John 1:12
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New International Version
Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God--

New Living Translation
But to all who believed him and accepted him, he gave the right to become children of God.

English Standard Version
But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God,

Berean Study Bible
But to all who did receive Him, to those who believed in His name, He gave the right to become children of God--

Berean Literal Bible
But as many as received Him, He gave to them authority to be children of God--to those believing in His name,

New American Standard Bible
But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name,

King James Bible
But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But to all who did receive Him, He gave them the right to be children of God, to those who believe in His name,

International Standard Version
However, to all who received him, those believing in his name, he gave authority to become God's children,

NET Bible
But to all who have received him--those who believe in his name--he has given the right to become God's children

New Heart English Bible
But as many as received him, to them he gave the right to become God's children, to those who believe in his name,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But those that received him, to them he gave authority to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his Name,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
However, he gave the right to become God's children to everyone who believed in him.

New American Standard 1977
But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name,

Jubilee Bible 2000
But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become sons of God, even to them that believe on his name,

King James 2000 Bible
But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the children of God, even to them that believe on his name:

American King James Version
But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:

American Standard Version
But as many as received him, to them gave he the right to become children of God, even to them that believe on his name:

Douay-Rheims Bible
But as many as received him, he gave them power to be made the sons of God, to them that believe in his name.

Darby Bible Translation
but as many as received him, to them gave he [the] right to be children of God, to those that believe on his name;

English Revised Version
But as many as received him, to them gave he the right to become children of God, even to them that believe on his name:

Webster's Bible Translation
But as many as received him, to them he gave power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:

Weymouth New Testament
But all who have received Him, to them--that is, to those who trust in His name--He has given the privilege of becoming children of God;

World English Bible
But as many as received him, to them he gave the right to become God's children, to those who believe in his name:

Young's Literal Translation
but as many as did receive him to them he gave authority to become sons of God -- to those believing in his name,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
1:6-14 John the Baptist came to bear witness concerning Jesus. Nothing more fully shows the darkness of men's minds, than that when the Light had appeared, there needed a witness to call attention to it. Christ was the true Light; that great Light which deserves to be called so. By his Spirit and grace he enlightens all that are enlightened to salvation; and those that are not enlightened by him, perish in darkness. Christ was in the world when he took our nature upon him, and dwelt among us. The Son of the Highest was here in this lower world. He was in the world, but not of it. He came to save a lost world, because it was a world of his own making. Yet the world knew him not. When he comes as a Judge, the world shall know him. Many say that they are Christ's own, yet do not receive him, because they will not part with their sins, nor have him to reign over them. All the children of God are born again. This new birth is through the word of God as the means, 1Pe 1:23, and by the Spirit of God as the Author. By his Divine presence Christ always was in the world. But now that the fulness of time was come, he was, after another manner, God manifested in the flesh. But observe the beams of his Divine glory, which darted through this veil of flesh. Men discover their weaknesses to those most familiar with them, but it was not so with Christ; those most intimate with him saw most of his glory. Although he was in the form of a servant, as to outward circumstances, yet, in respect of graces, his form was like the Son of God His Divine glory appeared in the holiness of his doctrine, and in his miracles. He was full of grace, fully acceptable to his Father, therefore qualified to plead for us; and full of truth, fully aware of the things he was to reveal.
Study Bible
The Witness of John
11He came to His own, and His own did not receive Him. 12But to all who did receive Him, to those who believed in His name, He gave the right to become children of God — 13children born not of blood, nor will of the flesh, nor will of man, but born of God.…
Cross References
Hosea 1:10
Yet the number of the sons of Israel Will be like the sand of the sea, Which cannot be measured or numbered; And in the place Where it is said to them, "You are not My people," It will be said to them, "You are the sons of the living God."

John 1:7
He came as a witness to testify about the Light, so that through him everyone might believe.

John 1:11
He came to His own, and His own did not receive Him.

John 3:18
Whoever believes in Him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe is already condemned, because he has not believed in the name of God's one and only Son.

John 11:52
and not only for the nation, but also for the scattered children of God, to gather them together into one.

Romans 8:14
For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.

Romans 8:16
The Spirit Himself testifies with our spirit that we are God's children.

Romans 8:19
The creation waits in eager expectation for the revelation of the sons of God.

Galatians 3:26
You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.

1 John 3:1
Behold what manner of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God. And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know Him.
Treasury of Scripture

But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:

received.

Matthew 10:40 He that receives you receives me, and he that receives me receives …

Matthew 18:5 And whoever shall receive one such little child in my name receives me.

Colossians 2:6 As you have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk you in him:

to them.

Isaiah 56:5 Even to them will I give in my house and within my walls a place …

Jeremiah 3:19 But I said, How shall I put you among the children, and give you …

Hosea 1:10 Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of …

Romans 8:14 For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.

2 Corinthians 6:17,18 Why come out from among them, and be you separate, said the Lord, …

Galatians 3:26 For you are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.

Galatians 4:6 And because you are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of his Son …

2 Peter 1:4 Whereby are given to us exceeding great and precious promises: that …

1 John 3:1 Behold, what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we …

power. or, the right, or privilege. even.

John 2:23 Now when he was in Jerusalem at the passover, in the feast day, many …

John 3:18 He that believes on him is not condemned: but he that believes not …

John 20:31 But these are written, that you might believe that Jesus is the Christ, …

Matthew 12:21 And in his name shall the Gentiles trust.

Acts 3:16 And his name through faith in his name has made this man strong, …

1 John 3:23 And this is his commandment, That we should believe on the name of …

1 John 5:12 He that has the Son has life; and he that has not the Son of God has not life.

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