1 John 3:7

Let no man lead you astray (mhdei planatw uma). Present active imperative of planaw, "let no one keep on leading you astray." See John 1:8 ; John 2:26 . Break the spell of any Gnostic charmer. He that doeth righteousness (o poiwn thn dikaiosunhn). "He that keeps on doing (present active participle of poiew) righteousness." For this idiom with poiew see John 1:6 ; John 3:4 . He (ekeino). Christ as in verse John 5 .