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1 John 1

Overview

1 John 1:1, He describes the person of Christ, in whom we have eternal life, by a communion with God; 1 John 1:5, to which we must adjoin holiness of life, to testify the truth of that our communion and profession of faith, as also to assure us of the forgiveness of our sins by Christ’s death.

Verse 1

That which: 1 John 2:13, Proverbs 8:22-31, Isaiah 41:4, Micah 5:2, John 1:1, John 1:2-18, John 8:58, Revelation 1:8, Revelation 1:11, Revelation 1:17, Revelation 1:18, Revelation 2:8

which we have heard: 1 John 4:14, Luke 1:2, John 1:14, Acts 1:3, Acts 4:20, 2 Peter 1:16-18

and our: Luke 24:39, John 20:27

the Word: 1 John 5:7, John 1:14, John 5:26, Revelation 19:13

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:1 - beginning Psalms 34:8 - taste Proverbs 8:23 - General Mark 1:1 - Christ Mark 4:22 - General John 3:11 - We speak John 5:37 - Ye have John 6:33 - cometh John 6:40 - seeth John 11:25 - the life John 12:46 - am John 14:6 - the life John 14:19 - because John 14:21 - and will John 15:27 - have John 19:35 - he that John 20:20 - he showed John 21:24 - we know Acts 1:13 - Peter Acts 5:20 - all 1 Corinthians 15:45 - a quickening 2 Corinthians 3:6 - but the Philippians 2:16 - the word Colossians 1:18 - the beginning Colossians 3:4 - our Hebrews 12:2 - Looking 1 Peter 1:25 - this 1 John 1:3 - which 1 John 5:11 - this 1 John 5:13 - ye may know 1 John 5:20 - This is Revelation 1:2 - and of all

Verse 2

the life: 1 John 5:11, 1 John 5:20, John 1:4, John 11:25, John 11:26, John 14:6

was manifested: 1 John 3:5, 1 John 3:8, Romans 16:25, Romans 16:26, 1 Timothy 3:16, 2 Timothy 1:10, Titus 1:2

and bear: John 15:27, John 21:14, Acts 1:22, Acts 2:32, Acts 3:15, Acts 5:32, Acts 10:41, 1 Peter 5:1

show: 1 John 5:20

that eternal: John 17:3

which was: Proverbs 8:22-30, John 1:1, John 1:2, John 1:18, John 3:13, John 7:29, John 8:38, John 16:28, John 17:5, Romans 8:3, Galatians 4:4

Reciprocal: Psalms 72:15 - And he Proverbs 8:23 - General Isaiah 44:8 - ye are Matthew 19:16 - eternal Luke 24:48 - General John 1:14 - we John 5:37 - Ye have John 6:33 - cometh John 17:2 - give John 20:27 - Reach hither thy finger John 21:24 - we know Colossians 3:4 - our 1 Peter 1:20 - but 1 John 2:25 - General 1 John 5:13 - ye may know

Verse 3

which: 1 John 1:1, Acts 4:20

declare: 1 John 1:5, Psalms 2:7, Psalms 22:22, Isaiah 66:19, John 17:25, Acts 13:32, Acts 13:41, Acts 20:27, 1 Corinthians 15:1, Hebrews 2:12

ye also: Acts 2:42, Romans 15:27, Ephesians 3:6, Philippians 1:7, Philippians 2:1, 1 Timothy 6:2, Hebrews 3:1, 1 Peter 5:1,*Gr.

our fellowship: 1 John 1:7, 1 John 2:23, 1 John 2:24, John 14:20-23, John 17:3, John 17:11, John 17:21, 1 Corinthians 1:9, 1 Corinthians 1:30, 2 Corinthians 13:14, Philippians 2:1, Philippians 3:10, Hebrews 3:14

with his: 1 John 5:10, 1 John 5:11, Colossians 1:13, 1 Thessalonians 1:10

Reciprocal: Leviticus 3:1 - a sacrifice Numbers 10:32 - General Deuteronomy 12:12 - And ye Job 13:1 - ear Psalms 66:16 - Come Psalms 119:63 - a companion Song of Solomon 2:3 - I sat Matthew 10:2 - John Luke 24:48 - General John 1:41 - first John 16:24 - that John 17:22 - that John 17:23 - I John 20:30 - General Romans 1:3 - his Son 1 Corinthians 9:23 - that 1 Corinthians 10:16 - the communion of the blood 2 Corinthians 1:19 - the Son Galatians 2:9 - fellowship Philippians 1:5 - General Philippians 2:2 - Fulfil Philippians 2:28 - and that Philippians 3:8 - win Colossians 1:12 - the Father Philemon 1:17 - thou count Hebrews 1:9 - thy fellows 1 Peter 1:25 - this 1 John 1:6 - fellowship 1 John 2:1 - these 2 John 1:9 - he hath

Verse 4

that: Isaiah 61:10, Habakkuk 3:17, Habakkuk 3:18, John 15:11, John 16:24, 2 Corinthians 1:24, Ephesians 3:19, Philippians 1:25, Philippians 1:26, 2 John 1:12

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 12:12 - And ye Proverbs 29:6 - but Song of Solomon 2:3 - I sat Matthew 10:2 - John John 17:13 - that John 20:30 - General Philippians 2:2 - Fulfil Philippians 2:28 - and that 2 Timothy 1:4 - filled 1 John 2:1 - these 1 John 2:12 - write 1 John 5:13 - have I

Verse 5

the message: 1 John 3:11, 1 Corinthians 11:23

that God: Psalms 27:1, Psalms 36:9, Psalms 84:11, Isaiah 60:19, John 1:4, John 1:9, John 8:12, John 9:5, John 12:35, John 12:36, 1 Timothy 6:16, James 1:17, Revelation 21:23, Revelation 22:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:3 - Let Psalms 94:20 - fellowship Psalms 104:2 - with light Isaiah 9:2 - walked Daniel 2:22 - and the Daniel 7:9 - whose Matthew 5:16 - your light Luke 1:79 - give Romans 13:12 - works 2 Corinthians 6:14 - and what 1 John 1:3 - declare 1 John 1:7 - as 1 John 4:8 - God is

Verse 6

If: 1 John 1:8, 1 John 1:10, 1 John 2:4, 1 John 4:20, Matthew 7:22, James 2:14, James 2:16, James 2:18, Revelation 3:17, Revelation 3:18

fellowship: 1 John 1:3, Psalms 5:4-6, Psalms 94:20, 2 Corinthians 6:14-16

walk: 1 John 2:9-11, Psalms 82:5, Proverbs 2:13, Proverbs 4:18, Proverbs 4:19, John 3:19, John 3:20, John 11:10, John 12:35, John 12:46

we lie: 1 John 1:10, 1 John 4:20, John 8:44, John 8:45, 1 Timothy 4:2

do not: John 3:21

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 36:27 - cause Zechariah 10:12 - walk John 19:34 - came 1 Thessalonians 2:12 - walk 1 John 2:6 - that saith 1 John 2:22 - Who 2 John 1:4 - walking

Verse 7

If we: 1 John 2:9, 1 John 2:10, Psalms 56:13, Psalms 89:15, Psalms 97:11, Isaiah 2:5, John 12:35, Romans 13:12, Ephesians 5:8, 2 John 1:4, 3 John 1:4

as: 1 John 1:5, Psalms 104:2, 1 Timothy 6:16, James 1:17

we have: 1 John 1:3, Amos 3:3

and the: 1 John 2:1, 1 John 2:2, 1 John 5:6, 1 John 5:8, Zechariah 13:1, John 1:29, 1 Corinthians 6:11, Ephesians 1:7, Hebrews 9:14, 1 Peter 1:19, Revelation 1:5, Revelation 7:14

Reciprocal: Genesis 5:22 - General Genesis 5:24 - for Exodus 12:13 - and when Exodus 30:18 - a laver Exodus 40:7 - General Exodus 40:31 - washed Leviticus 4:5 - General Leviticus 4:20 - an atonement Leviticus 4:31 - a sweet Leviticus 4:35 - and the priest shall make Leviticus 6:7 - make Leviticus 7:29 - General Leviticus 11:24 - General Leviticus 11:25 - and be unclean Leviticus 11:40 - eateth Leviticus 13:6 - wash Leviticus 15:16 - General Leviticus 15:27 - General Leviticus 16:12 - from off Leviticus 16:30 - General Leviticus 17:11 - I have Numbers 19:19 - shall sprinkle Deuteronomy 5:10 - showing 2 Samuel 12:13 - The Lord 1 Kings 7:38 - ten lavers 2 Chronicles 4:6 - ten lavers Ezra 10:2 - yet now there is hope Ezra 10:11 - make confession Nehemiah 9:2 - confessed Psalms 19:12 - cleanse Psalms 26:3 - and Psalms 36:9 - in thy Psalms 51:2 - Wash Psalms 51:7 - and Psalms 65:3 - transgressions Psalms 103:12 - so far Proverbs 30:12 - not Isaiah 6:7 - thine iniquity Isaiah 33:24 - shall be forgiven Jeremiah 14:20 - We acknowledge Jeremiah 33:8 - General Ezekiel 36:25 - filthiness Ezekiel 36:27 - cause Ezekiel 37:23 - will cleanse Hosea 14:2 - away Zechariah 10:12 - walk Matthew 1:21 - for Matthew 6:12 - forgive Mark 7:4 - except Luke 7:47 - which John 5:4 - was made John 13:5 - to wash John 13:10 - needeth Acts 2:42 - fellowship Romans 5:9 - being Romans 7:15 - what 1 Corinthians 1:9 - the fellowship 1 Corinthians 10:16 - the communion of the blood 2 Corinthians 7:1 - let Galatians 2:16 - we have Galatians 2:20 - the Son Ephesians 2:10 - walk Philippians 1:5 - General Colossians 2:13 - having 1 Thessalonians 2:12 - walk 1 Thessalonians 5:8 - who Hebrews 1:3 - by himself Hebrews 8:12 - General 2 Peter 1:9 - that he 1 John 1:9 - and to 1 John 2:6 - to walk 1 John 2:12 - your 1 John 2:24 - ye also 1 John 3:5 - to Revelation 5:9 - and hast

Verse 8

say: 1 John 1:6, 1 John 1:10, 1 John 3:5, 1 John 3:6, 1 Kings 8:46, 2 Chronicles 6:36, Job 9:2, Job 14:4, Job 15:14, Job 25:4, Psalms 143:2, Proverbs 20:9, Ecclesiastes 7:20, Isaiah 53:6, Isaiah 64:6, Jeremiah 2:22, Jeremiah 2:23, Romans 3:23, James 3:2

we deceive: 1 Corinthians 3:18, Galatians 6:3, 2 Timothy 3:13, James 1:22, James 1:26, 2 Peter 2:13

the truth: 1 John 2:4, 1 Timothy 6:5, 2 John 1:2, 3 John 1:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 12:12 - will kill Genesis 18:15 - denied Genesis 32:10 - not worthy of the least of all Leviticus 5:5 - confess Leviticus 13:12 - cover all Leviticus 26:40 - confess Numbers 5:7 - confess Joshua 7:19 - make Judges 10:15 - We have sinned 2 Samuel 12:13 - I have sinned 2 Kings 20:15 - All the things 1 Chronicles 15:13 - for that Ezra 10:1 - when he had Job 9:3 - he cannot Job 9:30 - General Job 31:33 - covered Job 33:27 - I Psalms 32:5 - acknowledged Psalms 119:29 - Remove Proverbs 28:13 - whoso Proverbs 30:12 - that are Isaiah 39:2 - there was Jeremiah 2:35 - I will Jeremiah 3:13 - acknowledge Daniel 9:4 - made Daniel 9:20 - confessing Mark 1:5 - confessing Luke 7:41 - the other Luke 11:4 - forgive us Luke 15:18 - I have Luke 15:29 - Lo Luke 18:13 - a sinner Luke 23:41 - we indeed John 1:9 - the true John 9:41 - If John 14:6 - the truth Romans 3:10 - none Romans 5:12 - all Romans 7:15 - what Galatians 2:11 - because Galatians 3:11 - that Galatians 5:17 - so Galatians 6:7 - not Ephesians 2:3 - we Philippians 3:9 - not 1 John 2:1 - And if 1 John 3:19 - hereby

Verse 9

we confess: Leviticus 26:40-42, 1 Kings 8:47, 2 Chronicles 6:37, 2 Chronicles 6:38, Nehemiah 1:6, Nehemiah 9:2-37, Job 33:27, Job 33:28, Psalms 32:5, Psalms 51:2-5, Proverbs 28:13, Daniel 9:4-20, Matthew 3:6, Mark 1:5, Acts 19:18

he is: Deuteronomy 7:9, Lamentations 3:23, 1 Corinthians 1:9, 1 Timothy 1:15, Hebrews 10:23, Hebrews 11:11

just: Isaiah 45:21, Zechariah 9:9, Romans 3:26, Hebrews 6:10, Revelation 15:3

and to: 1 John 1:7, Psalms 19:12, Psalms 51:2, Jeremiah 33:8, Ezekiel 36:25, Ezekiel 37:23, 1 Corinthians 6:11, Ephesians 5:26, Titus 2:14

Reciprocal: Genesis 42:21 - we saw Exodus 34:7 - forgiving Exodus 40:31 - washed Leviticus 3:2 - lay Leviticus 6:7 - make Deuteronomy 30:2 - return unto 2 Samuel 12:13 - The Lord 2 Samuel 24:10 - I have sinned 1 Chronicles 21:8 - I have sinned 2 Chronicles 33:19 - his prayer also Nehemiah 9:8 - righteous Job 7:21 - take away Job 25:4 - how can Psalms 116:5 - and righteous Psalms 143:1 - thy faithfulness Isaiah 11:5 - and faithfulness Isaiah 39:4 - All that Daniel 9:16 - according Micah 6:5 - know Matthew 12:31 - All Luke 22:57 - he denied Luke 23:41 - we indeed Acts 26:18 - that they Romans 6:13 - unrighteousness 1 Corinthians 10:13 - but 1 Corinthians 11:31 - General 2 Corinthians 7:1 - let Ephesians 4:32 - forgiving Colossians 1:14 - the 1 Peter 3:18 - the just 1 John 2:12 - your

Verse 10

we say: 1 John 1:8, Psalms 130:3

we make: 1 John 5:10, Job 24:25

his word: 1 John 1:8, 1 John 2:4, 1 John 4:4, Colossians 3:16, 2 John 1:2

Reciprocal: Leviticus 3:2 - lay Psalms 143:2 - in thy sight Hosea 7:13 - spoken Romans 3:25 - to declare Hebrews 6:18 - impossible 1 John 1:6 - If

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 1 John 1". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/1-john-1.html.