2 John 1:6
Modern Translations
New International Version
And this is love: that we walk in obedience to his commands. As you have heard from the beginning, his command is that you walk in love.

New Living Translation
Love means doing what God has commanded us, and he has commanded us to love one another, just as you heard from the beginning.

English Standard Version
And this is love, that we walk according to his commandments; this is the commandment, just as you have heard from the beginning, so that you should walk in it.

Berean Study Bible
And this is love, that we walk according to His commandments. This is the very commandment you have heard from the beginning, that you must walk in love.

New American Standard Bible
And this is love, that we walk according to His commandments. This is the commandment, just as you have heard from the beginning, that you are to walk in it.

NASB 1995
And this is love, that we walk according to His commandments. This is the commandment, just as you have heard from the beginning, that you should walk in it.

NASB 1977
And this is love, that we walk according to His commandments. This is the commandment, just as you have heard from the beginning, that you should walk in it.

Amplified Bible
And this is love: that we walk in accordance with His commandments and are guided continually by His precepts. This is the commandment, just as you have heard from the beginning, that you should [always] walk in love.

Christian Standard Bible
This is love: that we walk according to his commands. This is the command as you have heard it from the beginning: that you walk in love.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And this is love: that we walk according to His commands. This is the command as you have heard it from the beginning: you must walk in love.

Contemporary English Version
Love means we do what God tells us. And from the beginning, he told you to love him.

Good News Translation
This love I speak of means that we must live in obedience to God's commands. The command, as you have all heard from the beginning, is that you must all live in love.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Love means that we live by doing what he commands. We were commanded to live in love, and you have heard this from the beginning.

International Standard Version
And this is what demonstrates love: that we live according to God's commandments. Just as you have heard from the beginning what he commanded, you must live by it.

NET Bible
(Now this is love: that we walk according to his commandments.) This is the commandment, just as you have heard from the beginning; thus you should walk in it.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And this is love, that we walk after his commandments. This is the commandment, That, as ye have heard from the beginning, ye should walk in it.

New King James Version
This is love, that we walk according to His commandments. This is the commandment, that as you have heard from the beginning, you should walk in it.

King James 2000 Bible
And this is love, that we walk after his commandments. This is the commandment, That, as you have heard from the beginning, you should walk in it.

New Heart English Bible
This is love, that we should walk according to his commandments. This is the commandment, even as you heard from the beginning, that you should walk in it.

World English Bible
This is love, that we should walk according to his commandments. This is the commandment, even as you heard from the beginning, that you should walk in it.

American King James Version
And this is love, that we walk after his commandments. This is the commandment, That, as you have heard from the beginning, you should walk in it.

American Standard Version
And this is love, that we should walk after his commandments. This is the commandment, even as ye heard from the beginning, that ye should walk in it.

A Faithful Version
And this is the love of God: that we walk according to His commandments. This is the commandment, exactly as you heard from the beginning, that you might walk in it

Darby Bible Translation
And this is love, that we should walk according to his commandments. This is the commandment, according as ye have heard from the beginning, that ye might walk in it.

English Revised Version
And this is love, that we should walk after his commandments. This is the commandment, even as ye heard from the beginning, that ye should walk in it.

Webster's Bible Translation
And this is love, that we walk according to his commandments. This is the commandment, that as ye have heard from the beginning, ye should walk in it.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And this is that loue, that we should walke after his commandements. This commandement is, that as ye haue heard from the beginning, ye should walke in it.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And this is the loue, that we shoulde walke after his comaundement. This commaundement is, that as ye haue hearde from the begynnyng, ye shoulde walke in it.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And this is the loue, that we walke after his commaundementes. This is the commaundement (as ye haue herde fro the begynnynge) that we shulde walke therin.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
And this is the love that we shulde walke after his commaundementes.This commaundement is (that as ye have hearde from the begynninge) ye shuld walke in it.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and this is love, that we may walk according to His commands; this is the command, even as you heard from the beginning, that you may walk in it,

Berean Literal Bible
And this is love, that we should walk according to His commandments. This is the commandment, just as you have heard from the beginning, so that you should walk in it.

Young's Literal Translation
and this is the love, that we may walk according to His commands; this is the command, even as ye did hear from the beginning, that in it ye may walk,

Smith's Literal Translation
And this is love, that we walk about according to his commands. This is the command, That as ye heard from the beginning, ye should walk in it.

Literal Emphasis Translation
And this is love, so that we should walk according to His commandments. This is the commandment, just as you have heard from the beginning, so that you should walk in it.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And this is charity, that we walk according to his commandments. For this is the commandment, that, as you have heard from the beginning, you should walk in the same:

Catholic Public Domain Version
And this is love: that we walk according to his commandments. For this is the commandment that you have heard in the same way from the beginning, and in which you should walk.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And this is love, that we walk according to his commandment; this commandment is according to what you have heard from the beginning, in which you have been walking.

Lamsa Bible
And this is love, that we walk according to his commandments. This is the commandment, that as you have heard from the beginning, you should follow it.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
And this is love, that we walk according to his commandments. This is the commandment, as you have heard from the beginning, that you should walk in it.

Godbey New Testament
And this is the divine love, that we may walk about according to his commandments; this is the commandment, That, as you heard from the beginning, that you may walk about in it.

Haweis New Testament
And this is love, that we should walk after his commandments. This is the commandment, as ye have heard from the beginning, That ye should walk in it.

Mace New Testament
now love consists in the practice of the divine precepts, this is the precept you have originally receiv'd, as the rule of your conduct.

Weymouth New Testament
The love of which I am speaking consists in our living in obedience to God's commands. God's command is that you should live in obedience to what you all heard from the very beginning.

Worrell New Testament
And this is love, that we walk according to His commandment. This is the commandment, even as ye heard from the beginning, that ye should walk in it.

Worsley New Testament
And this is love, that we walk according to his commandments. This is the commandment, as ye heard from the beginning, that ye should walk in it.








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