1 John 3:17

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

But whoso hath this world’s good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?
New King James Version

But whoever has this world’s goods, and sees his brother in need, and shuts up his heart from him, how does the love of God abide in him?
New American Standard Bible

But whoever has the world’s goods, and beholds his brother in need and closes his heart against him, how does the love of God abide in him?
New International Version

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need but has not pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
The Amplified Bible

But if anyone has this world’s goods (resources for sustaining life) and sees his brother and fellow believer in need, yet closes his heart of compassion against him, how can the love of God live and remain in him?
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

But whoever has as a constant possession the necessities of life, and deliberately keeps on contemplating his brother constantly having need, and snaps shut his heart from him, how is it possible that the love of God is abiding in him?
Phillips’ Modern English

But as for the well-to-do man who sees his brother in want but shuts his heart against him, how could anyone believe that the love of God lives in him?
Williams’ Language of the People

But if anyone has the world’s means of supporting life and sees his brother in need and closes his heart against him, how can love to God remain in him?
 
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That Reference This Scripture

  1. Conclusion; Poverty in the Body of Christ - Neil Girrard There is no single, one-word, bottom-line answer to the issue of poverty in the Body of Christ but, in closing the discussion, there are several words that should be considered.

  2. 2. Dealing With the Impoverished; Poverty in the Body of Christ - Neil Girrard How we view the “poor” affects how we interact with them.

  3. 6. Do What They Need; Poverty in the Body of Christ - Neil Girrard Something which should be obvious (but often isn’t) is that vicarious giving (charity, random acts of kindness, etc.) has robbed us of our need and responsibility to give to the poor what they need.

  4. Financial Scams; Lords of Darkness - Neil Girrard One of mammon’s more effective and therefore more dangerous deceptions has been to get people to think vicarious charity is the same thing as Christ’s agape love.

  5. First Fruits, Tithes and Offerings - Darryl Samuels - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) A brother confronted with erroneous and false teachings about tithes and offerings, especially the “first fruits,” shares the results of his decision to research the Bible for himself.

  6. 7. Going to the Source; Poverty in the Body of Christ - Neil Girrard God sees things as they truly are - light or dark, truth or error, spirit or flesh, life or death, love or selfishness. One reason He has no trouble distinguishing between these things is that He is the one and He is not the other.

  7. The Lord's Work and Way - Neil Girrard What will the Lord provide when He wants to restore a right relationship between the rich and the poor of His people?

  8. 3. More Than Words; Poverty in the Body of Christ - Neil Girrard Let us not love in word or in tongue, but in deed and in truth.

  9. 1. Neglecting the Poor; Poverty in the Body of Christ - Neil Girrard God is wanting us to change the way we deal with the poor.

  10. No Place for the Poor - Neil Girrard Wealth and poverty and work are not the simple matters many people believe them to be.

  11. 4. Not of the Body; Poverty in the Body of Christ - Neil Girrard By what standard can we know whether or not someone truly belongs to Christ?

  12. The Purpose of America - Neil Girrard Who said America can’t be found in the end-times prophecies? And who said God invented democracy?

  13. Ritualism and Hypocrisy; Lords of Darkness - Neil Girrard The ruler of false religion’s first (but by no means the last) great victory in the church age (that is, after the outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the Day of Pentecost) was convincing men they needed to hold regular meetings and practice rituals in the name of Christ.

  14. So You Think You’re a Christian; Neil Girrard What it means to be “saved.”

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

  16. Three Fatal Flaws of Sam Soleyn’s “Spiritual Oversight” Teaching - Neil Girrard His teachings suffers from many spiritually fatal flaws. Beware!

  17. Treasures - Neil Girrard Do we really know what our treasures really are?

  18. The Voice of One Crying in the Wilderness - Neil Girrard The message and backdrop of John the Baptist holds much more relevance for us than we might think.

  19. Who Is My Neighbor? - Neil Girrard Jesus’ story of “the good Samaritan” has more to do with life today than many people realize.
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