New American Standard Bible
This is His commandment, that we believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, just as He commanded us.
King James Bible
And this is his commandment, That we should believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us commandment.
Darby Bible Translation
And this is his commandment, that we believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and that we love one another, even as he has given us commandment.
World English Bible
This is his commandment, that we should believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and love one another, even as he commanded.
Young's Literal Translation
and this is His command, that we may believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ, and may love one another, even as He did give command to us,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And this is his commandment - His commandment, by way of eminence; the leading, principal thing which he enjoins on us; the commandment which lies at the foundation of all true obedience.
And love one another ... - This follows from the other, and hence they are mentioned as together constituting his commandment. Notes, John 13:35.
LibraryThe Growth and Power of Sin
'And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the Lord. And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock, and of the fat thereof. And the Lord had respect unto Abel, and to his offering: But unto Cain, and to his offering, he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell. And the Lord said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen? If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Purifying Influence of Hope
The Death of Christ for his People
The Warrant of Faith
But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name,
Now when He was in Jerusalem at the Passover, during the feast, many believed in His name, observing His signs which He was doing.
"He who believes in Him is not judged; he who does not believe has been judged already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
Jesus answered and said to them, "This is the work of God, that you believe in Him whom He has sent."
"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another.
"This is My commandment, that you love one another, just as I have loved you.
1 John 2:7
Beloved, I am not writing a new commandment to you, but an old commandment which you have had from the beginning; the old commandment is the word which you have heard.
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