John 1:12
Good News Translation
Some, however, did receive him and believed in him; so he gave them the right to become God's children.

Contemporary English Version
Yet some people accepted him and put their faith in him. So he gave them the right to be the children of God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But as many as received him, he gave them power to be made the sons of God, to them that believe in his name.

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But as many as received him, he gave them power to be made the sons of God, to them that believe in his name.

received.

Matthew 10:40 He that receiveth you, receiveth me: and he that receiveth me, receiveth him that sent me.

Matthew 18:5 And he that shall receive one such little child in my name, receiveth me.

Colossians 2:6 As therefore you have received Jesus Christ the Lord, walk ye in him:

to them.

Isaiah 56:5 I will give to them in my house, and within my walls, a place, and a name better than sons and daughters: I will give them an everlasting name which shall never perish.

Jeremiah 3:19 But I said: How shall I put thee among the children, and give thee a lovely land, the goodly inheritance of the armies of the Gentiles? And I said: Thou shalt call me father and shalt not cease to walk after me.

Hosea 1:10 And the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, that is without measure, and shall not be numbered. And it shall be in the place where it shall be said to them: You are not my people: it shall be said to them: Ye are the sons of the living God.

Romans 8:14 For whosoever are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.

2 Corinthians 6:17,18 Wherefore: Go out from among them and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing: . . .

Galatians 3:26 For you are all the children of God, by faith in Christ Jesus.

Galatians 4:6 And because you are sons, God hath sent the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying: Abba, Father.

2 Peter 1:4 By whom he hath given us most great and precious promises: that by these you may be made partakers of the divine nature: flying the corruption of that concupiscence which is in the world.

1 John 3:1 Behold what manner of charity the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called and should be the sons of God. Therefore the world knoweth not us, because it knew not him.

power.

John 2:23 Now when he was at Jerusalem, at the pasch, upon the festival day, many believed in his name, seeing his signs which he did.

John 3:18 He that believeth in him is not judged. But he that doth not believe is already judged: because he believeth not in the name of the only begotten Son of God.

John 20:31 But these are written, that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God: and that believing, you may have life in his name.

Matthew 12:21 And in his name the Gentiles shall hope.

Acts 3:16 And in the faith of his name, this man, whom you have seen and known, hath his name strengthened. And the faith which is by him hath given this perfect soundness in the sight of you all.

1 John 3:23 And this is his commandment: That we should believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ and love one another, as he hath given commandment unto us.

1 John 5:12 He that hath the Son hath life. He that hath not the Son hath not life.

Context
The Witness of John
11He came unto his own: and his own received him not. 12But as many as received him, he gave them power to be made the sons of God, to them that believe in his name. 13Who are born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.…
Cross References
Hosea 1:10
And the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, that is without measure, and shall not be numbered. And it shall be in the place where it shall be said to them: You are not my people: it shall be said to them: Ye are the sons of the living God.

John 1:7
This man came for a witness, to give testimony of the light, that all men might believe through him.

John 1:11
He came unto his own: and his own received him not.

John 3:18
He that believeth in him is not judged. But he that doth not believe is already judged: because he believeth not in the name of the only begotten Son of God.

John 11:52
And not only for the nation, but to gather together in one the children of God that were dispersed.

Romans 8:14
For whosoever are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.

Romans 8:16
For the Spirit himself giveth testimony to our spirit that we are the sons of God.

Romans 8:19
For the expectation of the creature waiteth for the revelation of the sons of God.

Galatians 3:26
For you are all the children of God, by faith in Christ Jesus.

1 John 3:1
Behold what manner of charity the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called and should be the sons of God. Therefore the world knoweth not us, because it knew not him.

1 John 3:2
Dearly beloved, we are now the sons of God: and it hath not yet appeared what we shall be. We know that when he shall appear we shall be like to him: because we shall see him as he is.

1 John 3:10
In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil. Whosoever is not just is not of God, or he that loveth not his brother.

1 John 3:23
And this is his commandment: That we should believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ and love one another, as he hath given commandment unto us.

1 John 5:13
These things I write to you that you may know that you have eternal life: you who believe in the name of the Son of God.

Additional Translations
But to all who did receive Him, to those who believed in His name, He gave the right to become children of God—

But as many as received Him, He gave to them authority to be children of God--to those believing in His name,

But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:

But as many as received him, to them gave he the right to become children of God, even to them that believe on his name:

but as many as received him, to them gave he [the] right to be children of God, to those that believe on his name;

But as many as received him, to them gave he the right to become children of God, even to them that believe on his name:

But as many as received him, to them he gave power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:

But all who have received Him, to them--that is, to those who trust in His name--He has given the privilege of becoming children of God;

But as many as received him, to them he gave the right to become God's children, to those who believe in his name:

but as many as did receive him to them he gave authority to become sons of God -- to those believing in his name,
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