I John 4:7-10

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I John 4:7-10 Literal Translation
Introduction

7)

Beloved, we should be loving one another, for love is from God; and every one loving has been born from God, and is knowing God.

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I John 4:7-10 Literal Translation (continued)
8) The one not loving did not know God; for God is love.

9)

In this was manifested the love of God among us, that God sent His only-unique Son into the world, in order that we should live through Him.

10)

In this is love, not that we have loved God, but that He Himself loved us, and sent His Son as propitiation concerning our sins.

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I John 4:7-10 Greek / English Interlinear
7) jAgaphtoiv, ajgapw`men ajllhvlou": o{ti hJ ajgavph ejk tou` Beloved, we should be loving one another; because the love out of the Qeou` ejstiv(n), kai; pa`" oJ ajgapw`n ejk tou` Qeou` gegevnnhtai, God is, and every the one loving out of the God has been born, kai; ginwvskei to;n Qeovn. and is knowing the God.

8)

oJ mh; ajgapw`n oujk e[gnw to;n Qeovn: o{ti oJ Qeo;" ajgavph the one not loving not did know the God; because the God love ejstivn. is.

9)

ejn touvtw/ ejfanerwvqh hJ ajgavph in this was manifested the love

tou` the

Qeou` ejn hJmi`n, o{ti to;n of God in us, that the

uiJo;n aujtou` to;n monogenh` ajpevstalken oJ Qeo;" eij" to;n kovsmon, Son of Him the only unique has sent the God into the world, i{na zhvswmen diÆ aujtou`. in order that we might live through Him.

10)

ejn touvtw/ ejsti;n hJ ajgavph, oujc o{ti hJmei`" hjgaphvkamen to;n in this is the love, not that we have loved the Qeo;n, ajllÆ God, but o{ti that aujto;" hjgavphsen hJma`", kai; ajpevsteile(n) to;n Himself He loved us, and sent the

uiJo;n aujtou` iJlasmo;n peri; tw`n aJmartiw`n hJmw`n. Son of Him propitiation concerning the sins of us.

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I John 4:7-10 Diagram
7) jAgaphtoiv, Beloved, ajgapw`men we should be loving ajllhvlou": one another; o{ti because hJ the ajgavph love ejk out of tou` the Qeou` God ejstiv(n), is,

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I John 4:7-10 Diagram (continued)
7) cont. pa`" every oJ the one ajgapw`n loving ejk out of tou` the Qeou` God gegevnnhtai,
has been generated

kai; and

has been born, kai; and ginwvskei is knowing to;n the Qeovn. God.

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I John 4:7-10 Diagram (continued)
8) oJ the one mh; not ajgapw`n loving oujk not e[gnw did know to;n the Qeovn: God; o{ti because oJ the Qeo;" God ajgavph love ejstivn. is.

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I John 4:7-10 Diagram (continued)
9) ejn touvtw/ = in this ejfanerwvqh
was made to appear

was manifested hJ the ajgavph love tou` the Qeou` of God ejn hJmi`n, in us, = o{ti that to;n the uiJo;n Son aujtou` of Him to;n the monogenh`
only-kind

only unique ajpevstalken
has commissioned

has sent oJ the Qeo;" God
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I John 4:7-10 Diagram (continued)
9) cont. eij" into to;n the kovsmon,
system

world, i{na in order that zhvswmen we might live diÆ aujtou`. through Him. 10) ejn touvtw/ in this ejsti;n is hJ the ajgavph, love, oujc not o{ti that hJmei`" we hjgaphvkamen have loved to;n the Qeo;n, God,
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I John 4:7-10 Diagram (continued)
10) cont. ajllÆ but o{ti that aujto;" Himself hjgavphsen He loved hJma`", us, kai; and ajpevsteile(n)
commissioned

sent to;n the uiJo;n Son aujtou` of Him iJlasmo;n propitiation peri; concerning tw`n the aJmartiw`n
misses

sins hJmw`n. of us.
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