New American Standard Bible
These things I have written to you concerning those who are trying to deceive you.
King James Bible
These things have I written unto you concerning them that seduce you.
Darby Bible Translation
These things have I written to you concerning those who lead you astray:
World English Bible
These things I have written to you concerning those who would lead you astray.
Young's Literal Translation
These things I did write to you concerning those leading you astray;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
These things have I written unto you concerning them that seduce you - Respecting their character, and in order to guard you against their arts. The word "seduce" means to lead astray; and it here refers to those who would seduce them "from the truth," or lead them into dangerous error. The apostle does not mean that they had actually seduced them, for he states in the following verse that they were yet safe; but he refers to the fact that there was danger that they might be led into error.
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'I write no new commandment unto you, but an old commandment which ye had from the beginning.... Again, a new commandment I write unto you, which thing is true in him and in you.'--1 John ii. 7, 8. The simplest words may carry the deepest thoughts. Perhaps angels and little children speak very much alike. This letter, like all of John's writing, is pellucid in speech, profound in thought, clear and deep, like the abysses of mid-ocean. His terms are such as a child can understand; his sentences short …
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1 John 3:7
Little children, make sure no one deceives you; the one who practices righteousness is righteous, just as He is righteous;
2 John 1:7
For many deceivers have gone out into the world, those who do not acknowledge Jesus Christ as coming in the flesh. This is the deceiver and the antichrist.
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