1 John 4:7-8

God’s Love and Ours

7 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.
8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.

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1 John 4:7 in Other Translations

KJV
7 Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.
ESV
7 Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God.
NLT
7 Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God. Anyone who loves is a child of God and knows God.
MSG
7 My beloved friends, let us continue to love each other since love comes from God. Everyone who loves is born of God and experiences a relationship with God.
CSB
7 Dear friends, let us love one another, because love is from God, and everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.

1 John 4:7-8 In-Context

5 They are from the world and therefore speak from the viewpoint of the world, and the world listens to them.
6 We are from God, and whoever knows God listens to us; but whoever is not from God does not listen to us. This is how we recognize the Spirit of truth and the spirit of falsehood.
7 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.
8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.
9 This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.
10 This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.

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