1 John 4:9
Good News Translation
And God showed his love for us by sending his only Son into the world, so that we might have life through him.

Contemporary English Version
God showed his love for us when he sent his only Son into the world to give us life.

Douay-Rheims Bible
By this hath the charity of God appeared towards us, because God hath sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we may live by him.

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By this hath the charity of God appeared towards us, because God hath sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we may live by him.

was.

1 John 3:16 In this we have known the charity of God, because he hath laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.

John 3:16 For God so loved the world, as to give his only begotten Son: that whosoever believeth in him may not perish, but may have life everlasting.

Romans 5:8-10 But God commendeth his charity towards us: because when as yet we were sinners according to the time. . . .

Romans 8:32 He that spared not even his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how hath he not also, with him, given us all things?

God sent.

1 John 4:10 In this is charity: not as though we had loved God, but because he hath first loved us, and sent his Son to be a propitiation for our sins.

Luke 4:18 The spirit of the Lord is upon me. Wherefore he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor, he hath sent me to heal the contrite of heart,

John 5:23 That all men may honour the Son, as they honour the Father. He who honoureth not the Son honoureth not the Father who hath sent him.

John 6:29 Jesus answered and said to them: This is the work of God, that you believe in him whom he hath sent.

John 8:29,42 And he that sent me is with me: and he hath not left me alone. For I do always the things that please him. . . .

only.

Psalm 2:7 The Lord hath said to me: Thou art my son, this day have I begotten thee.

Mark 12:6 Therefore, having yet one son, most dear to him, he also sent him unto them last of all, saying: They will reverence my son.

John 1:14-18 And the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us (and we saw his glory, the glory as it were of the only begotten of the Father), full of grace and truth. . . .

John 3:18 He that believeth in him is not judged. But he that doth not believe is already judged: because he believeth not in the name of the only begotten Son of God.

Hebrews 1:5 For to which of the angels hath he said at any time: Thou art my Son, to-day have I begotten thee? And again: I will be to him a Father, and he shall be to me a Son?

we.

1 John 5:11 And this is the testimony that God hath given to us eternal life. And this life is in his Son.

John 6:51,57 I am the living bread which came down from heaven. [52] If any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever: and the bread that I will give is my flesh, for the life of the world. . . .

John 10:10,28-30 The thief cometh not, but for to steal and to kill and to destroy. I am come that they may have life and may have it more abundantly. . . .

John 11:25,26 Jesus said to her: I am the resurrection and the life: he that believeth in me, although he be dead, shall live: . . .

John 14:6 Jesus saith to him: I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No man cometh to the Father, but by me.

Colossians 3:3,4 For you are dead: and your life is hid with Christ in God. . . .

Context
Love Comes from God
8He that loveth not knoweth not God: for God is charity. 9By this hath the charity of God appeared towards us, because God hath sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we may live by him. 10In this is charity: not as though we had loved God, but because he hath first loved us, and sent his Son to be a propitiation for our sins.…
Cross References
Genesis 22:2
He said to him: Take thy only begotten son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and go into the land of vision; and there thou shalt offer him for an holocaust upon one of the mountains which I will shew thee.

John 1:18
No man hath seen God at any time: the only begotten Son who is in the Bosom of the Father, he hath declared him.

John 3:16
For God so loved the world, as to give his only begotten Son: that whosoever believeth in him may not perish, but may have life everlasting.

John 3:18
He that believeth in him is not judged. But he that doth not believe is already judged: because he believeth not in the name of the only begotten Son of God.

John 9:3
Jesus answered: Neither hath this man sinned, nor his parents; but that the works of God should be made manifest in him.

1 John 4:10
In this is charity: not as though we had loved God, but because he hath first loved us, and sent his Son to be a propitiation for our sins.

1 John 4:16
And we have known and have believed the charity which God hath to us. God is charity: and he that abideth in charity abideth in God, and God in him.

1 John 5:11
And this is the testimony that God hath given to us eternal life. And this life is in his Son.

1 John 5:13
These things I write to you that you may know that you have eternal life: you who believe in the name of the Son of God.

Additional Translations
This is how God’s love was revealed among us: God sent His one and only Son into the world, so that we might live through Him.

In this the love of God has been revealed among us, that God has sent His only begotten Son into the world, so that we might live through Him.

In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.

Herein was the love of God manifested in us, that God hath sent his only begotten Son into the world that we might live through him.

Herein as to us has been manifested the love of God, that God has sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.

Herein was the love of God manifested in us, that God hath sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.

In this was manifested the love of God towards us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.

God's love for us has been manifested in that He has sent His only Son into the world so that we may have Life through Him.

By this God's love was revealed in us, that God has sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.

In this was manifested the love of God in us, because His Son -- the only begotten -- hath God sent to the world, that we may live through him;
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