1 John 5:2
Good News Translation
This is how we know that we love God's children: it is by loving God and obeying his commands.

Contemporary English Version
If we love and obey God, we know we will love his children.

Douay-Rheims Bible
In this we know that we love the children of God: when we love God and keep his commandments.

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In this we know that we love the children of God: when we love God and keep his commandments.

1 John 3:22-24 And whatsoever we shall ask, we shall receive of him: because we keep his commandments and do those things which are pleasing in his sight. . . .

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

John 13:34,35 A new commandment I give unto you: That you love one another, as I have loved you, that you also love one another. . . .

John 15:17 These things I command you, that you love one another.

Context
Overcoming the World
1Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ, is born of God. And every one that loveth him who begot, loveth him also who is born of him. 2In this we know that we love the children of God: when we love God and keep his commandments. 3For this is the charity of God: That we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not heavy.…
Cross References
1 John 2:3
And by this we know that we have known him, if we keep his commandments.

1 John 2:5
But 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.

1 John 3:14
We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not abideth in death.

Additional Translations
By this we know that we love the children of God: when we love God and keep His commandments.

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and keep His commandments.

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments.

Hereby we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and do his commandments.

Hereby know we that we love the children of God, when we love God and keep his commandments.

Hereby we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and do his commandments.

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments.

The fact that we love God Himself, and obey His commands, is a proof that we love God's children.

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and keep his commandments.

in this we know that we love the children of God, when we may love God, and His commands may keep;
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