New American Standard Bible
"You do not have His word abiding in you, for you do not believe Him whom He sent.
King James Bible
And ye have not his word abiding in you: for whom he hath sent, him ye believe not.
Darby Bible Translation
and ye have not his word abiding in you; for whom he hath sent, him ye do not believe.
World English Bible
You don't have his word living in you; because you don't believe him whom he sent.
Young's Literal Translation
and His word ye have not remaining in you, because whom He sent, him ye do not believe.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
His word abiding in you - His law does not abide in you - that is, you do not regard or obey it. This was the "third" thing that he charged them with.
1. They had not obeyed the command of God.
2. They had not regarded his manifestations, either in the times of the old dispensation, or now through the Messiah.
3. They did not yield to what he had said in the revelation of the Old Testament.
For whom he hath sent - God had foretold that the Messiah would come. He had now given evidence that Jesus was he; but now they rejected him, and this was proof that they did not regard the word of God.
LibraryJuly 2 Evening
[Jesus] prayed the third time, saying the same words.--MATT. 26:44. Who in the days of his flesh . . . offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from death. Then shall we know, if we follow on to know the Lord.--Continuing instant in prayer.--Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication.--By prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
February 27 Morning
July the Twenty-Seventh the Work of Faith
September the Twenty-Ninth the Fountain
Though the wicked is shown favor, He does not learn righteousness; He deals unjustly in the land of uprightness, And does not perceive the majesty of the LORD.
"For God did not send the Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world might be saved through Him.
1 John 2:14
I have written to you, fathers, because you know Him who has been from the beginning. I have written to you, young men, because you are strong, and the word of God abides in you, and you have overcome the evil one.
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