1 Thessalonians 4:9

“But as touching brotherly love ye need not that I write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But as touching brotherly loue, ye need not that I write vnto you: for yee your selues are taught of God to loue one an other.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now as to the love of the brethren, you have no need for {anyone} to write to you, for you yourselves are taught by God to love one another;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But concerning love of the brethren ye have no need that one write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another;
- American Standard Version (1901)

But about loving the brothers, there is no need for me to say anything to you in this letter: for you have the teaching of God that love for one another is right and necessary;
- Basic English Bible

Now concerning brotherly love ye have no need that we should write to you, for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.
- Darby Bible

But concerning brotherly love ye need not that I write to you: for ye yourselves are taught by God to love one another.
- Webster's Bible

But on the subject of love for the brotherhood it is unnecessary for me to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love one another;
- Weymouth Bible

But concerning brotherly love, you have no need that one write to you. For you yourselves are taught by God to love one another,
- World English Bible

But of the charite of britherhed we hadden no nede to write to you; ye silf han lerud of God, that ye loue togidere;
- Wycliffe Bible

And concerning the brotherly love, ye have no need of [my] writing to you, for ye yourselves are God-taught to love one another,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Thessalonians 4:9


4:9 We need not write - Largely. For ye are taught of God - By his Spirit.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Thessalonians 4:9


1Th 4:9 But as touching brotherly love. This subject springs out of 1Th 4:6. For ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another. The whole gospel teaches you to love one another. When you are born of God, you are his children and all brethren. As Christ loved the brethren, so must you if you follow him.

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