Parallel Verses

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.

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

Now concerning brotherly love, you have no need for anyone to write you, for you have been [personally] taught by God to love one another [that is, to have an unselfish concern for others and to do things for their benefit].

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.

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
But
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

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

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


Usage: 0

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

taught of God
θεοδίδακτος 
theodidaktos 
taught of God
Usage: 1

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

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

Prayers for 1 Thessalonians 4:9

Context Readings

Affirmation Of Continuing Love

8 For surely therefore he despising, despises not man, but God, he also giving his holy Spirit for us. 9 And for brotherly love ye have no need to write to you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another. 10 For also ye do the same to all the brethren, them in the whole of Macedonia: and we beseech you, brethren, to more abound;


Cross References

1 Thessalonians 5:1

And of the times and seasons, brethren, ye have no need to write to you.

Romans 12:10

In brotherly love, being kindly affectioned to one another; in honour preceding one another.

1 John 3:11

For this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.

1 John 3:23

And this is his command, That we believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us command.

Hebrews 13:1

Let brotherly love remain.

Leviticus 19:8

And he eating it shall bear his iniquity, for he profaned the holy thing of Jehovah; and that soul was cut off from its people.

Psalm 133:1

Song of ascensions to David. Behold, how good and how pleasant the dwelling of brethren even together.

Isaiah 51:13

And shalt thou forget Jehovah making thee, stretching out the heavens and founding the earth? and thou wilt tremble continually all the day from the face of the anger of him pressing as being prepared to destroy: and where the wrath of him pressing?

Jeremiah 31:34

And they shall teach no more a man his neighbor and a man his brother, saying, Know Jehovah: for they all shall know me to their small and even to their great, says Jehovah: for I will forgive their iniquity, and to their sin I will have no more remembrance

Matthew 22:39

And the second like it: Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.

John 6:44-45

None can come to me, except the Father having sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day.

John 13:34-35

A new command give I to you, That ye love one another: as I loved you, that ye also love one another.

John 14:26

But the Intercessor, the Holy Spirit, which the Father will send in my name, the same shall teach you all things, and he shall remind you of all things which I spake to you.

John 15:12-17

This is my command, That ye love one another, as I loved you.

Acts 4:32

And the heart and soul of the multitude of them believing were one: and not one said any of the things being to him to be his own; but all were common to them.

Ephesians 5:1-2

Be ye therefore imitators of God, as dearly beloved children;

Hebrews 8:10-11

For this the covenant which I will set to the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord; giving my laws into their mind, and upon their hearts will I write them: and I will be to them for God, and they shall be to me for a people:

Hebrews 10:16

This the covenant which I will establish with them after those days, says the Lord, giving my laws upon their heart, and upon their minds will I write them;

1 Peter 3:8

And finally, all unanimous, suffering together, loving the brethren, having good bowels, an affectionate disposition:

1 Peter 4:8

More than all having intent love among yourselves: for love shall cover a multitude of sins.

2 Peter 1:7

And in devotion brotherly love; and in brotherly love, love.

1 John 2:10

He loving his brother remains in light, and there is no stumbling-block in him.

1 John 2:20-27

And ye have an anointing from the Holy One, and know all things.

1 John 3:14-19

We know that we have passed from death to life, for we love the brethren. He not loving the brother remains in death.

1 John 4:7-16

Dearly beloved, we should love one another: for love is of God; and every one loving has been born of God, and knows God.

1 John 4:21-1

And this command have we from him, That he loving God love his brother also.

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