Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is begotten of God, and knoweth God.

New American Standard Bible

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.

King James Version

Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.

Holman Bible

Dear friends, let us love one another, because love is from God, and everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.

International Standard Version

Dear friends, let us continuously love one another, because love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born from God and knows God.

A Conservative Version

Beloved, we should love each other. Because love is of God, and every man who loves has been begotten of God, and knows God.

Amplified

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is (springs) from God; and he who loves [his fellowmen] is begotten (born) of God and is coming [progressively] to know and understand God [to perceive and recognize and get a better and clearer knowledge of Him].

An Understandable Version

Loved ones, we should have love for one another, because love comes from [the very nature of] God, and every person who [continually] loves [others] has been [spiritually] conceived by God [See 2:29; 3:9], and knows [he is in fellowship with] God.

Anderson New Testament

Beloved, let us love one another; for love is of God: and every one that loves, has been begotten of God, and knows God.

Bible in Basic English

My loved ones, let us have love for one another: because love is of God, and everyone who has love is a child of God and has knowledge of God.

Common New Testament

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth, is born of God, and knoweth God.

Darby Translation

Beloved, let us love one another; because love is of God, and every one that loves has been begotten of God, and knows God.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Beloved, let us love one another; for love is from God: and every one who loves, has been begotten by God, and knows God.

Godbey New Testament

Beloved, let us love one another with divine love: because divine love is of God; and the one loving with divine love has been born of God, and knows God.

Goodspeed New Testament

Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God, and everyone who loves is a child of God and knows God.

John Wesley New Testament

Beloved, let us love one another; for love is of God, and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.

Julia Smith Translation

Dearly beloved, we should love one another: for love is of God; and every one loving has been born of God, and knows God.

King James 2000

Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and everyone that loves is born of God, and knows God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Dear friends, let us love one another, because love is from God, and everyone who loves has been fathered by God and knows God.

Modern King James verseion

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God, and everyone who loves has been born of God, and knows God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Dearly beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God. And all that love are born of God, and knoweth God.

Moffatt New Testament

Beloved, let us love one another, for love belongs to God, and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God;

Montgomery New Testament

Beloved, let us love one another; for love is of God; and every one that loves us a child of God.

NET Bible

Dear friends, let us love one another, because love is from God, and everyone who loves has been fathered by God and knows God.

New Heart English Bible

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God, and knows God.

Noyes New Testament

Beloved, let us love one another; for love is from God, and every one that loveth hath been born of God, and knoweth God;

Sawyer New Testament

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God, and every one that loves has been born of God and knows God.

The Emphasized Bible

Beloved! let us be loving one another; because, love, is, of God, and, whosoever loveth, of God, hath been born, and is getting to understand God:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Beloved, let us love one another; because love is from God, and every one who loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Dear friends, let us love one another, because Love comes from God; and every one who loves has received the new Life from God and knows God.

Webster

Beloved, let us love one another: for love is from God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.

Weymouth New Testament

Dear friends, let us love one another; for love has its origin in God, and every one who loves has become a child of God and is beginning to know God.

Williams New Testament

Dearly beloved, let us practice loving one another, because love originates with God, and everyone who practices loving is a child of God and knows God by experience.

World English Bible

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God, and knows God.

Worrell New Testament

Beloved, let us love one another; because love is of God, and every one that loves has been begotten of God, and knows God.

Worsley New Testament

Beloved, let us love one another: for love is from God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.

Youngs Literal Translation

Beloved, may we love one another, because the love is of God, and every one who is loving, of God he hath been begotten, and doth know God;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
G27
ἀγαπητός 
Agapetos 
Usage: 60

let us love
G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

ἀλλήλων 
Allelon 
Usage: 85

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

G26
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709
Usage: 709

God
θεός 
theos 
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151
Usage: 1151

and



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

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

is born
γεννάω 
Gennao 
Usage: 84

γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 John 4:7

Images 1 John 4:7

Context Readings

God's Love Revealed

6 We are of God: he that knoweth God heareth us; he who is not of God heareth us not. By this we know the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error. 7 Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is begotten of God, and knoweth God. 8 He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.


Cross References

1 John 4:8

He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.

1 John 2:29

If ye know that he is righteous, ye know that every one also that doeth righteousness is begotten of him.

Galatians 5:22

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

1 John 2:10

He that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is no occasion of stumbling in him.

1 John 4:12

No man hath beheld God at any time: if we love one another, God abideth in us, and his love is perfected in us:

1 John 4:20-1

If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, cannot love God whom he hath not seen.

Deuteronomy 30:6

And Jehovah thy God will circumcise thy heart, and the heart of thy seed, to love Jehovah thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, that thou mayest live.

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.

2 Corinthians 4:6

Seeing it is God, that said, Light shall shine out of darkness, who shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

Galatians 4:9

but now that ye have come to know God, or rather to be known by God, how turn ye back again to the weak and beggarly rudiments, whereunto ye desire to be in bondage over again?

1 Thessalonians 4:9-10

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;

2 Timothy 1:7

For God gave us not a spirit of fearfulness; but of power and love and discipline.

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 John 3:10-23

In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil: whosoever doeth not righteousness is not of God, neither he that loveth not his brother.

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