1 John 4:20
Good News Translation
If we say we love God, but hate others, we are liars. For we cannot love God, whom we have not seen, if we do not love others, whom we have seen.

Contemporary English Version
But if we say we love God and don't love each other, we are liars. We cannot see God. So how can we love God, if we don't love the people we can see?

Douay-Rheims Bible
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?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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?

a man.

1 John 2:4 He who saith that he knoweth him and keepeth not his commandments is a liar: and the truth is not in him.

1 John 3:17 He that hath the substance of this world and shall see his brother in need and shall shut up his bowels from him: how doth the charity of God abide in him?

not.

1 John 4:12 No man hath seen God at any time. If we love one another, God abideth in us: and his charity is perfected in us.

Context
Love Comes from God
19Let us therefore love God: because God first hath loved us. 20If 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? 21And this commandment we have from God, that he who loveth God love also his brother.…
Cross References
John 13:35
By this shall all men know that you are my disciples, if you have love one for another.

1 Peter 1:8
Whom having not seen, you love: in whom also now though you see him not, you believe and, believing, shall rejoice with joy unspeakable and glorified;

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 2:4
He who saith that he knoweth him and keepeth not his commandments is a liar: and the truth is not in him.

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

1 John 2:11
But he that hateth his brother is in darkness and walketh in darkness and knoweth not whither he goeth: because the darkness hath blinded his eyes.

1 John 3:17
He that hath the substance of this world and shall see his brother in need and shall shut up his bowels from him: how doth the charity of God abide in him?

1 John 4:12
No man hath seen God at any time. If we love one another, God abideth in us: and his charity is perfected in us.

Additional Translations
If anyone says, “I love God,” but hates his brother, he is a liar. For anyone who does not love his brother, whom he has seen, cannot love God, whom he has not seen.

If anyone should say, "I love God," and should hate his brother, he is a liar. For the one not loving his brother, whom he has seen, is not able to love God, whom he has not seen.

If a man say, I love God, and hates his brother, he is a liar: for he that loves not his brother whom he has seen, how can he love God whom he has not seen?

If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, cannot love God whom he hath not seen.

If any one say, I love God, and hate his brother, he is a liar: for he that loves not his brother whom he has seen, how can he love God whom he has not seen?

If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, cannot love God whom he hath not seen.

If a man sayeth, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar. For he that loveth not his brother, whom he hath seen, how can he love God, whom he hath not seen?

If any one says that he loves God, while he hates his brother man, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother man whom he has seen, cannot love God whom he has not seen.

If a man says, "I love God," and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who doesn't love his brother whom he has seen, how can he love God whom he has not seen?

if any one may say -- 'I love God,' and his brother he may hate, a liar he is; for he who is not loving his brother whom he hath seen, God -- whom he hath not seen -- how is he able to love?
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