1 John 2:3

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers

King James Version

And hereby we do know that we know Him, if we keep His commandments.
New King James Version

Now by this we know that we know Him, if we keep His commandments.
New American Standard Bible

And by this we know that we have come to know Him, if we keep His commandments.
New International Version

We know that we have come to know Him if we obey His commands.
The Amplified Bible

And this is how we may discern [daily, by experience] that we are coming to know Him [to perceive, recognize, understand, and become better acquainted with Him]: if we keep (bear in mind, observe, practice) His teachings (precepts, commandments).
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

And in this we know experientially that we have come to know Him experientially and are in that state at present, if we are continually having a solicitous, watchful care in safeguarding His precepts by obeying them.
Phillips’ Modern English

It is only when we obey God’s laws that we can be quite sure that we really know Him.
Williams’ Language of the People

By this we can be sure that we know Him – if we practice obedience to His commands.
1 Jn. 2:2 π 1 Jn. 2:4
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See Also:

Writings on the Paidion Books Site
That Reference This Scripture

  1. Living Truth - Neil Girrard Lawlessness (doing what is right in one’s own eyes) has many subtle ways of diverting us from Christ.

  2. The Test of Obedience - Neil Girrard Our obedience to Christ’s commands is still a requirement to attain to eternal salvation.

  3. A Vision and Confirming Insights - Jim Johnson/Neil Girrard This vision given to Jim Johnson by the Lord is extremely timely for the Body of Christ to hear. Neil Girrard adds confirming insights to Jim Johnson's vision for any who want more Scriptures to consider in light of his vision.
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