1 John 4:7
Modern Translations
New International Version
Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.

New Living Translation
Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God. Anyone who loves is a child of God and knows God.

English Standard Version
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God.

Berean Study Bible
Beloved, let us love one another, because love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.

New American Standard Bible
Beloved, let’s love one another; for love is from God, and everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.

NASB 1995
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.

NASB 1977
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.

Amplified Bible
Beloved, let us [unselfishly] love and seek the best for one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves [others] is born of God and knows God [through personal experience].

Christian Standard Bible
Dear friends, let us love one another, because love is from God, and everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Dear friends, let us love one another, because love is from God, and everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.

Contemporary English Version
My dear friends, we must love each other. Love comes from God, and when we love each other, it shows we have been given new life. We are now God's children, and we know him.

Good News Translation
Dear friends, let us love one another, because love comes from God. Whoever loves is a child of God and knows God.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Dear friends, we must love each other because love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born from God and knows God.

International Standard Version
Dear friends, let us continuously love one another, because love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born from God and knows God.

NET Bible
Dear friends, let us love one another, because love is from God, and everyone who loves has been fathered by God and knows God.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.

New King James Version
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.

King James 2000 Bible
Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and everyone that loves is born of God, and knows God.

New Heart English Bible
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God, and knows God.

World English Bible
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God, and knows God.

American King James Version
Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loves is born of God, and knows God.

American Standard Version
Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is begotten of God, and knoweth God.

A Faithful Version
Beloved, we should love one another because love is from God; and everyone who loves has been begotten by God, and knows God.

Darby Bible Translation
Beloved, let us love one another; because love is of God, and every one that loves has been begotten of God, and knows God.

English Revised Version
Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is begotten of God, and knoweth God.

Webster's Bible Translation
Beloved, let us love one another: for love is from God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Beloued, let vs loue one another: for loue commeth of God, & euery one that loueth, is borne of God, and knoweth God.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Dearely beloued, let vs loue one another, for loue commeth of God: And euery one that loueth, is borne of God, and knoweth God.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Dearly beloued, let vs loue one another, for loue commeth of God. And euery one yt loueth, is borne of God, and knoweth God.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
Beloved let vs love one another: for love cometh of God. And every one that loveth is borne of God and knoweth God.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Beloved, may we love one another, because love is of God, and everyone loving has been begotten of God, and knows God;

Berean Literal Bible
Beloved, we should love one another, because love is from God; and everyone loving has been born from God and knows God.

Young's Literal Translation
Beloved, may we love one another, because the love is of God, and every one who is loving, of God he hath been begotten, and doth know God;

Smith's Literal Translation
Dearly beloved, we should love one another: for love is of God; and every one loving has been born of God, and knows God.

Literal Emphasis Translation
Beloved, we should love one another; because love is from out of God; and everyone loving has been born from out of God and knows God.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Dearly beloved, let us love one another, for charity is of God. And every one that loveth, is born of God, and knoweth God.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Most beloved, let us love one another. For love is of God. And everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God, and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God,

Lamsa Bible
My beloved, let us love one another: for love is from God; and every one who loves is born of God, and knows God.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
Beloved, let us love one another; for love is of God: and every one that loves, has been begotten of God, and knows God.

Godbey New Testament
Beloved, let us love one another with divine love: because divine love is of God; and the one loving with divine love has been born of God, and knows God.

Haweis New Testament
Beloved, let us love one another; because love is from God, and every one who loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.

Mace New Testament
Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth, is born of God, and knoweth God.

Weymouth New Testament
Dear friends, let us love one another; for love has its origin in God, and every one who loves has become a child of God and is beginning to know God.

Worrell New Testament
Beloved, let us love one another; because love is of God, and every one that loves has been begotten of God, and knows God.

Worsley New Testament
Beloved, let us love one another: for love is from God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.








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