Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Amplified

Do not love the world [of sin that opposes God and His precepts], nor the things that are in the world. If anyone loves 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.

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.

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 have sent a letter to you, fathers, because you have knowledge of him who was from the first. I have sent a letter to you, young men, because you are strong, and the word of God is in you, and because you have overcome the Evil One. 15 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. 16 Because everything in the world, the desire of the flesh, the desire of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father but of the world.


Cross References

James 4:4

O you who are false to God, do you not see that the friends of this world are not God's friends? Every man desiring to be a friend of this world makes himself a hater of God.

Romans 12:2

And let not your behaviour be like that of this world, but be changed and made new in mind, so that by experience you may have knowledge of the good and pleasing and complete purpose of God.

Matthew 6:24

No man is able to be a servant to two masters: for he will have hate for the one and love for the other, or he will keep to one and have no respect for the other. You may not be servants of God and of wealth.

John 15:19

If you were of the world, you would be loved by the world: but because you are not of the world, but I have taken you out of the world, you are hated by the world.

Galatians 1:10

Am I now using arguments to men, or God? or is it my desire to give men pleasure? if I was still pleasing men, I would not be a servant of Christ.

1 Timothy 6:10

For the love of money is a root of all evil: and some whose hearts were fixed on it have been turned away from the faith, and been wounded with unnumbered sorrows.

1 John 3:17

But if a man has this world's goods, and sees that his brother is in need, and keeps his heart shut against his brother, how is it possible for the love of God to be in him?

1 John 4:5

They are of the world, so their talk is the world's talk, and the world gives ear to them.

Luke 16:13

No man may be a servant to two masters: for he will have hate for the one and love for the other; or he will keep to the one and have no respect for the other. You may not be servants of God and of wealth.

Ephesians 2:2

In which you were living in the past, after the ways of this present world, doing the pleasure of the lord of the power of the air, the spirit who is now working in those who go against the purpose of God;

Colossians 3:1-2

If then you have a new life with Christ, give your attention to the things of heaven, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God.

1 John 5:4-5

Anything which comes from God is able to overcome the world: and the power by which we have overcome the world is our faith.

1 John 5:10

He who has faith in the Son of God has the witness in himself: he who has not faith in God makes him false, because he has not faith in the witness which God has given about his Son.

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