1 John 3:4


“Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.”

King James Version (KJV)



Other Translations of 1 John 3:4

“Whosoeuer committeth sinne, transgresseth also the lawe: for sinne is the transgression of the law.”
King James Version (1611) - View original scan of 1 John chapter 3

“Everyone who practices sin also practices lawlessness; and sin is lawlessness.”
New American Standard Version (1995)

“Every one that doeth sin doeth also lawlessness; and sin is lawlessness.”
American Standard Version (1901)

“Everyone who is a sinner goes against the law, for sin is going against the law.”
Basic English Bible

“Every one that practises sin practises also lawlessness; and sin is lawlessness.”
Darby Bible

“Whosoever committeth sin commmitteth also iniquity; and sin is iniquity. ”
Douay Rheims Bible

“Whoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law; for sin is the transgression of the law. ”
Webster's Bible

“Every one who is guilty of sin is also guilty of violating Law; for sin is the violation of Law.”
Weymouth Bible

“Everyone who sins also commits lawlessness. Sin is lawlessness.”
World English Bible

“Ech man that doith synne, doith also wickidnesse, and synne is wickidnesse.”
Wycliffe Bible

“Every one who is doing the sin, the lawlessness also he doth do, and the sin is the lawlessness,”
Youngs Literal Bible


Kathryn Milano's comment on 2021-02-12 08:33:04:

what am I


Chris's comment on 2021-02-10 18:59:54:

Matthew 21:1-11 is one of several passages. You may like to compare it to Old Testament prophecies concerning the coming Messiah: Zechariah 9:9 and Psalm 118:25,26.


Stanley Lam's comment on 2021-02-10 15:25:05:

Bible verse about Palm Sunday


Chris's comment on 2021-02-10 00:27:05:

An Apostle is a Messenger - one who is sent out by his Master. In the case of the apostles in the Bible, the chief criterion was that they had to learn under their Master & be obedient to His directions. However, Paul was an exception as he was unlike the others. But he was referred to as an apostle, having first being called by Jesus to "be a chosen vessel unto me, to bear My Name before the Gentiles & kings & the children of Israel (Acts 9:15). And Paul often referred to himself as an apostle of Christ (1 Corinthians 1:1, Romans 1:1, etc.).


rod's comment on 2021-02-09 19:34:05:

Luke Chapter 17:30 Even thus shall it be in the day when the Son of man is revealed. 31 In that day, he which shall be upon the housetop, and his stuff in the house, let him not come down to take it away: and he that is in the field, let him likewise not return back. 32 Remember Lot's wife. 33 Whosoever shall seek to save his life shall lose it; and whosoever shall lose his life shall preserve it.


Melody's comment on 2021-02-09 13:04:35:

Is there any verses in the kjv that you can loose your salvation?


Mark Thompson's comment on 2021-02-09 11:38:59:

What is the actual meaning of an apostle?


Mild Bill's comment on 2021-02-09 03:20:35:


"The Bible also never talks about people using the restroom, although we can assume they probably did."

The Bible does mention these matters, therefore, you need no longer assume.

Deuteronomy 23:

12Thou shalt have a place also without the camp, whither thou shalt go forth abroad:

13And thou shalt have a paddle upon thy weapon; and it shall be, when thou wilt ease thyself abroad, thou shalt dig therewith, and shalt turn back and cover that which cometh from thee:

14For the LORD thy God walketh in the midst of thy camp, to deliver thee, and to give up thine enemies before thee; therefore shall thy camp be holy: that he see no unclean thing in thee, and turn away from thee.


"So and more also do God unto the enemies of David, if I leave of all that pertain to him by the morning light any that pisseth against the wall." 1 Samuel 25:22

"And they brake down the image of Baal, and brake down the house of Baal, and made it a draught house(public outhouse) unto this day." 2 Kings 10:27

"Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth."

2 Timothy 2:15


Adam's comment on 2021-02-08 16:10:04:

Hello, I'm not sure what you mean by "incomplete." The Bible can't possibly cover every detail that happened in every person's life in history. If you notice, human beings were created in only 1 verse. Obviously we are extremely complex beings, so a lot more could have been said about it, but wasn't. The Bible also never talks about people using the restroom, although we can assume they probably did. There were probably many times people ate, bathed, and did all kinds of things not covered. No other book covers every detail either, because its too much info. So, the Bible didn't happen to inform us how people got to Nod. Some think Eve bore more children with her sons and made Nod. Others think that God created more people, but just don't know the timing. It seems fairly safe to say that Adam and Eve were the first beings, then after things went south with them, it's possible other things occurred that weren't documented.


phillip's comment on 2021-02-08 14:14:48:

So it seems the biblical account is incomplete and we are left to surmise otherwise.


Gary Lee's comment on 2021-02-08 05:20:05:

There were no people before Adam and Eve as we know people made in the image and likeness of God. Cain married his sister or another family member. All human life stems from Adam and subsequently from Noah and family.


Phillip's comment on 2021-02-07 20:34:20:

So there were people before Adam and Eve?


S Spencer's comment on 2021-02-07 19:57:55:

Hi Philip, In Genesis 1:28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: Now lets start here, If God tells them to be fruitful and multiply and replenish the earth, God knows they can't do that with just Cain, Seth, and Abel. He would have to have blessed them with daughters, Have you noticed noone ever ask that about Seth or Abel? I believe it's because Cain went out and dwelt in the lad of nod after he killed Abel, and the think he found a wife from a pryor creation, but they forget God told Adam and Eve to replenish the earth it wasn't already replenished. Lets look carefully at when Cain went away, I think we may have a clue. Genesis 4:14-17 Behold, thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass, (that every one that findeth me shall slay me).

And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold. And the LORD set a mark upon Cain,( lest any finding him should kill him.)

And Cain went out from the presence of the LORD, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.

(And Cain knew his wife;) and she conceived, and bare Enoch: and he builded a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch. It seems there were already people other than Cain and Abel, and I take the position Cain already have his wife, they could have been hundreds of years old, we are sure Adam and Eve had daughters, and Possibly Abel, One thing for sure, She's either his sister or his niece, Maybe someone else can provide more insight, I hope that helps.


Phillip's comment on 2021-02-06 20:26:14:

Genesis 4:17 When Cain went to the land of Nod he took a wife. Who were her parents?


John Zindel's comment on 2021-02-05 07:07:57:

Which Jesus? A Jesus that authorized corporate sin of Sunday sacredness? If sin is transgression of the Law and we love Jesus we are supposed to stop sinning through the power of Christ's spirit in faith.. Unbelief has made his bloodshed for naught because we refuse to obey him.. The 4th commandment contains the identity of the law giver making the law valid to stand in the heavenly court.. The mark of the beast crisis will ensnare weak Christians not fortified with the wall of zion..gods very character of LOVE.( the 10 commandments also known as THE COMMANDMENT).. When international Sunday law gets enacted to stem global warming people will be left with 2 choices.. Obey God or obey the commandments of men..( the wine of babylon) a mixture of truth and error..if we follow Christ it shows in our love one for another .. Romans 13:10

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King James Version

Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.


Robert Hooper's comment on 2021-01-11 04:23:49:

Doing wrong is going against what man say or constitute is right but sin is going against what God say. That's why the Bible say "For the wages of sin is death" that means all sin, but it does not say for the wages of doing wrong is death because some wrong doing will lead to death


Adam's comment on 2021-01-10 23:04:20:

Hi Robert,

All sin is wrong. All wrong, or at least, most 'wrong' I can think of is also sin. So, I think these are practically synonymous in my view.

Some pick their own list of what they consider 'wrong' so this list may not line up exactly with another person's list.

But God's examples of sin should be universal and absolute.


robert L hooper's comment on 2021-01-10 19:27:44:

what is the different between doing wrong and sin


Truth of GRACE's comment on 2013-10-25 17:27:56:

Jesus did it all folks. TRUST our LORD, not yourselves. Only one way to be righteous.Go to JESUS CHRIST and be saved. He did what we could not.>>> Here we see 1 John 3:4 Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law. >>>Ready for some Peace? This verse above says if you are sinning you are STILL under LAW.(easy math) If you can commit one at all it's only because you've transgressed the law. And that's due to the laws defining the sin committed told you it was one.(Romans 3:20) Which ALSO means you have not gotten saved YET ( or even tried to be!). The "Good" news for the saved? READ IT.>>>Romans 6:14 For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are NOT under the law, but under GRACE.>>>Romans 3:21 But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets>>>>Romans 6:18 Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness>>>Romans10:4 For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth. I HIGHLY suggest you read this, those attempting to be righteous without being saved, for you cannot do so: Galatians 2:16 and Galatians 3 (whole chapter). DO not be a foolish Galatian either and act like Gods gift was not enough. It was everything, for ALL fell short. Go Praise the LORD and rejoice! You are safe with Jesus!


Ralph De Jesus's comment on 2010-01-05 11:39:33:


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