Parallel Verses

World English Bible

For this is the message which you heard from the beginning, that we should love one another;

New American Standard Bible

For this is the message which you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another;

King James Version

For this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.

Holman Bible

For this is the message you have heard from the beginning: We should love one another,

International Standard Version

This is the message that you have heard from the beginning: We should love one another.

A Conservative Version

Because this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, that we should love each other.

American Standard Version

For this is the message which ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another:

Amplified

For this is the message (the announcement) which you have heard from the first, that we should love one another,

An Understandable Version

[Now] this is the message that you people heard from the beginning [of Christ's ministry], that we should love one another [See Mark 12:31],

Anderson New Testament

For this is the message that you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.

Bible in Basic English

Because this is the word which was given to you from the first, that we are to have love for one another;

Common New Testament

For this is the message which you heard from the beginning, that we should love one another,

Daniel Mace New Testament

for this is the doctrine that you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.

Darby Translation

For this is the message which ye have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another:

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

For this is the message which you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.

Godbey New Testament

Because this is the message which you heard from the beginning, that we must love one another,

Goodspeed New Testament

For the message you have heard from the beginning is this: We must love one another.

John Wesley New Testament

For this is the message which ye heard from the beginning, that we love one another.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, That we should love one another.

Julia Smith Translation

For this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.

King James 2000

For this is the message that you heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For this is the message that you have heard from the beginning: that we should love one another,

Modern King James verseion

For this is the message that you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For this is the tidings, that ye heard at the beginning, that we should love one another:

Moffatt New Testament

For this is the message you have learned from the very beginning, that we are to love one another:

Montgomery New Testament

For this is the message that you have listened to from the beginning, "WE ARE TO LOVE ONE ANOTHER."

NET Bible

For this is the gospel message that you have heard from the beginning: that we should love one another,

New Heart English Bible

For this is the message which you heard from the beginning, that we should love one another;

Noyes New Testament

For this is the message that ye have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another;

Sawyer New Testament

For this is the message which you heard from the beginning; that we should love one another;

The Emphasized Bible

Because, this, is the message which ye have heard from the beginning - that we should be loving one another, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For this is the commandment which ye have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For these are the Tidings that we heard from the first--that we are to love one another.

Webster

For this is the message that ye have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.

Weymouth New Testament

For this is the Message you have heard from the beginning--that we are to love one another.

Williams New Testament

it is so because the message that you have heard from the beginning is this: We should love one another.

Worrell New Testament

because this is the message which ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another;

Worsley New Testament

for this is the injunction which ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another: not as Cain who was of the evil one, and slew his brother;

Youngs Literal Translation

because this is the message that ye did hear from the beginning, that we may love one another,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

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

the message
G31
ἀγγελία 
Aggelia 
Usage: 1

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
ἵνα 
Hina 
Usage: 980
Usage: 472

ye heard
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

the beginning
ἀρχή 
Arche 
Usage: 42

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

God Is Love, So Love One Another

10 In this the children of God are revealed, and the children of the devil. Whoever doesn't do righteousness is not of God, neither is he who doesn't love his brother. 11 For this is the message which you heard from the beginning, that we should love one another; 12 unlike Cain, who was of the evil one, and killed his brother. Why did he kill him? Because his works were evil, and his brother's righteous.


Cross References

1 John 1:5

This is the message which we have heard from him and announce to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

2 John 1:5

Now I beg you, dear lady, not as though I wrote to you a new commandment, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another.

John 13:34-35

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, just like I have loved you; that you also love one another.

John 15:12

"This is my commandment, that you love one another, even as I have loved you.

1 John 4:7

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God, and knows God.

1 John 4:21

This commandment we have from him, that he who loves God should also love his brother.

Galatians 6:2

Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.

Ephesians 5:2

Walk in love, even as Christ also loved you, and gave himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling fragrance.

1 Thessalonians 4:9

But concerning brotherly love, you have no need that one write to you. For you yourselves are taught by God to love one another,

1 Timothy 1:5

but the goal of this command is love, out of a pure heart and a good conscience and sincere faith;

1 Peter 1:22

Seeing you have purified your souls in your obedience to the truth through the Spirit in sincere brotherly affection, love one another from the heart fervently:

1 Peter 3:8

Finally, be all like-minded, compassionate, loving as brothers, tenderhearted, courteous,

1 Peter 4:8

And above all things be earnest in your love among yourselves, for love covers a multitude of sins.

1 John 2:7-8

Brothers, I write no new commandment to you, but an old commandment which you had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word which you heard from the beginning.

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