1 John 3:3-13 NKJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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3 And everyone who has this hope in Him purifies himself, just as He is pure. 3 Everyone who has this hope in him purifies himself, just as he is pure.
4 Whoever commits sin also commits lawlessness, and sin is lawlessness. 4 Everyone who sins breaks the law; in fact, sin is lawlessness.
5 And you know that He was manifested to take away our sins, and in Him there is no sin. 5 But you know that he appeared so that he might take away our sins. And in him is no sin.
6 Whoever abides in Him does not sin. Whoever sins has neither seen Him nor known Him. 6 No one who lives in him keeps on sinning. No one who continues to sin has either seen him or known him.
7 Little children, let no one deceive you. He who practices righteousness is righteous, just as He is righteous. 7 Dear children, do not let anyone lead you astray. He who does what is right is righteous, just as he is righteous.
8 He who sins is of the devil, for the devil has sinned from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that He might destroy the works of the devil. 8 He who does what is sinful is of the devil, because the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the devil's work.
9 Whoever has been born of God does not sin, for His seed remains in him; and he cannot sin, because he has been born of God. 9 No one who is born of God will continue to sin, because God's seed remains in him; he cannot go on sinning, because he has been born of God.
10 In this the children of God and the children of the devil are manifest: Whoever does not practice righteousness is not of God, nor is he who does not love his brother. 10 This is how we know who the children of God are and who the children of the devil are: Anyone who does not do what is right is not a child of God; nor is anyone who does not love his brother.
11 For this is the message that you heard from the beginning, that we should love one another, 11 This is the message you heard from the beginning: We should love one another.
12 not as Cain who was of the wicked one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his works were evil and his brother's righteous. 12 Do not be like Cain, who belonged to the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his own actions were evil and his brother's were righteous.
13 Do not marvel, my brethren, if the world hates you. 13 Do not be surprised, my brothers, if the world hates you.