1 John 4:7
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English Standard Version
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God.

King James Bible
Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.

American Standard Version
Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is begotten of God, and knoweth God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Dearly beloved, let us love one another, for charity is of God. And every one that loveth, is born of God, and knoweth God.

English Revised Version
Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is begotten of God, and knoweth God.

Webster's Bible Translation
Beloved, let us love one another: for love is from God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.

Weymouth New Testament
Dear friends, let us love one another; for love has its origin in God, and every one who loves has become a child of God and is beginning to know God.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Of God (ἐκ τοῦ Θεοῦ)

Flows from God.

1 John 4:7 Parallel Commentaries

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let.

1 John 4:20,21 If a man say, I love God, and hates his brother, he is a liar: for he that loves not his brother whom he has seen...

See on ch.

1 John 2:10 He that loves his brother stays in the light, and there is none occasion of stumbling in him.

1 John 3:10-23 In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil: whoever does not righteousness is not of God...

1 John 5:1 Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one that loves him that begat loves him also that is begotten of him...

love is.

1 John 4:8 He that loves not knows not God; for God is love.

Deuteronomy 30:6 And the LORD your God will circumcise your heart, and the heart of your seed, to love the LORD your God with all your heart...

Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

1 Thessalonians 4:9,10 But as touching brotherly love you need not that I write to you: for you yourselves are taught of God to love one another...

2 Timothy 1:7 For God has not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

1 Peter 1:22 Seeing you have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit to unfeigned love of the brothers...

every.

1 John 4:12 No man has seen God at any time. If we love one another, God dwells in us, and his love is perfected in us.

See on ch.

1 John 2:29 If you know that he is righteous, you know that every one that does righteousness is born of him.

1 John 3:14 We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brothers. He that loves not his brother stays in death.

1 John 5:1 Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one that loves him that begat loves him also that is begotten of him...

and knoweth.

John 17:3 And this is life eternal, that they might know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.

2 Corinthians 4:6 For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, has shined in our hearts...

Galatians 4:9 But now, after that you have known God, or rather are known of God, how turn you again to the weak and beggarly elements...

Cross References
John 13:34
A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another.

1 Corinthians 8:3
But if anyone loves God, he is known by God.

1 John 2:3
And by this we know that we have come to know him, if we keep his commandments.

1 John 2:4
Whoever says "I know him" but does not keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth is not in him,

1 John 2:7
Beloved, I am writing you no new commandment, but an old commandment that you had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word that you have heard.

1 John 2:29
If you know that he is righteous, you may be sure that everyone who practices righteousness has been born of him.

1 John 3:9
No one born of God makes a practice of sinning, for God's seed abides in him; and he cannot keep on sinning, because he has been born of God.

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