1 John 2:10
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English Standard Version
Whoever loves his brother abides in the light, and in him there is no cause for stumbling.

King James Bible
He that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is none occasion of stumbling in him.

American Standard Version
He that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is no occasion of stumbling in him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that loveth his brother, abideth in the light, and there is no scandal in him.

English Revised Version
He that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is none occasion of stumbling in him.

Webster's Bible Translation
He that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is no occasion of stumbling in him.

Weymouth New Testament
He who loves his brother man continues in the light, and his life puts no stumbling-block in the way of others.

1 John 2:10 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Abideth (μένει)

See on 1 John 2:6. Compare 1 John 2:9, is in.

Occasion of stumbling (σκάνδαλον)

See on offend, Matthew 5:29. For the image in John, see John 6:61; John 11:9; John 16:1; Revelation 2:14. The meaning is not that he gives no occasion of stumbling to others, but that there is none in his own way. See John 11:9, John 11:10.

1 John 2:10 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

that loveth.

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.

Hosea 6:3 Then shall we know, if we follow on to know the LORD: his going forth is prepared as the morning; and he shall come to us as the rain...

John 8:31 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If you continue in my word, then are you my disciples indeed;

Romans 14:13 Let us not therefore judge one another any more: but judge this rather...

2 Peter 1:10 Why the rather, brothers, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if you do these things, you shall never fall:

occasion of stumbling. Gr. scandal.

Matthew 13:21 Yet has he not root in himself, but endures for a while: for when tribulation or persecution rises because of the word...

Matthew 18:7 Woe to the world because of offenses! for it must needs be that offenses come; but woe to that man by whom the offense comes!

Luke 17:1,2 Then said he to the disciples, It is impossible but that offenses will come: but woe to him, through whom they come!...

Romans 9:32,33 Why? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law. For they stumbled at that stumbling stone...

Philippians 1:10 That you may approve things that are excellent; that you may be sincere and without offense till the day of Christ.

Cross References
Psalm 119:165
Great peace have those who love your law; nothing can make them stumble.

John 11:9
Jesus answered, "Are there not twelve hours in the day? If anyone walks in the day, he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world.

John 12:35
So Jesus said to them, "The light is among you for a little while longer. Walk while you have the light, lest darkness overtake you. The one who walks in the darkness does not know where he is going.

1 John 2:11
But whoever hates his brother is in the darkness and walks in the darkness, and does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

1 John 3:14
We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brothers. Whoever does not love abides in death.

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