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1 John 3:17 ESV

17 But 1if anyone has the world's goods and sees his brother in need, yet 2closes his heart against him, 3how does God's love abide in him?

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  • a 3:2 - Or when it appears
  • b 3:9 - Greek his
  • c 3:13 - Or brothers and sisters. The plural Greek word adelphoi (translated "brothers") refers to siblings in a family. In New Testament usage, depending on the context, adelphoi may refer either to men or to both men and women who are siblings (brothers and sisters) in God's family, the church; also verses 14, 16
  • d 3:24 - Greek him
  • e 3:24 - Greek he