Parallel Verses

Amplified

Do not love or cherish the world or the things that are in the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in him.

New American Standard Bible

Do not love the world nor the things in the world If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

King James Version

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

Holman Bible

Do not love the world or the things that belong to the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in him.

International Standard Version

Stop loving the world and the things that are in the world. If anyone persists in loving the world, the Father's love is not in him.

A Conservative Version

Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If any man loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

American Standard Version

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

An Understandable Version

You should not love the [godless] world, nor the things [i.e., the materialistic values] that are part of this [present] age. If any person loves the world, a [genuine] love for the Father is not in his heart.

Anderson New Testament

Love not the world, nor the things that are in the world. If any man loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

Bible in Basic English

Have no love for the world or for the things which are in the world. If any man has love for the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

Common New Testament

Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Love not the world, nor let worldly things engage your affections. he that is worldly affected is a stranger to divine love.

Darby Translation

Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If any one love the world, the love of the Father is not in him;

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Love not the world, neither the things which are in the world. If any one love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

Godbey New Testament

Love not the world, nor the things that are in the world. If any one loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him:

Goodspeed New Testament

Do not love the world or what is in the world. If anyone loves the world, there is no love for the Father in his heart,

John Wesley New Testament

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world: if any one love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Love not the world neither the things that are in the world. If anyone loves the world, the charity of the Father is not in him.

Julia Smith Translation

Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If any love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

King James 2000

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him,

Modern King James verseion

Do not love the world, nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

See that ye love not the world, nor the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the father is not in him.

Moffatt New Testament

Love not the world, nor yet what is in the world; if anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in him.

Montgomery New Testament

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

NET Bible

Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him,

New Heart English Bible

Do not love the world, neither the things that are in the world. If anyone loves the world, the Father's love is not in him.

Noyes New Testament

Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If any one loveth the world, the love of the Father is not in him;

Sawyer New Testament

Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If any one loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him;

The Emphasized Bible

Be not loving the world, nor yet the things that are in the world: if anyone be loving the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Love not the world, neither the things which are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not love the world or what the world can offer. When any one loves the world, there is no love for the Father in him;

Webster

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man loveth the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

Weymouth New Testament

Do not love the world, nor the things in the world. If any one loves the world, there is no love in his heart for the Father.

Williams New Testament

Stop loving the world, or the things that are in the world. If anyone persists in loving the world, there is no love for the Father in his heart,

World English Bible

Don't love the world, neither the things that are in the world. If anyone loves the world, the Father's love isn't in him.

Worrell New Testament

Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him;

Worsley New Testament

Love not the world, nor the things that are in the world; for if any one love the world to excess, the love of the Father is not in him.

Youngs Literal Translation

Love not ye the world, nor the things in the world; if any one doth love the world, the love of the Father is not in him,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

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

not
μή 
me 
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 493
Usage: 1032

the world
κόσμος 
Kosmos 
κόσμος 
Kosmos 
κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109
Usage: 109
Usage: 109

μηδέ 
mede 
neither, nor, not, nor yet, not once, no not, not so much as
Usage: 31

the things

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

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

If
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

the love
G26
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

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

the Father
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

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

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 John 2:15

Images 1 John 2:15

Prayers for 1 John 2:15

Context Readings

Do Not Love The World

14 I write to you, fathers, because you have come to know (recognize, be conscious of, and understand) Him Who [has existed] from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because you are strong and vigorous, and the Word of God is [always] abiding in you (in your hearts), and you have been victorious over the wicked one. 15 Do not love or cherish the world or the things that are in the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in him. 16 For all that is in the world -- "the lust of the flesh [craving for sensual gratification] and the lust of the eyes [greedy longings of the mind] and the pride of life [assurance in one's own resources or in the stability of earthly things] -- "these do not come from the Father but are from the world [itself].


Cross References

James 4:4

You [are like] unfaithful wives [having illicit love affairs with the world and breaking your marriage vow to God]! Do you not know that being the world's friend is being God's enemy? So whoever chooses to be a friend of the world takes his stand as an enemy of God.

Romans 12:2

Do not be conformed to this world (this age), [fashioned after and adapted to its external, superficial customs], but be transformed (changed) by the [entire] renewal of your mind [by its new ideals and its new attitude], so that you may prove [for yourselves] what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God, even the thing which is good and acceptable and perfect [in His sight for you].

Matthew 6:24

No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will stand by and be devoted to the one and despise and be against the other. You cannot serve God and mammon ( deceitful riches, money, possessions, or whatever is trusted in).

John 15:19

If you belonged to the world, the world would treat you with affection and would love you as its own. But because you are not of the world [no longer one with it], but I have chosen (selected) you out of the world, the world hates (detests) you.

Galatians 1:10

Now am I trying to win the favor of men, or of God? Do I seek to please men? If I were still seeking popularity with men, I should not be a bond servant of Christ (the Messiah).

1 Timothy 6:10

For the love of money is a root of all evils; it is through this craving that some have been led astray and have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves through with many acute [mental] pangs.

1 John 3:17

But if anyone has this world's goods (resources for sustaining life) and sees his brother and fellow believer in need, yet closes his heart of compassion against him, how can the love of God live and remain in him?

1 John 4:5

They proceed from the world and are of the world; therefore it is out of the world [its whole economy morally considered] that they speak, and the world listens (pays attention) to them.

Luke 16:13

No servant is able to serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will stand by and be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon (riches, or anything in which you trust and on which you rely).

Ephesians 2:2

In which at one time you walked [habitually]. You were following the course and fashion of this world [were under the sway of the tendency of this present age], following the prince of the power of the air. [You were obedient to and under the control of] the [demon] spirit that still constantly works in the sons of disobedience [the careless, the rebellious, and the unbelieving, who go against the purposes of God].

Colossians 3:1-2

If then you have been raised with Christ [to a new life, thus sharing His resurrection from the dead], aim at and seek the [rich, eternal treasures] that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.

1 John 5:4-5

For whatever is born of God is victorious over the world; and this is the victory that conquers the world, even our faith.

1 John 5:10

He who believes in the Son of God [who adheres to, trusts in, and relies on Him] has the testimony [possesses this divine attestation] within himself. He who does not believe God [in this way] has made Him out to be and represented Him as a liar, because he has not believed (put his faith in, adhered to, and relied on) the evidence (the testimony) that God has borne regarding His Son.

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