New Living Translation
But we don't need to write to you about the importance of loving each other, for God himself has taught you to love one another.
King James Bible
But as touching brotherly love ye need not that I write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.
Darby Bible Translation
Now concerning brotherly love ye have no need that we should write to you, for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.
World English Bible
But concerning brotherly love, you have no need that one write to you. For you yourselves are taught by God to love one another,
Young's Literal Translation
And concerning the brotherly love, ye have no need of my writing to you, for ye yourselves are God-taught to love one another,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:9 We need not write - Largely. For ye are taught of God - By his Spirit.
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TEXT: "My beloved is mine, and I am his."--Sol. Song 2:16. "I am my beloved's, and my beloved is mine."--Sol. Song 6:3. "I am my beloved's and his desire is toward me."--Sol. Song 7:10. These three texts should be read together, and the significant change found in each text as the thought unfolds should be studied carefully. They remind one of three mountain peaks one rising higher than the other until the third is lifted into the very heavens. Indeed, if one should live in the spirit of this …
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"But this is the new covenant I will make with the people of Israel on that day," says the LORD. "I will put my instructions deep within them, and I will write them on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be my people.
And they will not need to teach their neighbors, nor will they need to teach their relatives, saying, 'You should know the LORD.' For everyone, from the least to the greatest, will know me already," says the LORD. "And I will forgive their wickedness, and I will never again remember their sins."
As it is written in the Scriptures, 'They will all be taught by God.' Everyone who listens to the Father and learns from him comes to me.
So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other.
Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other.
2 Corinthians 9:1
I really don't need to write to you about this ministry of giving for the believers in Jerusalem.
Let all who are spiritually mature agree on these things. If you disagree on some point, I believe God will make it plain to you.
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