Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

We love because God first loved us.

New American Standard Bible

We love, because He first loved us.

King James Version

We love him, because he first loved us.

Holman Bible

We love because He first loved us.

A Conservative Version

We love him, because he first loved us.

American Standard Version

We love, because he first loved us.

Amplified

We love Him, because He first loved us.

An Understandable Version

We love [God and others] because God has first loved us.

Anderson New Testament

We love him, because he first loved us.

Bible in Basic English

We have the power of loving, because he first had love for us.

Common New Testament

We love because he first loved us.

Daniel Mace New Testament

let us love him; since he first loved us.

Darby Translation

We love because he has first loved us.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

We love him, because he first loved us.

Godbey New Testament

Let us love with divine love, because he himself first loved us with divine love.

Goodspeed New Testament

We love because he loved us first.

John Wesley New Testament

He that feareth is not made perfect in love. We love him, because he first loved us.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

We love him, because he first loved us.

Julia Smith Translation

We should love him, for he first loved us.

King James 2000

We love him, because he first loved us.

Lexham Expanded Bible

We love, because he first loved us.

Modern King James verseion

We love Him because He first loved us.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

We love him, because he loved us first.

Moffatt New Testament

We love, because He loved us first.

Montgomery New Testament

We love because He loved us first.

NET Bible

We love because he loved us first.

New Heart English Bible

We love, because he first loved us.

Noyes New Testament

We love, because he first loved us.

Sawyer New Testament

We love, because he first loved us.

The Emphasized Bible

We, love, because, he, first loved us: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

We love him, because he first loved us.

Twentieth Century New Testament

We love, because God first loved us.

Webster

We love him, because he first loved us.

Weymouth New Testament

We love because God first loved us.

Williams New Testament

We love, because He loved us first.

World English Bible

We love him, because he first loved us.

Worrell New Testament

We love, because He first loved us.

Worsley New Testament

We love Him, because He first loved us. If any one say,

Youngs Literal Translation

we -- we love him, because He -- He first loved us;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
We
ἡμεῖς 
hemeis 
we, us, we ourselves
Usage: 120

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

him

Usage: 0

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

he

Usage: 0

πρῶτος 
Protos 
Usage: 67

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 John 4:19

Word Count of 39 Translations in 1 John 4:19

Images 1 John 4:19

Prayers for 1 John 4:19

Context Readings

God's Love Revealed

18 There is no fear where love exists. Rather, perfect love banishes fear, for fear involves punishment, and the person who lives in fear has not been perfected in love. 19 We love because God first loved us. 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.


Cross References

1 John 4:10

This is love: not that we have loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the atoning sacrifice for our sins.

Luke 7:47

So I'm telling you that her sins, as many as they are, have been forgiven, and that's why she has shown such great love. But the one to whom little is forgiven loves little."

John 3:16

"For this is how God loved the world: He gave his unique Son so that everyone who believes in him would not be lost but have eternal life.

Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

John 15:16

"You have not chosen me, but I have chosen you. I have appointed you to go and produce fruit that will last, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he will give it to you.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

The love of the Messiah controls us, for we are convinced of this: that one person died for all people; therefore, all people have died.

Ephesians 2:3-5

Indeed, all of us once behaved like them in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of our flesh and senses. By nature we were destined for wrath, just like everyone else.

Titus 3:3-5

After all, we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, and misled. We were slaves to many kinds of lusts and pleasures, spending our days in malice and jealousy. We were despised, and we hated one another.

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