1 John 5:5
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?

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

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

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

NASB 1995
Who is the one who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

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

Amplified Bible
Who is the one who is victorious and overcomes the world? It is the one who believes and recognizes the fact that Jesus is the Son of God.

Christian Standard Bible
Who is the one who conquers the world but the one who believes 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?

American Standard Version
And who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth 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?

Contemporary English Version
No one can defeat the world without having faith in Jesus as 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?

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

Good News Translation
Who can defeat the world? Only the person who believes that Jesus 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?

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

Literal Standard Version
Who is he who is overcoming the world, if not he who is believing 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?

New Heart English Bible
Who is he who overcomes the world, but he who believes 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?

Additional Translations ...
Context
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 has been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father also loves those 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.


Treasury of Scripture

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

but.

1 John 5:1
Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one that loveth him that begat loveth him also that is begotten of him.

1 John 4:15
Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwelleth in him, and he in God.









Verse 5. - What other way is there of conquering the world? And how can he who believes fail? Belief in Christ unites us to him, and gives us a share in his victories; and he has overcome the world (John 16:33).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
Who
Τίς (Tis)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 5101: Who, which, what, why. Probably emphatic of tis; an interrogative pronoun, who, which or what.

then
δέ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

overcomes
νικῶν (nikōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3528: To conquer, be victorious, overcome, prevail, subdue. From nike; to subdue.

the
τὸν (ton)
Article - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

world?
κόσμον (kosmon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2889: Probably from the base of komizo; orderly arrangement, i.e. Decoration; by implication, the world (morally).

Only
εἰ (ei)
Conjunction
Strong's 1487: If. A primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.

he who
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

believes
πιστεύων (pisteuōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 4100: From pistis; to have faith, i.e. Credit; by implication, to entrust.

that
ὅτι (hoti)
Conjunction
Strong's 3754: Neuter of hostis as conjunction; demonstrative, that; causative, because.

Jesus
Ἰησοῦς (Iēsous)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2424: Of Hebrew origin; Jesus, the name of our Lord and two other Israelites.

is
ἐστιν (estin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

the
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Son
Υἱὸς (Huios)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 5207: A son, descendent. Apparently a primary word; a 'son', used very widely of immediate, remote or figuratively, kinship.

of God.
Θεοῦ (Theou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.


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