New Living Translation
If we love our Christian brothers and sisters, it proves that we have passed from death to life. But a person who has no love is still dead.
King James Bible
We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not his brother abideth in death.
Darby Bible Translation
We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love his brother abides in death.
World English Bible
We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brothers. He who doesn't love his brother remains in death.
Young's Literal Translation
we -- we have known that we have passed out of the death to the life, because we love the brethren; he who is not loving the brother doth remain in the death.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:14 We know - As if he had said, We ourselves could not love our brethren, unless we were passed from spiritual death to life, that is, born of God. He that loveth not his brother abideth in death - That is, is not born of God. And he that is not born of God, cannot love his brother.
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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"I tell you the truth, those who listen to my message and believe in God who sent me have eternal life. They will never be condemned for their sins, but they have already passed from death into life.
Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are my disciples."
1 John 2:10
Anyone who loves another brother or sister is living in the light and does not cause others to stumble.
1 John 5:2
We know we love God's children if we love God and obey his commandments.
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