1 John 5:1-9 LEB

1 Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been fathered by God, and everyone who loves {the father}a also loves the [child] fathered by him.

References for 1 John 5:1

    •  5:1 - Literally "the one who fathers"
      2 By this we know that we love the children of God: whenever we love God and keep his commandments.
      3 For this is the love of God: that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome,
      4 because everyone who is fathered by God conquers the world.

      God Has Given Us Eternal Life in the Son

      5 Now who is the one who conquers the world except the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

      References for 1 John 5:5

          6 This is the one who came by water and blood--Jesus Christ, not with the water only, but with the water and with the blood. And the Spirit is the one who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.
          7 For [there] are three that testify,b

          References for 1 John 5:7

            • ‚ 5:7 - Later Latin manuscripts add the following words to v. 7 and v. 8: "in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit, and these three are one. 8 And there are three that testify on earth"
              8 the Spirit and the water and the blood, and the three are {in agreement}c.

              References for 1 John 5:8

                • ƒ 5:8 - Literally "for the one"
                  9 If we receive the testimony of people, the testimony of God is greater, because this is the testimony of God that he has testified concerning his Son.