1 John 2:1
Good News Translation
I am writing this to you, my children, so that you will not sin; but if anyone does sin, we have someone who pleads with the Father on our behalf--Jesus Christ, the righteous one.

Contemporary English Version
My children, I am writing this so you won't sin. But if you do sin, Jesus Christ always does the right thing, and he will speak to the Father for us.

Douay-Rheims Bible
My little children, these things I write to you, that you may not sin. But if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the just.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

My little children, these things I write to you, that you may not sin. But if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the just.

little.

1 John 2:12,13 I write unto you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name's sake. . . .

1 John 3:7,18 Little children, let no man deceive you. He that doth justice is just, even as he is just. . . .

1 John 4:4 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.

1 John 5:21 Little children, keep yourselves from idols. Amen.

John 13:33 Little children, yet a little while I am with you. You shall seek me. And as I said to the Jews: Whither I go you cannot come; so I say to you now.

John 21:5 Jesus therefore said to them: Children, have you any meat? They answered him: No.

1 Corinthians 4:14,15 I write not these things to confound you: but I admonish you as my dearest children. . . .

Galatians 4:19 My little children, of whom I am in labour again, until Christ be formed in you.

these.

1 John 1:3,4 That which we have seen and have heard, we declare unto you: that you also may have fellowship with us and our fellowship may be with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ. . . .

1 Timothy 3:14 These things I write to thee, hoping that I shall come to thee shortly.

that.

Psalm 4:4 Be ye angry, and sin not: the things you say in your hearts, be sorry for them upon your beds.

Ezekiel 3:21 But if thou warn the just man, that the just may not sin, and he doth not sin: living he shall live, because thou hast warned him, and thou hast delivered thy soul.

John 5:14 Afterwards, Jesus findeth him in the temple and saith to him: Behold thou art made whole: sin no more, lest some worse thing happen to thee.

John 8:11 Who said: No man, Lord. And Jesus said: Neither will I condemn thee. Go, and now sin no more.

Romans 6:1,2,15 What shall we say, then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound? . . .

1 Corinthians 15:34 Awake, ye just, and sin not. For some have not the knowledge of God. I speak it to your shame.

Ephesians 4:26 Be angry: and sin not. Let not the sun go down upon your anger.

Titus 2:11-13 For the grace of God our Saviour hath appeared to all men: . . .

1 Peter 1:15-19 But according to him that hath called you, who is holy, be you also in all manner of conversation holy: . . .

1 Peter 4:1-3 Christ therefore having suffered in the flesh, be you also armed with the same thought: for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sins: . . .

And if.

1 John 1:8-10 If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us. . . .

we have.

Romans 8:34 Who is he that shall condemn? Christ Jesus that died: yea that is risen also again, who is at the right hand of God, who also maketh intercession for us.

1 Timothy 2:5 For there is one God: and one mediator of God and men, the man Christ Jesus:

Hebrews 7:24,25 But this, for that he continueth for ever, hath an everlasting priesthood: . . .

Hebrews 9:24 For Jesus is not entered into the Holies made with hands, the patterns of the true: but into Heaven itself, that he may appear now in the presence of God for us.

Father.

Luke 10:22 All things are delivered to me by my Father. And no one knoweth who the Son is, but the Father: and who the Father is, but the Son and to whom the Son will reveal him.

John 5:19-26,36 Then Jesus answered and said to them: Amen, amen, I say unto you, the Son cannot do any thing of himself, but what he seeth the Father doing: for what things soever he doth, these the Son also doth in like manner. . . .

John 6:27 Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that which endureth unto life everlasting, which the Son of man will give you. For him hath God, the Father, sealed.

John 10:15 As the Father knoweth me, and I know the Father: and I lay down my life for my sheep.

John 14:6 Jesus saith to him: I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No man cometh to the Father, but by me.

Ephesians 2:18 For by him we have access both in one Spirit to the Father.

James 1:27 Religion clean and undefiled before God and the Father is this: to visit the fatherless and widows in their tribulation and to keep one's self unspotted from this world.

James 3:9 By it we bless God and the Father: and by it we curse men who are made after the likeness of God.

the righteous.

1 John 2:29 If you know that he is just, know ye, that every one also who doth justice is born of him.

1 John 3:5 And you know that he appeared to take away our sins: and in him there is no sin.

Zechariah 9:9 Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Sion, shout for joy, O daughter of Jerusalem: BEHOLD THY KING will come to thee, the just and saviour: he is poor, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt, the foal of an ass.

2 Corinthians 5:21 Him, who knew no sin, he hath made sin for us: that we might be made the justice of God in him.

Hebrews 7:26 For it was fitting that we should have such a high priest, holy, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners, and made higher than the heavens:

1 Peter 2:22 Who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth.

1 Peter 3:18 Because Christ also died once for our sins, the just for the unjust: that he might offer us to God, being put to death indeed in the flesh, but enlivened in the spirit,

Context
Jesus Our Advocate
1My little children, these things I write to you, that you may not sin. But if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the just. 2And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for those of the whole world.…
Cross References
John 13:33
Little children, yet a little while I am with you. You shall seek me. And as I said to the Jews: Whither I go you cannot come; so I say to you now.

John 14:16
And I will ask the Father: and he shall give you another Paraclete, that he may abide with you for ever:

Acts 7:52
Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? And they have slain them who foretold of the coming of the Just One: of whom you have been now the betrayers and murderers.

Romans 5:10
For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son: much more, being reconciled, shall we be saved by his life.

Romans 8:34
Who is he that shall condemn? Christ Jesus that died: yea that is risen also again, who is at the right hand of God, who also maketh intercession for us.

1 Corinthians 4:14
I write not these things to confound you: but I admonish you as my dearest children.

Galatians 4:19
My little children, of whom I am in labour again, until Christ be formed in you.

1 Timothy 2:5
For there is one God: and one mediator of God and men, the man Christ Jesus:

Hebrews 7:25
Whereby he is able also to save for ever them that come to God by him; always living to make intercession for us.

Hebrews 9:24
For Jesus is not entered into the Holies made with hands, the patterns of the true: but into Heaven itself, that he may appear now in the presence of God for us.

1 John 1:4
And these things we write to you, that you may rejoice and your joy may be full.

1 John 2:12
I write unto you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name's sake.

1 John 2:28
And now, little children, abide in him, that when he shall appear we may have confidence and not be confounded by him at his coming.

1 John 3:7
Little children, let no man deceive you. He that doth justice is just, even as he is just.

1 John 3:18
My little children, let us not love in word nor in tongue, but in deed and in truth.

1 John 4:4
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.

1 John 5:17
All iniquity is sin. And there is a sin unto death.

1 John 5:21
Little children, keep yourselves from idols. Amen.

3 John 1:4
I have no greater grace than this, to hear that my children walk in truth.

Additional Translations
My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you will not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate before the Father—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One.

My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you might not sin. And if anyone should sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the Righteous One.

My little children, these things write I to you, that you sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous:

My little children, these things write I unto you that ye may not sin. And if any man sin, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous:

My children, these things I write to you in order that ye may not sin; and if any one sin, we have a patron with the Father, Jesus Christ [the] righteous;

My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye may not sin. And if any man sin, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous:

My little children, these things I write to you, that ye sin not. And if any man sinneth, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous:

Dear children, I write thus to you in order that you may not sin. If any one sins, we have an Advocate with the Father--Jesus Christ the righteous;

My little children, I write these things to you so that you may not sin. If anyone sins, we have a Counselor with the Father, Jesus Christ, the righteous.

My little children, these things I write to you, that ye may not sin: and if any one may sin, an advocate we have with the Father, Jesus Christ, a righteous one,
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