Parallel Verses

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;

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 which you [believers] have heard from the beginning [of your relationship with Christ], that we should [unselfishly] love and seek the best for 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.

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.

World English Bible

For this is the message which you heard from the beginning, that 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;

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 manifest, and the children of the devil: whosoever doth not practise righteousness, and he who loveth not his brother, is not of God: 11 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; 12 and why did he slay him? because his own works were evil, and his brother's righteous.


Cross References

1 John 1:5

Now this we have heard from Him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in Him there is no darkness at all.

2 John 1:5

And now I beseech thee, Lady, not as writing to thee a new commandment, but that which we had from the beginning, that we may love one another.

John 13:34-35

A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; ---as I have loved you, that ye also love one another: for by this shall all men know that ye are my disciples,

John 15:12

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

1 John 4:7

Beloved, let us love one another: for love is from God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.

1 John 4:21

And we have this commandment from Him, that he, who loveth God, should love his brother also.

Galatians 6:2

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

Ephesians 5:2

even as Christ hath loved us, and given Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for an odor of sweet perfume.

1 Thessalonians 4:9

But as to brotherly love, ye need not that I write unto you; for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.

1 Timothy 1:5

so do, and acquaint them that the end of that charge is charity, out of a pure heart, and a good conscience, and faith unfeigned:

1 Peter 1:22

Having therefore purified your souls by obedience to the truth, through the Spirit, to brotherly love unfeigned, love one another with a pure heart fervently:

1 Peter 3:8

Finally, my beloved, be unanimous, be sympathizing, love as brethren, be compassionate, be courteous:

1 Peter 4:8

having above all things fervent love to each other; for love will cover a multitude of sins.

1 John 2:7-8

Brethren, I write not a new commandment unto you, but an old commandment which ye had from the beginning: the old commandment is the word which ye have heard from the beginning:

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