1 John 2:23
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English Standard Version
No one who denies the Son has the Father. Whoever confesses the Son has the Father also.

King James Bible
Whosoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father: (but) he that acknowledgeth the Son hath the Father also.

American Standard Version
Whosoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father: he that confesseth the Son hath the Father also.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Whosoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father. He that confesseth the Son, hath the Father also.

English Revised Version
Whosoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father: he that confesseth the Son hath the Father also.

Webster's Bible Translation
Whoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father: but he that acknowledgeth the Son hath the Father also.

Weymouth New Testament
No one who disowns the Son has the Father. He who acknowledges the Son has also the Father.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Hath not the Father (οὐδὲ τὸν πατέρα ἔχει)

Properly, "hath not even the Father," though he professes to reverence the Father while rejecting the Son. Compare John 8:42.

1 John 2:23 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

denieth.

1 John 2:22 Who is a liar but he that denies that Jesus is the Christ? He is antichrist, that denies the Father and the Son.

1 John 4:15 Whoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwells in him, and he in God.

Matthew 11:27 All things are delivered to me of my Father: and no man knows the Son, but the Father; neither knows any man the Father, save the Son...

Luke 10:22 All things are delivered to me of my Father: and no man knows who the Son is, but the Father; and who the Father is, but the Son...

John 5:23 That all men should honor the Son, even as they honor the Father. He that honors not the Son honors not the Father which has sent him.

John 8:19 Then said they to him, Where is your Father? Jesus answered, You neither know me, nor my Father: if you had known me...

John 10:30 I and my Father are one.

John 14:9,10 Jesus said to him, Have I been so long time with you, and yet have you not known me, Philip? he that has seen me has seen the Father...

John 15:23,24 He that hates me hates my Father also...

2 John 1:9-11 Whoever transgresses, and stays not in the doctrine of Christ, has not God. He that stays in the doctrine of Christ...

Cross References
John 5:23
that all may honor the Son, just as they honor the Father. Whoever does not honor the Son does not honor the Father who sent him.

John 8:19
They said to him therefore, "Where is your Father?" Jesus answered, "You know neither me nor my Father. If you knew me, you would know my Father also."

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

John 17:3
And this is eternal life, that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.

1 John 4:2
By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God,

1 John 4:15
Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God.

1 John 5:1
Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him.

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