New American Standard Bible
By this we know that we abide in Him and He in us, because He has given us of His Spirit.
King James Bible
Hereby know we that we dwell in him, and he in us, because he hath given us of his Spirit.
Darby Bible Translation
Hereby we know that we abide in him and he in us, that he has given to us of his Spirit.
World English Bible
By this we know that we remain in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit.
Young's Literal Translation
in this we know that in Him we do remain, and He in us, because of His Spirit He hath given us.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Hereby know we that we dwell in him - Here is another, or an additional evidence of it.
Because he hath given us of his Spirit - He has imparted the influences of that Spirit to our souls, producing "love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith," etc., Galatians 5:22-23. It was one of the promises which the Lord Jesus made to his disciples that he would send the Holy Spirit to be with them after he should be withdrawn from them, John 14:16-17, John 14:26; John 15:26; John 16:7, and one of the clearest evidences which we can have that we are the children of God, is derived from the influences of that Spirit on our hearts. See this sentiment illustrated in the notes at Romans 8:16.
LibraryChrist's Mission the Revelation of God's Love
'Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us, and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins.'--1 John iv. 10. This is the second of a pair of twin verses which deal with substantially the same subject under two slightly different aspects. The thought common to both is that Christ's mission is the great revelation of God's love. But in the preceding verse the point on which stress is laid is the manifestation of that love, and in our text the point mainly brought out is its …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture Ephesians, Peter,John
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Scriptural Predictions of an Apostasy.
However, you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you. But if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Him.
1 John 2:3
By this we know that we have come to know Him, if we keep His commandments.
1 John 2:5
but whoever keeps His word, in him the love of God has truly been perfected. By this we know that we are in Him:
1 John 3:24
The one who keeps His commandments abides in Him, and He in him. We know by this that He abides in us, by the Spirit whom He has given us.
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