2 By this you know the Spirit of God: 1every spirit that 2confesses that 3Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God;
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3 and every spirit that 4does not confess Jesus is not from God; this is the spirit of the 5antichrist, of which you have heard that it is coming, and 6now it is already in the world.
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