1 John 4:9

“In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

In this was manifested the loue of God towards vs, because that God sent his only begotten Sonne into the world, that we might liue through him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

By this the love of God was manifested in us, that God has sent His only begotten Son into the world so that we might live through Him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Herein was the love of God manifested in us, that God hath sent his only begotten Son into the world that we might live through him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the love of God was made clear to us when he sent his only Son into the world so that we might have life through him.
- Basic English Bible

Herein as to us has been manifested the love of God, that God has sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.
- Darby Bible

In this was manifested the love of God towards us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.
- Webster's Bible

God's love for us has been manifested in that He has sent His only Son into the world so that we may have Life through Him.
- Weymouth Bible

By this God's love was revealed in us, that God has sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.
- World English Bible

In this thing the charite of God apperide in vs, for God sente hise oon bigetun sone in to the world, that we lyue bi hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

In this was manifested the love of God in us, because His Son -- the only begotten -- hath God sent to the world, that we may live through him;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for 1 John 4:9


1Jo 4:9 In this was manifested the love of God toward us. Christ is the supremest manifestation. See PNT "Joh 3:16".

Discussion for 1 John 4

  • Lilian
    Ye are God's little Children and have overcome them because Greater is He That is in you than He is in this world. Lord Jesus i believe you Lord you are the only great on this earth nothing else Thank you Father for your love grace and mercy all the days of my life I will praise you and worship you alone for you are worthy Amen halellujiah
  • Ross
    There is some truth to the old adage, "Familiarity breeds contempt". I find it much easier to love most people in short bursts, from a distance, or while they're quiet or sleeping. Considering that love is provoked, I suggest we work on being more lovable. I also find prayer and meditation to help.
  • Joel
    Every comment on the page following 1john4 was more of a complete and total judgement.Maddens critical Which pedestal of religion are you on. If you want to judge throw the rocks at yourself. The truth is the truth. Everyone sins. No one's better than anyone else. Segregation in religions start like that.You represent God by criticizing Him!
  • Lilian
    There is no fear in love. But perfect love casteth out of fear. Because fear have torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love. Thank you Jesus for loving us. We've love because you first love us Amen
  • Dorcas
    it so powerful word so touching
  • Steve morrow
    1 john 2:15 love not the world neither the things that are in the world if any man love the world the love of the father is not in him 2:16 for all that is in the world the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the pride of life is not of the father but is of the world JAMES 3:17 BUT THE WISDOM THAT IS FROM ABOVE IS FIRST PURE THEN PEACEABLE GENTLE AND EASY TO BE INTREATED FULL OF MERCY AND GOOD FRUITS WITHOUT PARTIALITY AND WITHOUT HYPOCRISY 3:18 AND THE FRUIT OF RIGHTEOUSNESS IS SOWN IN PEACE OF THEM THAT MAKE PEACE EPHESIANS 5:9 FOR THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT IS IN ALL GOODNESS AND RIGHTEOUSNESS AND TRUTH - 1 JOHN 3:10 IN THIS THE CHILDREN OF GOD ARE MANIFEST AND THE CHILDREN OF THE devil --- WHOSOEVER DOETH NOT RIGHTEOUSNESS IS NOT OF GOD NIETHER HE THAT LOVETH NOT HIS BROTHER 1 JOHN 2:9 HE THAT SAITH HE IS IN THE LIGHT AND HATETH HIS BROTHER IS IN DARKNESS EVEN UNTIL NOW 2:10 HE THAT LOVETH HIS BROTHER ABIDETH IN THE LIGHT AND THERE IS NONE OCCASION OF STUMBLING IN HIM

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