Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

For this is the love of God: that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome,

New American Standard Bible

For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments; and His commandments are not burdensome.

King James Version

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous.

Holman Bible

For this is what love for God is: to keep His commands. Now His commands are not a burden,

International Standard Version

For this demonstrates our love for God: We keep his commandments, and his commandments are not difficult,

A Conservative Version

For this is the love of God, that we may keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome.

American Standard Version

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous.

Amplified

For the [true] love of God is this: that we habitually keep His commandments and remain focused on His precepts. And His commandments and His precepts are not difficult [to obey].

An Understandable Version

For this is [real evidence of] our love for God: [It is] obeying what He commands us to do. And obeying His commands does not cause us any grief [or, unpleasantness].

Anderson New Testament

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments; and his commandments are not burdensome.

Bible in Basic English

For loving God is keeping his laws: and his laws are not hard.

Common New Testament

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for our love of God consists in the observation of his precepts: precepts that are far from being grievous.

Darby Translation

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments; and his commandments are not grievous.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not burdensome;

Godbey New Testament

For this is the divine love of God, that we may keep his commandments: and his commandments are not heavy:

Goodspeed New Testament

For loving God means obeying his commands, and his commands are not burdensome,

John Wesley New Testament

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments; and his commandments are not grievous.

Julia Smith Translation

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commands: and his commands are not heavy.

King James 2000

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not burdensome.

Modern King James verseion

For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments, and His commandments are not burdensome.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This is the love of God, that we keep his commandments, and his commandments are not grievous.

Moffatt New Testament

(for love to God means keeping his commands). And his commands are not irksome,

Montgomery New Testament

For love to God means obeying his commandments; and his commandments are not irksome.

NET Bible

For this is the love of God: that we keep his commandments. And his commandments do not weigh us down,

New Heart English Bible

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. His commandments are not grievous.

Noyes New Testament

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments; and his commandments are not burdensome,

Sawyer New Testament

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments; and his commandments are not grievous;

The Emphasized Bible

For, this is the love of God - that, his commandments, we be keeping, and, his commandments, are not burdensome;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For this is the love of God, that we should keep his commandments: and his commandments are not burdensome.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For to love God is to lay his commands to heart; and his commands are not burdensome,

Webster

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments; and his commandments are not grievous.

Weymouth New Testament

Love for God means obedience to His commands; and His commands are not irksome.

Williams New Testament

For love to God means this, to practice obedience to His commands, and His commands are not burdensome,

World English Bible

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. His commandments are not grievous.

Worrell New Testament

For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments; and His commandments are not burdensome;

Worsley New Testament

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous.

Youngs Literal Translation

for this is the love of God, that His commands we may keep, and His commands are not burdensome;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

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

the love
G26
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

we keep
τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

his



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ἐντολή 
Entole 
ἐντολή 
Entole 
Usage: 47
Usage: 47

and

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

are
εἰσί 
Eisi 
are, be, were, have, not tr,
Usage: 97

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 John 5:3

Images 1 John 5:3

Prayers for 1 John 5:3

Context Readings

God's Love Revealed

2 By this we know that we love the children of God: whenever we love God and keep his commandments. 3 For this is the love of God: that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome, 4 because everyone who is fathered by God conquers the world.



Cross References

John 14:15

"If you love me, you will keep my commandments.

2 John 1:6

And this is love: that we walk according to his commandments. This is the commandment, just as you have heard from the beginning, so that you should walk in it.

Exodus 20:6

and showing loyal love to thousands [of generations] of those loving me and of those keeping my commandments.

Deuteronomy 5:10

but showing loyal love to thousands of [those who] love me and of [those who] keep my commandments.

Deuteronomy 7:9

[So] know that Yahweh your God, he [is] God, the trustworthy God, maintaining his covenant and his loyal love with those who love him and with those who keep his commandments to a thousand generations,

Deuteronomy 10:12-13

And now, Israel, what [is] Yahweh your God asking from you, except to revere Yahweh your God, to go in all his ways and to love him and to serve Yahweh your God with all your heart and with all your soul,

Psalm 19:7-11

The law of Yahweh [is] perfect, reviving life. The testimony of Yahweh [is] firm, making wise [the] simple.

Psalm 119:45

And I will go about {freely}, for I have sought your precepts.

Psalm 119:47-48

And I will take delight in your commands, which I love.

Psalm 119:103-104

How smooth [are] your words to my palate, more than honey in my mouth.

Psalm 119:127-128

Therefore I love your commands more than gold, even fine gold.

Psalm 119:140

Your word [is] very pure, and your servant loves it.

Proverbs 3:17

Her ways [are] ways of pleasantness, and all her paths [are] peace.

Daniel 9:4

And I prayed to Yahweh my God, and I made confession and I said, "O Lord, the great and awesome God, keeping the covenant and loyal love with [those who] love him and with [those who] keep his commandments,

Micah 6:8

He has told you, O mortal, what [is] good, and what does Yahweh ask from you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?

Matthew 11:28-30

Come to me, all [of you] who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest.

Matthew 12:46-50

And [while] he was still speaking to the crowds, behold, his mother and brothers were standing there outside, desiring to speak to him.

John 14:21-24

The one who has my commandments and keeps them--that one is the one who loves me. And the one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and will reveal myself to him."

John 15:10

If you keep my commandments, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father's commandments and remain in his love.

John 15:14

You are my friends if you do what I command you.

Romans 7:12

So then, the law [is] holy, and the commandment [is] holy and righteous and good.

Romans 7:22

For I joyfully agree with the law of God in my inner person,

Hebrews 8:10

For this [is] the covenant that I will decree with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord: I am putting my laws in their minds and I will write them on their hearts, and I will be {their} God and they will be {my} people.

1 John 2:3

And by this we know that we have come to know him, if we keep his commandments.

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