Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 John 5:18 in English Standard Version "We know that everyone who has been born of God does not keep on sinning, but he who was born of God protects him, and the evil one does not touch him." Joh 1:18 No one has ever seen God; the only God, who is at the Father’s side, he has made him known. Joh 17:12 While I was with them, I kept them in your name, which you have given me. I have guarded them, and not one of them has been lost except the son of destruction, that the Scripture might be fulfilled. 1Jo 3:9 No one born of God makes a practice of sinning, for God’s seed abides in him; and he cannot keep on sinning, because he has been born of God.