10 (A)He who loves his brother abides in the light, and (B)there is no cause for stumbling in him.

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10 (A)The one who loves his brother and sister remains in the Light, and there is nothing in him to cause stumbling.

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10 The one who [a]loves and unselfishly seeks the best for his [believing] brother lives in the Light, and in him there is no occasion for stumbling or offense [he does not hurt the cause of Christ or lead others to sin].

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  1. 1 John 2:10 The key to understanding this and other statements about love is to know that this love (the Greek word agape) is not so much a matter of emotion as it is of doing things for the benefit of another person, that is, having an unselfish concern for another and a willingness to seek the best for another.

10 Anyone who loves their brother and sister[a] lives in the light,(A) and there is nothing in them to make them stumble.(B)

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  1. 1 John 2:10 The Greek word for brother and sister (adelphos) refers here to a believer, whether man or woman, as part of God’s family; also in 3:10; 4:20, 21.

10 He that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is none occasion of stumbling in him.

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20 But (A)you have an anointing (B)from the Holy One, and (C)you[a] know all things.

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  1. 1 John 2:20 NU you all know.

20 [a]But you have an (A)anointing from (B)the Holy One, and (C)you all know.

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  1. 1 John 2:20 Lit And

20 But you have an anointing from the Holy One [you have been set apart, specially gifted and prepared by the Holy Spirit], and all of you know [the truth because He teaches us, illuminates our minds, and guards us from error].

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20 But you have an anointing(A) from the Holy One,(B) and all of you know the truth.[a](C)

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  1. 1 John 2:20 Some manuscripts and you know all things

20 But ye have an unction from the Holy One, and ye know all things.

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10 And do not be called teachers; for One is your Teacher, the Christ.

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10 And do not be called [a]leaders; for only One is your Leader, that is, Christ.

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  1. Matthew 23:10 Or teachers

10 Do not let yourselves be called leaders or teachers; for One is your Leader (Teacher), the Christ.

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10 Nor are you to be called instructors, for you have one Instructor, the Messiah.

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10 Neither be ye called masters: for one is your Master, even Christ.

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26 These things I have written to you concerning those who try to [a]deceive you. 27 But the (A)anointing which you have received from Him abides in you, and (B)you do not need that anyone teach you; but as the same anointing (C)teaches you concerning all things, and is true, and is not a lie, and just as it has taught you, you [b]will abide in Him.

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  1. 1 John 2:26 lead you astray
  2. 1 John 2:27 NU omits will

26 These things I have written to you concerning those who are trying to (A)deceive you. 27 And as for you, the (B)anointing which you received from Him remains in you, and you have no need for anyone to teach you; but as His anointing (C)teaches you about all things, and is (D)true and is not a lie, and just as it has taught you, [a]you remain in Him.

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  1. 1 John 2:27 Or remain in Him (a command)

26 These things I have written to you with reference to those who are trying to deceive you [seducing you and leading you away from the truth and sound doctrine]. 27 As for you, the anointing [the special gift, the preparation] which you received from Him remains [permanently] in you, and you have no need for anyone to teach you. But just as His anointing teaches you [giving you insight through the presence of the Holy Spirit] about all things, and is true and is not a lie, and just as His anointing has taught you, [a]you must remain in Him [being rooted in Him, knit to Him].

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  1. 1 John 2:27 Or you are abiding.

26 I am writing these things to you about those who are trying to lead you astray.(A) 27 As for you, the anointing(B) you received from him remains in you, and you do not need anyone to teach you. But as his anointing teaches you about all things(C) and as that anointing is real, not counterfeit—just as it has taught you, remain in him.(D)

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26 These things have I written unto you concerning them that seduce you.

27 But the anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you: but as the same anointing teacheth you of all things, and is truth, and is no lie, and even as it hath taught you, ye shall abide in him.

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Beware of Antichrist Deceivers

For (A)many deceivers have gone out into the world (B)who do not confess Jesus Christ as coming in the flesh. (C)This is a deceiver and an antichrist.

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For (A)many deceivers have (B)gone out into the world, those who (C)do not acknowledge Jesus Christ as coming in the flesh. This is (D)the deceiver and the (E)antichrist.

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