“He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.”
King James Version (KJV)
2:6 He that saith he abideth in him - which implies a durable state; a constant, lasting knowledge of, and communion with, him. Ought himself - Otherwise they are vain words. So to walk, even as he walked - In the world. As he, are words that frequently occur in this epistle. Believers having their hearts full of him, easily supply his name.
1Jo 2:6 He that saith he abideth in him. Whoso abideth in Christ, and lives by the life Christ imparts, must show that life by a life like that of Christ. See Joh 15:4.