1 John 2:7
Good News Translation
My dear friends, this command I am writing you is not new; it is the old command, the one you have had from the very beginning. The old command is the message you have already heard.

Contemporary English Version
My dear friends, I am not writing to give you a new commandment. It is the same one you were first given, and it is the message you heard.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Dearly beloved, I write not a new commandment to you, but an old commandment which you had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word which you have heard.

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Dearly beloved, I write not a new commandment to you, but an old commandment which you had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word which you have heard.

I write.

1 John 3:11 For this is the declaration which you have heard from the beginning, that you should love one another.

Acts 17:19 And taking him, they brought him to the Areopagus, saying: May we know what this new doctrine is, which thou speakest of?

2 John 1:5 And now I beseech thee, lady, not as writing a new commandment to thee, but that which we have had from the beginning, that we love one another.

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Leviticus 19:18,34 Seek not revenge, nor be mindful of the injury of thy citizens. Thou shalt love thy friend as thyself. I am the Lord. . . .

Deuteronomy 6:5 Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with thy whole heart, and with thy whole soul, and with thy whole strength.

Matthew 5:43 You have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thy enemy.

Matthew 22:37-40 Jesus said to him: Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with thy whole heart and with thy whole soul and with thy whole mind. . . .

Mark 12:29-34 And Jesus answered him: The first commandment of all is, Hear, O Israel: the Lord thy God is one God. . . .

Romans 13:8-10 Owe no man any thing, but to love one another. For he that loveth his neighbour hath fulfilled the law. . . .

Galatians 5:13,14 For you, brethren, have been called unto liberty. Only make not liberty an occasion to the flesh: but by charity of the spirit serve one another. . . .

James 2:8-12 If then you fulfil the royal law, according to the scriptures: Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself; you do well. . . .

Context
A New Commandment
6He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also to walk even as he walked. 7Dearly beloved, I write not a new commandment to you, but an old commandment which you had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word which you have heard. 8Again a new commandment I write unto you: which thing is true both in him and in you, because the darkness is passed and the true light now shineth.…
Cross References
John 13:34
A new commandment I give unto you: That you love one another, as I have loved you, that you also love one another.

Hebrews 6:9
But, my dearly beloved, we trust better things of you, and nearer to salvation; though we speak thus.

1 John 2:24
As for you, let that which you have heard from the beginning abide in you. If that abide in you, which you have heard from the beginning, you also shall abide in the Son and in the Father.

1 John 3:2
Dearly beloved, we are now the sons of God: and it hath not yet appeared what we shall be. We know that when he shall appear we shall be like to him: because we shall see him as he is.

1 John 3:11
For this is the declaration which you have heard from the beginning, that you should love one another.

1 John 3:21
Dearly beloved, if our heart do not reprehend us, we have confidence towards God.

1 John 3:23
And this is his commandment: That we should believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ and love one another, as he hath given commandment unto us.

1 John 4:1
Dearly beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits if they be of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

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 4:11
My dearest, if God hath so loved us, we also ought to love one another.

1 John 4:21
And this commandment we have from God, that he who loveth God love also his brother.

2 John 1:5
And now I beseech thee, lady, not as writing a new commandment to thee, but that which we have had from the beginning, that we love one another.

2 John 1:6
And this is charity: That we walk according to his commandments. For this is the commandment that, as you have heard from the beginning, you should walk in the same:

Additional Translations
Beloved, I am not writing you a new commandment, but an old one, which you have had from the beginning. This commandment is the message you have heard.

Beloved, I am not writing a new commandment to you, but an old commandment, which you have had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word that you have heard.

Brothers, I write no new commandment to you, but an old commandment which you had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word which you have heard from the beginning.

Beloved, no new commandment write I unto you, but an old commandment which ye had from the beginning: the old commandment is the word which ye heard.

Beloved, I write no new commandment to you, but an old commandment, which ye have had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word which ye heard.

Beloved, no new commandment write I unto you, but an old commandment which ye had from the beginning: the old commandment is the word which ye heard.

Brethren, I write no new commandment to you, but an old commandment which ye had from the beginning: The old commandment is the word which ye have heard from the beginning.

My dearly-loved friends, it is no new command that I am now giving you, but an old command which you have had from the very beginning. By the old command I mean the teaching which you have already received.

Brothers, I write no new commandment to you, but an old commandment which you had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word which you heard from the beginning.

Brethren, a new command I write not to you, but an old command, that ye had from the beginning -- the old command is the word that ye heard from the beginning;
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