Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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,

Verse Picture

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, that we shall receive of him: because we keep his commandments, and do those things which are pleasing in his sight. 23 And this is his commandment, that we believe on the name of his son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave commandment. 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.



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 give I unto you: that ye love together: as I have loved you, that even so ye love one another.

John 15:12

This is my commandment: that ye love together as I have loved you.

1 John 3:11

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

Deuteronomy 18:15-19

The LORD thy God will stir up a Prophet among you: even of thy brethren, like unto me, and unto him ye shall hearken

Psalm 2:12

Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and so ye perish from the right way. For his wrath shall be kindled shortly: blessed are all they that put their trust in him.

Matthew 22:39

And there is another like unto this: 'Thou shalt love thine neighbor as thyself.'

Mark 9:7

And there was a cloud that shadowed them. And a voice came out of the cloud saying, "This is my dear son, hear him."

John 14:1

And he said unto his disciples, "Let not your hearts be troubled: believe in God, and believe in me.

John 17:3

This is life eternal: that they might know thee, that only very God, and whom thou hast sent, Jesus Christ.

Acts 16:31

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

Ephesians 5:2

and walk in love even as Christ loved us, and gave himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice of a sweet savour to God.

1 Thessalonians 4:9

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

1 Timothy 1:15

This is a true saying, and by all means worthy to be received, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief:

1 Peter 1:22

And forasmuch as ye have purified your souls through the spirit, in obeying the truth for to love brotherly without feigning, see that ye love one another with a pure heart, fervently:

1 Peter 4:8

But above all things, have fervent love among you. For love covereth the multitude of sins.

1 John 2:8-10

Again, a new commandment I write unto you, a thing which is true in him, and also in you: for the darkness is past, and the true light now shineth.

1 John 4:21

And this commandment have we of him: that he which loveth God, should love his brother also.

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