(A)He who sins is of the devil, for the devil has sinned from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, (B)that He might destroy the works of the devil.

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the one who practices sin is (A)of the devil; for the devil [a]has been sinning from the beginning. (B)The Son of God (C)appeared for this purpose, (D)to destroy the works of the devil.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 John 3:8 Lit sins

The one who practices sin [separating himself from God, and offending Him by acts of disobedience, indifference, or rebellion] is of the devil [and takes his inner character and moral values from him, not God]; for the devil has sinned and violated God’s law from the beginning. The Son of God appeared for this purpose, to destroy the works of the devil.

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The one who does what is sinful is of the devil,(A) because the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the Son of God(B) appeared was to destroy the devil’s work.(C)

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He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.

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13 (A)looking for the blessed (B)hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, 14 (C)who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed (D)and purify for Himself (E)His own special people, zealous for good works.

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13 looking for the blessed hope and the (A)appearing of the glory of [a](B)our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus, 14 who (C)gave Himself for us (D)to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to (E)purify for Himself a (F)people for His own possession, (G)eager for good deeds.

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  1. Titus 2:13 Or the great God and our Savior

13 awaiting and confidently expecting the [fulfillment of our] blessed hope and the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus, 14 who [willingly] gave Himself [to be crucified] on our behalf to redeem us and purchase our freedom from all wickedness, and to purify for Himself a chosen and very special people to be His own possession, who are enthusiastic for doing what is good.(A)

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13 while we wait for the blessed hope—the appearing(A) of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ,(B) 14 who gave himself for us(C) to redeem us from all wickedness(D) and to purify(E) for himself a people that are his very own,(F) eager to do what is good.(G)

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13 Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;

14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.

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The Truth Shall Make You Free

31 Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed Him, “If you (A)abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed. 32 And you shall know the (B)truth, and (C)the truth shall make you free.”

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The Truth Will Set You Free

31 So Jesus was saying to those Jews who had believed Him, (A)If you continue in My word, then you are truly My (B)disciples; 32 and (C)you will know the truth, and (D)the truth will set you free.”

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The Truth Will Make You Free

31 So Jesus was saying to the Jews who had believed Him, “If you abide in My word [continually obeying My teachings and living in accordance with them, then] you are truly My disciples. 32 And you will know the truth [regarding salvation], and the truth will set you free [from the penalty of sin].”

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Dispute Over Whose Children Jesus’ Opponents Are

31 To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching,(A) you are really my disciples. 32 Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”(B)

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31 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed;

32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

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34 Jesus answered them, “Most assuredly, I say to you, (A)whoever commits sin is a slave of sin.

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34 Jesus answered them, “Truly, truly I say to you, (A)everyone who commits sin is a slave of sin.

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34 Jesus answered, “I assure you and most solemnly say to you, everyone who practices sin habitually is a slave of sin.

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34 Jesus replied, “Very truly I tell you, everyone who sins is a slave to sin.(A)

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34 Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin.

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36 (A)Therefore if the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed.

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36 So if the Son (A)sets you free, you really will be free.

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