Verses to review today: 1 John 2:1-2:18
New Verse: 1 John 2:19
They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have continued with us. But they went out, that it might become plain that they all are not of us. (ESV)
They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us: but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us. (KJV)
Greek: ἐξ ἡμῶν ἐξῆλθαν ἀλλʼ οὐκ ἦσαν ἐξ ἡμῶν• εἰ γὰρ ἐξ ἡμῶν ἦσαν, μεμενήκεισαν ἂν μεθʼ ἡμῶν• ἀλλʼ ἵνα φανερωθῶσιν ὅτι οὐκ εἰσὶν πάντες ἐξ ἡμῶν.
Transliterated Greek: ex hēmōn exēlthan all’ ouk ēsan ex hēmōn• ei gar ex hēmōn ēsan, memenēkeisan an meth’ hēmōn• all’ hina phanerōthōsin hoti ouk eisin pantes ex hēmōn.
Literal Word for Word Translation: they went out from us but they were not of us• for if they had been of us, they would have remained with us• but [they went out] in order that it might be shown that all of them are not of us.
Vocab: ἐξ, ex, out from; ἐξῆλθαν, exēlthan, they went out; φανερωθῶσιν, phanerōthōsin, they might be shown; πάντες, pantes, all/every.