Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

The person who says that he is in the light but hates his brother is still in the darkness.

New American Standard Bible

The one who says he is in the Light and yet hates his brother is in the darkness until now.

King James Version

He that saith he is in the light, and hateth his brother, is in darkness even until now.

Holman Bible

The one who says he is in the light but hates his brother is in the darkness until now.

A Conservative Version

He who claims to be in the light, and hates his brother, is in the darkness until now.

American Standard Version

He that saith he is in the light and hateth his brother, is in the darkness even until now.

Amplified

The one who says he is in the Light [in consistent fellowship with Christ] and yet habitually hates (works against) his brother [in Christ] is in the darkness until now.

An Understandable Version

The person who claims to be living in [harmony with] the light [i.e., by obeying God's truth], and [yet] hates his brother is still [living] in the darkness [of sin].

Anderson New Testament

He that says he is in the light, and hates his brother, is in darkness till now.

Bible in Basic English

He who says that he is in the light, and has hate in his heart for his brother, is still in the dark.

Common New Testament

He who says he is in the light and hates his brother is in the darkness still.

Daniel Mace New Testament

he that says, he is in the light, and yet hates his brother, is still in darkness.

Darby Translation

He who says he is in the light, and hates his brother, is in the darkness until now.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

He who says he is in the light and yet hates his brother, is in the darkness till now.

Godbey New Testament

The one saying that he is in the light, and hating his brother, is in the darkness until now.

Goodspeed New Testament

Whoever says, "I am in the light," and yet hates his brother, is still in darkness.

John Wesley New Testament

He that saith, he is in the light, and hateth his brother, is in darkness until now.

Julia Smith Translation

He saying he is in the light, and hating his brother, is in the darkness even until now.

King James 2000

He that says he is in the light, and hates his brother, is in darkness even until now.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The one who says [he] is in the light and hates his brother is in the darkness until now.

Modern King James verseion

He who says he is in the light and hates his brother is in darkness until now.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that saith how that he is in the light, and yet hateth his brother, is in darkness even until this time.

Moffatt New Testament

He who says he is 'in the light' and hates his brother, is in darkness still.

Montgomery New Testament

He who says he is in the light, and hates his brother, is in darkness even until now.

NET Bible

The one who says he is in the light but still hates his fellow Christian is still in the darkness.

New Heart English Bible

He who says he is in the light and hates his brother, is in the darkness even until now.

Noyes New Testament

He that saith he is in the light, and hateth his brother, is in the darkness until now.

Sawyer New Testament

He that says he is in the light, and hates his brother, is in darkness till now.

The Emphasized Bible

He that saith he is, in the light, and hateth, his brother, is, in the darkness, until even now!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

He who saith, that he is in the light, yet hateth his brother, is in darkness even until now.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He who says that he is in the Light, and yet hates his Brother, is in the Darkness even now.

Webster

He that saith he is in the light, and hateth his brother, is in darkness even until now.

Weymouth New Testament

Any one who professes to be in the light and yet hates his brother man is still in darkness.

Williams New Testament

Whoever claims to be in the light, and yet continues to hate his brother is still in darkness.

World English Bible

He who says he is in the light and hates his brother, is in the darkness even until now.

Worrell New Testament

He who says that he is in the light, and hates his brother, is in the darkness even until now.

Worsley New Testament

Now he that saith he is in the light, and hateth his brother, is still in darkness:

Youngs Literal Translation

he who is saying, in the light he is, and his brother is hating, in the darkness he is till now;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He that saith
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

he is
εἶναι 
Einai 
to be, be, was, is, am, are, were, not tr,
Usage: 97

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

μισέω 
Miseo 
Usage: 14

his

Usage: 0

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

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

σκοτία 
Skotia 
Usage: 10

ἕως 
heos 
till, unto, until, to, till 9,
Usage: 74

Context Readings

God's Commands

8 On the other hand, I am writing to you a new commandment that is truly in him and in you. For the darkness is fading away, and the true light is already shining. 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.



Cross References

1 John 2:11

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.

1 John 4:20

Whoever says, "I love God," but hates his brother is a liar. The one who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love the God whom he has not seen.

Psalm 82:5

They neither know nor understand; they walk about in the dark while all the foundations of the earth are shaken.

John 9:41

Jesus told them, "If you were blind, you would not have any sin. But now that you insist, "We see,' your sin still exists."

Romans 2:18-21

and know his will, and approve of what is best because you have been instructed in the Law;

1 Corinthians 13:1-3

If I speak in the languages of humans and angels but have no love, I have become a reverberating gong or a clashing cymbal.

2 Peter 1:9

For the person who lacks these qualities is blind and shortsighted, and has forgotten the cleansing that he has received from his past sins.

1 John 1:6

If we claim that we have fellowship with him but keep living in darkness, we are lying and not practicing the truth.

1 John 2:4

The person who says, "I have come to know him," but does not continually keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth has no place in that person.

1 John 3:13-17

So do not be surprised, brothers, if the world hates you.

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