Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfect, indeed. And hereby know we that we are in him.

New American Standard Bible

but whoever keeps His word, in him the love of God has truly been perfected. By this we know that we are in Him:

King James Version

But whoso keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfected: hereby know we that we are in him.

Holman Bible

But whoever keeps His word, truly in him the love of God is perfected. This is how we know we are in Him:

International Standard Version

But whoever continually keeps his commandments is the kind of person in whom God's love has truly been perfected. This is how we can be sure that we are in union with God:

A Conservative Version

But whoever keeps his word, truly in this man the love of God is fully perfected. By this we know that we are in him.

American Standard Version

but whoso keepeth his word, in him verily hath the love of God been perfected. Hereby we know that we are in him:

Amplified

But whoever habitually keeps His word and obeys His precepts [and treasures His message in its entirety], in him the love of God has truly been perfected [it is completed and has reached maturity]. By this we know [for certain] that we are in Him:

An Understandable Version

But the person who obeys what His teaching requires, truly in this person love for God has been made complete. This is [another way] to be sure that we are in [fellowship with] Him:

Anderson New Testament

But whoever keeps his word, in him truly is the love of God perfected: by this we know that we are in him.

Bible in Basic English

But in every man who keeps his word, the love of God is made complete. By this we may be certain that we are in him:

Common New Testament

But whoever keeps his word, truly the love of God is perfected in him. By this we know that we are in him:

Daniel Mace New Testament

but he that observes his precepts, loves God with a true and perfect love: 'tis by this we know that we are truly christians.

Darby Translation

but whoever keeps his word, in him verily the love of God is perfected. Hereby we know that we are in him.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

But whoever keeps his word, truly in this man the love of God is perfected. By this we know that we are in him.

Godbey New Testament

but whosoever shall keep his word, truly the divine love of God has been made perfect in him. In this we know that we are in him.

Goodspeed New Testament

but whoever obeys his message really has the love of God in perfection in his heart. This is the way we can be sure that we are in union with him;

John Wesley New Testament

But whoso keepeth his word, verily in him the love of God is perfected: hereby we know that we are in him.

Julia Smith Translation

Whoever should keep his word, truly in him has the word of God been completed: in this we know that we are in him.

King James 2000

But whoever keeps his word, in him verily is the love of God perfected: by this we know that we are in him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But whoever keeps his word, truly in this person the love of God has been perfected. By this we know that we are in him.

Modern King James verseion

But whoever keeps His Word, truly in this one the love of God is perfected. By this we know that we are in Him.

Moffatt New Testament

but whoever obeys his word, in him love to God is really complete. This is how we may be sure we are in him:

Montgomery New Testament

and the truth is not in him; bit if any man obey his word, in him truly is the love of God made perfect. By this we come to know that we are in him.

NET Bible

But whoever obeys his word, truly in this person the love of God has been perfected. By this we know that we are in him.

New Heart English Bible

But whoever keeps his word, God's love has truly been perfected in him. This is how we know that we are in him:

Noyes New Testament

But whoever keepeth his word, truly in him is the love of God perfected. Hereby we know that we are in him.

Sawyer New Testament

but whoever keeps his word, in him truly is the love of God perfected. By this we know that we are in him.

The Emphasized Bible

But whosoever may be keeping his word, of a truth, in this man, the love of God hath been made perfect. Hereby, perceive we, that, in him, we are.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But whosoever keepeth his word, verily in him is the love of God perfected: by this we know that we are in him.

Twentieth Century New Testament

but, whenever a man lays his Message to heart, in that man the love of God has indeed reached its perfection. By this we know that we are in union with God--

Webster

But whoever keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfected: by this we know that we are in him.

Weymouth New Testament

But whoever obeys His Message, in him love for God has in very deed reached perfection. By this we can know that we are in Him.

Williams New Testament

but whoever practices obedience to His message really has a perfect love of God in his heart. By this we can be sure that we are in union with Him:

World English Bible

But whoever keeps his word, God's love has most certainly been perfected in him. This is how we know that we are in him:

Worrell New Testament

but whosoever keeps His word, truly in him the love of God has been perfected: in this we know that we are in Him.

Worsley New Testament

But whosoever keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfected: and by this we know that we are in Him.

Youngs Literal Translation

and whoever may keep his word, truly in him the love of God hath been perfected; in this we know that in him we are.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

his

Usage: 0

λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

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

him
τούτῳ 
Touto 
Usage: 68

ἀληθῶς 
Alethos 
Usage: 13

is
τελειόω 
Teleioo 
Usage: 18

the love
G26
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

τελειόω 
Teleioo 
Usage: 18

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

know we
γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

we

Usage: 0

are
ἐσμέν 
Esmen 
Usage: 50

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 John 2:5

Images 1 John 2:5

Prayers for 1 John 2:5

Context Readings

God's Commands

4 He that saith, "I know him," and yet keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the verity is not in him. 5 He that keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfect, indeed. And hereby know we that we are in him. 6 He that saith he bideth in him, ought to walk even as he walked.



Cross References

John 14:23

Jesus answered, and said unto him, "If a man love me and will keep my sayings, my father also will love him, and we will come unto him, and will dwell with him.

1 John 3:24

And he that keepeth his commandments abideth in him, and he in him. And thereby we know that there dwelleth in us of his spirit, which he gave us.

1 John 4:12-13

No man hath seen God at any time. If we love one another, God dwelleth in us, and his love is perfect in us.

John 14:21

He that hath my commandments and keepeth them, the same is he that loveth me: and he shall be loved of my father, and I will love him, and will show mine own self unto him."

Psalm 105:45

that they might keep his statutes, and observe his laws. Praise the everlasting! Hallelujah!

Psalm 106:3

Blessed are they that always keep judgment, and do righteousness.

Psalm 119:2

Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with their whole heart;

Psalm 119:4

Thou hast given straight charge to keep thy commandments:

Psalm 119:146

Yea, even upon thee do I call; help me, and I shall keep thy testimonies.

Proverbs 8:32

"Therefore hearken unto me, O ye children, for blessed are they that keep my ways.

Ecclesiastes 8:5

Whoso keepeth the commandment, shall feel no harm: but a wise man's heart discerneth time and manner.

Ezekiel 36:27

And I will put my spirit in you, and will make that ye shall walk in mine ordinances and keep my laws and do them.

Luke 11:28

But he said, "Yea, happy are they that hear the word of God, and keep it."

John 6:56

He that eateth my flesh and drinketh my blood, dwelleth in me: and I in him.

John 15:5

I am the vine, and ye are the branches. He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit. For without me can ye do nothing.

Romans 8:1

There is, then, no damnation to them which are in Christ Jesus: which walk not after the flesh but after the spirit:

1 Corinthians 1:30

And unto him pertain ye, in Christ Jesus, which of God is made unto us wisdom, and also righteousness, and sanctifying, and redemption.

2 Corinthians 5:17

Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature. Old things are passed away: behold, all things are become new.

2 Corinthians 5:21

for he hath made him to be sin for us, which knew no sin, that we by his means should be that righteousness which before God is allowed.

Colossians 2:9-10

For in him dwelleth all the fullness of the Godhead bodily,

James 2:22

Thou seest how that faith wrought within his deeds, and through the deeds was the faith made perfect.

1 John 2:3-4

And hereby we are sure that we know him: if we keep his commandments.

1 John 2:27-28

And the anointing which ye have received of him dwelleth in you. And ye need not that any man teach you: but as the anointing teacheth you all things, and is true, and is no lie: and as it taught you, even so bide therein.

1 John 4:15-16

Whosoever confesseth that Jesus is the son of God, in him dwelleth God, and he in God.

1 John 4:18

There is no fear in love, but perfect love casteth out all fear, for fear hath painfulness. He therefore that feareth is not perfect in love.

1 John 5:2

In this we know that we love the sons of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments.

1 John 5:20

We know that the son of God is come, and hath given us understanding, to know him that is true: and we be in the truth through his son Jesus Christ. He is very God, and eternal life.

Revelation 12:17

And the dragon was wroth with the woman: and went and made war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.

Revelation 14:12

Here is the patience of saints. Here are they that keep the commandments and the faith of Jesus.

Proverbs 28:7

Whoso keepeth the law, is a child of understanding; but he that feedeth riotous men, shameth his father.

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