Parallel Verses

Montgomery New Testament

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments.

New American Standard Bible

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and observe His commandments.

King James Version

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments.

Holman Bible

This is how we know that we love God’s children when we love God and obey His commands.

International Standard Version

This is how we know that we love God's children: we love God and keep his commandments.

A Conservative Version

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and keep his commandments.

American Standard Version

Hereby we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and do his commandments.

Amplified

By this we know [without any doubt] that we love the children of God: [expressing that love] when we love God and obey His commandments.

An Understandable Version

This is [one] way we know that we love God's [spiritually reborn] children: [It is] when we love God and obey what He commands us to do.

Anderson New Testament

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments.

Bible in Basic English

In this way, we are certain that we have love for the children of God, when we have love for God and keep his laws.

Common New Testament

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments.

Daniel Mace New Testament

by this we may know that we love the children of God, if we love God, and keep his commandments.

Darby Translation

Hereby know we that we love the children of God, when we love God and keep his commandments.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments.

Godbey New Testament

In this we know that we love the children of God with divine love, when we love God with divine love and keep his commandments.

Goodspeed New Testament

This is how we can be sure that we love the children of God: it is by loving God and obeying his commands.

John Wesley New Testament

Hereby we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments.

Julia Smith Translation

In this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commands.

King James 2000

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments.

Lexham Expanded Bible

By this we know that we love the children of God: whenever we love God and keep his commandments.

Modern King James verseion

By this we know that we love the children of God, whenever we love God and keep His commandments.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

In this we know that we love the sons of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments.

Moffatt New Testament

This is how we are sure that we love God's children, by loving God and obeying his commands

NET Bible

By this we know that we love the children of God: whenever we love God and obey his commandments.

New Heart English Bible

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and do his commandments.

Noyes New Testament

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and do his commandments.

Sawyer New Testament

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and keep his commandments.

The Emphasized Bible

Hereby, perceive we, that we love the children of God, as soon as, God, we love, and, his commandments, we are doing.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Hereby we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments.

Twentieth Century New Testament

By this we know that we love God's Children--when we love God and carry out his commands.

Webster

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments.

Weymouth New Testament

The fact that we love God Himself, and obey His commands, is a proof that we love God's children.

Williams New Testament

This is how we can be sure that we love the children of God, by continuing to love God and to obey His commands.

World English Bible

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and keep his commandments.

Worrell New Testament

In this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and do His commandments.

Worsley New Testament

and in this we know that we love the children of God, since we love God and keep his commandments.

Youngs Literal Translation

in this we know that we love the children of God, when we may love God, and His commands may keep;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
By
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

τούτῳ 
Touto 
Usage: 68

we know
γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

we love
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92
Usage: 92

the children
τέκνον 
Teknon 
Usage: 69

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ὅταν 
Hotan 
when, as soon as, as long as, that, whensoever, while, till
Usage: 49

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

and

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

τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

his

Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 John 5:2

References

Images 1 John 5:2

Prayers for 1 John 5:2

Context Readings

God's Love Revealed

1 Every one who believes that Jesus is the Christ is a child of God; and every one who loves the Father, loves him also who is the Father's Child. 2 By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments. 3 For love to God means obeying his commandments; and his commandments are not irksome.



Cross References

John 13:34-35

I give you a new commandment, Love one another!

John 15:17

"This is my command. to love one another. If the worlds hates you,

1 John 2:5

and the truth is not in him; bit if any man obey his word, in him truly is the love of God made perfect. By this we come to know that we are in him.

1 John 3:22-24

and whatever we ask we are receiving from him, because we are keeping his commandments and doing those things that are pleasing in his sight.

1 John 4:21

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

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