Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 He therefore that despises, despises not man, but God, who has also given unto us his Holy Spirit. 9 But concerning brotherly love you need not that I write unto you: for you yourselves are taught of God to love one another. 10 And indeed you do it toward all the brethren who are in all Macedonia: but we beseech you, brethren, that you increase more and more;


Cross References

1 Thessalonians 5:1

But of the times and the seasons, brethren, you have no need that I write unto you.

Romans 12:10

Be tender loving one to another with brotherly love; in honor preferring one another;

1 John 3:11

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

1 John 3:23

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

Hebrews 13:1

Let brotherly love continue.

Leviticus 19:8

Therefore every one that eats it shall bear his iniquity, because he has profaned the hallowed thing of the LORD: and that soul shall be cut off from among his people.

Psalm 133:1

[A song of ascents. Of David.] Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!

Isaiah 51:13

And forget the LORD your maker, that has stretched forth the heavens, and laid the foundations of the earth; you have feared continually every day because of the fury of the oppressor, as if he were ready to destroy? and where is the fury of the oppressor?

Jeremiah 31:34

And they shall teach no more every man his neighbor, and every man his brother, saying, Know the LORD: for they shall all know me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, says the LORD: for I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more.

Matthew 22:39

And the second is like unto it, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

John 6:44-45

No man can come to me, except the Father who has sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day.

John 13:34-35

A new commandment I give unto you, That you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another.

John 14:26

But the Comforter, who is the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.

John 15:12-17

This is my commandment, That you love one another, as I have loved you.

Acts 4:32

And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any of them that any of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common.

Ephesians 5:1-2

Be you therefore followers of God, as dear 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 mind, and write them in their hearts: and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a 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 into their hearts, and in their minds will I write them;

1 Peter 3:8

Finally, be all of one mind, having compassion one with another, love as brethren, be tender hearted, be courteous:

1 Peter 4:8

And above all things have fervent love among yourselves: for love shall cover a multitude of sins.

2 Peter 1:7

And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness love.

1 John 2:10

He that loves his brother abides in the light, and there is no occasion of stumbling in him.

1 John 2:20-27

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

1 John 3:14-19

We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren. He that loves not his brother abides in death.

1 John 4:7-16

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

1 John 4:21-1

And this commandment have we from him, That he who loves God love his brother also.

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