1 John 2:3

“And hereby we do know that we know him, if we keep his commandments.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 John 2:3

And hereby wee doe knowe that we know him, if we keepe his commandements.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

By this we know that we have come to know Him, if we keep His commandments.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And hereby we know that we know him, if we keep his commandments.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And by this we may be certain that we have knowledge of him, if we keep his laws.
- Basic English Bible

And hereby we know that we know him, if we keep his commandments.
- Darby Bible

And by this we do know that we know him, if we keep his commandments.
- Webster's Bible

And by this we may know that we know Him--if we obey His commands.
- Weymouth Bible

This is how we know that we know him: if we keep his commandments.
- World English Bible

And in this thing we witen, that we knowen hym, if we kepen hise comaundementis.
- Wycliffe Bible

and in this we know that we have known him, if his commands we may keep;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 John 2:3

Wesley's Notes for 1 John 2:3


2:3 And hereby we know that we truly and savingly know him - As he is the advocate, the righteous, the propitiation. If we keep his commandments - Particularly those of faith and love.


People's Bible Notes for 1 John 2:3


1Jo 2:3 And by this we do know that we know him. The evidences that we have a saving knowledge of Christ is loyal obedience to his commandments.

Discussion for 1 John 2:3

  • Ralph de Jesus on 1 John 2:3
    God will give the his holy sprit to those who keep his commandments and it is by his holy spirit that we will be able to know him; for no man knows God except God and those who have the sprit of God within them.


 

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