Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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.

Goodspeed New Testament

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

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 The person who says that he is in the light but hates his brother is still in the darkness. 10 The person who loves his brother abides in the light, and there is no reason for him to stumble. 11 But the person who hates his brother is in the darkness and lives in the darkness. He does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.



Cross References

2 Peter 1:10

So then, my brothers, be all the more eager to make your calling and election certain, for if you keep on doing this you will never fail.

1 John 3:14

We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love one another. The person who does not love remains spiritually dead.

Hosea 6:3

Let us know, let us pursue knowledge of the LORD; his coming is as certain as the dawn. He will come to us like the rain, like the autumn and spring rains come on the earth.

Matthew 13:21

but since he doesn't have any root in himself, he lasts for only a short time. When trouble or persecution comes along because of the word, he immediately falls away.

Matthew 18:7

How terrible it will be for the world due to its temptations to sin! Temptations to sin are bound to happen, but how terrible it will be for that person who causes someone to sin!

Luke 17:1-2

Jesus told his disciples, "It is inevitable that temptations to sin will come, but how terrible it will be for the person through whom they come!

John 8:31

So Jesus told those Jews who had believed in him, "If you continue in my word, you are really my disciples.

Romans 9:32-33

Why not? Because they did not pursue it on the basis of faith, but as if it were based on achievements. They stumbled over the stone that causes people to stumble.

Romans 14:13

Therefore, let's no longer criticize each other. Instead, make up your mind not to put a stumbling block or hindrance in the way of a brother.

Philippians 1:10

so that you may be able to choose what is best and be pure and blameless until the day when the Messiah returns,

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