New Living Translation
Dear children, don't let anyone deceive you about this: When people do what is right, it shows that they are righteous, even as Christ is righteous.
King James Bible
Little children, let no man deceive you: he that doeth righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous.
Darby Bible Translation
Children, let no man lead you astray; he that practises righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous.
World English Bible
Little children, let no one lead you astray. He who does righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous.
Young's Literal Translation
Little children, let no one lead you astray; he who is doing the righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:7 Let no one deceive you - Let none persuade you that any man is righteous but he that uniformly practises righteousness; he alone is righteous, after the example of his Lord.
Little children, let no man deceive you; he that doeth righteousness is righteous, even as He is righteous.'--1 John iii. 7. The popular idea of the Apostle John is strangely unlike the real man. He is supposed to be the gentle Apostle of Love, the mystic amongst the Twelve. He is that, but he was the 'son of thunder' before he was the Apostle of Love, and he did not drop the first character when he attained the second. No doubt his central thought was, 'God is Love'; no doubt that thought had …
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1 Corinthians 6:9
Don't you realize that those who do wrong will not inherit the Kingdom of God? Don't fool yourselves. Those who indulge in sexual sin, or who worship idols, or commit adultery, or are male prostitutes, or practice homosexuality,
1 John 2:1
My dear children, I am writing this to you so that you will not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate who pleads our case before the Father. He is Jesus Christ, the one who is truly righteous.
1 John 2:26
I am writing these things to warn you about those who want to lead you astray.
1 John 2:29
Since we know that Christ is righteous, we also know that all who do what is right are God's children.
1 John 3:18
Dear children, let's not merely say that we love each other; let us show the truth by our actions.
1 John 4:17
And as we live in God, our love grows more perfect. So we will not be afraid on the day of judgment, but we can face him with confidence because we live like Jesus here in this world.
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