New International Version
but I know you. I know that you do not have the love of God in your hearts.
King James Bible
But I know you, that ye have not the love of God in you.
Darby Bible Translation
but I know you, that ye have not the love of God in you.
World English Bible
But I know you, that you don't have God's love in yourselves.
Young's Literal Translation
but I have known you, that the love of God ye have not in yourselves.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But I know you, that ye have not, etc. - Don't say that you oppose me through zeal for God's honor, and love for his name, because I make myself equal to him: no, this is not the case. I know the dispositions of your souls; and I know ye have neither love for his name, nor zeal for his glory. Incorrigible ignorance, and malicious jealousy, actuate your hearts. Ye read the Scriptures, but ye do not enter into their meaning. Had you been as diligent to find out the truth, as you have been to find out allegories, false glosses, and something to countenance you in your crimes, you would have known that the Messiah, who is equal with God, must be the Son of man also, and the inheritor of David's throne; and that the very works which I do are those which the prophets have foretold the Messiah should perform. See Daniel 7:13, Daniel 7:14; Isaiah 9:6, Isaiah 9:7; Isaiah 11:1-5, Isaiah 11:10; Isaiah 35:4-6.
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