1 John 2:4
Good News Translation
If we say that we know him, but do not obey his commands, we are liars and there is no truth in us.

Contemporary English Version
But if we claim to know him and don't obey him, we are lying and the truth isn't in our hearts.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He who saith that he knoweth him and keepeth not his commandments is a liar: and the truth is not in him.

New American Bible
Whoever says, “I know him,” but does not keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth is not in him.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

He who saith that he knoweth him and keepeth not his commandments is a liar: and the truth is not in him.

that saith.

1 John 2:9 He that saith he is in the light and hateth his brother is in darkness even until now.

1 John 1:6,8,10 If we say that we have fellowship with him and walk in darkness, we lie and do not the truth. . . .

1 John 4:20 If any man say: I love God, and hateth his brother; he is a liar. For he that loveth not his brother whom he seeth, how can he love God whom he seeth not?

James 2:14-16 What shall it profit, my brethren, if a man say he hath faith, but hath not works? Shall faith be able to save him? . . .

I know.

Hosea 8:2,3 They shall call upon me: O my God, we, Israel, know thee. . . .

Titus 1:16 They profess that they know God: but in their works they deny him: being abominable and incredulous and to every good work reprobate.

is a.

1 John 1:6,8 If we say that we have fellowship with him and walk in darkness, we lie and do not the truth. . . .

Context
Jesus Our Advocate
3And by this we know that we have known him, if we keep his commandments. 4He who saith that he knoweth him and keepeth not his commandments is a liar: and the truth is not in him. 5But he that keepeth his word, in him in very deed the charity of God is perfected. And by this we know that we are in him.…
Cross References
John 8:44
You are of your father the devil: and the desires of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning: and he stood not in the truth, because truth is not in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father thereof.

Titus 1:10
For there are also many disobedient, vain talkers and seducers: especially they who are of the circumcision.

Titus 1:16
They profess that they know God: but in their works they deny him: being abominable and incredulous and to every good work reprobate.

1 John 1:6
If we say that we have fellowship with him and walk in darkness, we lie and do not the truth.

1 John 1:8
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us.

1 John 2:3
And by this we know that we have known him, if we keep his commandments.

1 John 3:6
Whosoever abideth in him sinneth not: and whosoever sinneth hath not seen him nor known him.

1 John 4:7
Dearly beloved, let us love one another: for charity is of God. And every one that loveth is born of God and knoweth God.

1 John 4:20
If any man say: I love God, and hateth his brother; he is a liar. For he that loveth not his brother whom he seeth, how can he love God whom he seeth not?

Additional Translations
If anyone says, “I know Him,” but does not keep His commandments, he is a liar, and the truth is not in him.

The one saying, "I have known Him," and not keeping His commandments, he is a liar, and the truth is not in him.

He that said, I know him, and keeps not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.

He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him;

He that says, I know him, and does not keep his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him;

He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him:

He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.

He who professes to know Him, and yet does not obey His commands, is a liar, and the truth has no place in his heart.

One who says, "I know him," and doesn't keep his commandments, is a liar, and the truth isn't in him.

he who is saying, 'I have known him,' and his command is not keeping, a liar he is, and in him the truth is not;
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