Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

And this is the commandment that we have from him: the person who loves God must also love his brother.

New American Standard Bible

And this commandment we have from Him, that the one who loves God should love his brother also.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

And we have this command from Him: The one who loves God must also love his brother.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

And this command (charge, order, injunction) we have from Him: that he who loves God shall love his brother [ believer] also.

An Understandable Version

And this is the [greatest] commandment [See Matt. 2:37-38] we have received from Him: [It requires] that the person who [claims to] love God should also love his brother.

Anderson New Testament

And this commandment we have from him: That he that loves God, must love his brother also.

Bible in Basic English

And this is the word which we have from him, that he who has love for God is to have the same love for his brother.

Common New Testament

And this commandment we have from him: that he who loves God must love his brother also.

Daniel Mace New Testament

besides, 'tis a commandment we have receiv'd from him, that he who would love God, must love his brother also.

Darby Translation

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

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Moreover, this commandment we have from him, that he who loves God, loves his brother, also.

Godbey New Testament

And we have this precept from him, that the one loving God with divine love also loves his brother with divine love.

Goodspeed New Testament

This is the command that we get from him, that whoever loves God must love his brother also.

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And we have this commandment from him, That he who loves God loves his brother also.

Julia Smith Translation

And this command have we from him, That he loving God love his brother also.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

And this [is] the commandment we have from him: that the one who loves God should love his brother also.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

Moffatt New Testament

And we get this command from him, that he who loves God is to love his brother as well.

Montgomery New Testament

And we have this command from God: HE WHO LOVES GOD IS TO LOVE HIS BROTHER ALSO.

NET Bible

And the commandment we have from him is this: that the one who loves God should love his fellow Christian too.

New Heart English Bible

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

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

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

The Emphasized Bible

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

Thomas Haweis New Testament

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

Twentieth Century New Testament

Indeed, we have this Command from God-- 'He who loves God must also love his Brother.'

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

And the command which we have from Him is that he who loves God must love his brother man also.

Williams New Testament

This is the command that we get from Him, that whoever loves God loves his brother too.

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

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

Worsley New Testament

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

Youngs Literal Translation

and this is the command we have from Him, that he who is loving God, may also love his brother.

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

ἐντολή 
Entole 
Usage: 47

have we
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

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

him

Usage: 0

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

he who loveth
G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

his

Usage: 0

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

Images 1 John 4:21

Context Readings

God's Love Revealed

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. 21 And this is the commandment that we have from him: the person who loves God must also love his brother.



Cross References

1 John 3:11

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

Leviticus 19:18

"You are not to seek vengeance or hold a grudge against the descendants of your people. Instead, love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD."

Matthew 22:37-39

Jesus told him, ""You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.'

Matthew 5:43

"You have heard that it was said, "You must love your neighbor' and hate your enemy.

Mark 12:29-33

Jesus answered, "The most important is, "Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God is one Lord,

Luke 10:37

He said, "The one who showed mercy to him." Jesus told him, "Go and do what he did."

John 13:34-35

I'm giving you a new commandment"to love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another.

John 15:12

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

Romans 12:9-10

Your love must be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good.

Romans 13:9-10

For the commandments, "You must not commit adultery; you must not murder; you must not steal; you must not covet," and every other commandment are summed up in this statement: "You must love your neighbor as yourself."

Galatians 5:6

for in union with the Messiah Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision matters. What matters is faith expressed through love.

Galatians 5:14

For the whole Law is summarized in a single statement: "You must love your neighbor as yourself."

1 Thessalonians 4:9

Now you do not need anyone to write to you about brotherly love, since you have been taught by God to love each other.

1 Peter 3:8

Finally, all of you must live in harmony, be sympathetic, love as brothers, and be compassionate and humble.

1 Peter 4:8

Above all, continue to love each other deeply, because love covers a multitude of sins.

1 John 3:14

We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love one another. The person who does not love remains spiritually dead.

1 John 3:18

Little children, we must stop expressing love merely by our words and manner of speech; we must love also in action and in truth.

1 John 3:23

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.

1 John 4:11

Dear friends, if this is the way God loved us, we must also love one another.

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