1 John 2:13
Good News Translation
I write to you, fathers, because you know him who has existed from the beginning. I write to you, young people, because you have defeated the Evil One.

Contemporary English Version
Parents, I am writing you, because you have known the one who was there from the beginning. Young people, I am writing you, because you have defeated the evil one.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I write unto you, fathers, because you have known him who is from the beginning. I write unto you, young men, because you have overcome the wicked one.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I write unto you, fathers, because you have known him who is from the beginning. I write unto you, young men, because you have overcome the wicked one.

fathers.

1 John 2:14 I write unto you, babes, because you have known the Father. I write unto you, young men, because you are strong, and the word of God abideth in you, and you have overcome the wicked one.

1 Timothy 5:1 An ancient man rebuke not, but entreat him as a father: young men, as brethren:

because.

1 John 2:3,4 And by this we know that we have known him, if we keep his commandments. . . .

1 John 5:20 And we know that the Son of God is come. And he hath given us understanding that we may know the true God and may be in his true Son. This is the true God and life eternal.

Psalm 91:14 Because he hoped in me I will deliver him: I will protect him because he hath known my name.

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 8:19 They said therefore to him: Where is thy Father? Jesus answered: Neither me do you know, nor my Father. If you did know me, perhaps you would know my Father also.

John 14:7 If you had known me, you would without doubt have known my Father also: and from henceforth you shall know him. And you have seen him.

John 17:3 Now this is eternal life: That they may know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.

him that.

1 John 1:1 That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon and our hands have handled, of the word of life.

Psalm 90:2 Before the mountains were made, or the earth and the world was formed; from eternity and to eternity thou art God.

young.

1 John 2:14 I write unto you, babes, because you have known the Father. I write unto you, young men, because you are strong, and the word of God abideth in you, and you have overcome the wicked one.

Psalm 148:12 Young men and maidens: let the old with the younger, praise the name of the Lord:

Proverbs 20:29 The joy of young men is their strength: and the dignity of old men, their grey hairs.

Joel 2:28 And it shall come to pass after this, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy: your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions.

Zechariah 9:17 For what is the good thing of him, and what is his beautiful thing, but the corn of the elect, and wine springing forth virgins?

Titus 2:6 Young men, in like manner, exhort that they be sober.

because.

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 5:4,5 For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world. And this is the victory which overcameth the world: Our faith. . . .

Ephesians 6:10-12 Finally, brethren, be strengthened in the Lord and in the might of his power. . . .

1 Peter 5:8,9 Be sober and watch: because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, goeth about seeking whom he may devour. . . .

the wicked.

1 John 3:12 Not as Cain, who was of the wicked one and killed his brother. And wherefore did he kill him? Because his own works were wicked: and his brother's just.

1 John 5:18 We know that whosoever is born of God sinneth not: but the generation of God preserveth him and the wicked one toucheth him not.

Matthew 13:19,38 When any one heareth the word of the kingdom, and understandeth it not, there cometh the wicked one, and catcheth away that which was sown in his heart: this is he that received the seed by the way side. . . .

little.

1 John 2:1,12 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. . . .

ye have known.

Matthew 11:27 All things are delivered to me by my Father. And no one knoweth the Son but the Father: neither doth any one know the Father, but the Son, and he to whom it shall please the Son to reveal him.

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 8:54,55 Jesus answered: If I glorify myself, my glory is nothing. It is my Father that glorifieth me, of whom you say that he is your God. . . .

John 14:7,9 If you had known me, you would without doubt have known my Father also: and from henceforth you shall know him. And you have seen him. . . .

John 16:3 And these things will they do to you; because they have not known the Father nor me.

John 17:21 That they all may be one, as thou, Father, in me, and I in thee; that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.

2 Corinthians 4:6 For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God, in the face of Christ Jesus.

Context
A New Commandment
12I write unto you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name's sake. 13I write unto you, fathers, because you have known him who is from the beginning. I write unto you, young men, because you have overcome the wicked one. 14I write unto you, babes, because you have known the Father. I write unto you, young men, because you are strong, and the word of God abideth in you, and you have overcome the wicked one.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:37
But let your speech be yea, yea: no, no: and that which is over and above these, is of evil.

John 14:7
If you had known me, you would without doubt have known my Father also: and from henceforth you shall know him. And you have seen him.

John 16:33
These things I have spoken to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you shall have distress. But have confidence. I have overcome the world.

1 John 1:1
That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon and our hands have handled, of the word of life.

1 John 2:3
And by this we know that we have known him, if we keep his commandments.

1 John 2:14
I write unto you, babes, because you have known the Father. I write unto you, young men, because you are strong, and the word of God abideth in you, and you have overcome the wicked one.

1 John 3:12
Not as Cain, who was of the wicked one and killed his brother. And wherefore did he kill him? Because his own works were wicked: and his brother's 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 5:4
For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world. And this is the victory which overcameth the world: Our faith.

1 John 5:18
We know that whosoever is born of God sinneth not: but the generation of God preserveth him and the wicked one toucheth him not.

Revelation 2:7
He that hath an ear let him hear what the Spirit saith to the churches: To him that overcometh I will give to eat of the tree of life which is in the paradise of my God.

Revelation 12:11
And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of the testimony: and they loved not their lives unto death.

Additional Translations
I am writing to you, fathers, because you know Him who is from the beginning. I am writing to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one. I have written to you, children, because you know the Father.

I am writing to you, fathers because you have known Him who is from the beginning. I am writing to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one. I have written to you, little children, because you know the Father.

I write to you, fathers, because you have known him that is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because you have overcome the wicked one. I write to you, little children, because you have known the Father.

I write unto you, fathers, because ye know him who is from the beginning. I write unto you, young men, because ye have overcome the evil one. I have written unto you, little children, because ye know the Father.

I write to you, fathers, because ye have known him [that is] from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because ye have overcome the wicked [one]. I write to you, little children, because ye have known the Father.

I write unto you, fathers, because ye know him which is from the beginning. I write unto you, young men, because ye have overcome the evil one. I have written unto you, little children, because ye know the Father.

I write to you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because ye have overcome the wicked one. I write to you, little children, because ye have known the Father.

I am writing to you, fathers, because you know Him who has existed from the very beginning. I am writing to you, young men, because you have overcome the Evil one. I have written to you, children, because you know the Father.

I write to you, fathers, because you know him who is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one. I write to you, little children, because you know the Father.

I write to you, fathers, because ye have known him who is from the beginning; I write to you, young men, because ye have overcome the evil. I write to you, little youths, because ye have known the Father:
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