Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

And this is his commandment, that we should believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, even as he gave us commandment.

New American Standard Bible

This is His commandment, that we believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, just as He commanded us.

King James Version

And this is his commandment, That we should believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us commandment.

Holman Bible

Now this is His command: that we believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ, and love one another as He commanded us.

International Standard Version

And this is his commandment: to believe in the name of his Son, Jesus the Messiah, and to love one another as he commanded us.

A Conservative Version

And this is his commandment, that we should believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love each other, just as he gave command.

Amplified

This is His commandment, that we believe [with personal faith and confident trust] in the name of His Son Jesus Christ, and [that we unselfishly] love and seek the best for one another, just as He commanded us.

An Understandable Version

And this is His commandment: We should believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ [i.e., the person of Christ], and love one another, just He has commanded us to do.

Anderson New Testament

And this is his commandment: That we should believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one an other, as he gave us commandment.

Bible in Basic English

And this is his law, that we have faith in the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love for one another, even as he said to us.

Common New Testament

And this is his commandment: that we should believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, just as he has commanded us.

Daniel Mace New Testament

now this is his commandment, that we believe in his son Jesus Christ, and that we love one another, as he commanded us.

Darby Translation

And this is his commandment, that we believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and that we love one another, even as he has given us commandment.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

For this is his commandment, that we should believe on the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and should love one another as he gave us commandment.

Godbey New Testament

And this is his commandment, that we may believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and we may love one another with divine love, as he has given to us commandment.

Goodspeed New Testament

His command is this??hat we are to believe in his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he has commanded us to do.

John Wesley New Testament

And this is his commandment, that we should believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us commandment.

Julia Smith Translation

And this is his command, That we believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us command.

King James 2000

And this is his commandment, That we should believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us commandment.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And this is his commandment: that we believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ and love one another, just as {he commanded us}.

Modern King James verseion

And this is His commandment, that we should believe on the name of His Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as He gave us commandment.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And this is his commandment, that we believe on the name of his son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave commandment.

Moffatt New Testament

Now this is what he commands, that we believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another as he has commanded us to do;

Montgomery New Testament

His commandment is this, that we should believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and love one another as he has commanded us to do.

NET Bible

Now this is his commandment: that we believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ and love one another, just as he gave us the commandment.

New Heart English Bible

This is his commandment, that we should believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and love one another, even as he commanded us.

Noyes New Testament

And this is his commandment, that we should believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and should love one another, as he gave commandment.

Sawyer New Testament

And this is his commandment; that we should believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another as he gave commandment.

The Emphasized Bible

And, this, is his commandment, - that we should believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and be loving one another - just as he gave a commandment unto us.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And this is his commandment, that we should believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us commandment.

Twentieth Century New Testament

His Command is this--that we should put our trust in the Name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and love one another, in accordance with the Command that he gave us.

Webster

And this is his commandment; That we should believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us commandment.

Weymouth New Testament

And this is His command--that we are to believe in His Son Jesus Christ and love one another, just as He has commanded us to do.

Williams New Testament

His command is this, that we should believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ and practice loving one another, just as He commanded us to do.

World English Bible

This is his commandment, that we should believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and love one another, even as he commanded.

Worrell New Testament

And this is the commandment, that we should believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as He gave us commandment.

Worsley New Testament

And this is his commandment, that we should believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as He hath given us a charge to do.

Youngs Literal Translation

and this is His command, that we may believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ, and may love one another, even as He did give command to us,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

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

his

Usage: 0

ἐντολή 
Entole 
Usage: 47

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
Usage: 163

on the name
ὄνομα 
Onoma 
name, named, called, surname , named , not tr
Usage: 162

of his

Usage: 0

Son
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

ἀλλήλων 
Allelon 
Usage: 85

as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

he gave
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

us
ἡμῖν 
hemin 
us, we, our, for us
Usage: 160

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 John 3:23

Images 1 John 3:23

Prayers for 1 John 3:23

Context Readings

Courage Before God

22 and whatsoever we ask we receive of him, because we keep his commandments and do the things that are pleasing in his sight. 23 And this is his commandment, that we should believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, even as he gave us commandment. 24 And he that keepeth his commandments abideth in him, and he in him. And hereby we know that he abideth in us, by the Spirit which he gave us.



Cross References

John 6:29

Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.

John 13:34

A new commandment I give unto you, that ye love one another; even as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.

John 15:12

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

1 John 3:11

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

Deuteronomy 18:15-19

Jehovah thy God will raise up unto thee a prophet from the midst of thee, of thy brethren, like unto me; unto him ye shall hearken;

Psalm 2:12

Kiss the son, lest he be angry, and ye perish in the way, For his wrath will soon be kindled. Blessed are all they that take refuge in him.

Matthew 22:39

And a second like unto it is this, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.

Mark 9:7

And there came a cloud overshadowing them: and there came a voice out of the cloud, This is my beloved Son: hear ye him.

John 14:1

Let not your heart be troubled: believe in God, believe also in me.

John 17:3

And this is life eternal, that they should know thee the only true God, and him whom thou didst send, even Jesus Christ.

Acts 16:31

And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus, and thou shalt be saved, thou and thy house.

Ephesians 5:2

and walk in love, even as Christ also loved you, and gave himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for an odor of a sweet smell.

1 Thessalonians 4:9

But concerning love of the brethren ye have no need that one write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another;

1 Timothy 1:15

Faithful is the saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief:

1 Peter 1:22

Seeing ye have purified your souls in your obedience to the truth unto unfeigned love of the brethren, love one another from the heart fervently:

1 Peter 4:8

above all things being fervent in your love among yourselves; for love covereth a multitude of sins:

1 John 2:8-10

Again, a new commandment write I unto you, which thing is true in him and in you; because the darkness is passing away, and the true light already shineth.

1 John 4:21

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

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