“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.”
King James Version (KJV)
2:28 And now, beloved children - Having finished his address to each, he now returns to all in general. Abide in him, that we - A modest expression. May not be ashamed before him at his coming - O how will ye, Jews, Socinians, nominal Christians, be ashamed in that day!
1Jo 2:28 Abide in him. By continuing in the truth taught of God.