1 John 2:15

“Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Loue not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man loue the world, the loue of the Father is not in him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Do not love the world nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Have no love for the world or for the things which are in the world. If any man has love for the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
- Basic English Bible

Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If any one love the world, the love of the Father is not in him;
- Darby Bible

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man loveth the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
- Webster's Bible

Do not love the world, nor the things in the world. If any one loves the world, there is no love in his heart for the Father.
- Weymouth Bible

Don't love the world, neither the things that are in the world. If anyone loves the world, the Father's love isn't in him.
- World English Bible

Nyle ye loue the world, ne tho thingis that ben in the world. If ony man loueth the world, the charite of the fader is not in hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

Love not ye the world, nor the things in the world; if any one doth love the world, the love of the Father is not in him,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 John 2:15


2:15 To you all, whether fathers, young men, or little children, I say, Love not the world - Pursue your victory by overcoming the world. If any man love the world - Seek happiness in visible things, he does not love God.


People's Bible Notes for 1 John 2:15


1Jo 2:15 Love not the world. An exhortation to all three classes just named in 1Jo 2:13,14. The love of the world and of God are not reconcilable. See PNT "Jas 4:4". Neither the things [that are] in the world. The ways of the world, its passions, pleasures and pursuits.

Discussion for 1 John 2

  • Bruce
    Wayne: Joel 2:28 Prophesies of the Spirit being poured out upon man. That's repeated Acts 2:17. It's what happen a few Thousand years ago: Acts2:16. Last Days started in The Days of Christ. This World is growing more Darker and Evil Dailey. Reach The Lost, for The Trumpet will soon Sound.
  • Wayne
    Sara, when are the last days?
  • Sara
    Acts 2:17:
    “And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams:”
  • Wayne
    1 John 3:6- Whosoever abideth in Him sinneth not, Whosoever sinneth hath not seen Him, neither known Him.
  • Steve morrow
    1 JOHN 2:28 AND NOW LITTLE CHILDREN ABIDE IN HIM THAT WHEN HE SHALL APPEAR WE MAY HAVE CONFIDENCE AND NOT BE ASHAMED BEFORE HIM AT HIS COMING 2 CORINTHIANS 13:8 FOR WE CAN DO NOTHING AGAINST THE TRUTH BUT FOR THE TRUTH *****PSALM 60:11 GIVE US HELP FROM TROUBLE FOR VAIN IS THE HELP OF MAN*****PSALM 33:15 HE FASHIONETH THEIR HEARTS ALIKE --- HE CONSIDERETH ALL THEIR WORKS ---
  • Steve morrow
    1 JOHN 2:4 HE THAT SAITH I KNOW HIM AND KEEPETH NOT HIS COMMANDMENTS IS A LIAR AND THE TRUTH IS NOT IN HIM 1 CORINTHIANS 14:34 LET YOUR WOMEN KEEP SILENCE IN THE CHURCHES FOR IT IS NOT PERMITTED UNTO THEM TO SPEAK BUT --- THEY ARE COMMANDED --- TO BE UNDER OBEDIENCE AS ALSO SAITH THE LAW 1 TIMOTHY 2:12 BUT I SUFFER NOT A WOMAN TO TEACH NOR TO USURP AUTHORITY OVER THE MAN BUT TO BE IN SILENCE

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