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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
Herein is our loue made perfect, that wee may haue boldnesse in the day of Iudgement, because as hee is, so are we in this world.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
By this, love is perfected with us, so that we may have confidence in the day of judgment; because as He is, so also are we in this world.
- New American Standard Version (1995)
Herein is love made perfect with us, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment; because as he is, even so are we in this world.
- American Standard Version (1901)
In this way love is made complete in us, so that we may be without fear on the day of judging, because as he is, so are we in this world.
- Basic English Bible
Herein has love been perfected with us that we may have boldness in the day of judgment, that even as *he* is, *we* also are in this world.
- Darby Bible
In this is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment: because as he is, so are we in this world.
- Webster's Bible
Our love will be manifested in all its perfection by our having complete confidence on the day of the Judgement; because just what He is, we also are in the world.
- Weymouth Bible
In this love has been made perfect among us, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment, because as he is, even so are we in this world.
- World English Bible
In this thing is the perfit charite of God with vs, that we haue trist in the dai of dom; for as he is, also we ben in this world.
- Wycliffe Bible
In this made perfect hath been the love with us, that boldness we may have in the day of the judgment, because even as He is, we -- we also are in this world;
- Youngs Literal Bible
4:17 Hereby - That is, by this communion with God. Is our love made perfect; that we may - That is, so that we shall have boldness in the day of judgment - When all the stout - hearted shall tremble. Because as he - Christ. Is - All love. So are we - Who are fathers in Christ, even in this world.
1Jo 4:17 Herein is our love made perfect. When love is perfected in us we will have no fear of the judgment day. Those who love God supremely will not be terrified at his presence. Because as he is, so are we. The great ground of boldness is that we are as Christ; purified like him, made sinless like him, filled with love like him and appear at judgment in his likeness. In this world. This transformation begins when we are converted, hence, "in this world".
Bob's comment on 2013-11-07 19:15:18:
I have great comfort knowing: Because as He is, so are we.
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