New International Version
Anyone who loves their brother and sister lives in the light, and there is nothing in them to make them stumble.
King James Bible
He that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is none occasion of stumbling in him.
Darby Bible Translation
He that loves his brother abides in light, and there is no occasion of stumbling in him.
World English Bible
He who loves his brother remains in the light, and there is no occasion for stumbling in him.
Young's Literal Translation
he who is loving his brother, in the light he doth remain, and a stumbling-block in him there is not;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He that loveth his brother - That is, his neighbor, his fellow creature, whether Jew or Gentile, so as to bear him continual good will, and to be ready to do him every kind office; abideth in the light - not only gives proof that he has received Christ Jesus the Lord, but that he walks in him, that he retains the grace of his justification, and grows therein.
And there is none occasion of stumbling in him - Και σκανδαλον εν αυτῳ ουκ εστιν· And there is no stumbling block in him; he neither gives nor receives offense: love prevents him from giving any to his neighbor; and love prevents him from receiving any from his neighbor, because it leads him to put the best construction on every thing. Besides, as he walks in the light, he sees the stumbling blocks that are in the way, and avoids them; every part of his path being illuminated. Many fall into sin because they do not see the snares that are in the way; and they do not see the snares because they either have not received, or do not abide in, the light.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
occasion of stumbling. Gr. scandal.
'I have written unto you, young men, because ye are strong, and the word of God abideth in you, and ye have overcome the wicked one.'--1 John ii. 14. 'What am I going to be?' is the question that presses upon young people stepping out of the irresponsibilities of childhood into youth. But, unfortunately, the question is generally supposed to be answered when they have fixed upon a trade or profession. It means, rightly taken, a great deal more than that. 'What am I going to make of myself?' 'What …
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Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble.
Jesus answered, "Are there not twelve hours of daylight? Anyone who walks in the daytime will not stumble, for they see by this world's light.
Then Jesus told them, "You are going to have the light just a little while longer. Walk while you have the light, before darkness overtakes you. Whoever walks in the dark does not know where they are going.
1 John 2:11
But anyone who hates a brother or sister is in the darkness and walks around in the darkness. They do not know where they are going, because the darkness has blinded them.
1 John 3:14
We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love each other. Anyone who does not love remains in death.
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