1 John 2:10

10 Anyone who loves their brother and sister[a] lives in the light, and there is nothing in them to make them stumble.

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1 John 2:10 in Other Translations

KJV
10 He that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is none occasion of stumbling in him.
ESV
10 Whoever loves his brother abides in the light, and in him there is no cause for stumbling.
NLT
10 Anyone who loves a fellow believer is living in the light and does not cause others to stumble.
MSG
10 It's the person who loves brother and sister who dwells in God's light and doesn't block the light from others.
CSB
10 The one who loves his brother remains in the light, and there is no cause for stumbling in him.

1 John 2:10 In-Context

8 Yet I am writing you a new command; its truth is seen in him and in you, because the darkness is passing and the true light is already shining.
9 Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates a brother or sister is still in the darkness.
10 Anyone who loves their brother and sister lives in the light, and there is nothing in them to make them stumble.
11 But anyone who hates a brother or sister is in the darkness and walks around in the darkness. They do not know where they are going, because the darkness has blinded them.
12 I am writing to you, dear children, because your sins have been forgiven on account of his name.

Cross References 2

  • 1. 1 John 3:14
  • 2. ver 11; Psalms 119:165

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. The Greek word for "brother and sister" ("adelphos" ) refers here to a believer, whether man or woman, as part of God’s family; also in 3:10; 4:20, 21.
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