5Whoishe that overcomeththe world, buthe that believeththatJesusisthe Sonof God? 6Thisishe that camebywaterandblood, even JesusChrist; notbywateronly, butbywaterandblood. Andit isthe Spiritthat beareth witness, becausethe Spiritistruth. 7Forthere arethreethat bear recordinheaven, the Father, the Word, andthe HolyGhost: andthesethreeareone. 8Andthere arethreethat bear witnessinearth, the Spirit, andthe water, andthe blood: andthesethreeagreeinone. 9Ifwe receivethe witnessof men, the witnessof Godisgreater: forthisisthe witnessof Godwhichhe hath testifiedofhisSon. 10He that believethonthe Sonof Godhaththe witnessinhimself: he that believethnotGodhath madehima liar; becausehe believethnotthe recordthatGodgaveofhisSon. 11Andthisisthe record, thatGodhath givento useternallife, andthislifeisinhisSon. 12He that haththe Sonhathlife; and he that hathnotthe Sonof Godhathnotlife.
13These thingshave I writtenunto youthat believeonthe nameof the Sonof God; thatye may knowthatye haveeternallife, andthatye may believeonthe nameof the Sonof God.
14Andthisisthe confidencethatwe haveinhim, that, ifwe askany thingaccording tohiswill, he hearethus: 15Andifwe knowthathe hearus, whatsoeverwe ask, we knowthatwe havethe petitionsthatwe desiredofhim.
16Ifany manseehisbrothersina sin which is notuntodeath, he shall ask, andhe shall givehimlifefor them that sinnotuntodeath. There isa sinuntodeath: I donotsaythathe shall prayforit. 17Allunrighteousnessissin: andthere isa sinnotuntodeath.
18We knowthatwhosoeveris bornofGodsinnethnot; buthe that is begottenofGodkeepethhimself, andthatwicked onetouchethhimnot. 19 And we knowthatwe areofGod, andthe wholeworldliethinwickedness. 20Andwe knowthatthe Sonof Godis come, andhath givenusan understanding, thatwe may knowhim that is true, andwe areinhim that is true, even inhisSonJesusChrist. Thisisthe trueGod, andeternallife.