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And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them.
King James Bible
And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him.
Darby Bible Translation
And *we* have known and have believed the love which God has to us. God is love, and he that abides in love abides in God, and God in him.
World English Bible
We know and have believed the love which God has for us. God is love, and he who remains in love remains in God, and God remains in him.
Young's Literal Translation
and we -- we have known and believed the love, that God hath in us; God is love, and he who is remaining in the love, in God he doth remain, and God in him.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
God is love - See on 1 John 4:8 (note). He that dwelleth in love - he who is full of love to God and man is full of God, for God is love; and where such love is, there is God, for he is the fountain and maintainer of it.
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FIRST SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY. Eversley. Chester Cathedral, 1872. 1 John iv. 16, 21. "God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him. . . . And this commandment have we from Him, That he who loveth God love his brother also." This is the first Sunday after Trinity. On it the Church begins to teach us morals,--that is, how to live a good life; and therefore she begins by teaching us the foundation of all morals,--which is love,--love to God and love to man. But which …
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"Neither this man nor his parents sinned," said Jesus, "but this happened so that the works of God might be displayed in him.
1 John 4:7
Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.
1 John 4:8
Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.
1 John 4:9
This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.
1 John 4:12
No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us.
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