Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

Whoever loves his brother is always in the light and puts no hindrance in anyone's way.

New American Standard Bible

The one who loves his brother abides in the Light and there is no cause for stumbling in him.

King James Version

He that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is none occasion of stumbling in him.

Holman Bible

The one who loves his brother remains in the light, and there is no cause for stumbling in him.

International Standard Version

The person who loves his brother abides in the light, and there is no reason for him to stumble.

A Conservative Version

He who loves his brother abides in the light, and no cause of stumbling is in him.

American Standard Version

He that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is no occasion of stumbling in him.

Amplified

The one who loves and unselfishly seeks the best for his [believing] brother lives in the Light, and in him there is no occasion for stumbling or offense [he does not hurt the cause of Christ or lead others to sin].

An Understandable Version

[However], the person who loves his brother continues to live in [harmony with] the light [of God's truth], and such a person is not the cause of others stumbling [over his example].

Anderson New Testament

He that loves his brother abides in the light, and there is in him no cause for offense.

Bible in Basic English

He who has love for his brother is in the light, and there is no cause of error in him.

Common New Testament

He who loves his brother abides in the light, and there is no cause for stumbling in him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

he that loves his brother, abides in the light, and will be secure from stumbling.

Darby Translation

He that loves his brother abides in light, and there is no occasion of stumbling in him.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

He who loves his brother, abides in the light, and there is no stumbling block to him.

Godbey New Testament

The one loving his brother with divine love abides in the light, and there is no stumbling in him.

John Wesley New Testament

He that loveth his brother, abideth in the light, and there is no occasion of stumbling in him.

Julia Smith Translation

He loving his brother remains in light, and there is no stumbling-block in him.

King James 2000

He that loves his brother abides in the light, and there is no occasion of stumbling in him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The one who loves his brother resides in the light, and [there] is no cause for stumbling in him.

Modern King James verseion

He who loves his brother abides in the light, and there is no offense in him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that loveth his brother, abideth in the light, and there is none occasion of offending in him.

Moffatt New Testament

He who loves his brother remains in the light ??and in the light there is no pitfall;

Montgomery New Testament

But he who loves his brother is abiding in the light, and in it there is no cause of stumbling.

NET Bible

The one who loves his fellow Christian resides in the light, and there is no cause for stumbling in him.

New Heart English Bible

He who loves his brother remains in the light, and there is no occasion for stumbling in him.

Noyes New Testament

He that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is no occasion of stumbling in him;

Sawyer New Testament

He that loves his brother continues in the light, and there is no offense in him;

The Emphasized Bible

He that loveth his brother, is abiding, in the light, and, cause of stumbling, in him, is there none.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

He that loveth his brother is in the light, and occasion of stumbling in him there is none.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He who loves his Brother is always in the Light, and there is nothing within him to cause him to stumble;

Webster

He that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is no occasion of stumbling in him.

Weymouth New Testament

He who loves his brother man continues in the light, and his life puts no stumbling-block in the way of others.

Williams New Testament

Whoever continues to love his brother is always in the light, and he is no hindrance to others.

World English Bible

He who loves his brother remains in the light, and there is no occasion for stumbling in him.

Worrell New Testament

He that loves his brother abides in the light, and there is no occasion of stumbling in him.

Worsley New Testament

whereas, he that loveth his brother, abideth in the light, and is in no danger of stumbling.

Youngs Literal Translation

he who is loving his brother, in the light he doth remain, and a stumbling-block in him there is not;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

his

Usage: 0

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

μένω 
meno 
Usage: 85

in
ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128

the light
φῶς 
Phos 
Usage: 44

and

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

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

οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

σκάνδαλον 
Skandalon 
Usage: 8

Context Readings

God's Commands

9 Whoever says, "I am in the light," and yet hates his brother, is still in darkness. 10 Whoever loves his brother is always in the light and puts no hindrance in anyone's way. 11 But whoever hates his brother is in darkness, and is living in darkness, and he does not know where he is going, for the darkness has blinded his eyes.



Cross References

2 Peter 1:10

Therefore, brothers, make all the greater efforts to make God's call and choice of you certain. For if you have these qualities, you will never stumble,

1 John 3:14

We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love our brothers. Anyone who does not love is still in death.

1 John 3:14

We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love our brothers. Anyone who does not love is still in death.

Matthew 13:21

but it takes no real root in him, and lasts only a little while, and when trouble or persecution comes because of the message, he gives it up at once.

Matthew 18:7

Alas for the world for such hindrances! They have to come, but alas for the man who causes them!

Luke 17:1-2

And he said to his disciples, "It is inevitable that hindrances should arise, but alas for the man who causes them!

John 8:31

So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, "If you abide by what I teach, you are really disciples of mine,

Romans 9:32-33

And why? Because they did not seek it through faith, but through doing certain things. They stumbled over that stone that makes people stumble,

Romans 14:13

Therefore let us not criticize one another any more. You must resolve instead never to put any hindrance or obstacle in your brother's way.

Philippians 1:10

so that you may have a sense of what is vital, and may be men of transparent character and blameless life, in preparation for the Day of Christ,

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