New International Version
nor does his word dwell in you, for you do not believe the one 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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Ye have not his word abiding in you - Though ye believe the Scriptures to be of God, yet ye do not let them take hold of your hearts - his word is in your mouth, but not in your mind. What a miserable lot! to read the Scriptures as the true sayings of God, and yet to get no salvation from them! Thy word, says David, (Psalm 119:11), have I hid in my heart, that I might not sin against thee. This, these Jews had not done. Reader, hast thou?
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TEXT: "And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the Kingdom of Heaven."--Matt. 18:3. Jesus Christ was the world's greatest teacher and preacher. Multitudes followed him because he taught them, not as the scribes, but as one having authority. He came to them with the deepest truth of God, but couched in such familiar expressions, and told in such a fascinating way, that all men heard him and went their way rejoicing that so …
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But when grace is shown to the wicked, they do not learn righteousness; even in a land of uprightness they go on doing evil and do not regard the majesty of the LORD.
For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.
1 John 2:14
I write to you, dear children, because you know the Father. I write to you, fathers, because you know him who is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because you are strong, and the word of God lives in you, and you have overcome the evil one.
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