1 John 2:7-14 ESV

The New Commandment

7 Beloved, I am writing you 1no new commandment, but 2an old commandment 3that you had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word that you have heard.

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8 At the same time, it is 4a new commandment that I am writing to you, which is true in him and in you, becausea5the darkness is passing away and 6the true light is already shining.

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9 Whoever says he is in the light and 7hates his brother is still in darkness.

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10 Whoever loves his brother abides in the light, and in himb there is no 8cause for stumbling.

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11 But whoever hates his brother is in the darkness and 9walks in the darkness, and does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

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12 I am writing to you, little children, because 10your sins are forgiven for his name's sake.

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13 I am writing to you, fathers, because you know 11him who is from the beginning. I am writing to you, young men, because 12you have overcome the evil one. I write to you, children, because 13you know the Father.

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14 I write to you, fathers, because you know 14him who is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because 15you are strong, and the word of God abides in you, and you have overcome the evil one.

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    • 53 2:14 - [See ver. 13 above]
    • 54 2:14 - [See ver. 13 above]