and he knows everything.

1 John 4:6
We are from God. Whoever knows God listens to us; whoever is not from God does not listen to us. By this we know the Spirit of truth and the spirit of error.

1 John 5:4
For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world--our faith.

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