Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 [unselfishly] love and seek the best for one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves [others] is born of God and knows God [through personal experience].

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.

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;

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 come from God. He who knows God listens to us; the man who does not come from God does not listen to us. By that we may know the true inspiration from the false. 7 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. 8 He who does not love has not learned to know God; for God is Love.


Cross References

1 John 4:8

He who does not love has not learned to know God; for God is Love.

1 John 2:29

Knowing him to be righteous, you realize that every one who lives righteously has received the new Life from him.

Galatians 5:22

But the fruit produced by the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindliness, generosity, trustfulness, gentleness, self-control.

1 John 2:10

He who loves his Brother is always in the Light, and there is nothing within him to cause him to stumble;

1 John 4:12

No human eyes have ever seen God, yet, if we love one another, God remains in union with us, and his love attains its perfection in us.

1 John 4:20-1

If a man says 'I love God,' and yet hates his Brother, he is a liar; for the man who does not love his Brother, whom he has seen, cannot love God, whom he has not seen.

1 John 4:20

If a man says 'I love God,' and yet hates his Brother, he is a liar; for the man who does not love his Brother, whom he has seen, cannot love God, whom he has not seen.

John 17:3

And the Immortal Life is this--to know thee the one true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou has sent as thy Messenger.

2 Corinthians 4:6

Indeed, the same God who said 'Out of darkness light shall shine,' has shone in upon our hearts, so that we should bring out into the light the knowledge of the glory of God, seen in the face of Christ.

Galatians 4:9

But now that you have found God--or, rather, have been found by him--how is it that you are turning back to that poor and feeble puerile teaching, to which yet once again you are wanting to become slaves?

1 Thessalonians 4:9-10

As to love for the Brethren there is no need to write to you; for you have yourselves been taught by God to love one another;

2 Timothy 1:7

For the Spirit which God gave us was not a spirit of cowardice, but a spirit of power, love, and self-control.

1 Peter 1:22

Now that, by your obedience to the Truth, you have purified your lives, so that there is growing up among you a genuine brotherly affection, love one another earnestly with all your hearts;

1 John 3:10-23

By this the Children of God are distinguished from the Children of the Devil--No one who lives unrighteously comes from God, and especially the man who does not love his Brother.

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