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1 John 4:7 CSB

Knowing God through Love

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

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      • 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)