1 John 3:7 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Little children
teknion (Greek #5040)
an infant, i.e. (plural figuratively) darlings (Christian converts)
KJV usage: little children.
Pronounce: tek-nee'-on
Origin: diminutive of 5043
, let
planao (Greek #4105)
to (properly, cause to) roam (from safety, truth, or virtue)
KJV usage: go astray, deceive, err, seduce, wander, be out of the way.
Pronounce: plan-ah'-o
Origin: from 4106
no man
medeis (Greek #3367)
not even one (man, woman, thing)
KJV usage: any (man, thing), no (man), none, not (at all, any man, a whit), nothing, + without delay.
Pronounce: may-dice'
Origin: μηδεμία (may-dem-ee'-ah), and the neuter μηδέν (may-den') from 3361 and 1520
deceive
planao (Greek #4105)
to (properly, cause to) roam (from safety, truth, or virtue)
KJV usage: go astray, deceive, err, seduce, wander, be out of the way.
Pronounce: plan-ah'-o
Origin: from 4106
you
humas (Greek #5209)
you (as the objective of a verb or preposition)
KJV usage: ye, you (+ -ward), your (+ own).
Pronounce: hoo-mas'
Origin: accusative case of 5210
: hei that doeth
poieo (Greek #4160)
to make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct)
KJV usage: abide, + agree, appoint, X avenge, + band together, be, bear, + bewray, bring (forth), cast out, cause, commit, + content, continue, deal, + without any delay, (would) do(-ing), execute, exercise, fulfil, gain, give, have, hold, X journeying, keep, + lay wait, + lighten the ship, make, X mean, + none of these things move me, observe, ordain, perform, provide, + have purged, purpose, put, + raising up, X secure, shew, X shoot out, spend, take, tarry, + transgress the law, work, yield. Compare 4238.
Pronounce: poy-eh'-o
Origin: apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary
righteousness
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
dikaiosune (Greek #1343)
equity (of character or act); specially (Christian) justification
KJV usage: righteousness.
Pronounce: dik-ah-yos-oo'-nay
Origin: from 1342
is
esti (Greek #2076)
he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are
KJV usage: are, be(-long), call, X can(-not), come, consisteth, X dure for a while, + follow, X have, (that) is (to say), make, meaneth, X must needs, + profit, + remaineth, + wrestle.
Pronounce: es-tee'
Origin: third person singular present indicative of 1510
righteous
dikaios (Greek #1342)
equitable (in character or act); by implication, innocent, holy (absolutely or relatively)
KJV usage: just, meet, right(-eous).
Pronounce: dik'-ah-yos
Origin: from 1349
, even as
kathos (Greek #2531)
just (or inasmuch) as, that
KJV usage: according to, (according, even) as, how, when.
Pronounce: kath-oce'
Origin: from 2596 and 5613
he
ekeinos (Greek #1565)
that one (or (neuter) thing); often intensified by the article prefixed
KJV usage: he, it, the other (same), selfsame, that (same, very), X their, X them, they, this, those. See also 3778.
Pronounce: ek-i'-nos
Origin: from 1563
is
esti (Greek #2076)
he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are
KJV usage: are, be(-long), call, X can(-not), come, consisteth, X dure for a while, + follow, X have, (that) is (to say), make, meaneth, X must needs, + profit, + remaineth, + wrestle.
Pronounce: es-tee'
Origin: third person singular present indicative of 1510
righteous
dikaios (Greek #1342)
equitable (in character or act); by implication, innocent, holy (absolutely or relatively)
KJV usage: just, meet, right(-eous).
Pronounce: dik'-ah-yos
Origin: from 1349
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ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections

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1 John 2:26,29• 26These things have I written to you concerning those who lead you astray:
29If ye know that he is righteous, know that every one who practises righteousness is begotten of him.
(1 John 2:26,29)
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Rom. 2:13• 13(for not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified. (Rom. 2:13)
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1 Cor. 6:9• 9Do ye not know that unrighteous persons shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not err: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor those who make women of themselves, nor who abuse themselves with men, (1 Cor. 6:9)
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Gal. 6:7‑8• 7Be not deceived: God is not mocked; for whatever a man shall sow, that also shall he reap.
8For he that sows to his own flesh, shall reap corruption from the flesh; but he that sows to the Spirit, from the Spirit shall reap eternal life:
(Gal. 6:7‑8)
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Eph. 5:6• 6Let no one deceive you with vain words, for on account of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience. (Eph. 5:6)
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James 1:22• 22But be ye doers of the word and not hearers only, beguiling yourselves. (James 1:22)
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James 2:19• 19*Thou* believest that God is one. Thou doest well. The demons even believe, and tremble. (James 2:19)
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James 5:1‑3• 1Go to now, ye rich, weep, howling over your miseries that are coming upon you.
2Your wealth is become rotten, and your garments moth-eaten.
3Your gold and silver is eaten away, and their canker shall be for a witness against you, and shall eat your flesh as fire. Ye have heaped up treasure in the last days.
(James 5:1‑3)
he that.
Psa. 106:3• 3Blessed are they that keep justice, and he that doeth righteousness at all times. (Psa. 106:3)
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Ezek. 18:5‑9• 5And if a man be righteous, and do judgment and justice:
6--he hath not eaten upon the mountains, nor lifted up his eyes to the idols of the house of Israel, neither hath defiled his neighbour's wife, nor come near to a woman in her separation,
7and hath not oppressed any; he hath restored to the debtor his pledge, hath not exercised robbery, hath given his bread to the hungry, and covered the naked with a garment;
8he hath not given forth upon usury, nor taken increase; he hath withdrawn his hand from unrighteousness, hath executed true judgment between man and man,
9hath walked in my statutes, and kept mine ordinances, to deal faithfully: he is righteous, he shall certainly live, saith the Lord Jehovah.
(Ezek. 18:5‑9)
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Matt. 5:20• 20For I say unto you, that unless your righteousness surpass that of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no wise enter into the kingdom of the heavens. (Matt. 5:20)
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Luke 1:75• 75in piety and righteousness before him all our days. (Luke 1:75)
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Acts 10:35• 35but in every nation he that fears him and works righteousness is acceptable to him. (Acts 10:35)
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Rom. 2:6‑8,13• 6who shall render to each according to his works:
7to them who, in patient continuance of good works, seek for glory and honour and incorruptibility, life eternal.
8But to those that are contentious, and are disobedient to the truth, but obey unrighteousness, there shall be wrath and indignation,
13(for not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified.
(Rom. 2:6‑8,13)
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Rom. 6:16‑18• 16Know ye not that to whom ye yield yourselves bondmen for obedience, ye are bondmen to him whom ye obey, whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness?
17But thanks be to God, that ye were bondmen of sin, but have obeyed from the heart the form of teaching into which ye were instructed.
18Now, having got your freedom from sin, ye have become bondmen to righteousness.
(Rom. 6:16‑18)
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Eph. 5:9• 9(for the fruit of the light is in all goodness and righteousness and truth,) (Eph. 5:9)
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Phil. 1:11• 11being complete as regards the fruit of righteousness, which is by Jesus Christ, to God's glory and praise. (Phil. 1:11)
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1 Peter 2:24• 24who himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, in order that, being dead to sins, we may live to righteousness: by whose stripes ye have been healed. (1 Peter 2:24)
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1 John 3:3• 3And every one that has this hope in him purifies himself, even as *he* is pure. (1 John 3:3)
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1 John 2:1• 1My 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; (1 John 2:1)
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Psa. 45:7• 7Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated wickedness; therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy companions. (Psa. 45:7)
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Psa. 72:1‑7• 1For Solomon. O God, give the king thy judgments, and thy righteousness unto the king's son.
2He will judge thy people with righteousness, and thine afflicted with judgment.
3The mountains shall bring peace to the people, and the hills, by righteousness.
4He will do justice to the afflicted of the people; he will save the children of the needy, and will break in pieces the oppressor.
5They shall fear thee as long as sun and moon endure, from generation to generation.
6He shall come down like rain on the mown grass, as showers that water the earth.
7In his days shall the righteous flourish, and abundance of peace till the moon be no more.
(Psa. 72:1‑7)
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Heb. 1:8• 8but as to the Son, Thy throne, O God, is to the age of the age, and a sceptre of uprightness is the sceptre of thy kingdom. (Heb. 1:8)
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Heb. 7:2• 2to whom Abraham gave also the tenth portion of all; first being interpreted King of righteousness, and then also King of Salem, which is King of peace; (Heb. 7:2)
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1 Peter 1:15‑16• 15but as he who has called you is holy, be ye also holy in all your conversation;
16because it is written, Be ye holy, for *I* am holy.
(1 Peter 1:15‑16)
 Our actual life is not the measure of our acceptance; it is Christ who is so. But Christ is our life, if we are accepted according to His excellence; for it is as living of His life that we participate in this. (1 John 3 by J.N. Darby)
 A man might come and make a great boast of high doctrine, and not do righteousness. Then I say, “That is not the divine nature." (Notes on 1 John 2:28-29 and 3:1-11 by J.N. Darby)

J. N. Darby Translation

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Children, let no man lead you astray; he that practises righteousness is righteous, even as *he* is righteous.

W. Kelly Translation

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Dear children, let no one lead you astray: he that doeth righteousness is righteous even as he is righteous1.

WK Translation Notes

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dear children: [See note to John 13:33.]