Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

International Standard Version

And this is the commandment that we have from him: the person 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 commandment we have from Him, that the one who loves God should also [unselfishly] love his brother and seek the best for him.

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.

Julia Smith Translation

And this command have we from him, That he loving 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 If a man says, I love God, and hates his brother, he is a liar: for he that loves not his brother whom he has seen, how can he love God whom he has not seen? 21 And this commandment have we from him, That he who loves God love his brother also.



Cross References

1 John 3:11

For this is the message that you heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.

Leviticus 19:18

You shall not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself: I am the LORD.

Matthew 22:37-39

Jesus said unto him, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.

Matthew 5:43

You have heard that it has been said, You shall love your neighbor, and hate your enemy.

Mark 12:29-33

And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord:

Luke 10:37

And he said, He that showed mercy on him. Then said Jesus unto him, Go, and do you likewise.

John 13:34-35

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

John 15:12

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

Romans 12:9-10

Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.

Romans 13:9-10

For this, You shall not commit adultery, You shall not kill, You shall not steal, You shall not bear false witness, You shall not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is summed up in this saying, namely, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

Galatians 5:6

For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision avails anything, nor uncircumcision; but faith which works by love.

Galatians 5:14

For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this; You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

1 Thessalonians 4:9

But concerning brotherly love you need not that I write unto you: for you yourselves are taught of God to love one another.

1 Peter 3:8

Finally, be all of one mind, having compassion one with another, love as brethren, be tender hearted, be courteous:

1 Peter 4:8

And above all things have fervent love among yourselves: for love shall cover a multitude of sins.

1 John 3:14

We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren. He that loves not his brother abides in death.

1 John 3:18

My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.

1 John 3:23

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.

1 John 4:11

Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another.

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