New Living Translation
So now we can tell who are children of God and who are children of the devil. Anyone who does not live righteously and does not love other believers does not belong to God.
King James Bible
In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil: whosoever doeth not righteousness is not of God, neither he that loveth not his brother.
Darby Bible Translation
In this are manifest the children of God and the children of the devil. Whoever does not practise righteousness is not of God, and he who does not love his brother.
World English Bible
In this the children of God are revealed, and the children of the devil. Whoever doesn't do righteousness is not of God, neither is he who doesn't love his brother.
Young's Literal Translation
In this manifest are the children of God, and the children of the devil; every one who is not doing righteousness, is not of God, and he who is not loving his brother,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:10 Neither he that loveth not his brother - Here is the transition from the general proposition to one particular.
Little children, let no man deceive you; he that doeth righteousness is righteous, even as He is righteous.'--1 John iii. 7. The popular idea of the Apostle John is strangely unlike the real man. He is supposed to be the gentle Apostle of Love, the mystic amongst the Twelve. He is that, but he was the 'son of thunder' before he was the Apostle of Love, and he did not drop the first character when he attained the second. No doubt his central thought was, 'God is Love'; no doubt that thought had …
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2 Samuel 13:22
And though Absalom never spoke to Amnon about this, he hated Amnon deeply because of what he had done to his sister.
The field is the world, and the good seed represents the people of the Kingdom. The weeds are the people who belong to the evil one.
But to all who believed him and accepted him, he gave the right to become children of God.
For you are the children of your father the devil, and you love to do the evil things he does. He was a murderer from the beginning. He has always hated the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, it is consistent with his character; for he is a liar and the father of lies.
And not only for that nation, but to bring together and unite all the children of God scattered around the world.
For his Spirit joins with our spirit to affirm that we are God's children.
Owe nothing to anyone--except for your obligation to love one another. If you love your neighbor, you will fulfill the requirements of God's law.
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