Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now as to the love of the brethren, you have no need for anyone to write to you, for you yourselves are taught by God to love one another;

King James Version

But as touching brotherly love ye need not that I write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.

Holman Bible

About brotherly love: you don't need me to write you because you yourselves are taught by God to love one another.

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

But about brotherly love ye have no need to write to you, for ye yourselves are taught by God in order to love each other.

American Standard Version

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;

Amplified

But concerning brotherly love [for all other Christians], you have no need to have anyone write you, for you yourselves have been [personally] taught by God to love one another.

An Understandable Version

Now you people do not need anyone to write to you about loving [your] brothers, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love one another.

Anderson New Testament

But with respect to brotherly love, you have no need that I write to you: for you yourselves are taught of God to love one another;

Bible in Basic English

But about loving the brothers, there is no need for me to say anything to you in this letter: for you have the teaching of God that love for one another is right and necessary;

Common New Testament

Now concerning love of the brethren you have no need to have any one write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love one another;

Daniel Mace New Testament

As to brotherly love, I have no occasion to write about it, God himself having instructed you to love one another.

Darby Translation

Now concerning brotherly love ye have no need that we should write to you, for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.

Godbey New Testament

But concerning brotherly love you have no need that I write to you: for you yourselves are taught of God to love one another with divine love;

Goodspeed New Testament

You do not need to have anyone write to you about brotherly love, for you have yourselves been taught by God to love one another,

John Wesley New Testament

Touching brotherly love, we need not write to you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But as touching love among the brethren, ye need not that I write unto you, for ye yourselves have learned of God that ye are to show charity to one another.

Julia Smith Translation

And for brotherly love ye have no need to write to you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.

King James 2000

But concerning brotherly love you need not that I write unto you: for you yourselves are taught of God to love one another.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But concerning brotherly love, I do not have need to write to you, for you yourselves are taught by God to love one another,

Modern King James verseion

But regarding brotherly love, you do not need that I write to you, for you yourselves are taught by God to love one another.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But as touching brotherly love, ye need not that I write unto you. For ye are taught of God to love one another.

Moffatt New Testament

You need no one to write you upon brotherly love, for you are yourselves taught by God to love one another,

Montgomery New Testament

It is not needed that I should write to you about brotherly love; for you yourselves have been taught by God to love one another.

NET Bible

Now on the topic of brotherly love you have no need for anyone to write you, for you yourselves are taught by God to love one another.

New Heart English Bible

But concerning brotherly love, you have no need that one write to you. For you yourselves are taught by God to love one another,

Noyes New Testament

But concerning brotherly love there is no need of writing to you; for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another;

Sawyer New Testament

But concerning brotherly love, you have no need that I should write to you; for you are taught by God to love one another;

The Emphasized Bible

But, concerning brotherly love - no need, have ye, that we be writing unto you; for, ye yourselves, are, God-taught, to the loving of one another; -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now concerning brotherly love, I have no need to write unto you: for ye yourselves are divinely taught to love one another.

Twentieth Century New Testament

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;

Webster

But concerning brotherly love ye need not that I write to you: for ye yourselves are taught by God to love one another.

Weymouth New Testament

But on the subject of love for the brotherhood it is unnecessary for me to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love one another;

Williams New Testament

Now as to brotherly love, you have no need of anyone's writing you, for you have yourselves been taught by God to love one another,

World English Bible

But concerning brotherly love, you have no need that one write to you. For you yourselves are taught by God to love one another,

Worrell New Testament

But concerning brotherly love, ye have no need that one write to you; for ye yourselves are taught by God to love one another;

Worsley New Testament

But as to brotherly love, ye need not that I write unto you; for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.

Youngs Literal Translation

And concerning the brotherly love, ye have no need of my writing to you, for ye yourselves are God-taught to love one another,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

περί 
Peri 
Usage: 254

φιλαδελφία 
Philadelphia 
Usage: 6

ye need
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

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

γράφω 
Grapho 
Usage: 149

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120


Usage: 0

ἐστέ 
Este 
are, be, is, belong to, have been, not tr
Usage: 53

θεοδίδακτος 
theodidaktos 
Usage: 1

to
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

Prayers for 1 Thessalonians 4:9

Context Readings

Affirmation Of Continuing Love

8 So, he who rejects this is not rejecting man but the God who gives His Holy Spirit to you. 9 Now as to the love of the brethren, you have no need for anyone to write to you, for you yourselves are taught by God to love one another; 10 for indeed you do practice it toward all the brethren who are in all Macedonia But we urge you, brethren, to excel still more,


Cross References

1 Thessalonians 5:1

Now as to the times and the epochs, brethren, you have no need of anything to be written to you.

Romans 12:10

Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor;

1 John 3:11

For this is the message which you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another;

1 John 3:23

This is His commandment, that we believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, just as He commanded us.

Hebrews 13:1

Let love of the brethren continue.

Leviticus 19:8

'Everyone who eats it will bear his iniquity, for he has profaned the holy thing of the LORD; and that person shall be cut off from his people.

Psalm 133:1

Behold, how good and how pleasant it is For brothers to dwell together in unity!

Isaiah 51:13

That you have forgotten the LORD your Maker, Who stretched out the heavens And laid the foundations of the earth, That you fear continually all day long because of the fury of the oppressor, As he makes ready to destroy? But where is the fury of the oppressor?

Jeremiah 31:34

"They will not teach again, each man his neighbor and each man his brother, saying, 'Know the LORD,' for they will all know Me, from the least of them to the greatest of them," declares the LORD, "for I will forgive their iniquity, and their sin I will remember no more."

Matthew 22:39

"The second is like it, 'YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF.'

John 6:44-45

"No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him; and I will raise him up on the last day.

John 13:34-35

"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another.

John 14:26

"But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I said to you.

John 15:12-17

"This is My commandment, that you love one another, just as I have loved you.

Acts 4:32

And the congregation of those who believed were of one heart and soul; and not one of them claimed that anything belonging to him was his own, but all things were common property to them.

Ephesians 5:1-2

Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children;

Hebrews 8:10-11

"FOR THIS IS THE COVENANT THAT I WILL MAKE WITH THE HOUSE OF ISRAEL AFTER THOSE DAYS, SAYS THE LORD: I WILL PUT MY LAWS INTO THEIR MINDS, AND I WILL WRITE THEM ON THEIR HEARTS. AND I WILL BE THEIR GOD, AND THEY SHALL BE MY PEOPLE.

Hebrews 10:16

"THIS IS THE COVENANT THAT I WILL MAKE WITH THEM AFTER THOSE DAYS, SAYS THE LORD: I WILL PUT MY LAWS UPON THEIR HEART, AND ON THEIR MIND I WILL WRITE THEM," He then says,

1 Peter 3:8

To sum up, all of you be harmonious, sympathetic, brotherly, kindhearted, and humble in spirit;

1 Peter 4:8

Above all, keep fervent in your love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins.

2 Peter 1:7

and in your godliness, brotherly kindness, and in your brotherly kindness, love.

1 John 2:10

The one who loves his brother abides in the Light and there is no cause for stumbling in him.

1 John 2:20-27

But you have an anointing from the Holy One, and you all know.

1 John 3:14-19

We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love abides in death.

1 John 4:7-16

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

1 John 4:21-1

And this commandment we have from Him, that the one who loves God should love his brother also.

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