1 John 3:23

“And this is his commandment, That we should believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us commandment.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And this is his commandement, that we should beleeue on the Name of his Sonne Iesus Christ, and loue one another, as hee gaue vs commandement.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

This is His commandment, that we believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, just as He commanded us.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And this is his commandment, that we should believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, even as he gave us commandment.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And this is his law, that we have faith in the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love for one another, even as he said to us.
- Basic English Bible

And this is his commandment, that we believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and that we love one another, even as he has given us commandment.
- Darby Bible

And this is his commandment; That we should believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us commandment.
- Webster's Bible

And this is His command--that we are to believe in His Son Jesus Christ and love one another, just as He has commanded us to do.
- Weymouth Bible

This is his commandment, that we should believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and love one another, even as he commanded.
- World English Bible

And this is the comaundement of God, that we bileue in the name of his sone Jhesu Crist, and that we loue ech othere, as he yaf heeste to vs.
- Wycliffe Bible

and this is His command, that we may believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ, and may love one another, even as He did give command to us,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 John 3:23


3:23 And this is his commandment - All his commandments in one word. That we should believe and love - in the manner and degree which he hath taught. This is the greatest and most important command that ever issued from the throne of glory. If this be neglected, no other can be kept: if this be observed, all others are easy.


People's Bible Notes for 1 John 3:23


1Jo 3:23 And this is his commandment. The commandments may be summed up in one, with two parts, viz.: Faith in Jesus Christ, and love of the brethren.

Discussion for 1 John 3:23

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