Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Beloved, let us love one another, for charity is of God. Anyone that loves is born of God and knows 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 belong to God. The person who knows God listens to us. Whoever does not belong to God does not listen to us. This is how we know the Spirit of truth and the spirit of deceit. 7 Dear friends, let us continuously love one another, because love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born from God and knows God. 8 The person who does not love does not know God, because God is love.


Cross References

1 John 4:8

The person who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

1 John 2:29

Since you know that he is righteous, you also know that everyone who practices righteousness has been fathered by God.

Galatians 5:22

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

1 John 2:10

The person who loves his brother abides in the light, and there is no reason for him to stumble.

1 John 4:12

No one has ever seen God. If we love one another, God lives in us, and his love is perfected in us.

1 John 4:20-1

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.

Deuteronomy 30:6

Then the LORD your God will circumcise both your hearts and those of your descendants so that you can love him with your heart and with your soul and therefore live.

John 17:3

And this is eternal life: to know you, the only true God, and the one whom you sent Jesus the Messiah.

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God, who said, "Let light shine out of darkness," has shone in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God's glory in the face of Jesus the Messiah.

Galatians 4:9

But now that you know God, or rather have been known by God, how can you turn back again to those powerless and bankrupt basic principles? Why do you want to become their slaves all over again?

1 Thessalonians 4:9-10

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

2 Timothy 1:7

For God did not give us a spirit of timidity but one of power, love, and self-discipline.

1 Peter 1:22

Now that you have obeyed the truth and have purified your souls to love your brothers sincerely, you must love one another intensely and with a pure heart.

1 John 3:10-23

This is how God's children and the Devil's children are distinguished. No person who fails to practice righteousness and to love his brother is from God.

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