1 John 4:8
Good News Translation
Whoever does not love does not know God, for God is love.

Contemporary English Version
God is love, and anyone who doesn't love others has never known him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that loveth not knoweth not God: for God is charity.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

He that loveth not knoweth not God: for God is charity.

knoweth.

1 John 2:4,9 He who saith that he knoweth him and keepeth not his commandments is a liar: and the truth is not in him. . . .

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

John 8:54,55 Jesus answered: If I glorify myself, my glory is nothing. It is my Father that glorifieth me, of whom you say that he is your God. . . .

God is.

1 John 1:5 And this is the declaration which we have heard from him and declare unto you: That God is light and in him there is no darkness.

Exodus 34:6,7 And when he passed before him, he said: O the Lord, the Lord God, merciful and gracious, patient and of much compassion, and true, . . .

Psalm 86:5,15 For thou, O Lord, art sweet and mild: and plenteous in mercy to all that call upon thee. . . .

2 Corinthians 13:11 For the rest, brethren, rejoice, be perfect, take exhortation, be of one mind, have peace. And the God of grace and of love shall be with you.

Ephesians 2:4 But God (who is rich in mercy) for his exceeding charity wherewith he loved us

Hebrews 12:29 For our God is a consuming fire.

Context
Love Comes from God
7Dearly beloved, let us love one another: for charity is of God. And every one that loveth is born of God and knoweth God. 8He that loveth not knoweth not God: for God is charity. 9By this hath the charity of God appeared towards us, because God hath sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we may live by him.…
Cross References
1 John 3:10
In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil. Whosoever is not just is not of God, or he that loveth not his brother.

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 4:16
And we have known and have believed the charity which God hath to us. God is charity: and he that abideth in charity abideth in God, and God in him.

Additional Translations
Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.

The one not loving has not known God, because God is love.

He that loves not knows not God; for God is love.

He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.

He that loves not has not known God; for God is love.

He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.

He that loveth not, knoweth not God; for God is love.

He who is destitute of love has never had any knowledge of God; because God is love.

He who doesn't love doesn't know God, for God is love.

he who is not loving did not know God, because God is love.
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