1 John 5:3

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments: and His commandments are not grievous.
New King James Version

For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments. And His commandments are not burdensome.
New American Standard Bible

For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments; and His commandments are not burdensome.
New International Version

This is love for God: to obey His commands. And His commands are not burdensome,
The Amplified Bible

For the [true] love of God is this: that we do His commands [keep His ordinances and are mindful of His precepts and teachings]. And these orders of His are not irksome (burdensome, oppressive, or grievous).
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

For this is the love of God, namely, that we are habitually and with solicitous care guarding and observing His commandments. And His commandments are not burdensome,
Phillips’ Modern English

For loving God means obeying His commands, and these commands of His are not burdensome.
Williams’ Language of the People

For love to God means this, to practice obedience to His commands, and His commands are not burdensome,
 
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Writings on the Paidion Books Site
That Reference This Scripture

  1. Ask Not What God Can Do For You - Neil Girrard A closer look at our incessant preoccupation with “ministry.”

  2. Basic Questions - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Two very basic questions that cast considerable doubt on much, if not nearly all, of modern religious Christianity.

  3. A Doctrine of Grace; - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Even the teaching of grace is distorted in these last days of deception and lawlessness.

  4. Fear This - Neil Girrard Some mythologies about fear are exploded. An important read for the timid!

  5. Fearing Man; Lords of Darkness - Neil Girrard This ruler’s work lies in the realm of getting us to fear (respectfully obey) man rather than God, that is, obey any man or follow any tradition, philosophy or teaching of man rather than obey God.

  6. From “Once Upon a Time...” to “Happily Ever After”? - Neil Girrard A discussion of the “once saved, always saved” theory.

  7. God Rules - Or Does He?; Lords of Darkness - Neil Girrard Some use the “sovereignty of God” as a reason to not be concerned about error, heresy and darkness as if these things were incapable of harming us in any way and it is very likely that this fuzzy mis-notion is the very point of access for the demonic into these people’s lives!

  8. In His Rest - Neil Girrard A Scriptural look at resting in God.

  9. Leadership and UnityNeil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Leadership is more often the source of division that destroys our unity in Christ.

  10. One Hundred and Seven Theses - Steve Camp Christianity today is increasingly dominated by the spirit of this age rather than the Spirit of Christ. We call ourselves to repent of this sin and to recover the historic Christian faith in the arts again.

  11. Practicing a Lie - Neil Girrard Worshiping God in spirit and in truth is not an option.

  12. Told to Go: Or, Riding the Wrong Horse - Neil Girrard Most “Christians” turn a deaf ear to God’s command to “Come out” because it would require leaving the comfort zone of the “church” and comfortable “church” society circles.

  13. The Two Step Gospel - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Jesus’ picture of the wide and narrow gates and paths provides us with insight into what is perhaps the devil’s most pernicious deception, a deception which comes directly from the doctrines of eternal salvation.

  14. Where Do You Go To Church? - Neil Girrard This seemingly innocent question covers a whole lot of territory.
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