1 John 3:18
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Holman Christian Standard Bible
Little children, we must not love with word or speech, but with truth and action.

New American Standard Bible
Little children, let us not love with word or with tongue, but in deed and truth.

King James Bible
My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth.

New Living Translation
Dear children, let's not merely say that we love each other; let us show the truth by our actions.

English Standard Version
Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.

New American Standard Bible
Little children, let us not love with word or with tongue, but in deed and truth.

King James Bible
My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Little children, we must not love with word or speech, but with truth and action.

International Standard Version
Little children, we must stop expressing love merely by our words and manner of speech; we must love also in action and in truth.

NET Bible
Little children, let us not love with word or with tongue but in deed and truth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Children, let us not love one another with words and with speech, but in deeds and in truth.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Dear children, we must show love through actions that are sincere, not through empty words.

King James 2000 Bible
My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.

American King James Version
My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.

American Standard Version
My Little children, let us not love in word, neither with the tongue; but in deed and truth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
My little children, let us not love in word, nor in tongue, but in deed, and in truth.

Darby Bible Translation
Children, let us not love with word, nor with tongue, but in deed and in truth.

English Revised Version
My little children, let us not love in word, neither with the tongue; but in deed and truth.

Webster's Bible Translation
My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue, but in deed and in truth.

Weymouth New Testament
Dear children, let us not love in words only nor with the lips, but in deed and in truth.

World English Bible
My little children, let's not love in word only, neither with the tongue only, but in deed and truth.

Young's Literal Translation
My little children, may we not love in word nor in tongue, but in word and in truth!
Cross References
Ezekiel 33:31
And they come unto thee as the people cometh, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but they will not do them: for with their mouth they shew much love, but their heart goeth after their covetousness.

John 17:19
And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth.

1 John 2:1
My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous:

1 John 3:7
Little children, let no man deceive you: he that doeth righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous.

2 John 1:1
The elder unto the elect lady and her children, whom I love in the truth; and not I only, but also all they that have known the truth;

3 John 1:1
The elder unto the wellbeloved Gaius, whom I love in the truth.

1 John 1:1
That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life;

1 John 3:17
But whoso hath this world's good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?

1 John 3:16
Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.

1 John 3:15
Whosoever hateth his brother is a murderer: and ye know that no murderer hath eternal life abiding in him.

1 John 3:19
And hereby we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our hearts before him.
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