Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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.

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.

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 He that saith how that he is in the light, and yet hateth his brother, is in darkness even until this time. 10 He that loveth his brother, abideth in the light, and there is none occasion of offending in him. 11 And he that hateth his brother is in darkness, and walketh in darkness; and knoweth not whither he goeth, for darkness hath blinded his eyes.



Cross References

2 Peter 1:10

Wherefore, brethren, give the more diligence for to make your calling and election sure. For if ye do such things, ye shall never err.

1 John 3:14

We know that we are translated from death unto life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not his brother, abideth in death.

Hosea 6:3

Then shall we have understanding, and endeavor ourselves to know the LORD. He shall go forth as the spring of the day, and come unto us as the evening and morning rain upon the earth."

Matthew 13:21

yet hath no roots in himself, and therefore dureth but a season: for as soon as tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the word, by and by he falleth.

Matthew 18:7

Woe be unto the world because of evil offenses! Howbeit, it cannot be avoided but that offenses shall be given. Nevertheless, woe be to the man, by whom the offense cometh.

Luke 17:1-2

Then said he to the disciples, "It cannot be avoided, but that offenses will come. Nevertheless, woe be to him through whom they come.

John 8:31

Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, "If ye continue in my words, then are ye my very disciples:

Romans 9:32-33

And wherefore? Because they sought it not by faith: but as it were, by the works of the law. For they have stumbled at the stumbling stone.

Romans 14:13

Let us not, therefore, judge one another any more. But judge this, rather: that no man put a stumbling block, or an occasion to fall in his brother's way.

Philippians 1:10

that ye might accept things most excellent, that ye might be pure and such as should hurt no man's conscience, until the day of Christ;

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