1 John 2:17

“And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 John 2:17

And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof, but hee that doeth the will of God, abideth for euer.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The world is passing away, and {also} its lusts; but the one who does the will of God lives forever.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the world and its desires is coming to an end: but he who does God's pleasure is living for ever.
- Basic English Bible

And the world is passing, and its lust, but he that does the will of God abides for eternity.
- Darby Bible

And the world passeth away, and the lust of it: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.
- Webster's Bible

And the world, with its cravings, is passing away, but he who does God's will continues for ever.
- Weymouth Bible

The world is passing away with its lusts, but he who does God's will remains forever.
- World English Bible

And the world schal passe, and the coueitise of it; but he that doith the wille of God, dwellith with outen ende.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the world doth pass away, and the desire of it, and he who is doing the will of God, he doth remain -- to the age.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 John 2:17

Wesley's Notes for 1 John 2:17


2:17 The world passeth away, and the desire thereof - That is, all that can gratify those desires passeth away with it. But he that doeth the will of God - That loves God, not the world. Abideth - In the enjoyment of what he loves, for ever.


People's Bible Notes for 1 John 2:17


1Jo 2:17 And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof. All things are transient, But he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever. He who does the will of God builds on eternal foundations.

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