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2 John 1:6

    2 John 1:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And this is love, that we walk after his commandments. This is the commandment, That, as ye have heard from the beginning, ye should walk in it.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And this is love, that we walk after his commandments. This is the commandment, That, as you have heard from the beginning, you should walk in it.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And this is love, that we should walk after his commandments. This is the commandment, even as ye heard from the beginning, that ye should walk in it.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And love is the keeping of his laws. This is the law which was given to you from the first, so that you might keep it.

    Webster's Revision

    And this is love, that we should walk after his commandments. This is the commandment, even as ye heard from the beginning, that ye should walk in it.

    World English Bible

    This is love, that we should walk according to his commandments. This is the commandment, even as you heard from the beginning, that you should walk in it.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And this is love, that we should walk after his commandments. This is the commandment, even as ye heard from the beginning, that ye should walk in it.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 John 1:6

    And this is love - That is, our love is shown and proved by our walking according to the commandments of God; for love is the principle of obedience.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 John 1:6

    And this is love, that we walk after his commandments - This is the proper expression or evidence of love to God. See the notes at John 14:15, John 14:21.

    This is the commandment - That is, this is his great and special commandment; the one by which his disciples are to be especially characterized, and by which they are to be distinguished in the world. See the notes at John 13:34.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 John 1:6

    1:6 And this is the proof of true love, universal obedience built on the love of God. This - Love. Is the great commandment which ye have heard from the beginning - Of our preaching.

    Verses Related to 2 John 1:6

    1 John 5:2 - By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments.
    Philemon 1:21 - Having confidence in thy obedience I wrote unto thee, knowing that thou wilt also do more than I say.
    2 Corinthians 10:5 - Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;