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

  • 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
  • Steve morrow
    1 JOHN 2:9 HE THAT SAITH HE IS IN THE LIGHT AND HATETH HIS BROTHER IS IN DARKNESS EVEN UNTIL NOW 2:10 HE THAT LOVETH HIS BROTHER ABIDETH IN THE LIGHT AND THERE IS NONE OCCASION OF STUMBLING IN HIM JOHN 1:4 IN HIM WAS LIFE AND THE LIFE WAS THE LIGHT OF MEN 1:5 AND THE LIGHT SHINETH IN DARKNESS AND THE DARKNESS COMPREHENDED IT NOT
  • 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 2:29 IF YOU KNOW THAT HE IS RIGHTEOUS YOU KNOW THAT EVERYONE THAT DOETH RIGHTEOUSNESS IS--- BORN OF HIM --- JOHN 6:63 IT IS THE SPIRIT THAT QUICKENETH THE FLESH PROFITETH NOTHING --- THE WORDS --- THAT I SPEAK UNTO YOU THEY ARE SPIRIT AND THEY ARE LIFE
  • Felicia
    Omprakash - 1st John, 2nd John and 3rd John are the epistles of John. They were written by the apostle John. He also wrote the gospel of John.
  • Wayne
    Judith of the seed of Abraham the tribe of Benjamin, you need to read John 4:21, along with 4:22-24. Will clear things up for you. GB
  • Bruce
    Roy: John wrote John and Peter wrote Peter. I sent a post before, the one above you the content don't look familiar to me so that's confusing? His Salvation is the best thing ever happened to me! When I was in Church before I was Saved I couldn't wait to hear Amen, finally time to leave!

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