1 John 4:5 CSB

5 They are from the world. Therefore what they say is from the world, and the world listens to them.

Study tools for 1 John 4:5

  • a 4:2 - Or confesses Jesus to be the Christ come in the flesh
  • b 4:3 - Other mss read confess that Jesus has come in the flesh
  • c 4:9 - Or revealed in us
  • d 4:10 - Or a
  • e 4:10 - The word propitiation has to do with the removal of divine wrath. Jesus' death is the means that turns God's wrath from the sinner; see 2 Co 5:21.
  • f 4:12 - Since God is an infinite being, no one can see Him in His absolute essential nature; see Ex 33:18-23.
  • g 4:12 - Or remains among
  • h 4:15 - Or acknowledges
  • i 4:18 - Or fear has its own punishment or torment
  • j 4:19 - Other mss add Him
  • k 4:20 - Other mss read seen, how is he able to love . . . seen? (as a question)