1 John 4:10



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins.

King James Version

Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.

Holman Bible

Love consists in this: not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins.

International Standard Version

This is love: not that we have loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the atoning sacrifice for our sins.

A Conservative Version

In this is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son, an atonement for our sins.

American Standard Version

Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.

Amplified

In this is love: not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation (the atoning sacrifice) for our sins.

An Understandable Version

Here is [the essence of] love: [It is] not that we loved God [first], but that He loved us [See Rom. 5:6-8] and sent His Son to be a "covering over" [i.e., atonement, 2:2] for our sins.

Anderson New Testament

In this is love; not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the expiation for our sins.

Bible in Basic English

And this is love, not that we had love for God, but that he had love for us, and sent his Son to be an offering for our sins.

Common New Testament

In this is love, not that we loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the atoning sacrifice for our sins.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and what heightens his love, was this, that it was not we who first loved God, but it was he that first loved us, and sent his son to expiate our sins.

Darby Translation

Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son a propitiation for our sins.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

In this is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent forth his Son to be a propitiation for our sins.

Godbey New Testament

In him is divine love, not because we loved God with divine love, but because he loved us with divine love, and sent his Son an expiation for our sins.

Goodspeed New Testament

The love consists not in our having loved God, but in his loving us and sending his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.

John Wesley New Testament

Herein is love; not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son, a propitiation for our sins.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

In this does the charity consist, not because we had loved God, but because he loved us and has sent his Son to be the reconciliation for our sins.

Julia Smith Translation

In this is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son a propitiation for our sins.

King James 2000

In this is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.

Lexham Expanded Bible

In this is love: not that we have loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son [to be the] propitiation for our sins.

Modern King James verseion

In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation concerning our sins.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his son to make a satisfaction for our sins.

Moffatt New Testament

Love lies in this, not in our love for him but in his love for us ??in the sending of his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.

Montgomery New Testament

In this is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be a propitiation for our sins.

NET Bible

In this is love: not that we have loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the atoning sacrifice for our sins.

New Heart English Bible

In this is love, not that we have loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son as the atoning sacrifice for our sins.

New simplified Bible

In this is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation (atonement) (sacrificial payment) for our sins.

Noyes New Testament

Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be a propitiation for our sins.

Sawyer New Testament

In this is love; not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son a propitiation for our sins.

The Emphasized Bible

Herein, is love: not that, we, have loved God, but that, he, loved us, and sent forth his Son, as a propitiation concerning our sins.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Herein is love, not that we have loved God, but that he hath loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiatory sacrifice for our sins.

Twentieth Century New Testament

His love is seen in this--not in our having loved God, but in his loving us and sending his Son to be an atoning sacrifice for our sins.

Webster

In this is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.

Weymouth New Testament

This is love indeed--we did not love God, but He loved us and sent His Son to be an atoning sacrifice for our sins.

Williams New Testament

In this way is seen the true love, not that we loved God but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the atoning sacrifice for our sins.

World English Bible

In this is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son as the atoning sacrifice for our sins.

Worrell New Testament

Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us, and sent His Son, to be a propitiation for our sins.

Worsley New Testament

Herein is love; not that we loved God, but that He loved us, and sent his Son to be a propitiation for our sins.

Youngs Literal Translation

in this is the love, not that we loved God, but that He did love us, and did send His Son a propitiation for our sins.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is , are , was , be , have , not tr , , vr is
Usage: 585

G26
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not , no , cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ὅτι 
Hoti 
ὅτι 
Hoti 
that , for , because , how that , how ,
that , for , because , how that , how ,
Usage: 764
Usage: 764

we
ἡμεῖς 
hemeis 
we , us , we ourselves
Usage: 120

ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92
Usage: 92

God
θεός 
theos 
God , god , godly , God-ward ,
Usage: 1151

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but , yea , yet , nevertheless , howbeit , nay , therefore , save , not tr ,
Usage: 461

he

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

us
ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
us , we , our , us-ward 9 , not tr
Usage: 170

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

ἀποστέλλω 
Apostello 
Usage: 73

his

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

Son
υἱός 
Huios 
sona , Son of Man Trans TDNT :
Usage: 213

to be the propitiation
ἱλασμός 
Hilasmos 
Usage: 2

for
περί 
Peri 
of , for , concerning , about , as touching , touching , whereof Trans , not tr ,
Usage: 254

our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our , us , we , not tr ,
Usage: 388

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 John 4:10

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Context Readings

God's Love Revealed

9 By this the love of God was manifested in us, that God has sent His only begotten Son into the world so that we might live through Him. 10 In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins. 11 Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.


Cross References

1 John 2:2

and He Himself is the propitiation for our sins; and not for ours only, but also for those of the whole world.

1 Peter 3:18

For Christ also died for sins once for all, the just for the unjust, so that He might bring us to God, having been put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

1 John 3:1

See how great a love the Father has bestowed on us, that we would be called children of God; and such we are For this reason the world does not know us, because it did not know Him.

1 John 4:19

We love, because He first loved us.

Deuteronomy 7:7-8

"The LORD did not set His love on you nor choose you because you were more in number than any of the peoples, for you were the fewest of all peoples,

Daniel 9:24

"Seventy weeks have been decreed for your people and your holy city, to finish the transgression, to make an end of sin, to make atonement for iniquity, to bring in everlasting righteousness, to seal up vision and prophecy and to anoint the most holy place.

John 3:16

"For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.

John 15:16

"You did not choose Me but I chose you, and appointed you that you would go and bear fruit, and that your fruit would remain, so that whatever you ask of the Father in My name He may give to you.

Romans 3:25-26

whom God displayed publicly as a propitiation in His blood through faith This was to demonstrate His righteousness, because in the forbearance of God He passed over the sins previously committed;

Romans 5:8-10

But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.

Romans 8:29-30

For those whom He foreknew, He also predestined to become conformed to the image of His Son, so that He would be the firstborn among many brethren;

2 Corinthians 5:19-21

namely, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and He has committed to us the word of reconciliation.

Ephesians 2:4-5

But God, being rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us,

Titus 3:3-5

For we also once were foolish ourselves, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various lusts and pleasures, spending our life in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.

1 Peter 2:24

and He Himself bore our sins in His body on the cross, so that we might die to sin and live to righteousness; for by His wounds you were healed.

1 John 4:8-9

The one who does not love does not know God, for God is love.

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