1 John 5:1-11 NAS

Overcoming the World

1 1Whoever believes that Jesus is the aChrist is b2born of God, and whoever loves the cFather 3loves the child dborn of Him.

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    •  5:1 - I.e. Messiah
    • € 5:1 - Or "begotten"
    •  5:1 - Lit "one who begets"
    • ‚ 5:1 - Or "begotten"
      2 4By this we know that 5we love the children of God, when we love God and eobserve His commandments.

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      3 For 6this is the love of God, that we 7keep His commandments; and 8His commandments are not burdensome.

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      4 For whatever is f9born of God 10overcomes the world; and this is the victory that has overcome the world -our faith.

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      5 Who is the one who overcomes the world, but he who 11believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

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      6 This is the One who came 12by water and blood, Jesus Christ; not gwith the water only, but hwith the water and iwith the blood. It is 13the Spirit who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.

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        • … 5:6 - Lit "in"
        • † 5:6 - Lit "in"
        • ‡ 5:6 - Lit "in"
          7 For there are 14three that testify:

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          8 jthe Spirit and the water and the blood; and the three are kin agreement.

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            • ˆ 5:8 - A few late mss add "...in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit, and these three are one. And there are three that testify on earth, the Spirit"
            • ‰ 5:8 - Lit "for the one thing"
              9 15If we receive the testimony of men, the testimony of God is greater; for the testimony of God is this, that 16He has testified concerning His Son.

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              10 The one who believes in the Son of God 17has the testimony in himself; the one who does not believe God has 18made Him a liar, because he has not believed in the testimony that God has given concerning His Son.

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              11 And the testimony is this, that God has given us 19eternal life, and 20this life is in His Son.

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