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1 John 3:9

Those who have been born into God’s family do not make a practice of sinning, because God’s life* is in them. So they can’t keep on sinning, because they are children of God.

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1 John 3:9 — The New International Version (NIV)

No one who is born of God will continue to sin, because God’s seed remains in them; they cannot go on sinning, because they have been born of God.

1 John 3:9 — English Standard Version (ESV)

No one born of God makes a practice of sinning, for God’s seed abides in him; and he cannot keep on sinning, because he has been born of God.

1 John 3:9 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin; for his seed remaineth in him: and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.

1 John 3:9 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Whoever has been born of God does not sin, for His seed remains in him; and he cannot sin, because he has been born of God.

1 John 3:9 — New Century Version (NCV)

Those who are God’s children do not continue sinning, because the new life from God remains in them. They are not able to go on sinning, because they have become children of God.

1 John 3:9 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Whosoever is begotten of God doeth no sin, because his seed abideth in him: and he cannot sin, because he is begotten of God.

1 John 3:9 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Whoever has been begotten of God does not practise sin, because his seed abides in him, and he cannot sin, because he has been begotten of God.

1 John 3:9 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Those who have been born from God don’t live sinful lives. What God has said lives in them, and they can’t live sinful lives. They have been born from God.

1 John 3:9 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Everyone who has been born of God does not sin, because His seed remains in him; he is not able to sin, because he has been born of God.

1 John 3:9 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Those who have been born of God do not sin, because God’s seed abides in them; they cannot sin, because they have been born of God.

1 John 3:9 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Everyone who is fathered by God does not practice sin, because his seed resides in him, and he is not able to sin, because he has been fathered by God.

1 John 3:9 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

Those who are born again because of what God has done will not keep on sinning. God’s very nature remains in them. They can’t go on sinning. They have been born again because of what God has done.

1 John 3:9 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

No one who is born of God practices sin, because His seed abides in him; and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.