1 John 3:24

“And he that keepeth his commandments dwelleth in him, and he in him. And hereby we know that he abideth in us, by the Spirit which he hath given us.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And hee that keepeth his commandements dwelleth in him, and hee in him: and hereby wee know that hee abideth in vs, by the spirit which hee hath giuen vs.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The one who keeps His commandments abides in Him, and He in him. We know by this that He abides in us, by the Spirit whom He has given us.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he that keepeth his commandments abideth in him, and he in him. And hereby we know that he abideth in us, by the Spirit which he gave us.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who keeps his laws is in God and God is in him. And the Spirit which he gave us is our witness that he is in us.
- Basic English Bible

And he that keeps his commandments abides in him, and he in him. And hereby we know that he abides in us, by the Spirit which he has given to us.
- Darby Bible

And he that keepeth his commandments, dwelleth in him, and he in him. And by this we know that he abideth in us, by the Spirit which he hath given us.
- Webster's Bible

The man who obeys His commands continues in union with God, and God continues in union with him; and through His Spirit whom He has given us we can know that He continues in union with us.
- Weymouth Bible

He who keeps his commandments remains in him, and he in him. By this we know that he remains in us, by the Spirit which he gave us.
- World English Bible

And he that kepith hise comaundementis, dwellith in hym, and he in hym. And in this thing we witen, that he dwellith in vs, bi the spirit, whom he yaf to vs.
- Wycliffe Bible

and he who is keeping His commands, in Him he doth remain, and He in him; and in this we know that He doth remain in us, from the Spirit that He gave us.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 John 3:24


3:24 And he that keepeth his commandments - That thus believes and loves. Abideth in him, and God in him: and hereby we know that he abideth in us, by the Spirit which he hath given us - Which witnesses with our spirits that we are his children, and brings forth his fruits of peace, love, holiness. This is the transition to the treating of the Holy Spirit which immediately follows.


People's Bible Notes for 1 John 3:24


1Jo 3:24 He that keepeth his commandments dwelleth in him, and he in him. By keeping them we dwell in him and he in us. See Joh 14:23. Hereby we know that he abideth in us, by the Spirit which he hath given us. The Spirit that dwells in us is manifest by its fruits. If we bear the fruits of the Spirit in our lives it is proof that Christ dwells in us. If we are led by the Spirit we are the sons of God (Ro 8:14).

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