1 John 2:6
New International Version
Whoever claims to live in him must live as Jesus did.

New Living Translation
Those who say they live in God should live their lives as Jesus did.

English Standard Version
whoever says he abides in him ought to walk in the same way in which he walked.

Berean Study Bible
Whoever claims to abide in Him must walk as Jesus walked.

Berean Literal Bible
The one claiming to abide in Him ought also walk just as in the same way that He walked.

New American Standard Bible
the one who says he abides in Him ought himself to walk in the same manner as He walked.

New King James Version
He who says he abides in Him ought himself also to walk just as He walked.

King James Bible
He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.

Christian Standard Bible
The one who says he remains in him should walk just as he walked.

Contemporary English Version
If we say we are his, we must follow the example of Christ.

Good News Translation
if we say that we remain in union with God, we should live just as Jesus Christ did.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The one who says he remains in Him should walk just as He walked.

International Standard Version
The one who says that he abides in him must live the same way he himself lived.

NET Bible
The one who says he resides in God ought himself to walk just as Jesus walked.

New Heart English Bible
he who says he remains in him ought himself also to walk just like he walked.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He who says, “I am in him”, must walk according to his walk.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Those who say that they live in him must live the same way he lived.

New American Standard 1977
the one who says he abides in Him ought himself to walk in the same manner as He walked.

Jubilee Bible 2000
He that says he abides in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.

King James 2000 Bible
He that says he abides in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.

American King James Version
He that said he stays in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.

American Standard Version
he that saith he abideth in him ought himself also to walk even as he walked.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that saith he abideth in him, ought himself also to walk, even as he walked.

Darby Bible Translation
He that says he abides in him ought, even as he walked, himself also [so] to walk.

English Revised Version
he that saith he abideth in him ought himself also to walk even as he walked.

Webster's Bible Translation
He that saith he abideth in him, ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.

Weymouth New Testament
The man who professes to be continuing in Him is himself also bound to live as He lived.

World English Bible
he who says he remains in him ought himself also to walk just like he walked.

Young's Literal Translation
He who is saying in him he doth remain, ought according as he walked also himself so to walk.
Study Bible
Jesus Our Advocate
5But if anyone keeps His word, the love of God has been truly perfected in him. By this we know that we are in Him: 6Whoever claims to abide in Him must walk as Jesus walked. 7Beloved, I am not writing to you a new commandment, but an old one, which you have had from the beginning. This commandment is the message you have heard.…
Cross References
Matthew 11:29
Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

John 13:15
I have set you an example so that you should do as I have done for you.

John 15:4
Remain in Me, and I will remain in you. Just as no branch can bear fruit by itself unless it remains in the vine, neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in Me.

John 15:10
If you keep My commandments, you will remain in My love, just as I have kept My Father's commandments and remain in His love.

1 Peter 2:21
For to this you were called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow in His footsteps:

1 John 3:24
Whoever keeps His commandments remains in God, and God in him. And by this we know that He remains in us: by the Spirit He has given us.

1 John 4:17
In this way, love has been perfected among us, so that we may have confidence on the day of judgment; for in this world we are just like Him.

Treasury of Scripture

He that said he stays in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.

that saith.

1 John 2:4
He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.

1 John 1:6
If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth:

he.

1 John 2:28
And now, little children, abide in him; that, when he shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at his coming.

1 John 3:6
Whosoever abideth in him sinneth not: whosoever sinneth hath not seen him, neither known him.

John 15:4-6
Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me…

to walk.

1 John 1:7
But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.

Psalm 85:13
Righteousness shall go before him; and shall set us in the way of his steps.

Matthew 11:29
Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.







Lexicon
Whoever
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

claims
λέγων (legōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3004: (a) I say, speak; I mean, mention, tell, (b) I call, name, especially in the pass., (c) I tell, command.

to abide
μένειν (menein)
Verb - Present Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 3306: To remain, abide, stay, wait; with acc: I wait for, await. A primary verb; to stay.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

Him
αὐτῷ (autō)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

must
ὀφείλει (opheilei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 3784: Or, its prolonged form opheileo probably from the base of ophelos; to owe; figuratively, to be under obligation; morally, to fail in duty.

walk
περιεπάτησεν (periepatēsen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4043: From peri and pateo; to tread all around, i.e. Walk at large; figuratively, to live, deport oneself, follow.

as
καθὼς (kathōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 2531: According to the manner in which, in the degree that, just as, as. From kata and hos; just as, that.

[Jesus]
ἐκεῖνος (ekeinos)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 1565: That, that one there, yonder. From ekei; that one (neuter) thing); often intensified by the article prefixed.

walked.
περιπατεῖν (peripatein)
Verb - Present Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 4043: From peri and pateo; to tread all around, i.e. Walk at large; figuratively, to live, deport oneself, follow.
Verse 6. - Profession involves an obligation to act up to the profession. "He who says that he abides in God is by his words morally bound to walk even as his Son, the incarnate Revelation of his will, walked." The change from ἐν αὐτῷ to ἐκεῖνος confirms the view that αὐτόν and αὐτοῦ mean the Father; but St. John's use of ἐκεῖνος to recall with emphasis a previous subject (John 1:8, 18, 33; John 5:11; John 9:37; John 10:1; John 12:48) makes this argument inconclusive. To be or abide in God or in Christ implies an habitual condition, not isolated apprehensions of his presence. Obedience, not feeling, is the test of union; and the Christian who is really such has least to tell of "experiences" of special visitations. He who is ever in the light has few sensible illuminations to record. Note the strong καθώς, even as (not merely ὡς, as); nothing less than "the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ" (Ephesians 4:13) is to be aimed at. "Ye therefore shall be perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect" (Matthew 5:48). 2:3-11 What knowledge of Christ can that be, which sees not that he is most worthy of our entire obedience? And a disobedient life shows there is neither religion nor honesty in the professor. The love of God is perfected in him that keeps his commandments. God's grace in him attains its true mark, and produces its sovereign effect as far as may be in this world, and this is man's regeneration; though never absolutely perfect here. Yet this observing Christ's commands, has holiness and excellency which, if universal, would make the earth resemble heaven itself. The command to love one another had been in force from the beginning of the world; but it might be called a new command as given to Christians. It was new in them, as their situation was new in respect of its motives, rules, and obligations. And those who walk in hatred and enmity to believers, remain in a dark state. Christian love teaches us to value our brother's soul, and to dread every thing hurtful to his purity and peace. Where spiritual darkness dwells, in mind, the judgment, and the conscience will be darkened, and will mistake the way to heavenly life. These things demand serious self-examination; and earnest prayer, that God would show us what we are, and whither we are going.
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