1 John 4:19-21 NAS

19 1We love, because He first loved us.

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20 2If someone says, "I love God," and 3hates his brother, he is a 4liar; for 5the one who does not love his brother whom he has seen, 6cannot * love God whom he has not seen.

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21 And 7this commandment we have from Him, that the one who loves God 8should love his brother also.

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Study tools for 1 John 4:19-21

  • a 4:7 - Or "begotten"
  • b 4:9 - Or "in our case"
  • c 4:9 - Or "unique," only one of His kind
  • d 4:16 - Lit "in"
  • e 4:18 - Lit "has"